Phone: (216) 325-0108
Areas of Practice: Employment Litigation / Employment Consulting and Compliance / Complex Commercial Litigation / Sports Representation
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Dan’s practice is devoted to litigation involving employment disputes, business torts, and contractual and commercial matters. Typically representing plaintiffs, Dan has represented clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, manufacturing, non-profits, government contracting, and professional sports. As part of the Polk Kabat team, Dan has represented clients and achieved positive results in high-value, hotly contested litigation involving complex factual and legal issues. Dan also is a certified NFL player agent.

Dan’s practice includes all phases of the litigation process, from pre-suit negotiations through trial. Dan has successfully represented clients in trial in both state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration. Dan has also litigated numerous appeals, including matters before the United States and Ohio Supreme Courts.


State of Ohio
United States Supreme Court
State of Ohio
United States Court of Appeal, Sixth Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio


Georgetown University (A.B. 2000)
Case Western Reserve University (J.D., M.B.A. 2004)


Cleveland Employment American Inn of Court
Ohio State Bar Association
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association


Ohio Super Lawyers® – Rising Star (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)