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Angela M. Lavin

“Zealous advocacy requires as much attention to the weaknesses of a case as it does to developing its strengths.”

Professional Experience

Angela Lavin represents companies and individuals in matters involving business and commercial disputes, employment matters, trademark infringement, tort, and product liability disputes. She has successfully served as litigation and trial counsel in both state and federal courts and administrative agencies.

Angela also has extensive knowledge and experience in electronic discovery and information management. Her presentations on these topics include:

  • “E-Discovery: How Changes To The Ohio Civil Rules Impact You,” Ohio Women’s Bar Association, September 12, 2008 (Cleveland) and September 29, 2008 (Columbus)
  • Businesses Getting Results™ Workshop, “Electronic Discovery & Records Management Round Table,” March 19, 2009
  • “Preparing for E-Discovery,” 9th Annual Fraud Investigation and Prevention Conference sponsored by the Auditor of the State, May 4, 2009
  • Co-Presenter, “Rules and Cases: Hot Off the Presses!,” Kroll Ontrack E-Discovery Certification Course, June 4, 2009
  • “To Tiff or Not to Tiff: Production Format Considerations,” Kroll Ontrack E-Discovery Certification Course, June 5, 2009

Angela is proud to have achieved Martindale Hubbell’s Highest Possible Rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards, A-V.

Practice Areas

E-Discovery & Technology

Labor & Employment


Privacy & Cybersecurity

Product Liability


  • State of Ohio, 1998
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1999
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2003
  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2000
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2006
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2011

Memberships / Honors / Awards

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member, CMBA Judicial Selection Committee, 2006 – present
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Appointed Foreperson, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Grand Jury, September-December, 2009
  • Justinian Forum
  • Women’s City Club New Member of the Year 2000


  • J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1998
  • B.A., S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, Cum Laude, 1994

Publications / Presentations