Donald Morrisroe, JD

RustyDonald P. “Rusty” Morrisroe represents corporations and individuals in business matters, commercial litigation, employment law, as well as individuals in personal injury matters. He brings determination, tenacity, and passion to his work.

As a corporate and business lawyer, Rusty provides counsel to new and emerging companies and entrepreneurs. He has extensive experience with business formation, corporate governance, buy-sell agreements, a variety of business contracts including sales, purchase, supply, distributorship, and non-compete and non-disclosure agreements. He also assists closely held companies in their corporate law matters.

As a labor and employment lawyer, Rusty represents both employers and individual employees. He provides employers with advice and counseling, drafts employee handbooks and policies, and represents corporations in the defense of lawsuits alleging wrongful termination, harassment, and discrimination. In addition, many of Rusty’s clients are highly compensated executives and professionals seeking guidance on career transition issues, job offers, employment contracts, executive compensation, non-compete agreements, and severance agreements. Rusty frequently represents both individuals and corporations in connection with non-compete and trade secrets disputes.

As a litigator, Rusty represents businesses and individuals in employment, commercial litigation, breach of contract, trade secrets, non-competition, deceptive trade practices, and unfair competition matters. Rusty also represents individuals in personal injury matters.

Rusty’s clients are well served by his common sense, perseverance, unyielding loyalty, and sound judgment. Rusty has been named an Ohio “Super Lawyer”, which is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Rusty is the proud father of two children. Erin is a graduate of Miami University, married to her college sweetheart, and works for an employee benefits company in Chicago. Kyle attends Miami University, where he is a finance major and a member of the university’s Honors Program.

Practice Areas:

  • Corporate Law
  • Business Startups
  • Business Acquisitions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Non-Competes
  • Trade Secrets
  • Personal Injury
  • General Civil Litigation


  • Miami University, B.S. (1976)
  • University of Cincinnati, J.D. (1979)


  • Ohio Super Lawyer

Jurisdictions Admitted:

  • Ohio Supreme Court (1979)
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (1979)
  • Kentucky Supreme Court (1991)

Contact Rusty:

Direct Dial: 513-287-7424