Daniela Paez


Practice Areas:

Daniela’s practice is focused on complex business litigation, employment litigation, immigration management services, and securities. She works with a wide range of clients in various aspects of litigation, including discovery, motion practice, and trial preparation. Daniela is fluent in Spanish and has basic knowledge of Portugese.

Education & Admissions


  • San Francisco State University

    (B.A., cum laude, 2009)
    Dean’s Honor List 2008, 2009

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law

    (J.D., 2013)
    Dean’s Honor List 2010, 2011 Klatsky Fellowship Recipient, John Wragg Kellogg Prize


  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit



  • On behalf of numerous corporations in Silicon Valley, assisted international students with applications for work authorization through F-1 Optional Practical Training and, in some cases, through the H-1B process.
  • Advised international students on securing F-1 visas and the immigration process, including working to change immigration status once in the U.S.
  • Extern to Judge Stuart A. Friedman of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.
  • Human Rights Watch (Legal Fellow, LGBT Rights Division, 2011).



  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association


  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2017)