Matthew A. Dooley

Top rated business litigation attorney in Sheffield Village, Ohio

Dooley Gembala McLaughlin Pecora Co., LPA
Matthew A. Dooley
Dooley Gembala McLaughlin Pecora Co., LPA

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Construction litigation, Environmental; view more

Licensed in Ohio since: 2006

Education: St. Thomas University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2016

Dooley Gembala McLaughlin Pecora Co., LPA

5455 Detroit Road
Sheffield Village, OH 44054 Visit website

Details

Born in Roanoke, Virginia, Matt received a B.A. degree in political science from Hampden-Sydney College, in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia. He then received a J.D. degree from St. Thomas University School of Law, in Miami, FL, where he served as a member of the Moot Court Board, a Dean’s Fellow, and a Legal Writing Instructor. Matt is an active member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, and the Lorain County Bar Association, where he also serves as Bar Counsel charged with enforcing the Rules of Professional Conduct before the Ohio Board of Professional Conduct and the Ohio Supreme Court. He is also a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.

Matt concentrates his practice upon litigation matters stemming from business, consumer, environmental, and governmental controversies. His litigation experience includes the successful representation of:

  • Various rural water districts and associations throughout the United States in service territory disputes under § 1926(b) of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act
  • Local governments in disputes arising under intergovernmental agreements to provide water and sanitary sewer service
  • Contractors and owners in multi-million-dollar infrastructure projects, including litigation challenging the sufficiency of performance;
  • Local governments and landowners in eminent domain proceedings;
  • Public housing authorities in various HUD-compliance matters;
  • Public and private entities before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Ohio Civil Rights Commission
  • Multiple manufacturers in disputes with customers and suppliers;
  • Employers and employees in non-compete and trade secret litigation;
  • Special counsel to multiple public entities in complex litigation;
  • General counsel to many private businesses;
  • Shareholder litigation;
  • Over two dozen certified class actions recovering over $50 million paid to individuals throughout the United States for violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Practice areas

Business litigation, Construction litigation: business, Environmental, Class action/mass torts: plaintiff, State, local & municipal

Focus areas

Environmental law, Class actions, State, local & municipal litigation

  • 40% Business litigation
  • 20% Construction litigation: business
  • 20% Environmental
  • 10% Class action/mass torts: plaintiff
  • 10% State, local & municipal

First Admitted: 2006, Ohio

Professional Webpage: https://www.dooleygembala.com/matthew-dooley/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, Pro Hac Vice
  • Lorain County Bar Association, Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee
  • Supreme Court of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • Member, Lorain County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, Pro Hac Vice
  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Wisconsin
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Pro Hac Vice
  • Member, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Pro Hac Vice
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, Pro Hac Vice
Educational Background:
  • Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, B.A., Political Science
Honors/Awards:
  • , Best Lawyers, Best Lawyers, 2022

Office location for Matthew A. Dooley

5455 Detroit Road
Sheffield Village, OH 44054

Phone: 440-930-4001

Selections

3 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2016

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