Shalini B.Goyal


Columbus + 1.614.281.3825

Shalini Goyal focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, including actions involving antitrust, false advertising, trade secrets, and debtor-creditor disputes. She has experience at several stages of the litigation process, including drafting initial pleadings, managing discovery, taking and defending depositions, preparing expert witnesses, and drafting discovery and dispositive motions.

Shalini has represented clients in the oil and gas, automotive, construction, and retail industries, including Fortune 500 companies. She was part of a team that secured dismissals on behalf of Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Marathon Petroleum Company, LP, and Speedway LLC in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Shalini also maintains an active pro bono practice. She is currently a member of a trial team working to obtain political asylum for individuals in the United States.

Shalini is a member of the Law and Leadership Institute's Diversity in Leadership Advisory Council and serves on the Columbus Office's Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement Committee. Before pursuing a career in law, Shalini worked as an audit associate at PwC in San Francisco.


  • Eaton sells hydraulics business to DanfossJones Day advised Eaton Corporation as antitrust counsel in the sale of its hydraulics business to Danfoss Power Solutions for US$3.3 billion.
  • Abercrombie & Fitch brings lawsuit seeking return of rent payments during COVID-19 pandemicJones Day represents Abercrombie & Fitch Co. in a lawsuit filed against its commercial landlord Simon Property Group and more than 60 of Simon's lessor affiliates, seeking the return of rent payments made during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Yazaki successfully resolves automaker lawsuit alleging price-fixing and bid riggingJones Day represented Yazaki Corporation and Yazaki North America, Inc. in successfully resolving a civil antitrust lawsuit brought by an automaker following Jones Day's filing of motions for summary judgment and to exclude the plaintiff's sole expert witness.
  • Marathon secures Daubert and summary judgment wins dismissing Kentucky AG's antitrust claimsJones Day secured dismissals on behalf of Marathon Petroleum Corporation ("Marathon Corp."), Marathon Petroleum Company, LP ("MPC LP"), and Speedway LLC ("Speedway," and collectively, "Marathon") in an antitrust suit brought by the Commonwealth of Kentucky seeking more than $173.6 million in damages related to the sale of reformulated gasoline ("RFG") in Louisville and Northern Kentucky (collectively, "NKY").
  • Construction contractor and technology solutions provider company successfully resolves arbitration claim related to large construction projectJones Day represented the subsidiary of a construction contractor and technology solutions provider company in a construction arbitration arising out of a large scale construction project in Tennessee.
  • Infrastructure firm defends post-reorganization claimsJones Day is defending an international infrastructure company in Texas federal court against fiduciary duty and fraudulent transfer claims stemming from construction and bankruptcy disputes.