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Leon Friedberg

"Our goal is to get the best result for my clients – as quickly as possible and in the most efficient, economical way.  To accomplish this, we must work together.  So, I actively keep my clients aware of what is going on and, perhaps even more importantly, why. After 35 years’ experience, we are very well positioned to provide both the knowledge as well as the skill to achieve our clients’ goals."

Leon Friedberg concentrates on bankruptcy and insolvency law; trial disputes, mediations and arbitrations; commercial law; landlord/tenant and real estate law, and appellate practice.  He acts as counsel to closely held businesses. Leon joined CPM in August 1999 and is licensed in practice in the state courts of Ohio and Florida, a number of federal courts, and the United States Supreme Court.

Professional Experience

Leon is formerly a partner in a large, regional law firm and a solo practitioner. He has represented debtors, creditors’ committees, and individual creditors in Chapter 11 cases, as well as parties in Chapters 7, 12, and 13 cases.  Leon has litigated jury and bench trials at all state court and federal levels as well represented parties in Ohio courts of appeal and the Ohio Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

Leon has been a frequent lecturer and author on a variety of topics including bankruptcy procedures, real estate liens, and Ohio’s notary public laws, as well as on topics relating to environmental law, commercial leases, and landlord/tenant laws.

Professional Associations and Memberships

Leon is a member of the Ohio and Florida Bar Associations.

Professional Recognition

Leon has received the Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV® Preeminent™.* He has been selected for listing in "Who’s Who in American Law" 10th ed. 7th edition and "Madison Who's Who" 2008 edition.

Education

Leon received his undergraduate degree from DePauw University and his Masters degree from Miami University. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Capital University.

Personal Interests

Leon enjoys tennis and orchestral and chamber music, and has performed as a cellist in Central Ohio, including as a member of the Capital University Orchestra.

*The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings serve as an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability. A rating of AV® Preeminent™ denotes that an attorney has achieved the status of “Very High to Preeminent” legal ability based on recommendations from the attorney’s peers. AV® Preeminent™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

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