David C. Weiner

David C. Weiner

Of Counsel
Cleveland, Ohio
Mr. Weiner is Of Counsel to the firm. For over 40 years, Mr. Weiner has successfully represented numerous businesses and individuals in a wide variety of litigation settings. For example, he represented a Fortune 5 energy company in a series of high-stake, bet your company federal cases, and the employer of a major Ponzi scheme stockbroker. He has been recognized by organizations, courts and individuals for his professional and successful ability to resolve difficult, contentious disputes. As the former Chair of the ABA Litigation Section, Mr. Weiner has been at the cutting edge of litigation developments, both at the federal and state levels. Client expectations have been consistently met or exceeded throughout his career as a trial lawyer.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Business

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1969
  • District of Columbia, 1968
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1970
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1968
    • Honors: Phi Delta Phi
  • University of Cincinnati, College of Business Administration, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • B.A. - 1965
    • Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Honors: President, Business Administrator Tribunal and Sigma Alpha Mu


  • Teaching: Adjunct Professor, Cleveland State University, Trial Advocacy Cleveland Marshall Law School, 2010

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers In America®, Business Litigation (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, SC), 2000 - 2014
  • Listed Who’s Who in American Law, 2000 - 2014
  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation
  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2000 - 2014
  • Member, International Society of Barristers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Litigation Section, American Bar Association, Chair, 1984
  • American Bar Association House of Delegates, Member, 1980 - 2014
  • Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, Past President
  • Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, Past President
  • Judicial Conference, Eighth Judicial District, Life Member
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation, Member
  • American Counsel Association, Member
  • Nisi Prius, Member
  • American Judicature Society, Member
  • American Judicature Society, Member, Board of Directors, 1978 - 1986
  • National Legal Aid & Defender Association, Member, Board of Directors, 1986
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Senior Circuit Judge E. Barrett Prettyman, U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbus Circuit, Clerkship, 1968 - 1969