Daniel A. Friedlander, Esq.

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Daniel A. Friedlander practices commercial and consumer litigation in the firm's Litigation & Defense Group. Primarily focusing on Commercial Banking Litigation and Commercial Business Litigation, he is also involved in the Professional Services Collection Group and the Real Estate Default Group. As former Vice President and Senior Counsel for one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the U.S., he handled various litigation matters including commercial defense, UCC, trust and fiduciary, employment, intellectual property, brokerage, mortgage, and collection counterclaims. He is AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest available rating for legal ability and professional ethics.

Mr. Friedlander earned his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and his B.A. with honors in English Literature from the University of Michigan. Upon graduation from law school, he clerked on the Ohio Supreme Court before joining a well-respected Cleveland law firm where he specialized in commercial and insurance defense litigation. He is a member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association, and is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. He is licensed in Ohio, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.

Practice Areas:

Commercial Collections
Professional Services Collections
Litigation & Defense
Commercial Banking Litigation
Commercial Business Litigation
Real Estate Default
Real Estate Default

Honors & Distinctions:

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated Attorney

Bar Admissions:

Ohio (1983)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (1983)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (2016)


J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law (1983)
B.A., with honors in English Literature, University of Michigan (1980)

Professional Affiliations:

American Bar Association: Litigation Section
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Joint Bar Admissions Committee, Appeals Subcommittee
Ohio State Bar Association

Firm News:

March 23, 2010
Weltman Welcomes Dan Friedlander


January 31, 2011
Ohio’s Borrowing Statute – A Trap for the Unwary

January 25, 2011
Affidavit Basics


Daniel A. Friedlander, Esq. 

Phone: 216.685.1169
Fax: 216.363.6914
Email: dfriedlander@weltman.com