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Yelena Boxer

Partner
Vice-Chair, Litigation Practice Group
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Yelena Boxer is a partner in Benesch's Litigation Practice Group. She concentrates her practice on complex commercial litigation. Yelena represents publicly traded companies and private small businesses in state and federal jurisdictions nationally. She is experienced in resolving disputes involving intellectual property, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, general tort, real estate, products liability, insurance, construction, employment, securities, probate and elections matters. Yelena has been recognized by Benchmark Litigation 2017 as a "State Litigation Star," defined as an attorney who is recommended consistently as a reputable and effective litigator by clients and peers.

  • EDUCATION

    • Case Western Reserve University, 1999, J.D.
      • magna cum laude
      • Order of the Coif
    • Miami University, 1993, B.A. in Philosophy
      • magna cum laude
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio
    • U.S. Supreme Court
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • Member, American Bar Association
    • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
    • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Board Member, Chairman, Personnel Committee, Greater Cleveland Volunteers, 2014-present
    • Legal Aid Society (Pro Bono Clinics & Representation)
    • Member, Irish American Law Society of Cleveland
    • Board Chair, Center of Ecological Design and Restoration
    • Host Committee, Racial Fairness Project
    • Former Member, Cleveland Law Transition Team