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Daniel M. Finer

Cleveland, OH | D 216.696.3896 | F 216.592.5009

Dan Finer focuses his practice on the defense of mass tort and product liability claims in jurisdictions throughout the country.

Dan manages all aspects of litigation – from inception to resolution – involving product, premises, and contractor claims. Dan has represented a wide variety of manufacturers of industrial and commercial products, including HVAC equipment, boilers, pumps, valves, furnaces, gaskets, packing materials, compressors, piping, and respiratory protection.

Dan works with clients to develop strategic litigation plans positioned to meet both short- and long-term objectives. In his capacity as national and local counsel, he regularly defends clients’ interests during deposition and court appearances.

In his free time, Dan enjoys spending time with his wife, Alli, and their two daughters, Avery and Harper. On Saturdays in the fall, you'll find him in Ann Arbor cheering on the winningest team in college football history.

education & admissions


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology (J.D., with honors, 2006); Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity, President
  • University of Michigan (B.A., 2001)

state admissions

  • Ohio, 2016
  • Illinois, 2006

federal admissions

  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Western District of Wisconsin
services & industries
  • Served as first-chair trial counsel on behalf of a national supplier of roofing materials in breach of warranty claim, resulting in defense verdict; bench trial in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois
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  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
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