Firm Overview

Since 1903, Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP (“Calfee”) has been providing meaningful legal counsel in matters that are critical to our clients’ business success. With offices in Ohio’s three largest cities (Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati) as well as Washington, D.C., Calfee’s 200 professionals provide strategic and comprehensive counsel to Fortune 500 corporations, mid-sized companies, family-owned and privately held businesses, entrepreneurs and startups, government agencies and municipalities, and individuals.

Calfee attorneys are often engaged as United States or local counsel on complex legal matters domestically and internationally. Calfee attorneys work directly with our clients’ business leaders and in-house counsel as well as cooperatively as part of a client’s team of outside law firms. With Midwestern rates, a commitment to responsiveness, and a long track record of partnering with clients to meet their business goals, Calfee has been recognized as a leading law firm by Chambers USA and U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” among others.

Calfee’s legal services encompass the entire spectrum of general domestic and international business transactional law and litigation, including:

Corporate and Capital Markets
• Capital markets/securities transactions
• Corporate governance
• Entrepreneurial finance
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Public reporting and board counseling

Business Transactions and Services
• Business restructuring and insolvency
• Commercial business and finance
• Compliance services
• Employee benefits and executive compensation
• Energy and natural resources, oil, gas and shale
• Environmental law
• Estate and succession planning
• Health care law
• Labor and employment
• Partnerships, LLCs and joint ventures
• Private equity
• Public finance and public law
• Real estate and construction law
• Tax

Intellectual Property
• Copyrights
• Information technology
• Patent prosecution, opinion work, counseling and litigation
• Trademarks

• Antitrust and trade regulation counseling litigation
• Appellate proceedings litigation
• Business, corporate and commercial litigation
• Construction and real estate litigation
• Employee benefits and ESOP litigation
• Environmental litigation and enforcement
• Insurance recovery
• Intellectual property litigation
• Labor and employment litigation
• Public utilities and telecommunications litigation
• Securities litigation
• Tort, accident and products liability litigation
• White collar defense and investigations

Calfee Strategic Solutions

Through our wholly owned subsidiary, Calfee Strategic Solutions, our professionals provide guidance to clients in the following areas:

• Land use and zoning consulting
• Monitoring
• Public affairs and executive communication
• Strategic government relations and lobbying (state of Ohio and federal government)

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
The Calfee Building
1405 East Sixth Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Tel 1.216.622.8200

Firm Contacts
Other Offices
  • Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

    1627 I Street NW, Suite 1120
    Army & Navy Club Building
    Washington, District of Columbia 20006
    Tel. 1.202.559.9310
  • Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

    2800 First Financial Center
    255 East Fifth Street
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-4728
    Tel. 1.513.693.4880
    Fax 1.513.842.7028
  • Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

    1200 Huntington Center
    41 South High Street
    Columbus, Ohio 43215-3465
    Tel. 1.614.621.1500
    Fax 1.614.621.0010
    • Leah Pappas Porner
      Partner-in-Charge, Columbus & Chair, Government Relations and Legislation Group

      Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
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