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Jeffrey T. Heintz

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Biography

Jeff’s practice includes corporate counseling, commercial transactions and litigation, real estate matters and title insurance issues. From 2004-2012 he served as Managing Partner of the Firm. He serves as National Counsel for First American Title Insurance Company on matters arising out of the 2008 financial crisis. Locally, his clients include Welty Building Company and Rohrer Corporation, among others, and he serves as counsel for the Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Akron-Summit Convention and Visitors’ Bureau.   

Jeff is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated through Martindale-Hubbell.

Jeff was named Outstanding Alumni of the University of Akron School of Law in 2014 and received the Harold K. Stubbs Humanitarian Award for Distinguished Service in Law in 2018.  He is the 2019 recipient of the Sir Thomas More Award from the Cleveland Diocese of the Catholic Church.


  • Biography

    Jeff’s practice includes corporate counseling, commercial transactions and litigation, real estate matters and title insurance issues. From 2004-2012 he served as Managing Partner of the Firm. He serves as National Counsel for First American Title Insurance Company on matters arising out of the 2008 financial crisis. Locally, his clients include Welty Building Company and Rohrer Corporation, among others, and he serves as counsel for the Akron-Summit County Public Library and the Akron-Summit Convention and Visitors’ Bureau.   

    Jeff is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated through Martindale-Hubbell.

    Jeff was named Outstanding Alumni of the University of Akron School of Law in 2014 and received the Harold K. Stubbs Humanitarian Award for Distinguished Service in Law in 2018.  He is the 2019 recipient of the Sir Thomas More Award from the Cleveland Diocese of the Catholic Church.


  • Professional & Civic Activities
    • Jeff is a past member of the Summit County Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Services, Board, the Summit County Social Services Advisory Board and he chairs the Planning Commission in Silver Lake Village.
    • Jeff has served on the boards of Junior Achievement of Akron, the Community Hall Foundation, Inc., Boys Hope-Girls Hope of Northeastern Ohio, the Greater Akron Chamber and North Akron Savings Bank. He was named Outstanding Alumni of the University of Akron School of Law in 2014 and received the Harold K. Stubbs Humanitarian Award for Distinguished Service in Law in 2018. He is the 2019 recipient of the Sir Thomas More Award from the Cleveland Diocese of the Catholic Church.
    • Jeff is a member of the Akron, Ohio State, and North Carolina Associations. He is a Past President of the Akron Bar Association, as well as Past President and Life Fellow of the Akron Bar Association Foundation. He served on the Board of Governors of the Ohio State Bar Association from 2009-2012 and is a Life Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Association Foundation. He is a Life Member of the Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference.
    • Jeff is a past Chair of the Ohio Supreme Court’s Commission on Continuing Legal Education and of the Supreme Court Board of Professional Conduct.
  • Representative Engagements
    • Representation of title insurance underwriters in complex, multi-party mortgage fraud litigation
    • Representation of political subdivisions and businesses, both for profit and not for profit, as general counsel
    • Consultation, advice and expert testimony on matters of professional responsibility and lawyer discipline
    • Practice routinely includes proceedings in all levels of state and federal courts
  • Distinctions
    • Recipient of the Sir Thomas More Award in recognition of outstanding personal integrity, professional excellence and community — 2019
    • The Best Lawyers in America© through a peer-review survey as listed in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Commercial Litigation sections. — 2017-2019
    • The Best Lawyers in America© through a peer-review survey as listed in Commercial Litigation sections. — 2015-2016, 2019
    • Ohio Super Lawyers® through a peer- and achievement-based review conducted by the research team at Super Lawyers, a service of Thomson Reuters legal division — 2008-2019
    • Leading Lawyer selected by Inside Business magazine — 2008-2010