John J. Fahsbender

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Fahsbender Law Office
 | 3611 Prospect Ave E #2, Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: 216-931-0117
Fax: 216-373-3489
Selected to Rising Stars: 2005
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (30%),
  • Business/Corporate (30%),
  • Environmental (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Environmental Litigation (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Russian
Attorney Profile

Attorney John J. Fahsbender is the founder of the Fahsbender Law Office LLC in Cleveland, Ohio. Serving a diverse range of commercial clients across the state, including small- and medium-sized businesses, real estate investors, entrepreneurs, and other professionals, Mr. Fahsbender and his law firm provide unmatched legal counsel and representation to those who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Environmental law and regulatory compliance issues
  • Business law and commercial transactions
  • Business formation and organization
  • Real estate law and transactions

A 1984 graduate of Tulane University, Mr. Fahsbender attended American University, where he earned his Master of Arts in Russian studies in 1992. During this time, he served in the U.S. Navy as a cryptologic officer. He then enrolled at New York University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1995. Following a clerkship with the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Mr. Fahsbender served as an associate attorney at several prominent law firms before establishing his own private practice in 2005.

Regarded as a leader in environmental law, Mr. Fahsbender has helped numerous clients navigate the complex and ever-changing regulatory requirements so many small businesses must face, and he has successfully litigated on behalf of dozens of clients dealing with serious legal issues involving cleanup cost recoveries, insurance coverage disputes, nuisance defense and other related matters. He also serves on the adjunct legal faculty at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, where he instructs law students on environmental law as well as on real estate and business law transactions.

As a small-business owner himself, Mr. Fahsbender fully understands the unique challenges business owners deal with as they manage and operate their companies, which enables him to deliver the quality, practical advice and support they need in order to help their businesses succeed.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Real Estate (30%): Landlord/Tenant

Business/Corporate (30%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Business Organizations

Environmental (20%): Environmental Law

Business Litigation (10%)

Environmental Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Landlord/Tenant, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Business Organizations, Environmental Law


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Rising Stars: 2005

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About John Fahsbender

Admitted: 2005, Ohio

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Cleveland State's Marshall College of Law, Adjunct Environmental Law Instructor

Educational Background:

  • Tulane University, B.S. in Chemistry and Russian, 1984
  • American University, M.A. in Russian Studies, 1992

Industry Groups

  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate Investment
  • Retail
  • Small Business
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Office Location for John J. Fahsbender

3611 Prospect Ave E #2
Cleveland, OH 44115

Phone: 216-931-0117

Fax: 216-373-3489

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Last Updated: 5/8/2018

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