Jeffrey A. Rich
Jeffrey Rich is the CEO of the Dublin, Ohio law firm of Rich & Gillis Law Group, LLC, and is Of Counsel to Rose Law Group pc.
He has more than 45 years of law experience. Mr. Rich’s practice focuses on assisting entertainers with managing and developing their careers. This includes all aspects of music industry, television, books and movies. He is also involved in tax litigation at the Federal, State, Local and County level, including all types of tax audits. Mr. Rich has a significant appellate practice before Courts of Appeal and the Ohio Supreme Court. He also represents dozens of school districts, counties, individuals and businesses in real estate matters, including real estate taxation, zoning and land use, eminent domain, annexation, tax abatements and exemptions, real estate sales and purchases.
Mr. Rich is admitted to practice law in Arizona, 1994; Ohio, 1970; Florida, 1985; United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1973; United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1973; United States Tax Court, 1973; United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1983; United States Supreme Court, 1973. He has achieved the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
Mr. Rich received his Bachelor of Arts Degree with Distinctions from The Ohio State University in 1967. He earned his law degree from the Cleveland State University College of Law in 1970, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Cleveland State Law Review and was on a full merit scholarship.
During the 1980’s Mr. Rich served by appointment of the Ohio Supreme Court on the Client Security Funds Study Committee and on the Ohio Board of Bar Examiners. He has had nearly 200 cases before the Ohio Supreme Court, and over the last 40 years has been involved in may of the most significant real property tax cases at the Supreme Court. Mr. Rich has prosecuted and defended over 60,000 real estate tax cases at County Boards of Revision and over 6,000 tax cases before the Ohio State Tax Commissioner and at the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals. He represents dozens of property owners, schools and counties in real property tax matters.
Mr. Rich has served as Guardian for the Estate for the sensational movie and singing star “Bow Wow”, (formerly Lil’ Bow Wow), and is currently counsel to the fabulous singing group Fatty Koo, who also had their own TV show on BET. He has lectured and written extensively. Mr. Rich was featured in the cover story of Columbus CEO magazine, “Tax Titans” (July 2002). He is co-author of the four-volume series published by Matthew Bender “Ohio State Taxation”. Mr. Rich has been a presenter at continuing legal education programs on average once or twice a year for the last 40 years.
Mr. Rich has provided significant philanthropic and community leadership. He is a board member of the Arizona Citizens for the Arts’ Board. Mr. Rich is the Vice Chairman of The Phoenix Symphony. He is the former Chairman and CEO of Ballet Met Columbus and winner of their Distinguished Service Award. He was past Chairman of the Parent’s Fund Drive of the Columbus Academy, former Vice-Chairman of Ballet Arizona and past Chairman of the State of Ohio Parking Commission, to which he was appointed by the Governor of Ohio.
Mr. Rich is a past President and current vice-president of “I Know I Can”, which is the Columbus Public Schools college access and scholarship program, Treasurer of the Dublin Good Schools Committee, the Past President of the Ohio Citizens for the Arts and its Foundation’s Board, co-chair of the Arizona State University Gammage Auditorium’s 50th Anniversary Capital Campaign, is on the ASU Herberger College of Design and the Arts Creativity Council, ASU President’s Club, is a board member of The Be Kind People Project and is the immediate past Chairman of the Ohio Arts Council to which he was appointed by the Governor. He is a member of American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys, Ohio, Arizona and Florida Bar Associations.
In The News
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved cutting property taxes by 8% to help with inflation. Watch the interview below. By Holly Bock 3TV/CBS 5 Good news for Valley homeowners who have seen the value of their homes skyrocket in the last couple of years. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a cut to property taxes. The approved primary tax
Andrew Turk, Rose Law Group litigation department chair, explains Arizona abortion law after Roe v. Wade
By Terrance Thornton | Digital Free Press “What it has said is essentially Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided and it has been taken off the books,” said Andrew Turk of the Rose Law Group in a Monday June 27 phone interview. His comments come about 48 hours after the U.S. Supreme Court — through its June 24 ruling and
Andrew Turk, Rose Law Group litigation department chair, comments in YourValley about Arizona’s territorial-era abortion ban
By Steve Stockmar | YourValley A Glendale women’s advocacy group spoke out Friday after the Supreme Court’s controversial decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling that guaranteed a constitutional right to abortion. YWCA Metropolitan Phoenix, an advocate in racial justice and civil rights, empowering women and girls, and for the health and safety of women and girls, for