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Mitchell G. "Mitch" Blair

The Calfee Building, 1405 East Sixth Street Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1607
Firm: Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
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Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Years In Practice

Phone Number (216) 622-8361

Mitch Blair serves as Vice Chairman of the firm. He is a former Chair of Calfee's Litigation practice, and he leads the Securities Litigation practice. Mitch litigates and tries complex disputes, with special emphasis on securities class actions, shareholder derivative litigation and SEC enforcement defense.

As Vice Chairman, Mitch helps manage and support many of the Firm’s most significant clients. He oversees major projects to ensure appropriate resources are dedicated to addressing clients' needs and to provide clear communication and reporting. He also helps lead the firm’s efforts in developing new and expanded client relationships.

Mitch joined Calfee in 1982. He became a partner in 1990, a member of the Executive Committee in 2003 and a member of the Management Committee in 2009.

What legal services does this lawyer offer?
  • Chambers USA, Litigation: General Commercial, Band 1 (2005-2022)  
  • Benchmark Litigation, Local Litigation Star – Ohio, General Commercial, International Arbitration, Professional Liability, Securities, and White-Collar Crime (2018-2022); recognized by Benchmark Litigation (2007-present)  

    • In Benchmark Litigation, a peer noted that “Mitch is one of the best known litigators in Cleveland;” and a client stated, “I would put Mitch against any litigator in the country.”
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) (2005-2023)  

    • Comments from clients surveyed by Best Lawyers include: “Mitch is a seasoned and skilled litigator. Mitch is particularly adept at explaining complex litigation to senior management. He is one of the best as far as using associates cost-effectively while still maintaining a thorough knowledge of the details of any case.”
  • Ohio Super Lawyers (2008-2022)
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rating and listed in Cleveland’s Top-Rated Lawyers Guide
College of William & Mary, J.D.
Graduated 1982
Union College - New York, BA
Graduated 1979
Contact Details and Office Locations
The Calfee Building, 1405 East Sixth Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1607
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