About Jeffrey T. Stavroff



Jeffrey Stavroff has a diverse background, which distinguishes him from his peers.  A native of Columbus, Ohio, Jeffrey is the owner and managing attorney of The Stavroff Law Firm, located in the historic Brewery District. 

Jeffrey holds a bachelor's in music from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where he studied bass guitar performance and music business management. After working for music publishing companies and record labels, Jeffrey was inspired to attend law school.  Jeffrey returned to Columbus and attended the Capital University Law School, where he earned his law degree, served on the Law Review Executive Board, and graduated with honors. 

Jeffrey worked as a prosecuting attorney in the Columbus City Attorney's Office, serving in both the trial unit and domestic violence unit. Jeffrey has also spent years as a criminal defense attorney representing clients charged with criminal offenses, ranging from minor traffic violations to major felony offenses. Jeffrey also represents individuals and organizations in a wide variety of business matters, ranging from simple contracts and business formation, to complex trademark registrations and ensuring compliance with liquor licensing laws.

Jeffrey utilizes his diverse experience to provide litigation and transactional services for individuals and business — inside and outside of the courtroom.


  • State of Ohio

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


  • Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” 2019

  • Martindale-Hubbell, "AV Preeminent" (Peer Reviewed for Highest Level of Professional Excellence), 2016, 2017, 2018

  • Columbus CEO Magazine, "Top Lawyers," 2017, 2018

  • The National Trial Lawyers, "Top Forty Under 40," 2017, 2018, 2019


  • Capital University Law School

    • Order of the Curia

    • Executive Publishing Editor, Capital University Law Review

  • Berklee College of Music

    • Summa cum laude