Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that Joseph A. Cleves, Jr. has joined the firm’s Cincinnati office as a partner in the Real Estate and Construction groups.
Cleves has extensive experience in lean construction, a practice designed to maximize value and minimize waste throughout the construction process, and with integrated project delivery (“IPD”), a process uniquely suited to put lean construction principals into practice. He has consulted on multi-million dollar developments across the nation, incorporating IPD as a means to delivering value to all phases of design, fabrication and construction.
Cleves is listed in Best Lawyers in America and was named “Lawyer of the Year" in 2013 for Cincinnati Construction Law. He earned his J.D. from St. Louis University School of Law and received his B.A. from Thomas More College. Cleves is currently on the board of the Cancer Support Community and heads its development committee.