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Donald Mallory

Donald Mallory is a partner at Wood + Lamping, and his practice focuses on insolvency debtors’ and creditors’ rights with a concentration on credit union representation, bankruptcy reorganizations, out-of-court workouts, financial and organizational corporate restructuring, complex litigation, and general business matters. He has significant experience representing debtors, secured lenders, trustees, and trade creditors in proceedings under Chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and insolvency-related litigation such as receiverships and Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors.

Additionally, Don has significant experience negotiating and drafting complex contracts, loan documents and settlement agreements, and providing proactive legal advice relating to corporate law and litigation avoidance to clients’ senior management.  Don has also appeared and argued extensively in federal and state courts throughout the United States on a wide range of bankruptcy and collection issues, including appellate litigation. Don is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Chase College of Law, Adjunct Professor (inactive)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association

Civic Involvement

  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hopebox Derby
  • Leadership Northern Kentucky, Class of 2008


  • Northern Kentucky University Chase College of Law, J.D., 1999 (magna cum laude, NKU Law Review, Officer of NKU Moot Court Board)
  • University of Cincinnati, B.B.A., 1995


  • 2016-2018 Member of The Best Lawyers in America®
  • 2016-2018 Member of Super Lawyers®
  • 2017 Member Ohio Super Lawyers® List
  • Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels


Cincinnati Office
600 Vine Street, Suite 2500
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Donald Mallory
(513) 852-6094

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Practice Groups


  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

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