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MEMBER PROFILE: David A. Schaefer

Ohio mediator David Schaefer
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David A. Schaefer
McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman
101 W. Prospect Ave.
Suite 1800
Cleveland, OH 44115

Tel: 216.696.1422
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Calendar Last Updated: 15 Oct 18


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David A. Schaefer has experience in the following areas of Civil Law:
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Biographical Notes:

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David A. Schaefer is a principal at McCarthy Lebit, where litigation work regularly involves product liability, commercial cases, professional liability, employment discrimination, and construction litigation. He has extensive experience in complex business and tort litigation, addressing a diverse spectrum of personal and business grievances.

Mr. Schaefer seasoned judgment and fair mindedness regularly serve him well in his work as both an arbitrator & mediator.

Mr. Schaefer has served as a mediator in hundreds of civil cases over the last 15 years, covering a wide range of practice. He has particular expertise in resolving complex cases - examples from recent years include a multi-party Ponzi scheme dispute, matters involving "brand" disputes under federal and state jurisdiction, and a large insurance coverage case across multiple states, all settled after several days of mediation.


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  • Miami University - BS
  • Northwestern University - MA
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law - JD


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Memberships & Affiliations:

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  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Eighth District Judicial Conference, Life Member
  • Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference, Life Member
  • Cleveland Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, ADR Committee, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Cleveland Chapter, Past President
  • American Inns of Court, John M. Manos, Founding Member, Master Bencher
  • International Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow


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