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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Cleveland Bankruptcy Lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.


Established in 1916, BakerHostetler is a multi-practice law firm serving Ohioans from offices in Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati, and the rest of the U.S. from offices throughout the nation. Its bankruptcy and restructuring team handle the full range of financial distress issues experienced across all industries. The firm has particular experience as counsel to businesses in major commercial sectors and deploys attorneys from its other relevant practices to support its bankruptcy team, providing tailored solutions for each client.

127 Public Sq Ste 2000
Cleveland, OH 44114


Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.

The law firm of Bernstein-Burkley, P.C. is located in Cleveland, Ohio, with offices in Pittsburgh and Wheeling, West Virginia. Founded over 50 years ago, the firm's areas of practice include bankruptcy, restructuring, creditors' rights, and business/corporate transactions. Typical industries the firm represents in matters relating to financial distress and restructuring include the healthcare sector, manufacturing, real estate, and retail. It can handle large or small cases of bankruptcy with representation that includes Section 363 sales, out-of-court workouts, and litigation.

600 Superior Ave Fifth Third Center Suite 1300
Cleveland, OH 44114


Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

Founded over 100 years ago in Cleveland, Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs LLC practices many areas of law throughout Northeast Ohio. The firm's bankruptcy and creditors' rights division represents businesses and entrepreneurs who are involved in disputes relating to financial distress. As well as creditors, the firm also represents and counsels debtors, trustees, and receivers in Ohio's federal and state courts. Typical clients include finance companies, distressed businesses, and creditors' committees.

1375 E 9th St Ste 1700
Cleveland, OH 44114


Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service corporate law firm with offices in Cleveland, Ohio, serving clients throughout the Midwest and across the nation. Founded in 1903, the firm practices many areas of law, including business restructuring and insolvency. Typical clients include debtors, creditors, and buyers and sellers of distressed assets. The firm works with distressed entities and other stakeholders to identify and implement an exit strategy agreeable to all parties.

1405 East Sixth Street C
Cleveland, OH 44114


Debra Booher & Associates Co., LPA

Founded in 1997, Debra Booher & Associates Co. LPA is a law firm that focuses exclusively on bankruptcy law, serving individuals and self-employed business owners. Located in Independence, the firm serves clients throughout Northeastern Ohio and the Cleveland metro area from five additional offices. The firm's services include counseling clients on the most appropriate form of bankruptcy for their situation, including Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, and filing petitions with the relevant courts. It also prevents continued harassment by creditors.

4700 Rockside Rd Ste 415
Independence, OH 44131


Miller Canfield

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Miller Canfield is a national and international law firm serving clients across a wide spectrum of industries. The multidisciplinary firm practices law in many areas, including bankruptcy, restructuring, and insolvency. The firm represents all stakeholders in debtor-creditor relationships. Its services include distressed supplier negotiations and loan portfolios, in- and out-of-court workouts, litigation, local government restructuring, and cross-border insolvencies. The firm represents clients throughout North America, Europe, and Asia.

1100 Superior Avenue E Suite 1750 C
Cleveland, OH 44114


The Bernard Law Firm

Based in Cleveland, Ohio, The Bernard Law Firm is a multi-practice law firm serving clients throughout the metro area. Established in 1995, the firm practices law in areas as diverse as bankruptcy, employment law, and civil litigation. The firm represents debtors and creditors in matters relating to financial stress and distress. Its attorneys are experienced in counseling clients across many industries in matters relating to the various chapters of the Bankruptcy Code.

5005 Rockside Rd Ste 600
Independence, OH 44131


Tucker Ellis LLP

Located in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, Tucker Ellis LLP is a nationwide law firm with additional offices in St. Louis, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, and Chicago. Established in 2003, the firm practices law in multiple areas, including bankruptcy and reorganization. Its attorney's counsel and litigate for creditors seeking monies owed to them as well as in cases where bankrupt companies try to reclaim money previously repaid. The firm also helps clients purchase businesses or assets out of bankruptcy.

950 Main Ave Ste 1100
Cleveland, OH 44113


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