Collin R.Flake


Cleveland + 1.216.586.1032

Collin Flake advises and represents clients in complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts. His recent representations involve clients in the manufacturing, architectural and engineering, and information services industries. He is experienced in bringing and defending cases involving contract disputes, business torts, and statutory claims.

Collin has extensive experience in all aspects of pretrial litigation and has been lead associate in drafting complaints and answers, offensive and defensive discovery, dispositive motion and opposition memoranda, settlement agreements, and appellate briefing. His experience in fact discovery includes taking and assisting in the defense of depositions.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Collin served as a judicial extern on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Ohio Supreme Court. He has published articles in the areas of employment discrimination, securities litigation, and ethics in arbitration. Collin is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and J. Reuben Clark Law Society.


  • Sprint completes private placement of wireless spectrum-backed notesJones Day represented Sprint Corporation, a communications services company, in connection with the issuance by three special purpose, bankruptcy-remote, wholly owned subsidiaries of Sprint (the Issuers) of $3.5 billion of Series 2016-1 3.36% Senior Secured Notes, Class A-1 (the Notes) in a private transaction exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933.
  • Additional Publications

    Publications Prior to Jones Day

    Third Party Funding in Domestic Arbitration: Champerty or Social Utility?, 70 Disp. Resol. J. 109

    Contrary to Popular Opinion: Why the Sixth Circuit's Omnicare Decision Should Be Reversed, 76 Ohio St. L.J. Furthermore 125

    Getting to Deuce: Professional Tennis and the Need for Expanding Coverage of Federal Antidiscrimination Laws, 17 Tex. Rev. Ent. & Sports L. 51

    Advantage Men: The Sex Pay Gap in Professional Tennis, 48 Int'l Rev. Soc. Sport 366

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