Casey Mayell

Casey Mayell is an Associate Attorney at The Friedmann Firm LLC. He has been working for The Friedmann Firm since his third year of law school. Casey is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio. Prior to starting with The Friedmann Firm, Casey worked as a Law Clerk for the Franklin County Public Defender’s Office, where he provided legal representation and other services to those accused or convicted of a variety of misdemeanor and felony offenses, ranging from traffic citations to violent crimes.

He is a 2022 graduate of Capital University Law School. During his time at Capital, Casey was a member of the Student Government Association’s Budget Committee and participated in the Family and Youth Advocacy Clinic, where he gained practical experience on a wide range of domestic issues.

From Cleveland, Ohio, he attended Cleveland State University for his undergraduate studies and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Before attending law school, Casey worked as a Project Engineer with a civil construction company, where he was responsible for the co-management and completion of multi-million-dollar public works projects. In his free time, Casey enjoys spending time fishing, boating, skiing, and playing soccer.

Dominick Kocak

Dominick Kocak is an Associate Attorney at The Friedmann Firm LLC. He began working for The Friedmann Firm in early 2020 as a Law Clerk while in law school. Dominick is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.

Dominick earned his Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School, where he graduated summa cum laude. During his time at Capital, Dominick served as a Content Editor for Volume 50 of the Capital University Law Review, and he was a two-year advocate on the American Bar Association National Moot Court Team. Dominick earned CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in both Legal Analysis, Research, and Writing I and Contracts I. He also graduated as a member of the Order of the Barristers, a prestigious distinction recognizing students for brief writing and oral advocacy.

Before attending law school, Dominick received his bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Leadership from Miami University. He currently coaches Capital’s Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team, and he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his wife, Caroline.

Peter Friedmann

Peter Friedmann is an Ohio employment litigation attorney, who represents clients in state and federal court. Pete is licensed to practice in all Ohio state courts, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Attorney Peter Friedmann is a founding member of The Friedmann Firm, LLC, which has office locations in Columbus and North Royalton, Ohio. Nationally recognized as one of the top trial attorneys in his region, Pete devotes his practice almost exclusively to labor and employment law. He represents the rights and interests of plaintiff clients across Ohio who have legal needs involving any of the following:

Discrimination, harassment, FMLA issues, unpaid wages, overtime and commission disputes, employee misclassification, severance negotiation, wrongful termination, unlawful retaliation, whistleblower claims, and all other employment law matters.

Throughout his career, Pete has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of aggrieved employees, and he has secured substantial compensation and restitution through trial verdicts as well as settlements. He credits his family for his strong work ethic, which is a virtue that serves him well as he fights diligently for his clients both inside and outside the courtroom.

Recognized for his success, Pete holds a Top 3 rating as an employment lawyer in Columbus from Three Best Rated, and he has earned consistent recognition from Best Lawyers. For the past several years, Pete has been selected by his peers as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” for employment litigation. Moreover, he has received Superb client ratings on AVVO as well as the site’s Top Contributor award. Pete has conducted numerous lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics. He is also an active member of the Central Ohio Association for Justice, the Ohio Association for Justice, and the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association.

A 2008 graduate of Ohio University’s College of Business, Pete obtained his law degree from Capital University Law School in 2012. While in law school, he received the Outstanding Service & Leadership award for his contributions to the Corporate Law Moot Court team. Pete also received national honorary recognition for oral and written advocacy based on his performance during a mock trial argued before the Delaware Supreme Court.

Rachel Sabo Friedmann

Rachel Sabo Friedmann is a founding partner of The Friedmann Firm LLC, a plaintiff’s employment litigation law firm. She graduated from Capital University Law School in 2012, where she was a two year member of the Mock Trial team, a member of the Philip J. Fulton Fall National Moot Court Team and participated in several other organizations. Rachel was awarded the Philip J. Fulton Best Oralist award for her outstanding oral advocacy during the Capital University Law School Fall National Moot Court Team Honor Round. Rachel also studied abroad at The Asser Institute in The Hague, Netherlands, studying international criminal and humanitarian law.

From Cleveland, Ohio, she attended Cleveland State University for her undergraduate studies and received a degree in Journalism and Promotional Communication.

Rachel is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio, The United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Rachel is a member of the following organizations and bar associations: Columbus Bar Association, Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, Ohio State Bar Association, Central Ohio Association for Justice (COAJ), Women Lawyers of Franklin County and Ohio Association for Justice (OAJ). Rachel has been awarded the Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2015-2023, an honor bestowed on only 2.5% of attorneys and The Friedmann Firm was named one of the best law firms in Columbus by Columbus CEO Magazine.

In 2020, Rachel received the Louisville Slugger Award from COAJ for “knocking it out of the park for justice,” for her work on the Oakley v. OSUWMC case, a wage and hour case that settled for $4,000,000.00, benefitting thousands of healthcare workers.

In 2023, Rachel received the prestigious “Graduate of the Last Decade” award from her alma mater, Capital University Law School.

Rachel served on the Board of the Women Lawyers of Franklin County from 2013-2021 and was President of WLFC in 2019-2020. Rachel was an Ohio State Bar Foundation Fellow in 2019 and participated in the Ohio State Bar Association leadership academy in 2017. She is a sustaining member of The Junior League of Columbus. Rachel is an animal lover, actively volunteering with Rescued Ohio, a foster-based organization that finds homes for unwanted and abandoned dogs.

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