Donald A. Mausar

Donald A. Mausar

locationCleveland, OH - Company Headquarters
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The biggest challenges Don tackles for his clients are the ones they don’t know about yet.

Practicing in commercial and consumer collections, Don brings more than 25 years of experience to the firm. He aims to bring a “concierge level service” to his clients, who are typically the decision makers from large financial institutions to small family businesses. Focusing primarily on complex claims, his matters typically include high balance contested matters that involve a blend of legal action and collection work. 

Don is an active member of the legal community and the creditors' rights industry. He is also a frequent presenter on a variety of topics, including the collections of transportation claims, B2B receivables, and collection best practices. 

In his free time, Don enjoys live theater, sporting events, hiking, golfing, playing cards, and long car rides. He is an auto enthusiast, and loves anything with an engine.

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Honors & Distinctions

Martindale-Hubbell BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review Rated Attorney 


Ohio (1995)
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio (1998)


J.D., cum laude, Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (1995)
MBA, with honors, Cleveland State University James J. Nance College of Business (1995)
B.A., cum laude, Cleveland State University (1991)


Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Member
Commercial Collection Agencies of America: Member 
Commercial Law League of America: Member
International Association of Commercial Collectors: Member 
Lake County Bar Association: Member
Northern Ohio Credit Association: Member


“Meet YOUR Local Lawyers,” Weltman Webinar, April 14, 2022
"The New CFPB Rule: The Carnival Ride Continues," Commercial Law League of America (November 18, 2021)
"Freight Claims 101," State Bar of Texas's Collections and Creditors' Rights 2021 Course (May 7, 2021)
“The Highway to Recoveries - Collecting & Litigating Transportation Claims,” Commercial Law League of America Western Region Conference, Universal City, CA (September 21, 2018)
“Collecting From a Business,” National Business Institute Seminar, Cleveland, OH (October 23, 2017)
“Collections HR: Unique Challenges of Managing Human Resources In This Industry,” Commercial Law League of America/International Association of Commercial Collectors 2017 Mid-Year Collection Conference, Seattle, WA (July 15, 2017)
“The Telephone Consumer Protection Act: Who, What, When, Where,” Commercial Law League of America 123rd National Convention, Chicago, IL (April 7, 2017)

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