Jonathan F. Sobel

Jonathan F. Sobel

Mr. Sobel’s primary practice areas are business litigation and estate planning and trust/probate estate administration.

Mr. Sobel represents small to medium size businesses and professional practices in litigation in state and federal courts, arbitrations, and before state boards and regulatory bodies. The types of matters are as diverse as the businesses Mr. Sobel represents, and include contract actions; employment-related matters; competition issues; and protection of statutory rights and markets.

Mr. Sobel’s estate planning practice covers the traditional areas of tax deferral; wealth protection; and elder care planning, all within the context of meeting client goals for distribution of assets upon death or disability. For those clients who have an interest in a probate estate, Mr. Sobel has over 25 years of experience in probate administration and practice before the probate courts of Ohio.

Mr. Sobel is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Colgate University and received his law degree from Duke University. He is an adjunct professor at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio, where he teaches probate, estate planning, and business organizations in the paralegal studies program. Outside of the office, Mr. Sobel is an avid sailor.

Representative Experience

• Lead counsel representing national finance and leasing company as creditor in large Chapter 11 reorganization

• Co-counsel with partner Gary B. Kabat before the Ohio Supreme Court in the seminal case Walter v. National City Bank (1975), 42 Oh. St. 2d 524, on issue of commercial bank rights of setoff versus bank attachment of creditor

• Forty years representing individuals in litigation and negotiation of the resolution of family law matters.

Jon F. Sobel


30195 Chagrin Boulevard

Suite 300

Pepper Pike, Ohio 44124

Telephone: 216-595-8222

Facsimile: 216-595-8230


Duke University College of Law, J.D., 1979;

Colgate University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1976


Ohio, 1979

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1979

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1984


Kabat, McMillan, Mielziner & Sobel
Relationships. Respect. Results.

Address: 30195 Chagrin Boulevard, Suite 300
Pepper Pike, OH 44124
Telephone: 216-595-8222

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Easy to work with, accessible, and efficient. We are a full-service law firm with over 130 years of experience.

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January 1, 2014
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