Gail C. Hersh, Jr.

Director of Kentucky Practice Group

Gail Hersh, Jr. combines his broad background in both law and title to deliver results-driven solutions for MDK's clients. His practice focuses on helping clients resolve complex legal issues that would otherwise hinder transactions.

MDK's Kentucky Practice Group Director, Gail C. Hersh, Jr., brings a unique blend of experience, dedication, and a strategic mindset to transform and improve the landscape of foreclosure and title law in Kentucky. Within the challenging realm of real estate title law, "perfecting processes to make them simple, even in nuanced situations, is a constant drive for me," he says. Gail thrives on challenging the status quo and educating the judiciary on principles critical to smooth foreclosures, contributing to a more efficient and effective legal system.

Gail focuses on achieving efficiency while firmly and professionally articulating the client's position through well-crafted pleadings. Further, “through my practice, I’ve been able to reduce the use of and requirements for affidavits, which delay proceedings, and reduce the inclusion of unnecessary parties, who often require constructive service that delays proceedings in addition to the cost.” Gail's strengths lie in his extensive experience, recognition, and persuasive argumentation, making his practice of law highly effective. As a member of various professional organizations, including the Ohio State Bar Association and the Ohio Land Title Association, Gail has been actively involved in shaping the legal landscape.

Since joining MDK in 2010, Gail's greatest satisfaction comes from collaborating with his exceptional co-workers, fostering a supportive and collaborative environment that sets MDK apart from traditional law firms. “Our uncommonness is what sets us apart.  We are not confined by what others do or the norms of the past. We carve our own way in navigating the needs of our clients and co-workers" he says. Outside of work, Gail enjoys cooking and cherishing moments with his family.

Gail’s alignment with MDK's values of creativity, engagement, respect, advancement, and collaboration is evident in his relentless pursuit of innovative solutions within the legal realm. His mission is clear – to make Kentucky's foreclosure practice more uniform and more efficient, showcasing his commitment to excellence and innovation in the legal field.

* Please note that
Gail C. Hersh, Jr.
is not an attorney.

University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1991
Kenyon College, B.A., 1987

Related Experience

Consumer Litigation Defense Foreclosure Prosecution Legal and Regulatory Requirements Title and Closing

Bars & Courts

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Pennsylvania, 2016 Illinois, 2013 Indiana, 2006 Kentucky, 1994 Ohio, 1992

Title Agent Licensure

New Jersey, 2020 South Carolina, 2019 Michigan, 2019 Florida, 2017 New York, 2015 Illinois, 2015 Pennsylvania, 2015 Indiana, 2005 Kentucky, 2005 Ohio, 2002

Awards & Recognition

Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law