Samir B. Dahman

Samir B. Dahman: Attorney with Samir Dahman, Esq.

Biography

Samir Dahman founded Dahman Law after practicing for years at Ohio's largest law firms. His practice includes commercial litigation, business law, employment, and estate planning.

Samir's business background has given him the ability to provide practical solutions to legal problems and manage cases in a cost-efficient manner. His sincerity and willingness to handle a variety of legal work make him a pleasure to work with.

Since 2011, Samir has been selected as a Super Lawyer or Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyer magazine, a distinction reserved for no more than the top 5% of lawyers in Ohio. He has also earned an AV® Preeminent rating from his peers for his "very high legal ability and very high ethical standards." Such a rating "is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence."

Areas of Practice (267)

  • Arbitration
  • Asset Protection
  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Formation
  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Employment Contracts
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
  • Small Business Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Negligence
  • Civil Appeals
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Agency and Distributorships
  • Mediation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Arbitration
  • Business Associations Law
  • Business Cooperatives
  • Business Crimes
  • Business Development
  • Business Dissolutions
  • Business Enterprises
  • Business Estate Planning
  • Business Fraud
  • Business Mediation
  • Business Organization
  • Business Planning
  • Business Regulation
  • Business Reorganization
  • Business Start-Ups
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Business Successions
  • Business Syndication
  • Business Taxation
  • Business Torts
  • Business Transactions
  • Business Transfers
  • Business Trusts
  • Business Valuation
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Buying and Selling of Businesses
  • Closely Held Business Estate Planning
  • Closely Held Business Law
  • Closely Held Business Taxation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Emerging Business Law
  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • Entrepreneurial Business Law
  • Family Business Law
  • Family Business Mediation
  • Family Business Successions
  • International Business Law
  • International Joint Ventures
  • Joint Ventures
  • Limited Liability Company Law
  • Minority Business Law
  • Pass-Through Entities
  • Private Business Law
  • Privatization
  • Professional Practices
  • Sole Proprietorships
  • Strategic Alliances
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Bribery
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Commercial Bad Faith
  • Commercial Constitutional Law
  • Commercial Crimes
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Mediation
  • Commercial Torts
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Commercial Transfers
  • Commercial Trusts
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Commercial Law
  • International Sale of Goods
  • Negotiable Instruments
  • Retail Liability
  • Sale of Goods
  • Secured Transactions
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Warehousing
  • Architectural Law
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction and Design Law
  • Construction and Surety Law
  • Construction Arbitration
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Equipment Liability
  • Construction Finance
  • Construction Insurance
  • Construction Insurance Defense
  • Construction Labor Law
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Liens
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Mediation
  • Construction Products Liability
  • Construction Safety
  • Construction Workouts
  • Contractor Performance Bonds
  • Contractors Liability
  • Environmental Construction Law
  • International Construction Contracts
  • International Construction Law
  • Materialmens Liens
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Public Construction Law
  • Public Works
  • Roof Industry Liability
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Contract Fraud
  • Contract Litigation
  • International Commercial Contracts
  • International Contracts
  • Closely Held Corporations
  • Corporate Banking Law
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Corporate Contracts
  • Corporate Control Contests
  • Corporate Criminal Law
  • Corporate Dissolutions
  • Corporate Ethics
  • Corporate Fiduciary Law
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Formation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Income Tax
  • Corporate Insurance
  • Corporate Insurance Defense
  • Corporate Investigations
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Corporate Organization
  • Corporate Partnerships
  • Corporate Planning
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • Corporate Reorganization
  • Corporate Successions
  • Corporate Tax Controversies
  • Corporate Tax Planning
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Corporate Trusts
  • Corporate Workouts
  • Family Corporations
  • Foreign Sales Corporations
  • Hostile Takeovers
  • Incorporation
  • International Corporate Finance
  • International Corporate Law
  • International Corporate Taxation
  • Nonprofit Corporations
  • Offshore Corporations
  • Professional Corporations
  • Public Corporations
  • S Corporations
  • Small Business Corporations
  • Takeovers
  • Automotive Franchises and Dealerships
  • Franchise Arbitration
  • Franchise Distribution
  • Franchise Law
  • Franchise Licensing
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Franchise Mediation
  • Franchise Regulation
  • Franchise Taxation
  • Franchise Termination
  • International Franchising
  • Civil Fraud
  • Fraud
  • Intellectual Property
  • Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Evictions
  • Industrial Leasing
  • International Leasing
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Lease Finance
  • Lease Terminations
  • Leasing
  • Leveraged Leasing
  • Office Leasing
  • Rent Control
  • Retail Leasing
  • Shopping Center Leasing
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • E-Discovery
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • International Litigation
  • Long-Arm Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Family Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Partnership Dissolution
  • Partnership Formation
  • Partnership Organization
  • Partnership Syndication
  • Partnership Taxation
  • Patent Litigation
  • Theft of Trade Secrets
  • Trade Secret Misappropriation
  • Counterfeiting
  • International Trademarks
  • Internet Trademarks
  • Lanham Act
  • Service Marks
  • Trade Dress
  • Trade Names
  • Trademark Arbitration
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Trademark Licensing
  • Trademark Prosecution
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Trademark Protection
  • Trademark Registration
  • Contested Trusts and Estates
  • Decedents Estates
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate Planning for Parents of Handicapped Children
  • Estate Planning for the Disabled
  • Estate Planning for the Elderly
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Couples
  • Estate Settlements
  • Family Trusts
  • Family Wealth Transfer
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Fiduciary Litigation
  • Financial Planning
  • Living Trusts
  • Personal Planning
  • Pet Trusts
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Retirement Planning
  • Special Needs Trusts
  • Trust Administration
  • Trust Law
  • Trust Litigation
  • Trust Planning
  • Wealth Planning
  • Wealth Preservation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Contested Wills
  • Inheritance
  • Living Wills
  • Missing Heir Searches
  • Successions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
614.636.1250  Phone
614.633.3366  Fax
www.dahmanlaw.com
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.A., Economics, 2002
Law School Attended:
Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2007, Executive-Editor
Year of First admission:
2007
Admission:
2007, Ohio; 2008, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; 2010, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 2012, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 2013, Michigan; 2013, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
Ohio State Bar Association; State Bar of Michigan.
Reported Cases:
Ohio Council 8 Am. Fedn. of State v. Brunner, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 3273 (6th Cir. Ohio 2012); Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co. v. McRae, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60782 (S.D. Ohio June 7, 2011); Levy v. Cain, Watters & Assocs., P.L.L.C., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9537 (S.D. Ohio Jan. 15, 2010); Ohio Neighborhood Fin. Inc. v. Massey, 2011 Ohio 2165 (Ohio Ct. App., Franklin County May 5, 2011); Ohio Neighborhood Fin., Inc. v. Christie, 2010 Ohio 5017 (Ohio Ct. App., Cuyahoga County Oct. 14, 2010); Alice's Home v. Childcraft Educ. Corp., 2010 Ohio 4121, (Ohio Ct. App., Franklin County Sept. 2, 2010); Zupp v. Mun. Civil Serv. Comm'n., 187 Ohio App. 3d 614 (Ohio Ct. App., Franklin County 2010); Fleisher v. Ford Motor Co., 2009 Ohio 4847 (Ohio Ct. App., Franklin County Sept. 15, 2009); Fleisher v. Ford Motor Co., 2009 Ohio 3846, P2 (Ohio Ct. App., Franklin County Aug. 4, 2009).
ISLN:
919788761
Hobbies & interests:
Hockey, cooking, water sports, jogging, music, skiing

Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 (28)
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  • Samir B. Dahman

    5.0/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 08/19/13 in Litigation on 08/19/13

    I consider Samir to have the highest integrity and regularly refer clients to him who come to my office with legal concerns that our outside of our scope of services.

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    I consider Samir to have the highest integrity and regularly refer clients to him who come to my office with legal concerns that our outside of our scope of services.

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    5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 08/09/13 in Litigation on 08/09/13

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  • Samir B. Dahman

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 08/02/13 in Business Litigation on 08/02/13

    Samir is a valuable asset to the profession.

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    Samir is a valuable asset to the profession.

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    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/02/13 in Business Law on 08/02/13

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    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 08/01/13 in Commercial Litigation on 08/01/13

    Samir is a top notch lawyer with excellent judgment, research and writing and trial advocacy skills. He deserves an AV rating.

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    Samir is a top notch lawyer with excellent judgment, research and writing and trial advocacy skills. He deserves an AV rating.

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    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/01/13 in Civil Litigation on 08/01/13

    Samir is an excellent attorney. He is diligent, hardworking and dedicated to finding the best possible outcomes for his clients. Highly recommended for any business or...

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    Samir is an excellent attorney. He is diligent, hardworking and dedicated to finding the best possible outcomes for his clients. Highly recommended for any business or litigation matter.

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    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 08/01/13 in Business Litigation on 08/01/13

    Samir is an honest, hardworking and diligent attorney. I would highly recommend him for any business or litigation matter.

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    Samir is an honest, hardworking and diligent attorney. I would highly recommend him for any business or litigation matter.

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    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 08/01/13 in Commercial Litigation on 08/01/13

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    5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 08/01/13 in Litigation on 08/01/13

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    5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 08/01/13 in Commercial Litigation on 08/01/13

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    5.0/5.0 on 11/10/14 on 11/10/14

    My wife and I used Dahman Law firm’s services with Samir with always very pleasant experiences. Samir is a pleasure to work with. He is very professional, accessibl...

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    My wife and I used Dahman Law firm’s services with Samir with always very pleasant experiences. Samir is a pleasure to work with. He is very professional, accessible, and patient in discussing the various options while laying out his strategy for the best outcome. We consider Samir and his law firm as our main adviser on all legal matters. {para}My wife and I would highly recommend Dahman Law firm to anyone that is looking for effective, efficient, and competent legal representation.

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    5.0/5.0 on 05/20/14 on 05/20/14

    Dahman Law represented our interests in a real estate dispute and I highly recommend them. Their team is well-respected and for a very good reason. They were extremely...

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    Dahman Law represented our interests in a real estate dispute and I highly recommend them. Their team is well-respected and for a very good reason. They were extremely prepared and vigorously advocated in our defense. Their attorneys had a well-planned strategy and anticipated how the Court would react to each situation. What impressed me the most was the ownership Samir took, and how he advocated for my personal interests as if they were his own.

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    5.0/5.0 on 10/31/13 on 10/31/13

    Samir Dahman of Dahman Law, LLC provided EXCEPTIONALLY professional, prompt, and thoughtful service and legal guidance. Dahman Law had come highly recommended to me, and...

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    Samir Dahman of Dahman Law, LLC provided EXCEPTIONALLY professional, prompt, and thoughtful service and legal guidance. Dahman Law had come highly recommended to me, and I can honestly say the service they provided was unparalleled. Whatever your legal needs, I can assure you, you will be in good hands. They arrived at our meeting so prepared that my particular concerns were addressed long before I even asked them.

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    5.0/5.0 on 09/18/13 on 09/18/13

    Samir and his staff guided us through a routine HR issue. What started as a routine hearing extended into 3 hearings. Samir kept us focused and cut to the meat of the cas...

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    Samir and his staff guided us through a routine HR issue. What started as a routine hearing extended into 3 hearings. Samir kept us focused and cut to the meat of the case. We were impressed with the level of service and preparation. He did not waste our time and the fees were very reasonable. Samir has a logical and organized mind. He is articulate, experienced and dedicated. I wholeheartedly recommend Dahman Law.

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    5.0/5.0 on 06/10/13 on 06/10/13

    Samir was very thoughtful and attentive to our needs as clients. He was easy to work with and I feel that my wife and I received a great value from Dahman Law.

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    Samir was very thoughtful and attentive to our needs as clients. He was easy to work with and I feel that my wife and I received a great value from Dahman Law.

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    5.0/5.0 on 02/15/13 on 02/15/13

    Samir is a highly knowledgeable and competent attorney, and spends extensive time understanding our company’s legal needs, while providing solutions specifically ta...

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    Samir is a highly knowledgeable and competent attorney, and spends extensive time understanding our company’s legal needs, while providing solutions specifically tailored to the direction and future of our company’s success. He is a critical thinker, with a genuine countenance, and an ongoing resource for prolific ideas and creative ventures for future business pursuits. I would recommend Samir to anyone seeking quality legal guidance.

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    5.0/5.0 on 12/18/12 on 12/18/12

    Dahman Law did an excellent job for us. They responded to our needs quickly, professionally, and we now feel protected. Their fixed fee approach provided tremendous val...

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    Dahman Law did an excellent job for us. They responded to our needs quickly, professionally, and we now feel protected. Their fixed fee approach provided tremendous value as well.

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    5.0/5.0 on 10/25/12 on 10/25/12

    Working with Sam has been a pleasure, very professional and dependable. I have used Dahman law for several legal matters on top of him doing some estate planning for my f...

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    Working with Sam has been a pleasure, very professional and dependable. I have used Dahman law for several legal matters on top of him doing some estate planning for my family. I would Highly recommend, and have to Dahman law.

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    5.0/5.0 on 09/12/12 on 09/12/12

    Very happy with the level of service and delivering the goal.

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    Very happy with the level of service and delivering the goal.

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