Aaron E. McQueen

Phone: (330) 252-9060 | Fax: (330) 252-9078 | Email: aaron.mcqueen@jacksonkelly.com
50 South Main Street, Suite 201, Akron, OH 44308

Aaron E. McQueen, Counsel, practices with the Litigation Practice Group in the Firm’s Akron, Ohio, office. He joins Jackson Kelly most recently from the energy industry where he served as in-house counsel for a large midstream oil and gas company representing its interests in the Utica and Marcellus Shales. Mr. McQueen has extensive experience in all aspects of defense of complex litigation, including oil and gas-related issues, product liability, toxic tort, insurance, construction, commercial, environmental, drug and medical device, trucking and employer intentional tort litigation. He has a significant background in trial and arbitration advocacy.

In the oil and gas industry, Mr. McQueen has significant industry-specific experience handling complex litigation, environmental and construction claims. He also has significant experience advising clients in commercial, corporate governance and real estate transactions, contract drafting, environmental, labor and employment, compliance and regulatory, as well as litigation management.

Mr. McQueen is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Mr. McQueen received a Bachelor of Business Administration, summa cum laude, from Cleveland State University in 1993. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1997.

Legal Experience
2016 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
2015 - 2016The Williams Companies, Inc., Senior Counsel
2012 - 2015Access Midstream Partners, LP, Senior Corporate Counsel
2010 - 2012McQueen Advertising Company, Inc., General Counsel
2000 - 2010Roetzel & Andress, LPA, Partner 2004-2010, Associate 2000-2004
1997 - 2000Day, Ketterer, Raley, Wright and Rybolt, Ltd., Associate
1997J.D., cum laudeCase Western Reserve University School of Law
1993B.B.A., summa cum laudeCleveland State University
Bar Admissions
Court Admissions
2004U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
1998U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
1997Supreme Court of Ohio

  • American Red Cross of Summit and Portage Counties, Financial Development Committee, Member
  • Crisis Intervention and Recovery Center of Stark County, Volunteer
  • Community Services of Stark County, Volunteer
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank, Volunteer

Teaching and Lecturing:
  • HarrisMartin, Benzene Litigation Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • HarrisMartin, New Exposures in Benzene Litigation Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • "Feel the Fire," ACCA 37th Annual Conference, Austin, Texas
  • "Lead and Mold Update," Ohio Housing Authority Commission Meeting of Executive Directors

Writings and Publications:
  • Author of article for Ohio Chamber of Commerce's Environmental & Safety Directory
  • Author of various articles for Legal Basics for Small Business, Ohio State Bar Association

Awards and Honors:
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Product Liability Litigation, 2007-2011
  • AV® PreeminentTM rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Named in the 2005-2010 editions of Ohio Super Lawyers® Rising Stars
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