June 1, 2022

Chambers USA, an affiliate of Chambers and Partners, which is the world’s leading ranking service of top lawyers and law firms, has selected Walter Haverfield’s Real Estate Group to be ranked in its 2022 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. “Walter Haverfield is a quality firm that prides itself on its client service,” stated one client to Chambers.

Charles Daroff, Ed Hurtuk and Irene MacDougall are among five Walter Haverfield real estate partners recognized by Chambers USA in its 2022 guide for Ohio. Client testimonials published by Chambers state that Charles Daroff is well reputed for his strong capabilities in various elements of real estate transactional work and “good to deal with.” Ed Hurtuk comes recommended for his broad capabilities in commercial real estate and finance work, where he is described as “practical, friendly and solution-oriented.” Irene MacDougall is listed as “thorough and pragmatic.”

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 as well as developers in the acquisition, redevelopment and financing of warehouses, offices and industrial buildings.

In 2021, the group represented Industrial Realty Group (IRG) of Los Angeles and Industrial Commercial Properties (ICP) of Solon in acquiring Cleveland’s International Exposition Center, better known as the I-X Center. The team also represented ICP in acquiring land formerly known as the home of Geauga Lake Park, Six Flags and Sea World in Bainbridge Township, Ohio.

Since 1932, Walter Haverfield attorneys have served as strategic counselors to private businesses, public entities and high-net-worth individuals, providing creative and customized solutions that deliver outstanding results. Our track record has allowed us to sustain year-after-year growth, and in the past decade, we have doubled our size. Today, our team of nearly 90 attorneys is focused primarily in the areas of business services, real estate, intellectual property, labor and employment, education, tax and wealth management, hospitality and liquor control, litigation and public law.