Ulmer & Berne LLP Real Estate Practice Ranked 1st in Ohio; 7th in the Midwest by Midwest Real Estate News Magazine

Ulmer & Berne LLP announced today that Midwest Real Estate News magazine named the Firm seventh on its list of 2010 Best of the Best Midwest Real Estate Law Firms. Ulmer & Berne was also ranked first in the state of Ohio.  Midwest Real Estate News is one of the region’s leaders in commercial real estate coverage. According to the publication, each year hundreds of surveys are submitted by law firms from across the Midwest (a 14-state region) to the magazine for consideration. Rankings are determined by the number of real estate transactions in the previous year and the dollar amount related with those transactions above $5 million. In the 14-state region alone, Ulmer & Berne completed over 550 transactions with over 70 of those transactions valued at above $5 million in 2009. Areas of transaction included commercial, industrial, shopping centers, land, office buildings and multifamily housing. 

Ulmer & Berne, established in 1908, is one of Ohio’s largest law firms. A full service firm with approximately 175 attorneys in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Chicago, Ulmer & Berne represents publicly traded and privately held companies, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, family businesses, international joint ventures and affiliations, investor groups, start-ups and emerging businesses, public bodies, and nonprofit organizations.