Robert i. chernett

Managing Partner



Cleveland State University, Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D. cum laude, - 1972

The Ohio State University, B.S., - 1969

Bar Admissions:

Ohio - 1973

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio - 1973


Robert I. Chernett focuses his practice on litigation and transactional matters regarding real estate including: purchase, sale and development of commercial property throughout the United States; private and public mechanics' liens; construction and business litigation; foreclosure; commercial tax complaints; and landlord / tenant disputes. Mr. Chernett's clients include: commercial banks, owners and developers of commercial projects in Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Massachusetts, franchise holders of international hotels and restaurants; owners and developers of shopping centers, industrial office buildings, housing projects and hotels; landlords, general contractors, subcontractors and material men. In addition Mr. Chernett is local counsel for out of state law firms for real estate matters within the State of Ohio.

He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association; the Cuyahoga County Bar Association, Real Estate Practice Section; the Cleveland Bar Association, Real Estate Practice Section; the Ohio Trial Lawyers Association; and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

Private Endeavors:
Over the past 32 years, I have developed as well as acquired interests in a variety of projects, including commercial and residential properties in Ohio, Florida and North Carolina. These properties include strip centers, hotels, warehouses and residential housing developments.