Larry R. Rothenberg

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At a Glance:

Larry Rothenberg is the partner in charge of WWR's Real Estate Default Unit in the Cleveland office. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate, complex foreclosures, evictions and title insurance issues. Larry received a B.B.A. summa cum laude from Ohio University in 1975 and a J.D. from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law in 1978.  A member of the Ohio State and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations, Larry is licensed in Ohio and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court (Northern District of Ohio) and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.  He is a member of the American Legal and Financial Network and served as a Past President for the Mortgage Servicing Society of Northeast Ohio.  Larry is the Chairman of the Foreclosure Procedures Committee and has also served as Chairman of the Real Estate section of the (former) Cleveland Bar Association as well as Chairman of the Real Estate Law Institute and Chairman of the Real Property Committee of the (former) Cuyahoga County Bar Association.  Larry was selected multiple years for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers.  He is a frequent lecturer on foreclosure and related issues and is the author of the Ohio Jurisdictional Summary, The Law of Distressed Real Estate, and contributed the lead articles in the book, Ohio Foreclosures, both of which were published by the West Group.  Larry has been one of the Firm’s key liaisons with State Government in assessing prospective legislation and requirements for changed processes.


Ohio (1978)
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Ohio) (1978)
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (1986)


B.B.A. summa cum laude in Business Administration, Ohio University (1975)
J.D., The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law (1978)

Practice Areas:

Real Estate Default Group
Foreclosure & Eviction Group
Thoroughbred Title Agency, Inc.
Commercial Collections
Real Property Group


American Legal and Financial Network
Ohio State Bar Association
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Certifications & Recognitions:

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Attorney
Ohio Super Lawyers List (2004, 2005, 2008-2015)

Larry R. Rothenberg 

Phone: 216.685.1135
Fax: 216.363.4034