Walter Haverfield Attorney

Jamie A. Price

  • Associate
  • Cleveland Direct: 216.928.2931
  • Cleveland Fax: 216.916.2439

Overview

Jamie is an attorney with Walter | Haverfield's Litigation group. Her practice concentrates on civil, commercial, and probate litigation. Jamie's experience includes defending lawyers against malpractice claims and in grievance proceedings, defending and counseling employers in discrimination and harassment matters, representing insureds in general liability cases, and handling appellate matters before various Ohio Appellate District Courts.

Jamie attended Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, where she earned her B.A. in Sociology with Honors in 2005. She then attended Case Western Reserve University School of Law, graduating in 2008. While at CWRU, Jamie was the Executive Notes Editor of the Health-Matrix Journal of Law-Medicine from 2007-2008, a member of the Ault Mock Trial Team, and a Regional Semifinalist in the 2008 American Association of Justice Mock Trial Competition. She was selected to join the Order of Barristers and was the recipient of the National Association of Women Lawyers' Outstanding Woman Law Graduate Award.

Jamie is a member of the American, Ohio, and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations and an Associate in the Judge John J. Manos American Inn of Court.

Experience

Commercial Litigation
  • Represented Ohio shareholders in a shareholder derivative suit and week-long trial involving breach of fiduciary duty, self-dealing, and corporate waste claims
  • Assisted in the representation of former owners of a company against breach of fiduciary duty claims in an adversary proceeding in bankruptcy court
  • Opposed and argued against a Trustee’s motion to strike defendants' affirmative defenses in bankruptcy court
  • Sat second chair in a multi-million dollar AAA arbitration involving the valuation and re-purchase of a minority shareholder’s interest in a closely-held company and employment-related counterclaims
  • Participates in pleading, motion practice, and discovery in breach of contract actions in Ohio state courts
Labor & Employment
  • Assists in the defense of employers in harassment and discrimination claims
  • Counsels employers and their management on federal and state laws regarding discrimination and harassment and strategies for preventing employment-related claims
  • Negotiated a severance package for an employee
Intellectual Property
  • Prepares and files trademark applications with the USPTO
  • Analyzes potential trademark and copyright infringement issues and prepares cease-and-desist letters
Litigation
  • Sat first chair in a six-day legal malpractice jury trial involving claims that independent contractors from an attorney’s ancillary business provided negligent estate and Medicaid-planning advice to the client
  • Tried a two-day legal malpractice bench trial arising out of claims that an attorney was negligent in handling the client’s underlying divorce action
  • Argued, as second chair, two disciplinary trials before Panels of the Board of Commissioners of Grievances and Discipline
  • Argues appeals before several Ohio Appellate District Courts involving professional and general liability matters
  • Assists in the preparation of appellate briefs and jurisdictional briefs to the Ohio Supreme Court in legal malpractice matters, addressing issues involving the commencement of the statute of limitations period and the requirement of expert testimony to substantiate a malpractice claim
  • Obtained injunctive relief against a party who negotiated and refused to return over six-figures in pension overpayments to which the party was not entitled
  • Represents administrators of estates and trustees of trusts in connection with will contest and undue influence claims
  • Participates in pleadings, motion practice, and discovery in legal malpractice and general liability matters
  • Conducts depositions of experts and lay witnesses in legal malpractice and general liability matters

Recognition

  • 2018 - Selected to Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Area of practice: Business Litigation.
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Articles

Presentations

  • “Keeping It Clean: Using Social Media Professionally,” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, December 19, 2017
  • “Nonrefundable Fee Agreements,” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Ethics & Professionalism Committee Continuing Legal Education: Sizzling Hot Topics in Professional Conduct, October 25, 2017
  • “Effective and Ethical Use of Flat Fees in Your Practice: Review of the Recent Advisory Opinion,” Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Small & Solo Section Continuing Legal Education: Tips, Tricks and Trends in the Small/Solo Practice, May 13, 2016
  • “Texting, Blogging, and Cloud Computing: A Guide to Protecting the Next Generation of Attorney-Client Communications," Professional Liability Services, Inc. Legal Ethics, Professionalism, Substance Abuse & Risk Management for Lawyers Seminar, November 9, 2012
  • “Boundaries of the Attorney-Client Privilege in the Tech Age: How to Ensure Your Multimedia Communications are Protected,” Sherwin Williams CLE Program: Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Law CLE, October 26, 2012
  • Co-Presenter, “Boundaries of the Attorney-Client Privilege in the Tech Age: How to Ensure Your Multimedia Communications are Protected,” Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys Legal Malpractice Seminar, June 15, 2012
  • “Boundaries of the Attorney-Client Privilege in the Tech Age: How to Ensure Your Multimedia Communications are Protected,” Gallagher Sharp Annual Spring seminar, April 2012

Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Associate, Judge John J. Manos American Inn of Court
  • Member, Board of Directors, Anti-Defamation League, Ohio/Kentucky/Allegheny Region
  • Member, National Civil Rights Committee, Anti-Defamation League

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