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Marc is the immediate past Managing Partner of the firm. He focuses on general business counseling, commercial law and business reorganizations. He represents creditors, debtors, committees and trustees in Chapter 11 reorganizations, as well as borrowers in loan transactions and bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Marc also works on the sale and acquisition of financially distressed companies.

Marc was named as a Fellow in the 30th Class of the American College of Bankruptcy, a prestigious recognition for those who have exhibited professional excellence and have made substantial contributions to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice.

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

  • Biography

    Marc is the immediate past Managing Partner of the firm. He focuses on general business counseling, commercial law and business reorganizations. He represents creditors, debtors, committees and trustees in Chapter 11 reorganizations, as well as borrowers in loan transactions and bankruptcy and commercial litigation. Marc also works on the sale and acquisition of financially distressed companies.

    Marc was named as a Fellow in the 30th Class of the American College of Bankruptcy, a prestigious recognition for those who have exhibited professional excellence and have made substantial contributions to the bankruptcy and insolvency practice.

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

  • Professional & Civic Activities
    • Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce, Chair
    • Graduate of Leadership Akron, Class XIV
    • Akron, Cleveland Metropolitan, Ohio State, and American Bar Association, Member
    • Team NEO, Board Member
    • National Board Member, Jewish Community Centers Association of North America
    • Past President: Shaw Jewish Community Center of Akron
    • Past President: Akron Bar Association
    • Past Board Chair: Child Guidance & Family Solutions
    • Past Board Chair: United Way of Summit County
    • Past Board Chair: Akron Community Foundation
    • Past Board Chair: County of Summit, Alcohol Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board
    • Past President: Jewish Community Board of Akron
  • Articles & Presentations
  • Distinctions
    • Top 50 Cleveland Super Lawyers — 2013- 2016, 2019-2020
    • Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers — 2010-2016, 2020
    • 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 — 2008-2020
    • Named a Best Lawyers® Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Akron — 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018 & 2020
    • The Best Lawyers in America© through a peer-review survey as listed in the Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law/ Commercial Litigation Law/ Litigation - Bankruptcy Law sections — 2006-2020
    • Named a Fellow by the American College of Bankruptcy — March 2019
    • Received the Norman Cohn Hope Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society — August 2018
    • Case Western Reserve University Society of Benchers Inductee — June 2018
    • Named a Difference Maker by Cleveland Jewish News — 2017
    • Shultz Campus for Jewish Life Honoree — November 2014
    • Cleveland’s Legal Leaders™ – Top Rated Lawyer in Bankruptcy, and General Practice — 2013
    • Top Rated Midwest Lawyer — 2013
    • Top Rated Lawyer in Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy — 2013
    • Received the Distinguished Service Award and Community Builder Award from the United Way of Summit County
    • President’s Award – Shaw Jewish Community Center
    • Distinguished Service Award - Akron Jaycees
    • Distinguished Leadership Award – Leadership Akron Alumni Association
    • Isroff Young Leadership Award – Akron Jewish Community Federation
    • Glauberman Leadership Award – Shaw Jewish Community Center
    • Outstanding Service Award for Lawyers under 40 – Ohio State Bar Association
    • Karl S. Hay Community Service Award by Brouse McDowell
    Marc B. Merklin
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    Marc B. Merklin
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