June 2018

52 53 CLEVELAND 216.781.1212 | walterhav.com 26 NEW ATTORNEYS MORE THAN 1300 NEW CLIENTS WITHIN THE LAST 2 YEARS PROUD COUNSELOR FOR MAR-BAL, INC. FOR MORE THAN 25 YEARS A TOP TEN CLEVELAND-BASED LAW FIRM Corporate Transactions | Real Estate | Tax & Wealth Management Education Law | Public Law | Intellectual Property Liquor Control | Labor & Employment | Litigation Services Walter | Haverfield is a full-service, mid-size law firm that takes an entrepreneurial ap- proach to law in ways that provide outstanding results and exceptional value. We ap- preciate larger business objectives, pride ourselves on personalized service and work toward the organizational goals of each client. This unique strategy not only benefits businesses and public entities every day, but it has also allowed us to grow. In just the last two years, we have increased the number of our attorneys by 30 percent and gained 1,300 new clients. Walter | Haverfield remains committed to attracting the region’s most knowledgeable and passionate attorneys. Our lawyers include authors, national speakers, consultants, industry leaders and entrepreneurs. It’s our savvy business and legal skills combined with hard work and dedication that has catapulted us into becoming one of the top ten Cleveland-based law firms. www.walterhav.com MAR-BAL, INC. Vice President is Steven Balogh. The company was begun by their father, Jim Balogh, a Cleve- land-based tool and die engineer, and the broth- ers both worked in their dad’s business through junior high and high school, then returned in their thirties after graduating college and work- ing elsewhere. Today, the company employs 500 people at three manufacturing facilities in the U.S.–Ohio, Missouri, and Virginia - an R&D cen- ter in Ohio, a plant in Taizhou, China, and a sales office in Shanghai. “We’re a niche in the plastics industry,” says Scott. “We make composite resins and we mold and fabricate a lot of different products for a number of different industries. Most of our cus- tomers are Fortune 1000 companies and, in a number of circumstances, we’re really their man- ufacturing engineers. They may have a particu- lar part or product that they want to make with certain material attributes and they’ll come to us.We know our customers’ businesses very well; we know how they design and manufacture their products, and we know where we can add value. We’ll take their initial product ideas, and we’ll design it so it manufactures well.” “We’re unique from the standpoint that we’re vertically integrated in a number of processes,” Scott continues. “We’re a one-source solution. We can take their part design, we can model it electronically, we can do an FEA analysis (Finite Element Analysis is a computerized method for predicting how a product reacts to real-world forces, vibration, heat, fluid flow, and other phys- ical effects. FEA shows whether a product will break, wear out, or work the way it was designed.), and, if they choose, we can source everything