Brad Wolfe joined Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C., in January of 2016. He has represented numerous clients in complex criminal, cyber and white-collar matters in federal and state courts. Brad has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as “Top 40 Under 40” for Criminal Defense in the State of Ohio, for 2020 and 2021.
Brad focuses on obtaining the most favorable results for his clients as quickly as possible, and he takes pride in maintaining exemplary communication and compassion throughout the process. He fully understands the traumatic affect that criminal investigations and prosecutions have on his clients and their families. Brad prioritizes a zealous, detailed, and creative style of representation for each of his clients to ensure that their rights are protected.
Brad is extremely proud to be a criminal defense attorney and he appreciates the opportunity he has to make a profound and positive impact on the legal community.
Major components of his legal work center specifically on alleged offenses of violence and sex crimes. Brad also concentrates on technology-based matters, which include crypto-currency issues, dark web transactions, data seizures, social media scams, unauthorized access to computer systems, and digital extortion.
Brad is the Chair of the Cyber Security, Data Privacy & Emerging Technologies Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and the Vice-Chair of the Criminal Law Section. Brad serves on the Board of Directors for the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, where he is the Co-Chair of the Technology Committee. He also frequently lectures to attorneys, law students, and the community-at-large on a number of relevant, legal topics.
Brad is a graduate of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and serves on the Board of Trustees for its Alumni Association. During law school, Brad clerked for the Honorable Michael P. Donnelly who is now a Justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio.