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Ronald I. Frederick

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Consumer Law Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Frederick & Berler LLC
767 E 185th St
Cleveland, OH 44119
Phone: 216-920-8010
Fax: 216-609-0750
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2016, 2021 - 2023
Licensed in Ohio Since: 1994
Practice Areas: Consumer Law, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Ronald I. Frederick is a partner with Frederick & Berler LLC law firm in Cleveland, Ohio. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 25 years of total legal experience, Mr. Frederick focuses his practice primarily on consumer law and other civil disputes, and he provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients across the state who have suffered damages due to unscrupulous, deceptive and abusive business practices.

A staunch advocate for consumer rights and protection, Mr. Frederick has achieved significant success in fighting for the rights and interests of those dealing with auto dealer fraud and lemon law issues as well as other defective consumer products and questionable business transactions. From his efforts, he has secured substantial settlements and awards against banks and predatory lenders, abusive debt collectors, car dealers and others, and he has also handled a number of class action cases for consumers across the United States.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Frederick has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, and he has received a 10 out of 10 client rating on Avvo as well as the site's Top Contributor award. A selfless attorney devoted to helping all despite their means or status in society, he routinely volunteers his time and legal service to those less fortunate, and he received recognition from The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland for his exceptional pro bono work.

A 1974 graduate of Miami University, Mr. Frederick worked as a sales representative for a major manufacturing company for years before deciding to pursue his legal career. He then attended the University of Akron School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1994.

A leader in his field, Mr. Frederick has published articles and conducted lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics involving taxation, class actions, ethical issues, consumer law and more. He is also an active member of the Ohio Association for Justice and the National Association of Consumer Advocates, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Consumer Law
  • 30%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Auto Dealer Fraud, Consumer Protection, Fraud, Identity Theft, Lemon Law, Class Actions


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2016, 2021 - 2023

About Ronald I. Frederick

First Admitted: 1994, Ohio

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Educational Background

  • B.S. Accounting, Miami University, 1978

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Wrote an article that analized the unique federal tax aspects of for privately held not profit cemetery organizations., The Taxation of Cemetery Organizations, Taxes - The Tax Magazine, 1979


  • Recognition of leadership and support of Legal Aid's mission. Based upon support by taking pro bono cases and directing cy press awards toward legal aid for residual payouts of class action settlements, Recognition of leadership and support of Legal Aid's mission, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, 2011


  • “A mentor to me, his compassion and dedication to protecting consumer rights is unparalleled.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Ronald I. Frederick

767 E 185th St
Cleveland, OH 44119

Phone: 216-920-8010

Fax: 216-609-0750

Last Updated: 7/25/2022

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