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CELEBRATING OUR CLIENTS SINCE 1932

As a proactive and innovative business advisory and advocacy law firm, the Walter Haverfield advantage instills confidence and security for the future.

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Walter Haverfield

Our approach to providing law services is based on three core beliefs: knowledgeable and compassionate legal service, collaborative relationships, and most importantly, attentive responsiveness for competitive solutions.

At Walter Haverfield, our established firm-wide deep bench strength is continually evolving to serve you. Because your future is our focus.

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TRUSTED LEGAL ADVISORS SINCE 1932

With collective firm-wide insight, we proactively position our clients ahead of challenges affecting their business with established, dedicated legal counsel. As a proactive and innovative business advisory and advocacy law firm, the Walter Haverfield advantage instills confidence and security for the future.

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Client Testimonials

“Walter Haverfield navigates through very complex real estate structures that have multiple sources of both public and private financing.”

CAROL SMITH

Senior Vice President of Special Projects – Hall of Fame Village

“Walter Haverfield is our go-to law firm for any of the tough real estate deals that need to get done. ”

JIM DOYLE

Principal and Owner – Hemingway Development

“The attorneys at Walter Haverfield are our trusted business partners and advisors for our ESOP, mergers & acquisitions and corporate governance.”

ALI JAMSHIDI

Vice President and CFO – CTL Engineering, Inc.

“We value Walter Haverfield for its approachability, professionalism and responsiveness to client needs, which is second to none.”

DR. CAMERON RYBA

Superintendent – Strongsville City Schools

“I have several patents in my name, and I’ve worked with many patent firms in the past. Walter Haverfield, and our point person, Jamie Pingor, are top notch.”

BLAKE SQUIRES

Founder and Partner – Generator Works

“Walter Haverfield provides the same attention and insight as in-house legal counsel, but at a fraction of the cost.”

JACOB SONDERGAARD

General Manager/President – Jacobi Carbons, Inc.

“We value Walter Haverfield for its professionalism, solid reputation and excellent service to school districts.”

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High School Principal – Boardman Local Schools

“The personalized attention given to our firm makes Walter Haverfield stand out.”

LOU CAMACHO

President – Stratos Wealth Enterprises

“I would not be where I’m at today without Walter Haverfield.”

RYAN STEFAN

President – Cuyahoga River Capital

“The attorneys at Walter Haverfield are intelligent, ethical, and reliable.”

MARIAH HALL

Director of Special Education – Sheffield-Sheffield Lake City Schools

“I have full confidence in the representation our district receives from the attorneys at Walter Haverfield.”

SANDY MCCULLOUGH

Director of Pupil Services – Independence Local Schools

“They prepare us with the tools and knowledge we need to guide our district.”

JENNIFER KNAPP

Treasurer – Buckeye Local Schools

“Walter Haverfield offers a breadth of expertise and takes time to understand our business.”

JEFF BRINDLEY

President – Roush Auto Group

“The Walter Haverfield team was knowledgeable, hard-working and responsive.”

BILL WADE

Chief Financial Officer – Mentor Public Schools

“I truly appreciate the partnership I have with Walter Haverfield.”

MELISSA SERROR

Human Resources Manager – Jacobi Carbons, Inc.

“Church + State was a very complicated deal. Walter Haverfield did an excellent job aligning all parties and bringing everyone to the closing table.”

MICHAEL PANZICA

Owner – M. Panzica Development

“Working with Walter Haverfield can only be described as a positive experience. The team has always helped us to achieve our desired outcome.”

BARBARA MACEYAK

Director of Human Resources & Title IX Coordinator – Shaker Heights City School District

“There are no words to describe how valuable their counsel is to us. They pitched in to come up with good solutions to very complicated issues while protecting our interests.”

KEVIN BROKAW

Cleveland-area developer

“The lawyers at Walter Haverfield think about our larger, long-term business objectives. It feels more like a partnership than a typical client-attorney relationship.”

KENNETH WALLACE

VP of Business Development – Network Solutions International

“The entire Walter Haverfield team is easily accessible and well-versed on current case law, which is priceless.”

KATHY BRAND

Special Programs Director – Jackson Local Schools

“When a situation arises, I always feel confident contacting Walter Haverfield.”

DR. JUSTIN GATES

Director of Student Services – Kent City Schools

“Walter Haverfield is a very respectable firm with great attorneys. I would recommend them to anyone looking for good counsel.”

ANEEZAL MOHAMED

Chief Legal Officer, Compliance Officer and Secretary – Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc.

“We know we can count on Walter Haverfield to provide both a timely response and solid legal guidance for our school district.

ANDY TRUJILLO

Director of Student Services – Strongsville City Schools

“We consider Walter Haverfield attorneys members of our team at ICP. ”

CHRIS SALATA

Chief Operating Officer – Industrial Commercial Properties LLC

Accolades

Our proactive and attentive approach for proven results defines Walter Haverfield’s rich history of comprehensive service. Today, our attorneys are consistently ranked, recognized and celebrated for their commitment as trusted advisors.

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90+ years of providing trusted legal counsel in Cleveland & Columbus

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