Barbara Friedman Yaksic - McGlinchey Stafford PLLC

Barbara Friedman Yaksic

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Barbara Friedman Yaksic is a member in the firm's Cleveland office. She focuses her practice on civil litigation with an emphasis in the areas of consumer finance, commercial, and complex business litigation. Barbara is also experienced in class action, bankruptcy, employment, and real estate litigation.

Barbara speaks and writes on a variety of litigation and advocacy topics and issues including taking and defending effective depositions, professionalism, alternative dispute resolution, and litigation tactics and strategies. Barbara is experienced in various methods of alternative dispute resolution, including serving as an arbitrator.

Business Litigation

With respect to a variety of litigation issues, Barbara has advised financial institutions, manufacturers, retailers, and health care providers and entities. One of her victories involved obtaining a six-figure judgment on behalf of a manufacturing client. Barbara gathered, collated, and analyzed literally thousands of transactions and presented the case in such a way that her client was awarded all the damages it had requested; no appeal was taken from the judgment.

Consumer Financial Services Litigation

Barbara represents lenders and financial institutions in courts throughout Ohio in lawsuits, arbitrations, and mediations. These proceedings involve a wide variety of consumer finance issues, including claims asserted under various state and federal statutes and common law.

Additional Information

Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of LawJ.D. Indiana UniversityBS
    American Arbitration AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationCleveland Bar AssociationOhio State Bar Association

    Office Location

    25550 Chagrin Boulevard, Suite 406
    Cleveland, OH 44122-4640
    United States

    Lawyer of the Year Awards

    2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Banking and Finance of the Cleveland Metro Area
    Barbara Friedman Yaksic has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

    Practice Areas

    Commercial Litigation
    Litigation - Banking and Finance
    Litigation - Bankruptcy