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Closely Held Business & Family-Owned Services

Business Services

Walter Haverfield’s Business Services Group proudly provides counsel around your business needs to deliver comprehensive assessments, detailed plans, and thorough guidance. For over 90 years, we have provided a full range of legal services to family-owned and other closely held businesses representing companies from all industries.

Practice Group Leader

T. Ted Motheral, Partner

Ted focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, as well as private debt and equity financing.

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Our Closely Held Business & Family-Owned Difference

As a proactive and innovative business advisory and advocacy law firm, the Walter Haverfield advantage instills confidence and security for our family-owned and closely held business clients.

Areas of focus include:

Recognition

Our business attorneys in our Cleveland and Columbus offices are consistently ranked and recognized by Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, and more. At Walter Haverfield, we pride ourselves on becoming each client’s trusted corporate advisor for all their business service needs.

U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® 2022 “BEST LAW FIRMS” RANKINGS

  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Litigation – Real Estate
  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Real Estate Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Banking and Finance Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Tax Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2 Trusts & Estates law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3: Litigation – ERISA
  • Metropolitan Tier 3: Litigation – Insurance

 

U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® 2021 “BEST LAW FIRMS” RANKINGS

  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Litigation – Real Estate
  • Metropolitan Tier 1: Real Estate Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Metropolitan Tier 2: Tax Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3: Banking and Finance Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3: Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Metropolitan Tier 3: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Metropolitan Tier 3: Litigation – Trusts & Estates