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Frank Adrian Bartela

Class action Attorney at Painesville, OH

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Licensed for 11 years

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Frank Bartela works to hold corporations and governments accountable to consumers and taxpayers in his class action and business litigation practice. He graduated cum laude from Case Western Reserve University Law School in 2011. Frank Bartela is an Associate in the firm’s Class Action practice group. His practice is focused on the litigation of complex civil actions including consumer class actions as well as wage and hour actions. In this capacity, Frank fights to represent the interests and protect the rights of his clients both in Ohio and across the country. Currently, his cases deal with unlawful conduct by government agencies, manufacturers, retailers, and employers.

Frank has served as class counsel in actions across the country and has found success in representing individuals while holding defendants accountable:

  • Successfully certified both a multi-state and national class of consumers in “snake oil” cases against two well-known national manufacturers;
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement for a class of individuals who had been upcharged for their title insurance policies by a regional title insurance company;
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement for a class of employees of a Cleveland based restaurant who were not properly paid for all overtime hours worked;
  • Defeated dispositive motions by retailers in actions that allege unlawful advertising and marketing practices.

Frank Bartela graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo) in 2007 with a double major in History and Political Science. While at SUNY Buffalo he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He then graduated cum laude from Case Western Reserve University School of Law with his J.D. in 2011. While in law school, Frank served as an articles editor for Case Western’s Journal of International Law and served as a research assistant to Professor Lewis Katz where he helped research and update portions of Ohio Arrest, Search and Seizure.

Frank is a contributing editor to Attorney At Law Magazine with featured articles on Class Action.

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Licensed for 11 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 2011
Updated 11/10/2022

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Dworken & Bernstein Co. L.P.A.
Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.
1468 West 9th St.
Suite 135
Cleveland, OH, 44113
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Work Experience

  • Associate Attorney
  • Whitaker & Associates
  • 2011 - 2013


  • Case Western Reserve University
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2011
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2007


  • Ohio Innocence Project
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present

Attorney endorsements

Received (4)
Given (5)
Class action Attorney | Feb 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Class action Attorney | Jan 06
Relationship: Co-worker
"Frank is an excellent class action attorney, and is a true advocate for consumers. I highly recommend him to anyone in need of a class action lawyer."
Class action Attorney | Dec 18
Relationship: Co-worker
"I have worked closely with Frank on many class action matters. He is knowledgeable and energetic, and his client-first approach is a testament to his dedication to consumers."
Litigation Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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Painesville Class action Lawyer Frank Adrian Bartela
Frank Adrian Bartela
Class action Attorney
Painesville, OH
Licensed for 11 years