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Daniel P. Petrov

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Thorman Petrov Group Co., LPA
50 E. Washington St.
Cleveland, OH 44022
Phone: 216-777-4163
Fax: 216-621-3422
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013
Licensed in Ohio Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Employment & Labor: Employee, Civil Rights
Attorney Profile

Attorney Daniel P. Petrov is a shareholder with Thorman Petrov Group Co., LPA, in Cleveland, Ohio. With 20 years of experience in labor and employment law, Mr. Petrov provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as all across the country who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Discrimination, including age, disability, race and gender discrimination

·       Sexual harassment

·       Whistleblower protection

·       Employer retaliation

·       Wrongful termination

·       Wage and hour disputes

·       FMLA issues

·       Class actions

·       Privacy rights

Among his most notable successes, Mr. Petrov has secured an award of more than $6.7 million during arbitration for a client who experienced age and disability discrimination, as well as a judgment of $3 million for a client in a state retaliation case. He has also become known as an authority in whistleblower protection, having represented many clients in complex claims against the federal government for issues such as tax fraud, health care fraud, immigration fraud and other serious matters.

Along with maintaining a successful litigation practice, Mr. Petrov also routinely counsels and advocates for employees regarding executive agreements, confidentiality agreements, noncompetition and nonsolicitation covenants, and more. He has handled cases in various state and federal courts throughout the United States, and he has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge and unwavering commitment to helping his clients obtain the justice they deserve.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Petrov has earned consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to give a voice to so many who are suffering needlessly through no fault of their own.

A graduate of Columbia College in New York City, Mr. Petrov obtained his Juris Doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2001. While there, he served as executive articles editor of the Journal of International Law, and he was an associate with another labor and employment law firm before joining his current firm in 2006.

Mr. Petrov currently serves as trustee of the Ohio Association for Justice as well as chair of the organization's Employment Law Section. He is also highly active with various charitable, performing arts and educational organizations in his community.

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Practice Areas
  • 50%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 20%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 10%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Class Actions, Toxic Torts, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Americans with Disabilities Act, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination


9 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2013

About Daniel P. Petrov

First Admitted: 2001, Ohio

Professional Webpage:


  • , Executive Articles Editor of the Journal of International Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Educational Background

  • Bachelors of Arts degree in English from Columbia College of Columbia University in the City of New York

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Member, Board of Directors, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center
  • University School Annual Fund, Class agent
  • Northeast Ohio community

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Member, Cleveland Employment Inns of Court
  • Columbia University Alumni Representative Committee
  • Ohio Association for Justice, Employment Law Section, Chair
  • Trustee of the Ohio Association for Justice
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Office Location for Daniel P. Petrov

50 E. Washington St.
Cleveland, OH 44022

Phone: 216-777-4163

Fax: 216-621-3422

Last Updated: 6/29/2021

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