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

Founded in 1932, Walter | Haverfield LLP has been a fixture in Northeast Ohio for eighty-five years. Located in its downtown Cleveland office space overlooking Lake Erie, and in its additional office in Avon, Ohio, the firm has grown into one of the most respected legal service providers in the Great Lakes region.

Proud of its past, the firm has positioned itself to meet the challenges of the future, investing in the latest technology available to legal practitioners in order to better meet the needs of its clients. Walter | Haverfield currently focuses its practice in the following major areas--corporate transactions law; litigation; labor and employment law; education law; public law; tax planning & wealth management; intellectual property; liquor control law; and real estate law. Cognizant of today's growing global marketplace, the firm is also an integral member of Lexwork International, an association of law firms in North and South America, Europe, and Asia, whose purpose is to provide high-quality, cost-effective legal services to clients with international business interests.


Ralph E. Cascarilla
Managing Partner

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Ohio in Municipal Law with 3 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Cleveland in Education Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Cleveland in Litigation - Municipal with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Cleveland in Municipal Law with 3 lawyers


Kevin Patrick Murphy
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
Jonathan D. Greenberg
Litigation Section
Ralph E. Cascarilla
Managing Partner
William R. Hanna
Public Law Section
John W. Waldeck, Jr.
Real Estate Section
Gary A. Zwick
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

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Office Locations

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Avon, OH

36711 American Way, Suite 2C

Avon, OH 44011

United States

(440) 652.1160

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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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