Located in Cleveland, Ohio, McCarthy Lebit Crystal & Liffman is a full-service law firm delivering sophisticated legal solutions to businesses, individuals, and families in over twenty practice areas. Founded in 1959 by Daniel R. McCarthy as a premier tax, estate planning, and business law firm, we have since grown to include robust legal practices in litigation, creditor and banking services, employment, personal injury, real estate, family law and numerous other specialties. The firm is proud to offer legal services in virtually every aspect of the law and streamline the delivery of these services to clients with complex and varied legal needs.

Driving our breath of services, McCarthy Lebit’s legal talent includes several of the top ranked litigators in Ohio, skilled corporate and transaction attorneys, and highly rated attorneys delivering personal legal services. Whether tackling a succession plan for a family business or complex business matters for a Fortune 500 company, our multi-practice firm brings together leading attorneys to service the full spectrum of legal needs for a diverse clientele.

At McCarthy Lebit, we are proud to offer a client experience that is highly responsive, efficient in execution, and attentive to client needs and best interests. Our steadfast commitment to client service reflects the legacy of our visionary founder, Daniel R. McCarthy, who believed the core of a great law firm is to consistently deliver exceptional service and results to clients. Driven by our commitment to exceeding expectations, we have earned a reputation for innovative legal representation and delivering landmark results for our clients. Over half of our attorney headcount has been recognized for their high caliber legal work by creditable, peer-reviewed legal publications, including SuperLawyers® and Best Lawyers in America®.

At McCarthy Lebit, our goals are to provide you more peace of mind and more time to focus on the things that matter most. Our motto “Expect More, Get More” emphasizes our belief that clients deserve representation that is tenacious, adept in solving complex problems, highly responsive, and personal. Whether our relationship starts out on the business side or the personal side, we look forward to earning your trust and providing you more success and more peace of mind.

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  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Education Law
  • Elder Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law

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Circuit Split: Can Federal Courts Award Lost Profits as Part of a Restitution Order?

by Nicholas Oleski

The Sixth Circuit has ruled against awarding lost profits as restitution to a business forced to close due to a robbery, highlighting a growing circuit split on whether lost profits can be included in restitution orders under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act (MVRA).

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Infrastructure Restructure

by David A. Lum

Developers are embracing creativity and ESG to continue their real estate projects amidst a backdrop of inflation, supply chain demands and pipeline issues.

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In the News 2017: Cleveland

by Compiled by Tess Congo

Newsworthy highlights of lawyers from Cleveland.

Cleveland Lawyers In the News

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