Daniel R. Lemon

Associate

Cleveland
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Overview

Daniel Lemon guides clients through complex litigation with a level-headed and practical approach. He has experience with cases of all sizes, from multimillion-dollar class actions to pro bono representation of individual clients. His understanding of complex legal issues helps clients make informed decisions and achieve their goals.

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Higher Education and Title IX
  • Advises one of the nation’s top universities on Title IX matters and discrimination claims, helping administrators in the #MeToo era respond appropriately and effectively.
Ohio’s Competitive Energy Markets
  • Represents several of Ohio’s largest competitive suppliers of electricity and natural gas on a range of matters before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
Appellate Litigation
  • Helped win a major victory in Gembarski v. PartsSource, an Ohio Supreme Court case about waiving arbitration rights in class actions.
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Experience

Higher Education and Title IX
  • Advises one of the nation’s top universities on Title IX matters and discrimination claims, helping administrators in the #MeToo era respond appropriately and effectively.
Ohio’s Competitive Energy Markets
  • Represents several of Ohio’s largest competitive suppliers of electricity and natural gas on a range of matters before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
Appellate Litigation
  • Helped win a major victory in Gembarski v. PartsSource, an Ohio Supreme Court case about waiving arbitration rights in class actions.
  • Represented amici in the Supreme Court of the United States in matters involving class certification.
Securities Litigation
  • Defended an international aerospace company in a securities fraud lawsuit alleging hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.
Internal Investigations
  • Conducted internal investigation into allegations of corruption at the Mexican subsidiary of a multinational company.
Insurance
  • Advises a regional insurance company on tricky claims alleging catastrophic damages, helping to avoid bad faith litigation.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • ATIXA-certified Title IX Investigator
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Pro Bono

Daniel takes his professional obligation to represent underserved clients seriously. He has successfully represented pro bono clients before courts and administrative agencies.

  • Represented clients in the Federal Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims as part of the BakerHostetler Veterans’ Consortium Pro Bono Program. Alongside a small team of attorneys, successfully appealed the denial of a deceased veteran's benefits; the court instructed the Veterans Administration to reconsider the denial.
  • Represented an indigent client whose Social Security benefits were wrongfully terminated. The Social Security Administration reversed its prior decision and reinstated the client’s benefits, including back-pay, providing the client with a steady income and preventing homelessness.
  • Assisted with civil rights litigation on behalf of nonprofit organization committed to promoting women’s health.

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2017
  • B.A., Michigan State University, 2012, with honors