Wesley Gilliland

Wesley Gilliland graduated cum laude from The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business in 2007 and graduated from Capital University School of Law in 2010 where he received the Presidential Merit Scholarship and was ranked second in his graduating class.

At Havens Limited, Wesley works on both litigation and transactional files. His litigation responsibilities include trying complex title insurance defense cases, personal injury cases, mineral rights cases, and zoning appeals cases. On the transactional side, Wesley is experienced in a variety of areas, including commercial real estate purchasing, zoning and land use, entity formation, acquisitions, contracts, commercial development, and business financing.

Wesley has also had significant legal experience while in law school, working as a law clerk at Terrance A. Grady & Associates Co., L.P.A. where he focused on complex federal tax litigation cases. He was an extern for Judge Algenon Marbley of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, during which he participated in and wrote judicial orders and accompanying opinions for several federal court cases. At Capital he was a member of the law review, and received CALI awards for having the highest grades in classes involving civil procedure, business associations, the law of amateur sports, and secured transactions.

At Ohio State, Wesley was the recipient of the coveted Campus Merit Scholarship and the Scarlet and Gray Merit Scholarship. In addition, as an undergraduate he was employed by Casto, a large commercial real estate company based in Columbus. There, he gained experience assisting brokers and leasing agents in acquiring tenants before moving to the company’s legal department where he worked closely with in-house counsel.

A Columbus native, he attended Bishop Watterson High School where he was a member of the state championship football team. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, traveling and attending sporting events.

  • Honors & Engagements

    Presidential Merit Scholarship, Capital University

    Campus Merit Scholarship,
    The Ohio State University

    Scarlet and Gray Merit Scholarship,
    The Ohio State University

  • Education

    Juris Doctor, Capital University Law School, 2010
    Salutatorian, Order of the Curia, Summa Cum Laude

    B.S. in Business, The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, 2007, Cum Laude