Tarik Kershah is an attorney in Bricker Graydon’s Construction group and is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Illinois. Tarik represents public and private sector owners in all phases of the construction process beginning with project delivery model selection through dispute resolution and litigation. Tarik has represented hospitals, libraries, school districts, cities, villages, and other political subdivisions, along with private entities such as commercial developers, private clubs, and condominium associations. His work includes negotiating and drafting contracts setting forth the rights and responsibilities of the various parties to complex construction projects. He also counsels clients on contract administration, risk management, and dispute avoidance. Tarik has significant experience preparing and responding to claims in support of time and price adjustments to contracts. Tarik has successfully mediated and litigated large complex, multi-party construction disputes including appellate work.

Before joining Bricker Graydon in 2013, Tarik spent several years (2008-2013) as an associate attorney for a Chicago-based real estate and construction law firm. In addition to his construction experience, Tarik has represented businesses in a variety of commercial litigation and real estate matters.

Tarik previously served as an extern for the Honorable Michael H. Watson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

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Capital University (J.D., cum laude, 2007); Order of the Curia; Trustee’s Merit Scholarship

Ohio University (B.B.A., finance and management information systems, 2002)



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Tarik M. Kershah

  • 100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215 -4291


  • Admitted, State of Ohio; State of Illinois
  • Admitted, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
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