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Stephen P. Owendoff

OF COUNSEL  | Business Law | Family Business | Middle Market Services | Outside General Counsel Services | Real Estate




Georgetown University, J.D.

B.A., Bowdoin College and B.A., Kent State University



mobile: 216.952.8218

fax: 440.462.6504

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General Corporate - Steve's general corporate practice includes public and private securities offerings for issuers and underwriters, acquisitions and sales of businesses, including branch acquisitions and dispositions for financial institutions.

Family Business - Through the resources of outside family business consulting firms and a series of in-house private seminars on Family Business Practice issues presented by nationally-known family business consultants from the fields of law, psychology and business consulting, Steve has assisted in developing a team approach between senior business and estate planning lawyers working and training together to provide family business clients with a broad perspective they need for legal counseling that is sensitive to both the family and business components of their concerns, plus the technical ability to provide, efficiently, the legal services they may require.

Real Estate - Steve represents owners and developers.

Middle Market Services - General business and legal services of Steve's includes the formation of corporations and limited liability companies.  His document creation includes asset purchase, stock purchase, leasing and business agreements.  Steve is actively engaged in retainer agreements with entrepreneurial clients providing consultation on routine business matters.

General Counsel

Current In-House Counsel, Liberty Development Company

Former In-House Counsel, Liberty Bank, N.A.


Bond Attorneys' Workshop: Chairman and Steering Committee Board Member

National Association of Bond Lawyers: Director

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Tax Institutes: Panel Chairman


The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law and Securities Law 1999-2014 (16 consecutive years), AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell.


Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association tax institutes: Lecturer


Health Hill Hospital: Board of Trustees

Western Reserve Historical Society: Board of Trustees; Executive Committee

Cleveland Restoration Society: Board of Trustees

John Carroll University: Entrepreneur's Association; Executive Committee

Cleveland Leadership Center: Board of Trustees; Executive Committee

(i)Cleveland: Advisory Board

Cleveland Originals: Board of Trustees

Parmadale: Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Catholic Charities Services Corporation: Board of Trustees

Catholic Charities Corporation: Board of Trustees

Vocational Guidance Services: Board of Trustees; Executive Committee

Hiram College: Advisory Board

Cleveland Council on World Affairs: Board of Trustees

Erieview Catholic High School: Board of Trustees

The Intergenerational School: Board of Trustees

Breakthrough Charter Schools: Board of Trustees

Holy Angels Church: Finance Council

InMotion: Board of Trustees

Cleveland International Hall of Fame: Board of Trustees

Sisters of Notre Dame: Advisory Board


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