McClellon D. Cox, III


McClellon’s practice focuses on general business litigation and the resolution of complex business disputes. He has experience with all aspects of the litigation process, and is prepared to assist clients with their business litigation needs.

Education & Admissions


  • Morehouse College

    (B.S., cum laude, 2016)

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law

    (J.D., 2019)

    Order of the Barristers; Law and Leadership Scholar; President, Black Law Students Association


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



  • Researches, drafts, and files various pleadings, dispositive motions, memoranda in support, and other documents in federal and state court.
  • Assists with the review and summary of discovery documents, and drafts and responds to discovery requests, including requests for production of documents, requests for admissions, and interrogatories.
  • Conducts depositions of witnesses in preparation for trial and dispositive motions.
  • Prepares for and attends mediations on behalf of clients.
  • Analyzes cases and prepares preliminary evaluations of client exposure and potential liability.
  • Conducts legal research and drafts memoranda analyzing a broad range of complex legal issues.
  • Assists with the management of case files from client intake through settlement or trial.
  • Participated in the International Criminal Court Moot Court, Jonathan M. Ault Mock Trial, and National Black Law Students Association Mock Trial competitions during law school.



  • Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice (Millennial Task Force Member)
  • Case Western Reserve University Black Law Students Association Mock Trial Team (Adjunct Professor and Co-Coach)
  • 100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland (Member)
  • The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland (Brief Advice Clinic Volunteer)