Walter | Haverfield counsels manufacturers of all types and sizes — from small, closely held businesses to large, multinational corporations. We serve as trusted counselors at every stage in the life of a manufacturing business, including:

  • Acquisition
  • Divestiture
  • Formation
  • Merger
  • Reorganization

Our attorneys provide counsel on diverse issues such as stockholder and owner disputes, succession planning and financing. We also assist in running the daily operations of a manufacturing company by providing advice on employee benefits, contracts and handbooks, workers’ compensation defense, environmental matters, and taxation and intellectual property, among other critical issues.

Manufacturing businesses frequently face the risk of potential lawsuits. Walter | Haverfield proves especially valuable when such risks arise, negotiating and mediating to minimize liability and avoid litigation.



  • Manufacturing attorney recognized as AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell, has been consistently named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list and is included in several editions of Best Lawyers®.