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Mark B. Radefeld


Mark Radefeld


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Mark is a partner in Walter Haverfield’s Real Estate Group located in Cleveland, Ohio. His practice encompasses all legal issues related to commercial real estate transactions, including development, acquisition, disposition, and financing with a strong focus on national retail leases in shopping centers and in street/flagship locations. Mark has extensive experience preparing, reviewing and negotiating lease agreements for both landlords and tenants, including many national and international retailers, specifically for cosmetics, beauty, jewelry and apparel retailers. While he primarily represents retail tenants at the national level, Mark also does office and restaurant leases for clients, and represents landlords and tenants in the acquisition, financing, development and leasing of their properties. Prior to his legal career, Mark was a highly accomplished professional snowboarder with multiple national championships.


  • 2024 – Mark B. Radefeld received a 2024 Best Lawyers recognition for Real Estate Law.



  • Represents major national and international retailers for mall and street location leases.
  • Represented Fortune Global 500 retailer in the negotiation of multiple flagship stores in major markets, including, without limitation, on Fifth Avenue, at the new World Trade Center, and in Times Square.
  • Represented multiple tenants for space at Hudson Yards in New York City, which is the largest private development in the U.S.
  • Represents international apparel retailer in hundreds of leases across the U.S. in connection with its North American expansion.
  • Represents Fortune 500 cosmetics/beauty retailer in hundreds of leases, including, without limitation, mall and street deals to expand the footprint of newly acquired brands and to maintain and manage the footprint of its legacy brands.
  • Represents luxury fashion apparel retailer for leases across the country.
  • Represented multiple tenants for space in American Dream, a new mall in New Jersey that will be the second largest mall in the country.
  • Represents international jewelry retailer in connection with its entry into and expansion within the U.S.
  • Represented Canadian fashion retailer with its first retail lease in the U.S.
  • Represents national restaurant/entertainment concept in connection with its expanding portfolio.


  • Member, Ohio Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers