James M. Havach

James M. Havach

Of Counsel

216.696.4200 x1022
jhavach@sssb-law.com


Biography

Jim Havach is a member of the firm’s Business/Real Estate practice group. He is a business attorney whose practice focuses on real estate, commercial transactions, and related tax planning.

Mr. Havach’s expertise is wide ranging in scope and includes the purchase, sale and financing of businesses; the sale, purchase, like-kind exchange, leasing, development and financing of commercial real estate; and commercial contracts and transactions. He counsels businesses and their owners in the structuring of their transactions and entity selection, organization and governance, and advises clients on tax matters relating to his transactional and real estate practice. He often assists the firm’s trusts and estates attorneys in transactions and matters which involve his real estate, entity organization and transactional expertise.

Mr. Havach is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan, Ohio State, and American Bar Associations. Mr. Havach earned a B.S.B.A. degree with an accounting major from John Carroll University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University School of Law.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, 1974, J.D., cum laude
  • John Carroll University, 1968, B.S.B.A.

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Tax Court
  • American Bar Association -
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Section
    • Taxation Section
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association - Real Estate Section

Awards & Honors

Martindale-Hubbell 2021

  • Cleveland’s Top Rated Lawyers 2012

Recent Articles & Presentations

  • Negotiating Reps and Warranties in Business Contracts and Earn Outs and Other Payment Arrangements in Business Acquisition Transactions, National Business Institute (NBI) seminar, November 2017
  • Handling Real Estate Transactions from Start to Finish, National Business Institute (NBI) seminar, 2016

Areas of Practice

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Awards & Recognition

James M. Havach
James M. Havach
Of Counsel
216.696.4200 x1022
jhavach@sssb-law.com

Biography

Jim Havach is a member of the firm’s Business/Real Estate practice group. He is a business attorney whose practice focuses on real estate, commercial transactions, and related tax planning.

Mr. Havach’s expertise is wide ranging in scope and includes the purchase, sale and financing of businesses; the sale, purchase, like-kind exchange, leasing, development and financing of commercial real estate; and commercial contracts and transactions. He counsels businesses and their owners in the structuring of their transactions and entity selection, organization and governance, and advises clients on tax matters relating to his transactional and real estate practice. He often assists the firm’s trusts and estates attorneys in transactions and matters which involve his real estate, entity organization and transactional expertise.

Mr. Havach is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan, Ohio State, and American Bar Associations. Mr. Havach earned a B.S.B.A. degree with an accounting major from John Carroll University and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University School of Law.

Licensed to Practice

Ohio

Areas of Practice

  • Business Law
  • Corporate and LLC Law
  • Real Estate
  • Taxation

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, 1974, J.D., cum laude
  • John Carroll University, 1968, B.S.B.A.

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Tax Court
  • American Bar Association -
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Section
    • Taxation Section
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association - Real Estate Section
James M. Havach
Of Counsel
216.696.4200 x1022
jhavach@sssb-law.com

Awards & Honors

Martindale-Hubbell 2021

  • Cleveland’s Top Rated Lawyers 2012

Recent Articles & Presentations

  • Negotiating Reps and Warranties in Business Contracts and Earn Outs and Other Payment Arrangements in Business Acquisition Transactions, National Business Institute (NBI) seminar, November 2017
  • Handling Real Estate Transactions from Start to Finish, National Business Institute (NBI) seminar, 2016