David A. Kunselman


David combines his strong foundation in economics and business law to provide valued insight and sound strategies to clients at every stage of the legal process. 

He focuses his practice on dispute resolution and corporate transactions.  As a litigator, he proves to be a steady, thoughtful, and responsive client advocate.  He has briefed and argued in state and appellate courts, as well as in Federal District Courts and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and has handled litigation on a wide range of corporate matters. 

His transaction experience includes intellectual property protection, lease and operative agreement formation, public and private offerings, asset sales, and creditors’ rights matters.

When Skill Matters

  • Arcadia Development LLC v. Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (successful defense against motion to dismiss amended complaint)
  • Automated Solutions Corporation v. Paragon Data Systems, Inc.(successful opposition to application to register trademark)
  • Ewers v. Genuine Motor Cars, Inc. (successful motion to dismiss and stay case pending arbitration)
  • Claybrook v. Nour Mgmt. Co. (In re: Discovery Zone, Inc.) (successful judgment on the pleadings)

Distinctions + Awards

  •  Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star – Business/Corporate Law

Civic Involvement

  •  Boy Scouts of America – Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 701

Professional Affiliations + Publications



  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Brent M. Buckley & David A. Kunselman, General Contract Clauses: Equitable Remedies (OH, Standard Clauses, Thompson Reuters Practical Law, Commercial Transactions (Nov. 30, 2021)

Related Practices

  • Business Law + Corporate Transactions
  • Commercial + Business Litigation
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Real Estate + Construction


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, JD cum laude

  • Union College, BA cum laude


  • Ohio

  • U.S. Court of Appeals – Sixth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Ohio

  • U.S. District Court – Southern District of Ohio

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