Gregory C. Djordjevic


Greg is a commercial litigator who represents a wide spectrum of clients in complex business and employment disputes in state and federal courts across the country. He also represents clients in matters administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR). Greg’s clients are diverse and include Fortune 500 companies, private equity firms, public entities, closely held corporations, and individuals. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in high-stakes litigation. Greg does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to litigation but, instead, he thinks strategically, evaluates his clients’ positions and desired outcomes, and works tirelessly to achieve the best possible result.

Education & Admissions


  • University of Mount Union

    (B.A., magna cum laude, 2013)

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

    (J.D., cum laude, 2016)


  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio


  • Representing a private-equity firm in bet-the-company international arbitration before the ICDR.
  • Successfully petitioned the tribunal in the ICDR for early and expedited specific-performance relief ordering the sale of the parties’ joint venture pursuant to the terms of the shareholders’ agreement, which Judge Lewis A. Kaplan in the Southern District of New York affirmed. Telecom Business Solution, LLC v. Terra Towers Corp., 22-cv-1761 (LAK), 2023 WL 257915 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 18, 2023).
  • Representing a private equity firm in an action resulting from a borrower’s failure to repay approximately $36 million and, as part of that litigation, successfully sought the appointment of a receiver to control and operate the hotel at issue and defended the receiver’s decision to sell the hotel to a large hospitality company for $43 million in the court of appeals. Cleveland Int’l Fund Medical Mart Hotel v. Optima 777, LLC, 8th Dist. Cuyahoga No. 111616, 2023-Ohio-715, 2023 WL 2417703.
  • Represented a school district in successfully challenging the constitutionality of Ohio Rev. Code § 3311.242, resulting in its severance from House Bill 166, and it being stricken as unconstitutional. Plain Local Sch. Dist. Bd. of Educ. v. DeWine, 486 F. Supp. 3d 1173 (S.D. Ohio 2020).
  • Represented a Fortune 10 opioid distributor in multi-district litigation against claims brought by multiple politic subdivisions.
  • Represented a medical-gas company in a mass tort, product liability action in which hospital patents alleged that the client supplied defective equipment to a major healthcare system, which concluded with the client being dismissed from all actions and released without liability.
  • Successfully opposed a motion for temporary restraining order seeking to stop or delay a $40 million transaction.
  • Successfully obtained the dismissal of a multinational bank from a lawsuit in the Eastern District of Kentucky alleging violations of Section 4A of the Uniform Commercial Code, negligence, and conversion.
  • Successfully defended a prominent businessman in a lawsuit seeking to undo an agreement that was executed years ago and memorialized by the judgment of a Cuyahoga County-based court. Kennedy v. Dottore, 8th Dist. Cuyahoga No. 108562, 2020-Ohio-3451, 2020 WL 3467795.
  • Represented the former owner and chief executive officer of a closely held manufacturing company against allegations that he breached representations and warranties in a sale-purchase agreement, which concluded with the client receiving a high six-figure settlement.



  • Achievement Centers for Children (Associate Board)
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association


  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2020-2023)
  • Named to the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation; Immigration Law (2021-2024)