Our Staff Members
Joseph B. Jerome is a 1975 cum laude graduate of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He received his Bachelor of Science/Marketing in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University in 1972.
His primary areas of emphasis with the firm are in construction and environmental law counseling, litigation and alternative dispute resolution; commercial and real estate law transactional and litigation matters; general outside counsel services for small and medium Northern Ohio companies; and general corporate, LLC and business counseling and planning.
Mr. Jerome is a Commercial and Construction Arbitrator and Mediator assigned to hear matters referred to him by the American Arbitration Association. He is also a member of the Large Complex Case Panel limited to approximately 700 arbitrators worldwide selected to serve on 3 member panels as to cases exceeding $1 million in dispute. He is on the Arbitrator and Mediator Panel of the U.S. District Court, Northern Division of Ohio and various Courts of Common Pleas as a specially-selected business mediator and arbitrator. He is licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, Northern Division; the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals; the U.S. Tax Court; and all local and state courts of Ohio. Mr. Jerome has also appeared pro hac vice before other out-of-state courts and regulatory bodies.
He is a frequent presenter at continuing legal education courses with emphasis on real estate, environmental and construction matters. He serves on the Executive Committees of the Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association and the West Shore Bar Association.
John D. Grauer, an associate attorney with the firm, graduated from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2012 and from Denison University, magna cum laude, in 2009.
His primary practice areas are construction law, corporate counseling and transactional business law, litigation, estate planning, charitable planned giving, probate and real estate law.
Mr. Grauer is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, West Shore Bar Association, Justinian Forum, and a board member of the Rocky River Chapter of Kiwanis. He is licensed to practice in all state and local courts of Ohio.
Anthony D’Attoma graduated cum laude from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2018. He received his undergraduate degree from Baldwin-Wallace University in 2012 where he was a member of the men’s baseball team.
He joins the firm with experience in the areas of real estate, corporate law, estate planning, and civil litigation. Outside of work, Anthony enjoys working on his golf game and following the Cleveland Indians and Browns.