Larry R. Rothenberg

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At a Glance:

Larry R. Rothenberg is a Shareholder 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. Mr. Rothenberg 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, he 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.  He is the Chairman of the Foreclosure Procedures Committee for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association 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. 

Mr. Rothenberg 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.  He 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)


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

Practice Areas:

Real Estate Default Group
Foreclosure & Eviction Group
Commercial Collections
Real Property Group


American Legal and Financial Network
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (Chairman of the Foreclosure Procedures Committee)
Mortgage Servicing Society of Northeast Ohio (past President)
Ohio State Bar Association

Certifications & Recognitions:

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated Attorney
Ohio Super Lawyers List (2004, 2005, 2008-2016)

Larry R. Rothenberg 

Phone: 216.685.1135
Fax: 216.363.4034