Firm Profile

Walter Haverfield LLP


The Tower at Erieview, Suite 3500
1301 East Ninth Street
Cleveland, OH 44114-1821
United States
(216) 781.1212

Firm Details

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 at an exceptional value.  Our track record has allowed us to sustain year-after-year growth.  Walter | Haverfield has doubled its size in the past decade to become one of the top ten Cleveland-based law firms.  Today, our team of nearly 80 attorneys is focused primarily in the areas of corporate transactions, real estate, intellectual property, labor and employment, tax and wealth management, liquor control law, litigation, public law and education.


Ralph E. Cascarilla
Managing Partner

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Cleveland in Real Estate Law with 9 lawyers


T. Ted Motheral
Corporate Transactions Section
Christina Henagen Peer
Education Law Section
James J. Pingor
Intellectual Property
Eric J. Johnson
Labor and Employment Law Section
John N. Neal
Liquor Control Law
Ralph E. Cascarilla
Litigation Section
Ralph E. Cascarilla
Managing Partner
William R. Hanna
Public Law Section
John W. Waldeck, Jr.
Real Estate Section
Lacie L. O'Daire
Tax & Wealth Management Section

Firm Practice Areas

  • Antitrust Law
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Economic Development Law
  • Education Law
  • Elder Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Media Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Office Locations

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Cleveland, OH

The Tower at Erieview, Suite 3500

1301 East Ninth Street

Cleveland, OH 44114-1821

United States

(216) 781.1212

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Columbus, OH

175 On The Park, Suite 290

175 South Third Street

Columbus, OH 43215

United States

(614) 246.2150

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