David M. Hopkins

David M. Hopkins

dhopkins@hahnlaw.com 216.274.2483


David M. Hopkins represents financial institutions and other corporate clients in the technology and food production industries in a wide range of civil litigation matters. Dave often defends his clients against claims involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, securities actions, and other business torts. Dave is well-versed in several aspects of pretrial litigation, including discovery and document review, legal research, and deposition preparation. He also has substantial experience with drafting briefs, pleadings, and pretrial motions.

In addition to his litigation practice, Dave actively engages in pro bono work, often representing clients in foreclosure actions. He also volunteers with the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. Dave’s passion for leveraging his legal experience to help his community started in law school, where he represented low-income defendants through the process of unemployment insurance claims as a student attorney for the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Project

Professional History

  • Associate, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2018-present
  • Associate, Jones Day, 2016-18; Summer Associate, 2015
  • Student Attorney, Michigan Unemployment Insurance Project, 2014



University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2015

Honors & Activities: Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law, Member; Black Law Students Alliance, Member; Outlaws of the University of Michigan, Member; National Security Law Association, Moot Court Chair


University of Michigan, B.A., Philosophy, high honors, 2013

Community Involvement

Legal Aid Society of Cleveland Brief Advice Legal Clinics, Volunteer

Awards & Distinctions

12 Under 36: Members of the Tribe, Cleveland Jewish News, 2019

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio, 2016


U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, 2018

Memberships & Affiliations

Ohio State Bar Association, Member


Federal Bar Association, Member