Deborah J. Michelson, Esq.



Phone: (216) 696-3366 Ext. 6372

Fax: (216) 363-5835


Deborah Michelson focuses her practice on business and complex commercial litigation, representing publicly traded companies, small businesses, and individuals in matters involving intellectual property rights, business torts, securities fraud, employment discrimination and retaliation, breaches of contract, commercial real estate, business "break-ups" and wind-downs, breaches of fiduciary duty, insurance coverage, estate and probate disputes, corporate governance, executive compensation, and ERISA-related issues.

Representative Experience

* Representative Matters Available Upon Request

Background Information


Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Northwestern University, B.A. 1984


Professional Affiliations:

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Ohio Women's Bar Association

American Bar Association

Civic & Community Service

Faculty Member, National Institute for Trial Advocacy Great Lakes Deposition Program

Volunteer Lawyer, Legal Aid Society's Homeowner Foreclosure Mediation Program

Judicial Panelist, American Association for Justice's Student Trial Advocacy Competition

Judicial Panelist, Case Western Reserve University School of Law Dean Dunmore Moot Court Competition

Team Advisor, John Hay High School, Cleveland Municipal High School Mock Trial Competition