Our Lawyers
Daniel R. Karon


700 West St. Clair Avenue
Suite 204
Cleveland, OH 44113

tel (216) 622-1851
fax (216) 241-8175
karon@gskplaw.com
Practice Areas:
Antitrust
Consumer Fraud
Securities Fraud

EDUCATION

J.D., 1991
   Michael E. Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
   Member, The Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution
   Quarterfinalist, First-Year Moot Court Competition

B.A., Speech Communication, 1988
Certificate, Jewish Studies, 1988
   Indiana University-Bloomington

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Professor of Law, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University, Spring 2006-2010

Lecturer, Michael E. Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University, February 2008-Present

Lecturer, Columbia Law School, February 2013, 2014

Lecturer, Cardozo School of Law, April 2014

Lecturer, Tulane Law School, November 2013

Lecturer, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, November 2013

Lecturer, Vanderbilt Law School, April 2013

PUBLICATIONS

Suspicionless Strip Searches - What's Next?, 39:1 LITIGATION 8 (Winter 2013)

Ripped from the Headlines – Ten Lawyers Look at the Story, 38:2 LITIGATION 25 (Winter 2012)

“T’was Three Years After Twombly and All Through the Bar, Not a Plaintiff Was Troubled From Near or From Far.”  The Unremarkable Effect of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Re-expressed Pleading Standard in Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, 44 U.S.F. L. REV. 571 (2010)

The Unremarkable Effect of Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly on Pleading Class-Action Complaints, 11:2 ABA’s COMM’L & BUS. LITIG. 6 (Spring 2010)

Is it CAFA or Kafka, AAJ’s TRIAL MAGAZINE 24 (July 2009)

ABA’s Consumer Protection Law Developments, Chapter 5 State Consumer Law, § 36 Ohio (2009).

“When Congress Gives You Lemons . . .”  Plaintiffs’ attorneys are forced by the Class Action Fairness Act to devise innovative new ways to prosecute interstate class actions, PLAINTIFF MAGAZINE 1 (Feb. 2008)

Multi-State Class Actions After CAFA—Preserving Consumers’ Rights by Pleading Creatively, ABA’s CLASS ACTIONS TODAY 9 (special edition 2007)

“How Do You Take Your Multi-State, Class-Action Litigation?  One Lump or Two?”  Infusing State Class-Action Jurisprudence into Federal, Multi-State Class-Certification Analyses in a “CAFA-nated” World, 46 SANTA CLARA L. REV. 567 (2006)

Unjust Enrichment’s Application to Consumer Price-Fixing, Class-Action Claims, 16 ABA’s CLASS ACTIONS & DERIVATIVE SUITS 1 (Winter 2006)

Undoing the Otherwise Perfect Crime.  Applying Unjust Enrichment to Consumer Price-Fixing Claims, 108 W. VA. L. REV. 395 (2005)

A Non-Class Action Lawyer’s Guide to Ohio Consumer Class Actions–Understanding the Basics and Recognizing Opportunities, 14:3 OHIO TRIAL 26 (2005)

Price Fixing and Market Allocation–What to Avoid, What to Watch For, 2.2 ABA’S ANTITRUST COUNSELOR 1 (2005)

“Your Honor, Tear Down that Illinois Brick Wall!”  The National Movement Toward Indirect Purchaser Antitrust Standing and Consumer Justice, 30 WM. MITCHELL L. REV. 1351 (2004)

Price Fixing, Market Allocation and Bid Rigging Conspiracies:  How to Counsel Your Clients to Detect Violations and Inform You of Potential Claims, 25 AMER. J. TRIAL  ADVOC. 241 (2002)

Collusion Central.  Helping Your Clients Deal with Price Fixers, 11:3 ABA’S BUS. L. TODAY 9 (2002)

A Practitioner’s Primer on Securities Fraud Class Action Litigation, 69:6 CLEV. BAR J. 8 (1998)

Kicking Our Gift Horse in the Mouth – Arbitration and Arbitrator Bias:  Its Source, Symptoms and Solutions,
7 OHIO ST. J. ON DISP. RESOL. 315 (1992)

Winning Isn’t Everything, It’s the Only Thing.  Violence in Professional Sports:  The Need for Federal Regulation and Criminal Sanctions, 25 IND. L. REV. 147 (1991)

SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
 
American Bar Association, 2003-Present
Chairperson, National Institute on Class Actions
 
Contributor, A. Scalia & B. Garner, Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts (2012)
 
American Association of Justice, 1998-Present
Business Torts/Class-Action Section Subcommittee

SELECTED BOARD MEMBERSHIPS AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES
 
Ohio Association of Justice, 2003-Present
Board of Trustees, 2012-Present
 
Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies’ U.S. Advisory Board, 2004-Present
 
Class Action Advisory Board, Strafford Legal Publications, 2008-Present
 
Editorial Board, American Bar Association, Litigation Section’s Class Actions Today.  Jurisdiction to Resolution (special publication), 2007-2008
 
Young Leadership Board, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, 1993-1997
 
Young Leadership Board, Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland, 1997-2000

HONORS AND AWARDS
 
Norvelle Scholarship for Academic Excellence, Indiana University
 
Ohio Super Lawyer, 2012-Present