Joseph M. Muska

Associate ;
P: 216.348.5751

Joe brings a committed passion, yet practical approach, to solving clients’ problems in litigation and disputes. As an attorney at McDonald Hopkins LLC, Joe commits to represent clients with integrity and vigor. He takes pride in developing and implementing innovative strategies for clients, enabling them to efficiently achieve their goals.

Joe maintains a diverse practice representing both public and private entities throughout Ohio in federal and state courts.  He represents and advises clients in connection with business and commercial litigation matters, such as contract and cognovit disputes, professional malpractice, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, uniform commercial code disputes, and other civil and business tort actions. Joe also has experience in the prosecution and defense of non-compete, trade secret, and unfair competition claims. In addition to his business litigation and trial experience, Joe also has experience in representing natural gas distribution and transmission companies in civil litigation, including lawsuits involving fires and explosions, natural gas leaks, personal injury claims, and real and personal property damages. Joe’s appellate practice covers every aspect of the appellate process from briefing to oral argument.

Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins LLC, Joe practiced complex litigation nationwide at a prominent Cleveland firm. With an emphasis on multidistrict litigation, he primarily focused on consumer and commercial law class actions, product liability and mass tort litigation. He also practiced business and commercial litigation.

Consistent with the firm’s commitment to community service and charitable support, Joe serves and supports various area charitable and community organizations.