Tracy Stratford has 20 years' experience in litigating disputes for clients in the health care, manufacturing, automotive, mortgage lending, insurance, and telecommunications industries in state and federal courts. She has defended class actions and coordinated mass litigation involving multiple and single plaintiff cases across several jurisdictions. Tracy also has represented debtors and creditors in bankruptcy litigation.
Tracy has tried cases to verdict in federal and state courts, obtaining one of the largest jury verdicts ever awarded against an accounting firm; and she has tried cases in proceedings before administrative bodies, including a several week merit hearing in the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals that resulted in a complete victory for the client. Tracy has argued appeals in the federal and state courts.
More Than Just Financial Reform: Analysis and Observations on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Provena Covenant Medical Center v. Department of Revenue: Illinois Supreme Court Suggests New, Narrow Tests for Charity Care
Identifying and Minimizing Preference and Fraudulent Conveyance Risk From Insurer Insolvencies in CDOs, Practice Perspectives: Insurance Liability & Recovery
- October 20, 2014
Developing Trends in Real Estate Tax Exemption, American Health Lawyers Association, Tax Issues for Health Care Organizations
- January 2014
Advising Nonprofit Providers: What All Health Care Lawyers Need to Know about Tax, Part IV: State and Local Tax-Exemption Issues, American Health Lawyers Association
- April 2012
Ohio Real Estate Tax Exemption Applications for Non-Profit Hospitals, Ohio Hospital Association
- The Ohio State University (J.D. with honors 1998; Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, The Ohio State Law Journal; B.A. summa cum laude 1994)
- Ohio; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and the Western District of Michigan; and U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Circuits