Nadeen Hayden


With more than a decade of trial and litigation experience, Nadeen is an indispensable advocate and asset to clients who demand the best from their legal team when their lives and reputations are on the line. Her tireless work ethic and dedication to client service comes from years of experience representing executives, elected officials, corporations and other high-profile individuals. She offers timely and cost-effective solutions with a focus on results.

Nadeen recognizes that each client who comes to her with an online defamation, harassment, or privacy issue is facing a unique crisis. Clients trust Nadeen because she not only knows how to solve their problem, but she also understands how devastating and helpless one can feel when his or her livelihood, privacy, and reputation are under attack. Nadeen’s approach to representing clients is thoughtful and effective counsel, while providing a sense of genuine concern during what can often be a stressful time.

Nadeen’s practice focuses on representing businesses and non-profits of all sizes and high-profile individuals and professionals, including elected officials, executives, doctors and lawyers who are facing significant online crises such as competitor attacks, extortion and harassment.  She helps clients identify the source of anonymous online assaults and remove defamatory and false content, reviews, articles, videos, pictures, social media posts, blogs, court documents, search results, discussion board threads, entire websites, and any other form of online content.

Nadeen practiced law at one of Ohio’s premier criminal defense firms prior to joining Minc Law. She also served as a judicial staff attorney in Ohio’s largest court, managing and resolving hundreds of cases.  Her unparalleled familiarity with the intricacies and nuances of the court system contributes to her efficient and successful handling of matters. Her extensive knowledge of litigation procedure is invaluable and complements the firm’s digitals tools and investigative techniques used to bring relief to individuals and entities who have had their reputations and brands attacked online.

Nadeen, received her undergraduate degree cum laude in just 2.5 years. She is a leader in Cleveland’s professional and civic communities. She has served on the board of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and its charitable arm, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Foundation. Nadeen also is one of the youngest attorneys to be invited to serve on the Executive Committee of the prestigious William K. Thomas American Inn of Court, which she has been a member of since 2011.  In 2017, Nadeen became one of the youngest judicial candidates in Ohio history when she ran for a seat in her local municipal court, earning the endorsement of several non-partisan groups, unions and professionals.

Nadeen, a multilingual travel enthusiast, is a certified yoga instructor who strongly believes in the importance of staying active and pursuing a healthy lifestyle.

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Civic Involvement


  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Arabic

Bar Admissions


Cleveland State University (B.A.)

  • With Honors in Political Science
  • Alpha Lambda Delta
  • Dean’s list

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D.)

  • Justinian Forum
  • Dean’s List
avvo client choice award
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Avvo Client Choice Award
martindale hubbell client champion gold
Better Business Bureau A+ Rating

Representative Matters

  • Removed defamatory website that falsely accused prominent real estate developer of fraudulent acts and bad faith business practices.
  • Obtained temporary restraining order and injunctive relief on behalf of wrongfully accused student facing sexual assault charges.
  • Obtained monetary civil judgments and executed on said judgments on behalf of more than 100 clients.
  • Identified a medical practitioner’s anonymous competitor who published false online reviews; as a result of ensuing litigation, client was awarded damages for defamation.
  • Removed an embarrassing criminal charge against an executive that was published on a local news website.
  • Removed false and defamatory review by terminated employee of a large company.
  • Identified anonymous publishers of false online reviews for numerous clients.
  • Removed fake negative reviews on Yelp, Google, Yahoo and Facebook for a wide variety of clients, including a dentist, physician, personal training studio, medical spa, property management company, and smart phone application company.
  • Successfully stopped dissemination of bogus sexual harassment claim and extortion attempt of an business executive by an individual he met online.
  • Obtained settlement on behalf of multi-million-dollar corporate client in complex defamation litigation.


  • WKT American Inn of Courts, The City Club Cleveland – “Freedom of the Press, at the Intersection of The Law & Anything Goes”, October 2013, The City Club Cleveland
  • WKT American Inn of Courts, The City Club Cleveland – “Character and Credibility of a Witness”, February 2013
  • WKT American Inn of Courts, The City Club Cleveland – “Say No to This, Ethics of Avoiding Temptation for Legal Professionals”, December 2017



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