PRACTICE AREA: Litigation
Mr. Nakon is the Firm’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He serves on the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, and is the Chairperson of the Firm's Health Care Practice Area and the Assistant Chairperson of the Firm’s Litigation Department. With over 30 years of litigation experience, Mr. Nakon has practiced before all levels of the State and Federal Courts. He focuses on business litigation with an emphasis in commercial, employment, environmental, health care, and municipal litigation. Mr. Nakon is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© (Commercial Litigation) and has been selected to the 2012 through 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers© List (Business Litigation).
Mr. Nakon is also very active in charitable and community causes, serving on several charitable and civic boards. He is the Founder and President of the Karen P. Nakon Breast Cancer Foundation and serves on the National Cancer Leadership Council. His contribution to these causes was recognized by Leadership Lorain County who presented him the 2018 Eric Nord Award for Excellence in Leadership, and the American Cancer Society who named him the 2010 Living Angel. Mr. Nakon also serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and on the Lorain County Bar Association Legal Ethics and Grievance Committee.
Martindale-Hubbell has awarded Mr. Nakon an AV rating for preeminent legal ability and having the highest ethical standards.