An accomplished and experienced attorney, Bridget is an invaluable asset to Riddell Law. After graduating in the top of her class from the University of Notre Dame and then in the top of her class at the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, Bridget joined a major law firm in Columbus practicing business litigation. After five years of practicing in a large corporate litigation firm, Bridget joined Riddell Law.
Bridget’s appellate experience includes representing multiple trade associations as amici before the Ohio Supreme Court, arguing appellate cases before Ohio’s Tenth District Court of Appeals, and writing numerous briefs on behalf of clients before the federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. As a trial court litigator, Bridget has significant experience advocating for her clients in all turns–from successful motions before the Court to mediation and settlement to successful trial verdicts.
Ms. Riddell recently argued for one of our clients in front of the Ohio Supreme Court. You can view the video of the argument on our blog.
Awards & Recognitions:
- Listed, Ohio SuperLawyers Magazine, Rising Stars 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015.
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
- University of Notre Dame (B.A. summa cum laude 2003)
- Ohio State Moritz College of Law (J.D. magna cum laude 2007); Managing Editor of Ohio State Law Journal
- What to Do if Your License is Suspended, Ohio State Bar Association (11/11/13); also published on Akron.com (1/23/14).
- What You Should Know About Obstruction of Justice (Update), Ohio State Bar Association (1/10/13)
- Appellate Judges Review Court Decisions (Update), Ohio State Bar Association (1/9/13)
- “Castle Laws” Change Self-Defense Rights (Update), Ohio State Bar Association (1/8/13)
- What to Expect in Traffic Court (Update), Ohio State Bar Association (1/3/13)
- What You Should Know About Plea Bargains in Criminal and Traffic Cases (Update), Ohio State Bar Association (12/29/12)
- California class action over loss of server drives storing personal and medical information dismissed for lack of standing, Lexology (February 2012)
- U.S. Supreme Court provides a blueprint to Congress on how to ban contractual arbitration provisions in consumer contracts in CompuCredit v. Greenwood, Lexology (January 2012)
- Puttin’ on the Writs, Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (Winter 2011)
- U.S. Supreme Court holds oral argument in case involving class action waivers in consumer contracts, Lexology (November 2011)
- Can companies require consumers to sign arbitration agreements and class action waivers? Lexology (October 2011)
- Ohio Supreme Court Holds $250,000 Damages Cap Constitutional, Lexology (October 2009)
- Parties in private lawsuit have no right to discover redacted confidential medical records of non-parties, Lexology (July 2009)
- Ohio Supreme Court: plaintiff cannot pierce the corporate veil of a corporation to reach sister corporation, Lexology (April 2009)
- Order declaring that an insured is entitled to insurance coverage, but not addressing damages, is not final, appealable order, Lexology (March 2009)