Beverly F. Shillito

Beverly F. Shillito

Founding Partner
Dayton, Ohio
(937) 222-2520

Bev is a founding partner of Sebaly Shillito + Dyer, and has 30 years of experience counseling clients regarding corporate strategy and legal matters. Her practice includes corporate and business law, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, technology law and health care law (head of practice group). Prior to founding Sebaly Shillito + Dyer, Bev was corporate counsel at The Mead Corporation and an attorney at Smith and Schnacke.

Bev also has entrepreneurial roots. She owns a small business and is actively involved in other business ventures. Her roles are diverse – from serving as general counsel, chief strategist, and fund raiser to operations, product development, and marketing, with a special talent in crisis management in today’s uncertain economy. Bev supports the entrepreneurial spirit and volunteers extensively to make it help businesses start, grow, and thrive in the Miami Valley.

Areas of Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Real Estate Law

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1978


  • Stanford Law School, Stanford, California
    • J.D. - 1978
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • B.A. summa cum laude - 1975
    • Minor: Political Science

Representative Clients

  • Anesthesia Association of Cincinnati
  • Danis Building Construction Company
  • Eagle Registrations, Inc.
  • Ear Nose & Throat Associates of Greater Dayton
  • Excellence in Motivation, Inc.
  • Miami Industrial Trucks, Inc.
  • Montgomery County Transportations Improvement District
  • Piqua Technologies, Inc.
  • Premier Health Care Services, Inc.
  • Rahn Dental Group

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
  • The Best Lawyers in America in Corporate Law, 2007 - 2008
  • Ohio Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Media Inc., 2004 - 2009
  • Designated one of top three lawyers in POWER Dayton’s Most Influential People in 2004 by Dayton Business Journal
  • YWCA Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dayton Bar Association
  • Dayton Women's Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio Women's Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Member, Law Section

Past Employment Positions

  • The Mead Corporation, Corporate Counsel
  • Smith and Schnacke, Attorney


  • French