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Zdraveva, Viktorija

Viktorija Zdraveva

Viktorija Zdraveva focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, professional liability defense, employment law, and personal injury defense.

Viktorija represents clients in a wide range of service areas, including professional liability, employment, personal injury, white collar crime, defamation, commercial real estate, and municipal liability. She has assisted in defending insurance agents and brokers, lawyers, accountants, and other professionals in liability matters in state and federal courts throughout Ohio. Viktorija’s experience includes litigating employment claims before administrative forums and in state and federal courts, defending various corporations in business and personal torts, contract disputes, and trade secret/non-compete matters, as well as in personal injury, consumer protection, product liability, and landlord/tenant matters. Viktorija has also assisted prospective cannabis businesses in preparing competitive business license applications and obtaining licenses to operate in Ohio.

Called upon by clients for her creative and meticulous approach to formulating defense strategies, Viktorija is adept at identifying key issues in cases, conducting legal research and pre-discovery fact investigations, evaluating grounds for early dispositive motions, developing defense strategies, conducting witness interviews and depositions, and engaging in settlement negotiations with opposing counsel. Viktorija’s ability to understand, organize, and communicate complicated information, along with her interpersonal skills, make her a valuable asset to clients.

During law school, Viktorija served as legal extern with the U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review at the Cleveland Immigration Court, where she prepared bench memoranda, performed in-depth research and analysis of novel issues, and assisted in drafting decisions on applications for relief from removal.

Education
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D., 2018); Member of Trial Advocacy Team; Member of Journal of Law & Health
The Ohio State University (B.S., 2015)
State Admissions
Ohio, 2018
Federal Admissions
United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Languages
Macedonian (fluent)
Serbian (elementary proficiency)
Bulgarian (elementary proficiency)
Service Areas
Business Litigation
Labor & Employment
Industries Represented
Real Estate
Insurance
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • CMBA Pro Bono & Community Programs
  • Cleveland Intellectual Property Association
  • The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland