Eleanor Hagan is a senior associate in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, where she has a multifaceted practice focused on complex litigation, class action defense, and internal corporate investigations.

Experienced in resolving disputes in state and federal courts, Eleanor has trial experience and has successfully obtained early dismissal in favor of her clients through dispositive motions and negotiated favorable settlements. Eleanor works to achieve superior, cost-effective results for her clients by developing a comprehensive understanding of each client’s unique business priorities and concerns to help guide her legal advice.

Before joining the firm, Eleanor clerked for two years for Judge Patricia A. Gaughan of the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Eleanor is an active member of her local legal community. She is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Northern District of Ohio serving on the ADR committee. Eleanor also serves on the board of the Northern District of Ohio Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, co-heading its Law School and Mentoring Committee.

Eleanor is also an avid volunteer for the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and the St. Malachi Monday Night Meals program. She also serves on the Young Professional Committee for the Red Cross and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cleveland.

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  • Georgetown University, J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • Georgetown University, A.B., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2009


  • Ohio, 2014


  • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of Ohio
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of Ohio
  • U.S. Dist. Ct., C. Dist. of Illinois
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2021 and 2023: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation in Cleveland

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  • Author, “Sometimes That Cadillac Is a Lemon: Why the High-Cost Health Insurance Excise Tax Needs a Tune-Up Before Implementation,” The Tax Lawyer, 2012.

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