Daniel M. Connell
Phone: (216) 325-0108
Dan Connell joined Haber Polk Kabat, LLP as an Associate in 2005 and was elevated to Partner in 2009. Dan has extensive civil litigation experience, including experience in employment disputes and commercial matters. Dan has served clients from the public and private sectors, as well as individuals and non-profit organizations. In the employment law arena, Dan has handled cases involving retaliation; discrimination on the basis of age, sex, religion, pregnancy, race and national origin; defamation; tortious interference; and wrongful discharge in violation of public policy. Dan also advises clients on a variety of legal matters they encounter in the business and employment contexts, including executive employment agreements, covenants not to compete, collective bargaining issues, and compliance with federal and state employment laws.
Dan has achieved favorable results before several state and federal courts, as well as a variety of administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board and, state civil rights agencies. In addition, Dan has obtained positive outcomes for clients in trials, arbitrations, and appellate proceedings.
In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, Dan was named to the Ohio Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Ohio. This peer-selected honor, awarded to attorneys under the age of 40 or who have been practicing for less than 10 years, is bestowed upon only 2.5% of eligible attorneys in Ohio.
State of Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Georgetown University (B.A. 2000)
Case Western Reserve University (J.D., M.B.A. 2004)
Barrister, Cleveland Employment American Inn of Court
Ohio State Bar Association
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
Ohio Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)