Partnership for the Good of Your Business

Steven B. Potter

  • Partner






Professional Experience

Steven B. Potter counsels and represents businesses and individuals in business and litigation matters. His diverse, broad—based practice includes business, litigation, employment, labor, contract and construction issues.

Steven possesses substantial first chair jury trial experience. He regularly practices before state and federal courts and a variety of state and federal administrative agencies. His knowledge and experience have been instrumental in obtaining favorable verdicts and settlements for the firm's clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Risk Avoidance
  • Business Counseling
  • Commercial Real Estate, Construction
  • Business Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Complex Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Real Property Disputes
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Insurance Claims
  • Personal Injury and Malpractice Claims

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003


  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • J.D. - 1981
    • Honors: Recipient: Heiss Labor Law Award (1981)
  • Cornell University
    • A.B. - 1978

Published Works

  • Author: "Using Settlement 'Videos' for Creative, Cost Effective Litigation,", American Law Journal, September, 2001
  • Author: "Befriending Payday and Small Loan Businesses – A Smart Move for the Banking Industry?", Banking Law Journal, July/August, 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Foundation, Fellow
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member

Honors and Awards

  • Lead Counsel™ rated
  • Bet-the-Company™ lawyer for Ohio