Agency Settlements (Columbus City Attorney)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Columbus City Attorney of Columbus, OH.
Multi Request Agency Settlements


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Ohio Open Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Absolutely any and all logs, reports, spreadsheets, databases, or other materials detailing all settlements or similar dispute resolutions to which this agency, or any division thereof, was a party, including, but not limited to, all conciliatory agreements related to complaints or court or legal proceedings against any representative of or office of this agency. Please include all available segregable data, including the entities involved, the date on which the initial complaint or court action was brought, the nature of the charge or complaint, the nature of the dispute resolution (i.e. in-court, out-of-court, in-agency mediation, third-party, etc.), any financial agreements associated with the settlement, and the date on which the case was closed.

Please provide all available materials from January 1, 2010 through October 31, 2017.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Beryl Lipton

From: Columbus City Attorney

Good afternoon,

I have attached a list of City of Columbus settlements for the period of time you have requested, as compiled from our records. I hope this is responsive to your request.

Timothy J. Mangan
Chief, Litigation Section
Columbus City Attorney Richard C. Pfeiffer, Jr.'s Office
77 North Front Street, 4th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614-645-6964 - voice
614-645-6949 - fax<><>

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Mr. Mangan,

Thanks so much for this. I'll let you know if I have any follow-up questions.

Best wishes,



  • 11/15/2017

    Settled Cases - January 1, 2010 to October 31, 2017