Beverly F. Shillito

Phone: 937.222.2520

Corporate Law

Practice Groups:
Health Care Law, Real Estate Law

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.


  • University of Cincinnati B.A. 1975 Political Science, summa cum laude
  • Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford Law School) J.D. 1978

Representative Matters

  • Represents clients of all sizes regarding corporate and business matters, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, and contract matters
  • Represents physicians, physician groups, medical equipment vendors, and other health care providers on matters unique to the practice and the industry, including profit and non-profit entities
  • Works extensively on corporate governance with boards of directors and committees to formulate strategic plans to achieve goals and objectives
  • Special transactions, special Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Crisis management
  • Regulatory compliance matters
  • Special talent in identifying managers and leaders, coaching business boards

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio Bar Association
  • Dayton Bar Association

Business Board Affiliations

  • Eagle Registrations, Inc. (ISO, QS, TE, TL, AS & EMS registrar)
  • Excellence in Motivation
  • Danis Building Construction Company
  • Advanced Technical Intelligence Center for Human Capital Development
  • Basic Drugs, Inc. (vitamin repackager and distributor)
  • Nitto Denko Automotive, Ohio, Inc. (automotive supplier)
  • Real Art Design Group, Inc. (graphic and web design firm)
  • Fifth Third Bank Western Ohio (through 11/08)
  • ACLASS (laboratory accreditation company (through 8/07)

Community Board Affiliations

  • Dayton Development Coalition (Executive Committee)
  • Development Projects, Inc. (Chair)
  • Ohio Business Development Coalition
  • Numerous community, cultural, and charitable boards and committees


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
  • Designated among The Best Lawyers in America in Corporate Law, 2007-2008
  • Designated 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 2004
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser 2003
Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinmailby feather