Archive for August, 2012

GK Featured in Cleveland’s Top Rated Lawyers (2012 edition)

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Giffen & Kaminski were featured in this ALM publication which was distributed in The Plain Dealer and The Wall Street Journal on July 31, 2012.  View it online at

GK Wins Jury Verdict in Failure to Hire Case

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Giffen & Kaminski defended an educational institution from claims it failed to hire an employee because of her gender. The two week trial concluded in a defense verdict on all counts of the complaint.

GK Wins Unanimous Jury Verdict in Lender Liability Case

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Giffen & Kaminski recently defended lender liability claims by a minority shareholder of the borrower against its lender. After two and a half weeks of trial, but after only six hours of deliberations, the jury returned a unanimous defense verdict.

Giffen & Kaminski Honored with Trailblazer Award by CMBA

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Giffen & Kaminski accepted the Diversity and Inclusion Trailblazer Award at the 5th Annual Diversity and Inclusion Conference hosted by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. The award was given to recognize Giffen & Kaminski’s success in building a culture of inclusion both in its workforce and in the Greater Cleveland community.

The Trailblazer award celebrates law firms that are positively contributing to the creation of a culture of inclusion. Giffen & Kaminski earned this honor for its commitment to recruiting, retaining, and promoting a diverse workforce and for its work in advocating for a more diverse legal community.

Karen Giffen Elected to Board of Cleveland Legal Aid Society

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Karen L. Giffen was named Secretary/Treasurer of The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland’s board. The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland provides high quality legal services to low income and vulnerable people of Northeast Ohio. Giffen & Kaminski lawyers have been active volunteers and financial supporters of Legal Aid for years.