Type: News
Date: 10/26/2016

Cleves Joins Taft’s Real Estate and Construction Groups

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.

About Taft

At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates our more than 400 attorneys every day. Taft has offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Chicago; Ill.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Covington, Ky.; Ann Arbor, Mich.; and Phoenix, Ariz. The firm practices across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including Business and Finance, Litigation, Labor and Employment, Intellectual Property, Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights, Environmental, Health and Life Sciences, Private Client Services, Real Estate and Tax. With a proven track record of experience since 1885, the firm offers breadth and depth of legal expertise coupled with a trusted business perspective to help our clients, big and small, regionally, nationally and internationally, reach their goals.

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