Harry W. Greenfield

Harry W. Greenfield


Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.

Recognized since 2009

Cleveland, Ohio

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Bankruptcy
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As a nationally-ranked master swimmer, Harry knows the importance of setting goals and the preparation and tenacity necessary to meet those goals.

Harry approaches each matter with zeal and a fresh perspective. He can mastermind a plan and follow it through to success. On behalf of both corporate debtors and creditors, including commercial lessors, financial institutions, financially-distressed businesses, financing companies, lessees, Official Creditors' Committees, secured lenders, and Trustees in bankruptcy, Harry handles matters in state and federal courts involving:
  • Receiverships
  • Mechanic's Liens
  • Collections
  • Foreclosures
  • Lease Defaults
  • UCC Issues

    He also represents purchasers and sellers of businesses.

Contact & Links

Location

  • Fifth Third Center, Suite 1300
    600 Superior Avenue East
    Cleveland, OH 44114

Languages

  • English

Education

  • Cleveland State University , J.D., graduated 1970
  • Ohio University, BBA, graduated 1967

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, Supreme Court of Ohio

Affiliations

  • American Bankruptcy Institute - Member
  • American Board of Certification of Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights - Emeritus Director; Former Chairman
  • American College of Bankruptcy - College Fellow, XXIII Class
  • American Heart Association, Greater Cleveland Division - Board of Directors
  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law - Adjunct Professor, Business Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Law League of America - Member
  • Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA) - Member
  • INSOL International - Member
  • Lake Erie Local Masters Swim Club - Board Member, Vice Chair
  • Lease Enforcement Attorney Network (LEAN) - Member
  • Ohio Masters Swim Club - Board Member
  • Ohio University College of Business - Visiting Professor
  • Turnaround Management Association - Member
  • U.S. Masters Swim Club - Member, Financial & Review Committees

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Litigation - Bankruptcy

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Bankruptcy, Cleveland (2022)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Special Focus

  • Chapter 11
  • Chapter 12
  • Commercial
  • Committee Representation
  • Creditor Committees
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Debtors' Rights
  • Liquidations
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Out-of-Court Workouts
  • Workouts and Restructurings

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America - Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency & Reorganization Law
  • Best Lawyers in America - Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Top Attorneys in Ohio
  • Super Lawyers - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Commercial Law League of America - President's Cup (2000)
  • American College of Bankrutpcy - College Fellow, XXIII Class (Inducted 2012)
  • Certified Specialist in Business Bankruptcy - American Board of Certification
  • Certified Specialist in Creditors' Rights Law - American Board of Certification
  • AV-Preeminent Rated - Martindale-Hubbell
  • America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the field of Bankruptcy/Restructuring Law - Chambers USA
  • Lifetime Achievement Award (2013 Honoree) - Turnaround Management Association, Ohio Chapter

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Certified Specialist in Business Bankruptcy

American Board of Certification

Certified Specialist in Creditors' Rights Law

American Board of Certification

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