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Ian Gaunt

Assistant Attorney General
Environmental Enforcement Section
Office: 614-466-2766
Direct: 614-466-5290
Fax: 614-644-1926
Ian joined the Ohio Attorney General’s Office in 2018 and serves as a member of the Environmental Enforcement Section’s Hazardous Waste Unit and Remedial Response Unit. Ian litigates civil enforcement claims in state and federal courts, and administrative proceedings before the Environmental Review Appeals Commission. Ian also works on comments on federal rulemaking, appeals of federal agency decisions, and state rulemaking reviews.
Before joining the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Ian was in private practice at an environmental-litigation boutique in Washington, DC., where he worked on agency, trial court, and appellate litigation in federal courts across the country. While in law school, Ian served as a Judicial Intern to Judge Henry H. Kennedy, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. cum laude, 2011
  • Kenyon College, A.B., 2008
Leadership and Recent Publications
  • Columbus Bar Association Barrister Leadership Program, Class of 2019
  • Volunteer Judge, Ohio Center for Law-Related Education Mock Trial
  • Past-President, U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association Newly-Admitted Lawyers Division
  • Law Fellow for Legal Practice, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Contributing Author, Ohio Chapter, Groundwater Laws and Regulations (Texas A&M Univ. School of Law, forthcoming)
  • Can You or Can’t You? Contractions in Legal Writing (CBA Lawyers Quarterly, Summer 2018)
  • Go with the Flow: Ohio Groundwater Rights (CBA Lawyers Quarterly, Spring 2018)