Leigh A. Hellner

Partner Cleveland
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Leigh focuses her practice on commercial development and leasing transactions, representing private real estate companies and investors in a variety of matters, including managing and restructuring commercial holdings. She has represented purchasers and sellers in real estate acquisitions, landlords and tenants in retail, office and industrial lease negotiations, and large institutional banks in lending transactions. She has also restructured partnership, corporate, and LLC entities as a result of real estate transactions and has broad experience negotiating joint venture agreements for real estate investment funds nationwide.

Leigh is a member of American, New York, Illinois, Ohio State and Cleveland Bar Associations. She is a member of the 2010 Class of Crain's Cleveland Business "Forty Under 40." Leigh is a member of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center Advocates Advisory Board and Brain Tumor Subcommittee. Leigh is listed in the 2010-2018 editions of The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law and is recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer 2015-2017.


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  • University of Pennsylvania Law School (1996)
  • Northwestern University (1993)


  • State - Illinois
  • State - New York
  • State - Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • Comparative Labor Law Journal (Editorial Board )

Community Involvement

  • Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Advocates Advisory Board and Brain Tumor Subcommittee)