Cleveland

1375 East Ninth Street, One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor, Cleveland, OH 44114

Contact Info

P 216.623.0150
F 216.623.0134

Partner In Charge:

Douglas E. Spiker

Office Administrator:

Kelly Nizzer Bates



In 2017, six attorneys from Roetzel's Cleveland office were selected by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine as "Ohio Super Lawyers." Five attorneys, under age 40 or in practice 10 years or less, were named as "Ohio Super Lawyers – Rising Stars." In addition, nine attorneys were recently named The Best Lawyers in America© for 2017.

Roetzel has been ranked in the 2017 "Best Law Firms" list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® nationally in six practice areas and regionally in 35 practice areas. Roetzel’s Cleveland office earned a Metropolitan Tier 1 ranking in Litigation – Securities and additional tiered rankings in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Corporate Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

A number of our attorneys contribute their experience and insight from former government and business positions to assist our clients. Some of these previous posts include assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio, Hearing Officer for the Ohio Industrial Commission, and law directors, among other prestigious positions.

Several of our attorneys are Board Certified Civil Trial Attorneys by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and Certified Workers' Compensation Law Specialists by the Ohio State Bar Association. Among our ranks is a former president of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

The office is located in the heart of downtown Cleveland. Conveniently located near Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, downtown Cleveland provides easy access to multiple highways and is close to federal and state courthouses, hotels, restaurants, and professional sports stadiums.

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