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.
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
- The Ohio State University (J.D. cum laude 2015; Ohio State Law Journal); Brigham Young University (M.S. 2011; B.S. 2010)
- Ohio and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
- Judicial extern to: Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (Spring 2015) and Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor, Supreme Court of Ohio (Summer 2013)