Squire Sanders (US) LLP
Since Squire Sanders was founded in Cleveland in the late 19th century, we have been an integral part of the business, civic and cultural life of the city and region. As our largest US office, Cleveland continues to keep Squire Sanders at the forefront in Northeast Ohio and worldwide.
At each stage in our history, Squire Sanders Cleveland lawyers have been involved in the most significant economic developments of the day: from railroads and burgeoning electric utilities and manufacturing businesses in the early 20th century to today’s most advanced biomedical, computer and chemical companies. Though the technologies have changed, our commitment to providing the highest-quality legal counsel and advocacy has remained constant. Squire Sanders consistently ranks as one of the top Cleveland law practices in Corporate Board Member.
As we continue to expand our global presence, our Cleveland lawyers provide expertise and support for leading national and international practices including corporate, environmental, financial services, healthcare, labor and employment, life sciences, litigation, public finance, sports and entertainment, and tax. Each year many Cleveland lawyers are recognized as leaders in their fields by peer-review publications including The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA.
Our litigation practice in Cleveland is comprised of more than 30 lawyers dedicated to achieving outstanding results for clients. We have achieved success for our clients in all areas of business litigation, including complex contract disputes, securities litigation and products liability class actions. Clients include global tire and automotive manufacturers, regional utilities companies, real estate groups, consumer products companies and professional athletes. Many of our litigators have achieved recognition as Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, and the U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” survey has given Tier 1 rankings to our Cleveland litigation practice.
Our Cleveland office contributes significantly to Squire Sanders’ national prominence in public finance, which is consistently ranked among the top five bond counsel practices in the country by an affiliate of Thomson Reuters. We have been prominently involved in many major publicly financed projects and public-private partnerships in Cleveland and its environs, arranging the financings for public infrastructure, schools, universities, airports, healthcare facilities and professional sports stadiums and arenas.
In addition to the quality of the counsel provided to clients, we are proud of our contributions to the community. Cleveland’s cultural institutions and charitable organizations benefit from the generosity of Squire Sanders and our lawyers, and the office is a leader in providing pro bono legal services.
Our Cleveland office is Green+ Certified by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) and its Green Initiative Committee for 2012-2014. In 2012, our office was selected as the recipient of the CMBA Innovation Award, which recognizes the firm that has gone above and beyond the requirements for CMBA Green certification. The Cleveland office also has been designated a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Business by The League of American Bicyclists for 2013-2017.