Halden R. Schwallie


Halden focuses his practice on general business litigation and the resolution of complex business disputes. He has experience with all aspects of the litigation process having served for four years as a judicial law clerk to a Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Education & Admissions


  • The College of Wooster

    (B.A., cum laude, 2011)

  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law

    (J.D., 2015)
    National Moot Court Team; Dean Dunmore Moot Court Tournament, Semifinalist
    Executive Board Member, Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine


  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio



  • Researches, drafts, and files various pleadings, dispositive motions, memoranda in support, and other documents in federal and state court.
  • Drafts and responds to discovery requests, including requests for production of documents, requests for admissions, and interrogatories.
  • Analyzes cases and prepares preliminary evaluations of client exposure and potential liability.
  • Assists with the review and summary of discovery documents, and the management of case files from client intake through settlement, trial, or arbitration.
  • Key member of team that successfully petitioned a federal agency to take corrective action regarding its bid requirements and resolicit bids.
  • Key member of team in the appeal of a state agency’s bid award that was heard by the state’s board of contract appeals.
  • Researches and drafts memoranda analyzing a broad range of complex legal issues.
  • Previously served as a judicial law clerk to Magistrate Judge George J. Limbert of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, where he managed a docket of approximately 70 cases, drafted bench memoranda, prepared Opinions & Orders and Reports & Recommendations for civil and criminal cases, assisted in conducting mediations, and resolved disputes during all stages of litigation.



  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association


  • Legal Alumni of Wooster (Board Member)