Richard A. Rosner

Partner Emeritus Cleveland
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Dick primarily represents developers and builders in buying, financing, developing, leasing and selling residential, commercial and industrial real property. He has substantial experience in condominium developments and conversions, cluster developments, planned unit developments, mixed-use developments, subdivision developments and land use issues. Notable clients in his area of specialty include the developer of two Jack Nicklaus residential golf course communities.

Dick is the author of "Reducing the Risk of a Failing Common Ownership Community," published in The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, "Cluster Housing: Wave of the Future," published in Properties magazine, and "A Lender's Primer: Major Repair Loans for Condominiums and Other Common Ownership Communities," published in Probate & Property Magazine of the ABA.

Dick is former vice chairman of the ABA's Committee H-1 (Development and Financing of Condominiums). He is currently chairman of the Common Ownership Committee of the Cleveland Bar Association and past chairman of its Real Estate Section. As chair of this committee, he was instrumental in the preparation of a new condominium statute that became effective in July 2004. Dick was also past chair of the Real Estate Section of the Cleveland Bar Association. He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, where he served on the board of governors of its Real Estate Law Section. Dick has been included in Best Lawyers in America for 33 years; Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business and Ohio Super Lawyers (Top 100 Lawyers). In addition, Dick is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.


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  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law (1964)
  • Case Western University (1961)


  • Federal - Northern District of Ohio