July 8, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Edward H. Kraus has joined the Cleveland office of McDonald Hopkins as Of Counsel in the firm's Litigation department.
Kraus joins the firm from the
Prosecutor's Office where he was the Supervising Attorney for the Cuyahoga County Mortgage Fraud Task Force. During his tenure, Kraus worked with a variety of organizations including the
Attorney General's Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Ohio Department of Commerce, and the
Sheriff. He successfully organized and implemented one of the largest and most comprehensive mortgage fraud prosecutions in the country.
"We are very pleased to welcome
to our firm," said
William J. O'Neill
, chair of the Litigation Department at McDonald Hopkins. "His considerable experience working with federal, state and local enforcement will add significant value to our clients."
For 27 years, Kraus has had oversight of investigations, jury and bench trials, and appellate work. He also has extensive skills in the areas of commercial, collection and business litigation.
Kraus earned his J.D. from
Cleveland Marshall College
of Law at
Cleveland State University
and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from
Ohio State University
. He is currently Vice-Mayor of the
City of Solon, Ohio
, and has more than 10 years of experience on the Solon City Council where he serves on the Safety Committee and chairs the Enterprise Zone Committee. Previously, he served on the Planning Commission, Recreation Commission, and the Public Works Committee.
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. The more than 80-year-old firm opened its
West Palm Beach
in 2004. In
, McDonald Hopkins launched a new subsidiary based in
, McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, led by former Congressman
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