Richard M. Bain
“As business attorneys, we attend to the crux of the matter while you attend to your bottom line.”
Ohio Super Lawyers
A quick study, Rick interprets issues, masters facts and presents compelling arguments to resolve business, commercial, construction, real estate and employment disputes. His tactical skills and professionalism in outmaneuvering opponents in the courtroom are highly valued by clients.
On behalf of owners, construction managers, contractors, architects and engineers, Rick has tried to verdict matters involving:
Beyond the courtroom, Rick handles construction arbitration proceedings through the American Arbitration Association. He also negotiates and litigates the terms and meaning of AIA clauses, and provides counsel on OSHA inspections.
While serving as Mayor of the city of Pepper Pike, Ohio, Rick maintains an active law practice.
Represented owners in eminent domain proceedings before the Department of Building and Housing regarding code violations, including a matter involving a condemned cold storage building taken by the Ohio Department of Transportation, and a heavily-litigated condemnation proceeding and demolition of a hotel.
Case Western Reserve University, J.D. cum laude
Miami University, B.A.
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Court of Appeals - Sixth Circuit
U.S. District Court - Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court - Southern District of Ohio