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Five Walter Haverfield Partners Recognized by Chambers USA, Firm’s Real Estate Group Recognized for Fourth Consecutive Year

June 1, 2023

Chambers USA, an affiliate of Chambers and Partners, which is the world’s leading ranking service of top lawyers and law firms, has selected Ralph E. CascarillaCharles DaroffEd HurtukIrene M. MacDougall and Josh E. Hurtuk to be included in its 2023 USA guide. Ralph, Charles, Ed, Irene and Josh are recognized in the following practice areas after Chambers USA researchers conducted numerous interviews with clients and general counsel:

  • Ralph E. Cascarilla – Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations (Ohio – Band Senior Statespeople)
  • Charles Daroff – Real Estate (Ohio – Band 3)
  • Ed Hurtuk – Real Estate (Ohio – Band 3)
  • Irene M. MacDougall – Real Estate (Ohio– Band 4)
  • Josh E. Hurtuk – Real Estate (Ohio – Band Up and Coming)

The ranking tables are compiled through an assessment of a firm’s work and opinions from external market sources, with an emphasis on client feedback. Firms and lawyers need to demonstrate sustained excellence in order to be ranked in the guide. In Chambers USA 2023, more than 8,000 law firms and 24,582 attorneys are ranked. Rankings are based on technical ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence and commitment.

Additionally, Chambers USA has selected Walter Haverfield’s Real Estate Group to be ranked in its 2023 USA guide for Band 3.

The positive client feedback that Chambers USA received about the Walter Haverfield Real Estate Group was the driving factor to achieving the ranking. “The team is always very professional and clear with their advice,” stated one client to Chambers.

Client testimonials published by Chambers state that clients find Charles Daroff’s legal work to be “effective and straightforward.” Another client added that Charles does meaningful work in the community. Ed Hurtuk comes recommended for his responsive nature, where he is described as “incredibly practical.” Irene MacDougall is listed as both “practical and knowledgeable” in a variety of different areas.

Walter Haverfield’s Real Estate team has played an integral role in transforming Northeast Ohio by supporting billions of dollars’ worth of regional development since 2013. The group represents a wide range of clients such as the nationally known Hall of Fame Village in Canton, Ohio. It also represents leading retailers in leasing activities throughout North America.

Since 1932, Walter Haverfield has served as strategic counselors to private businesses and high-net-worth individuals, delivering top-line legal services to an ever-growing client base. Today, our team of attorneys serve clients in the Midwest and across the country, focusing primarily in the areas of business services, labor and employment, real estate, tax and wealth management, hospitality and liquor control, trademark law, cannabis law, and litigation.