Rose Marie L. Fiore: Lawyer with McGlinchey Stafford

Rose Marie L. Fiore

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Cleveland,  OH  U.S.A.
Phone(216) 378-4970

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Practice Areas

  • Class Action Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Motor Vehicle Franchise Law
  • Consumer Financial Services Litigation
  • Hospitality Industry
University Case Western Reserve University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1992
Law SchoolCase Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1995
Admitted1995, Ohio; Supreme Court of the United States; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio; U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Professional Affiliations

•American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Forum on Franchising

•Federal Bar Association

•Cleveland Bar Association

•Ohio State Bar Association


Rose Marie L. Fiore is an experienced commercial litigator and trial attorney, practicing in the firm's Cleveland office. She has successfully briefed and argued cases in many Ohio appellate districts and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

On behalf of lending and financial services clients, Rose Marie has successfully litigated disputes concerning loan origination, forced-placed insurance, contested foreclosures, loan servicing, alleged unfair or deceptive trade practices and credit reporting. She routinely defends against common law claims and claims arising under Ohio's Uniform Commercial Code and Consumer Sales Practices Act, as well as alleged violations of TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, RICO, and FCRA.

Rose Marie also represents clients in the auto finance industry, including defense of claims under the FTC Holder Rule, notice requirements, repossession and collection issues, floor plan and warehouse lending, add-on services and products, indemnification and repurchase requests, and defense of individual and putative class action claims.

In the franchise industry, Rose Marie has successfully litigated disputes regarding trademark infringement, breach of license agreements, and vicarious liability claims. She also has obtained preliminary injunctions and temporary restraining orders on behalf of franchisor clients.


Ohio Super LawyersGeneral Litigation

Ohio Super LawyersRising Star, 2005, 2006, 2010


Summer 2014 A Comfort Letter Can Play An Important Role In Financing A Branded Hotel

Focus on Business

November 2011 Legal Standing to Foreclose: For Now - It's in the Eye of the Be-Holder

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Journal

May/June 2010No 'entitlement' to mortgage loan modification under government assistance program
Ohio Lawyer

Spring 2006Vicarious Liability Cases: Duty to Defend and Conflicts of Interest
Franchise Law Journal


January 4, 2013 Firm Announces Ohio Super Lawyers
McGlinchey News Release

December 28, 2010 Super Lawyers Names 23 McGlinchey Attorneys in Ohio and Louisiana to its 2011 List


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A “Comfort Letter” Can Play An Important Role In Financing A Branded Hotel
Rose Marie L. Fiore, July 15, 2014
A franchised or “branded” hotel is one affiliated with a major hotel franchisor, such as Hilton® or Starwood®. Hotels that are part of a branded chain typically operate under a franchise agreement. A franchise agreement is an agreement between a franchisor and a franchisee,...
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Rose Marie L. Fiore

25550 Chagrin Boulevard, Suite 406
ClevelandOH 44122-4640


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