Ellen Maglicic Kramer is a founding member of Cohen Rosenthal & Kramer LLP. After law school, Ellen served as a law clerk for United States Bankruptcy Judge R. Guy Cole, Jr., who now serves as Chief Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Ellen’s practice focuses on sophisticated corporate and commercial disputes. She has represented consumers, shareholders, debtors, creditors, receivers, bankruptcy trustees, public school districts, limited liability companies, employees and victims of legal malpractice.
Ellen is dedicated to serving the public and advocating for the underserved. The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland has relied on Ellen for many years to handle pro bono cases. In 2016, Ellen was a keynote speaker about her representation of pro bono clients at Legal Aid’s annual luncheon. Additionally, as a participant in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service for several years, Ellen regularly fields legal questions without charge for Ohioans who do not have access to a regular attorney. Ellen is an active member of the Bar Association’s Bar Admissions committee.
Ellen was elected to the Brecksville Broadview Heights City School District School Board in 2017, and serves on the Permanent Improvement and Safety and Security Committees for the District. She continues to be a committed volunteer in the Parent Student Organization in Brecksville, where she lives with her husband, John, and her three children, Luke, Mia and Peter. In her free time, Ellen loves to run, read, travel, play board games and walk her dogs.