Shafiyal Ahmed


Columbus, OH
D 614.68.8939
[email protected]


Shafiyal Ahmed is an Associate in Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP’s Columbus office.  His practice focuses on the defense of insurers, employers, businesses and commercial entities, licensed professionals, and government entities. He has served as lead trial counsel on 80+ cases throughout Ohio.

Mr. Ahmed has handled all aspects of litigation, from pre-suit investigations to trial and through appeal. His broad litigation background ranges from successfully representing businesses in contract disputes and employment litigation, to defending local governments in litigation under § 1983 for alleged violations of constitutional rights. His experiences uniquely prepare him to serve as an advocate and counselor. Mr. Ahmed received his J.D. from Capital University Law School and a B.A. in Economics from The Ohio State University. Outside of the office, Mr. Ahmed enjoys spending time with his wife and rooting for Cleveland and Columbus sports teams, especially the Ohio State Buckeyes.

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio