F. Daniel Balmert

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Offices Akron
Phone 330.208.1016
Fax 330.208.1067
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Dan is a retired partner of the Vorys Akron office and practiced in the areas of general, commercial and product litigation, employment law, and workers’ compensation.  He focused on defense of matters in federal and state courts in Ohio and surrounding states including litigation of mass tort claims involving alleged benzene and manganese exposures.  He is licensed in the state and federal courts of Ohio, and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and the United States District Court, District of Nebraska.

Dan opened the firm’s Cleveland office in 1982 and served as its managing partner from 1983-2004.  He opened the firm’s Akron office in 2004 and has served as the managing partner of that office since it was opened.

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Dan is a member of the Federal Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association and the Akron Bar Association, and is a Master Bencher in the Cleveland Employment American Inn of Court.

Dan is a frequent lecturer for the Akron Bar Association, the Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, the Self-Insured Group of Ohio and The Ohio Self-Insurers Association on medical and legal issues.  He has also spoken at the Annual Meeting of the Federal Bar Association and at an annual meeting of the Association of Legal Administrators in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on the topic of leadership in law firm management.

Dan received his J.D. magna cum laude from Capital University Law School where he was a member of the Order of the Curia.  He received his B.A. cum laude from the University of Notre Dame.

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