Joined the Firm as an associate attorney in 1990 and was elected partner in 1997.
Mr. Drechsler serves as a Member of the Firm's Executive Committee.
Mr. Drechsler is Partner in Charge of Buckingham's Cleveland office, and was the former Litigation Practice Group Leader for Cleveland.
Mr. Drechsler's areas of Litigation practice include Intellectual Property, Commercial/Business, Inheritance Controversy/Probate, Real Estate and Employment.
Mr. Drechsler handles cases before Federal and State courts and has vast experience in the following matters:
Patent, trademark and copyright litigation
Trade secret, non-competition and unfair competition
Business and commercial disputes
Employment discrimination disputes including race, age, gender and sexual harassment
Complex probate matters including will and trust contests and breach of fiduciary duty cases
Real Estate disputes including commercial landlord/tenant disputes
Several class actions including cases involving RESPA, RISA and Shareholder derivative suits (recently prevailed in having class certification motion denied in multi-million dollar RESPA case before the Federal District Court, Northern District of Ohio)
What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2012 - 2013)
Selected for inclusion in Ohio’s Super Lawyers® (2007, 2009 – 2012), and was selected to Cleveland’s Top 50 Super Lawyers® list (2009), as voted by his peers.
Recognized in the 2008 - 2010 Corporate Counsel Editions and the 2011 Business Edition of Super Lawyers® for Business Litigation.
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™, which is the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar.