Marc J. Bloch

Top rated Employment & Labor attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Walter Haverfield LLP
Marc J. Bloch
Walter Haverfield LLP

Practice Areas: Employment & Labor

Licensed in Ohio since: 1969

Education: Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2007

Walter Haverfield LLP

The Tower at Erieview, Suite 3500
1301 East 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44114 Phone: 216-928-2915 Email: Marc J. Bloch Visit website


Marc Bloch has more than forty years of experience, in both the public and private sectors, in the field of labor relations law. From 1969-1972, he served as an attorney with the National Labor Relations Board. In 1973 he entered the private sector, joining Duvin, Cahn & Hutton. Marc built his practice as a partner at Duvin until its merger with Littler Mendelson in early 2007. He practiced as a shareholder with Littler until November 2007 when he became a partner with the Labor & Employment Law group at Walter | Haverfield.

Marc’s practice encompasses all aspects of labor relations for both private- and public-sector clients. He provides advice and counsel to clients on day-to-day contract administration and interpretation, and has served as the chief negotiator on thousands of collective bargaining agreements. He is licensed to practice in all Ohio courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

First Admitted: 1969, Ohio

Professional Webpage:

  • Marc is rated AV Preeminent (5.0 out of 5.0) by Martindale-Hubbell; he was recognized in Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2007)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, American Bar Association and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association; Member, Employment and Labor Law group, Committee on Development of Law under the National Labor Relations Act; served as President and Vice-President of the Cleveland Public Sector Labor Relations Association (1986-1988); speaker for the Industrial Relations Center of Cleveland State University; lecturer at the American Bar Association's Annual Mid-Winter Meeting of the Development of the Law under the NLRA Committee, and at the ABA's Annual Mid-Winter Meeting of the Section of Labor & Employment Law, State & Local Government Bargaining & Employment Law Committee; frequent lecturer at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association on labor and employment issues
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presenter: "2010 Walter & Haverfield LLP Labor and Employment Law Seminar," September 30, 2010; Author: "Continuous Challenges: Compensatory Time in The Public Sector," Cities & Villages, July/August, 2009; "Be wary of free choice act ramifications," Crain's Cleveland Business, April 13-19, 2009; Co-author: "Working to Rule and Other Alternate Job Actions," The Labor Lawyer, Vol. 9, No. 2, Spring, 1993; Author: "The Right to Strike for Public Employees in Ohio," 18 Cleveland-Marshall Law Review 392, 1969; "Mechanical Copying, Copyright Law and The Teacher," 17 Cleveland-Marshall Law Review 299, 1968
Representative Clients:
  • City of Berea, Ohio; City of Garfield Heights, Ohio; City of Richmond Heights, Ohio; E.L. Mustee & Sons, Inc.; Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, Juvenile Court Division; Scott Fetzer Company; G & S Metal Products Co., Inc.
Educational Background:
  • J.D., Cleveland State University, 1969 (Editorial Board of Cleveland-Marshall Law Review); B.A., Miami University, 1965
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Marc is licensed to practice in all Ohio Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Member of the Cuyahoga County Charter Transition Advisory Group, Human Resources Workgroup, 2010

Office location for Marc J. Bloch

The Tower at Erieview, Suite 3500
1301 East 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44114


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2007

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