Robert L. McEvoy


Bob focuses his practice on real estate law and assists clients in all aspects of real estate matters. A former corporate accountant, Bob is well positioned to apply his financial analysis and experience to real estate and financing transactions. In his practice, he advises a diverse range of clients in all types of real estate transactions ranging from acquisition to disposition and corporate mergers involving real estate assets and financing (both real estate and commercial finance). He drafts a variety of transactional and corporate documents, conducts extensive research, and drafts comprehensive memoranda on complex real estate law matters.

Education & Admissions


  • Bowling Green State University

    (B.S.B.A., 2013)

  • Cleveland State University College of Law

    (J.D., cum laude, 2018)

    Dean’s List (2016-2018)


  • State of Ohio



  • Provides counsel on a variety of real estate matters, including real estate development, commercial financing, and alternative lending transactions.
  • Counsels real estate development groups on various loan transactions and drafts transaction documents, including promissory notes, guarantees, SNDAs, estoppel certificates, loan agreements, and consents.
  • Assists with all aspects of the due diligence process in real estate transactions, including reviewing titles and surveys.
  • Conducts legal research and prepares memoranda on a variety of topics, including real estate contracts, historic tax credits, commercial and public finance, property taxes, and construction.
  • Represented a commercial real estate development and management company, as borrower, in a $20 million mortgage transaction to refinance a commercial building in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Represented a quasi-governmental lender in a $1.5 million “growth” loan transaction to assist the borrower with the construction of a new 72,900 square foot manufacturing facility.
  • Represented a quasi-governmental lender in a $1.5 million “growth” loan transaction to rehabilitate a historical building in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Participated in the Transactional Law Clinic at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law where he gained skills in business and nonprofit law.

Publications & Presentations

Client Alerts


  • “LexisNexis Practice Guide: New Appleman Ohio Insurance Law,” 2019-2020 Edition, Contributing Author



  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association The 3Rs – Rights, Responsibilities, and Realities Program (High School Classroom Volunteer, 2018-present)


  • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2022-2023)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Real Estate Law (2023)