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McDonald Hopkins LLC

600 Superior Avenue, East
Suite. 1100
Cleveland, OH, 44114

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 15%
  3. Banking: 15%

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Award nameGrantorDate granted
The Best Lawyers in America®"The Best Lawyers in America®"2012
Ohio Super LawyerLaw & Politics and Cincinnati Magazines2012
Cleveland's FinestCystic Fibrosis Foundation2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Commercial Litigation & Financial Services PartnerUlmer & Berne LLP2004 - Present
AssociateThompson Hine2000 - 2004
Staff AttorneyStaff Attorney For The Honorable Judge Stuart A. Friedman1998 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Cleveland Partnership's Commission on Economic InclusionMember2011 - Present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s (CMBA) Board of TrusteesTrustee2010 - Present
Cuyahoga County Community Improvement CorporationVice President Board of Trustees2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Wuliger v. Keybank N.A., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 315Successful
Wuliger v. OCC, 394 F. Supp. 2d 1009Successfule
Consol. Church Fin. Co. v. Geauga Sav. Bank, 2011 WL 1047339Successful
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Case Western Reserve University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
University of Michigan, Ann ArborN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1993
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
ACI’s 9th National Forum on Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory EnforcementAdapting to a New Regulatory and Enforcement Paradigm: The Ongoing Impact of Dodd-Frank and the Emergence of the CFPB2012
ABA Business Law Section MeetingsIn-House Counsel and the AC Privilege--Adhering to the Lawyer's Creed and Aspirational Ideals While Wearing "Two Hats2012
8th National Forum on Residential Mortgage Litigation & Regulatory Enforcement,Capital Markets Litigation: The Latest Claims & Emerging Regulatory Initiatives Involving Trustees, Investors, Insurers and Repurchasers2012
13th National Conference on Consumer Finance Class Actions & LitigationImplementing Effective Defenses & Defeating Claims Related to Discriminatory & Predatory Lending2012
American Bar Association Section of Business Law Meeting"Institute for the Young Business Lawyer: The Future of Consumer Lending – Back to Basics,"2009
Cleveland NITA Deposition SeminarNITA Deposition Seminar2006