Daniel N. Jabe

Dan Jabe represents clients in complex commercial cases and advises clients on litigation preparation and avoidance strategies. Dan has handled cases in numerous state and federal courts involving many substantive areas of law, including bankruptcy, construction, consumer sales and marketing, energy, franchise, and tax. Representative clients include AEP, Battelle, Cardinal Health, Chrysler, Diebold, and Nationwide.

Dan has significant experience handling construction-related cases. He recently represented Nationwide Realty Investors and its subsidiaries in several multimillion dollar construction defect cases, as well as numerous related insurance coverage actions. Other significant representations include a $500 million breach of contract dispute relating to the construction of a power plant, a zoning dispute relating to the erection of anemometers by a wind power generation company, an attorneys' fees claim resulting from the breach of a construction contract for a retail store, and a $100 million breach of contract case between a metropolitan transportation authority and a tunneling contractor.

Dan also has significant experience in consumer cases, including class actions, and has assisted clients with various claims relating to direct marketing practices under the TCPA and state tort laws. In addition, Dan has extensive experience with contract disputes involving long-term obligations and has helped numerous clients address the challenging liability and damages issues presented by the breach of what are often among their most complicated contractual arrangements.

A recipient of the Columbus Bar Association's/Foundation's pro bono service award, Dan recently secured a victory for a mentally ill client in the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Business and Tort Litigation (USA) and 2) Construction
Law School Harvard Law School
Admitted Year 1997
Education University of Michigan (A.B., 1998)
Most recent firm Jones Day
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