Gary E. Becker

Gary Becker

Part-time Faculty

103 Phelps Hall, Hamilton Campus

Gary Becker is a partner in the Litigation Department with over 29 years experience defending municipal governments and their employees in constitutional law claims, as well as product liability, transportation, workers' compensation and other personal injury claims. He has served as Ohio counsel for a food distribution chain involved in nationwide litigation following a large E-Coli outbreak, and was coordinating counsel for a produce distributor sued in numerous jurisdictions following the largest Hepatitis A outbreak in U.S. history. Gary advises food distributors relative to food safety and foodborne illness issues, deals with the CDC, FDA and various state agencies, and has working relationships with various scientific experts in the field. He has been teaching criminal justice courses for Miami University since 2013.


  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • B.A., Criminal Justice, Valparaiso University


  • Criminal Defense and Adjudication (CJS 232)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Butler County Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Defense Research Association


  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Commercial and Personal Injury Litigation and Transportation Law
  • Selected for the Ohio Super Lawyers® List