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Eric F. Long

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C.
1360 East 9th Street, Suite 650
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-928-7700
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019
Licensed in Ohio Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Schools & Education
Attorney Profile

A criminal defense attorney and partner at Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C., in Cleveland, Ohio, Eric F. Long serves clients across the states of Ohio and Illinois. His practice areas include Title IX defense, civil litigation and all aspects of criminal law. 

Obtaining a Bachelor of Science with a double major in finance and environmental science from University of Miami in 2006, Mr. Long enrolled at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law to pursue his legal studies. Earning his law degree in 2009, he gained admission to practice in Ohio the same year. Later, he gained licenses to practice in the state of Illinois, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of Illinois, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

Recognized by the legal community for his vast knowledge of the law and zealous representation of his clients, Mr. Long has been listed in the Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association have honored him with the Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service. Moreover, he holds a 10 out of 10 rating on Avvo.

A licensed practitioner for more than a decade, Mr. Long is a part of several prominent legal associations. He is a member of the board of directors of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also maintains professional affiliations with the following organizations:

·       The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

·       The Judge John M. Manos American Inn of Court

·       The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

·       The American Bar Association

·       The Illinois State Bar Association

·       The Chicago Bar Association

Mr. Long is well-versed in handling complex cases that involve civil litigation bordering on criminal defense. Representing clients before municipal, state and federal courts, he guides them through all phases of litigation, including pretrial investigations and post-conviction work. He has dealt with a diverse range of criminal cases and brings a wealth of knowledge from his previous positions, where he worked on employment law, personal injury and construction litigation cases. 

Practice Areas
  • 60%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Schools & Education
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, Education, Schools


3 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2019

About Eric F. Long

First Admitted: 2009, Ohio

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Educational Background

  • Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio: B.A. English, 2005
  • Saint Ignatius High School, 2001
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Office Location for Eric F. Long

1360 East 9th Street
Suite 650
Cleveland, OH 44114

Phone: 216-928-7700

Last Updated: 9/16/2022

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