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Jerry K. Kasai

Principal Assistant Attorney General
Court of Claims Defense Section

Office: 614-466-7447

Jerry re-joined the Ohio Attorney General’s Office in 2012 as a part of the Construction Litigation Group in the Court of Claims Defense Section.  Jerry specializes in public construction and procurement, and represents state agencies, universities, and other public entities in matters relating to these areas of law.  He offers counsel at all stages of a public construction project from program development through completion and post-construction issues, including litigation.  Jerry has represented various State agencies and universities in plaintiff actions against contractors, professional design firms, construction managers and sureties for issues such as design errors and omissions, defective contractor work, breach of the standard of care and fraud.  Jerry also lends his assistance to other sections in the Ohio Attorney General’s Office for advice on public construction and procurement.  Prior to joining the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Jerry was the Chief Counsel for the Ohio School Facilities Commission.  Jerry has also presented at numerous seminars and programs on public procurement issues.


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D.
  • Miami University, B.A.