Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLPOverview

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service corporate law firm with more than 160 attorneys located throughout our Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Washington, D.C. offices. As a founding member of Lex Mundi, we also offer international representation through a network of independent law firms with access to 21,000 attorneys located in more than 100 countries.

Calfee has been providing meaningful legal counsel in matters that are critical to the success of our clients since 1903. Our focus is primarily on business services, business transactions, government relations, intellectual property and commercial litigation. Our lawyers routinely represent a wide spectrum of private and public organizations, entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 companies, governments and individuals, including:

  • Privately held businesses
  • Publicly held corporations
  • Financial institutions
  • State of Ohio, public agencies, counties and municipalities
  • Venture capital companies
  • Investment banking firms
  • Broker-dealers and underwriters
  • Health care organizations
  • Public/private partnerships
  • Professional service organizations
  • Insurance companies
  • Educational institutions

Calfee is ranked one of the top law firms in Ohio and continues to receive recognition, both nationally and regionally, from a number of leading industry publications. Some of the firm’s recent honors include:

  • Chambers USA
  • Benchmark Litigation
  • Client-Service All Star by BTI Consulting Group, Inc., a national strategic market research firm
  • Best Lawyers in America 
  • Best Law Firms by U.S. News and Best Lawyers
  • Most Active Law Firms in Private Equity by Private Equity Analyst
  • Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars by Super Lawyers magazine


Calfee Core Values

For more than 115 years, it’s been Calfee’s continuing commitment to be extremely accessible and responsive; to approach each situation with an entrepreneurial spirit; to invest time to understand each client’s particular circumstances; to provide creative solutions; and to focus our talent and resources on results that make a difference for our clients. These principles are the benchmark for our attorneys and staff.