- Malone Allen
- Thomas E. Austin, Jr
- Henry A. Bailey, Jr.
- Diana S. Barber
- Jeffrey N. Berman
- Lea C. Dearing
- Henry M. Feinstein
- Benjamin I. Fink
- Lauren S. Frisch
- Lydia M. Hilton
- Lawrence C. Kasmen
- Alan E. Lubel
- Lisa S. Morchower
- Ruari J. O’Sullivan
- Daniel H. Park
- William J. Piercy
- Thomas E. Sowers
- Charles H. Van Horn
- Neal F. Weinrich
- Kenneth N. Winkler
Henry A. Bailey, Jr.
Henry's BioIt’s no wonder Henry Bailey was profiled as one of “Five to Watch in Law.” He’s a navigator and a deal maker, who uses his knowledge of the law and negotiation skills to successfully navigate clients through bureaucratic or complicated... Read More
It’s no wonder Henry Bailey was profiled as one of “Five to Watch in Law.” He’s a navigator and a deal maker, who uses his knowledge of the law and negotiation skills to successfully navigate clients through bureaucratic or complicated processes. From zoning to real estate to acquisitions to land-use matters, Henry get deals done successfully.
Henry represents buyers and sellers with an eye on bringing prompt and effective resolutions for his clients with an ideal blend of legal expertise and business acumen. Henry regularly assists clients in the acquisition, sale and development of commercial real estate properties, including office buildings, multifamily and retail and mixed-used developments. Henry also provides counsel on New Markets and State and Federal Historic Tax Credit development projects.
Henry is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he served as president of the Black Law Student’s Association. He also received a Masters of City and Regional Planning from Clemson University and a B.A. in Urban Studies from Morehouse College.
Outside of the office, Henry enjoys playing golf and spending time with friends and family. He and his wife and daughter live in Smyrna.
“PACE & TIF: Tools for Urban Redevelopment,” Properties Magazine, April 2017
Profiled as one of “Five to Watch in Law,” Crain’s Cleveland Business Magazine, April 2017
Henry's Honors & Awards
Profiled as one of “Five to Watch in Law,” Crain’s Cleveland Business Magazine (April 2017)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Award, Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2015)
Diane Ethics Award, Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2015)
Henry's Success Stories
Henry's Community Involvement
Zoning Basics and Considerations, “60 Minutes of Real Estate,” Northeast Ohio Association of Corporate Counsel CLE, August 2017
Henry's Representative Matters
Member of legal team that helped client secure and close on $110 million financing in connection with converting historic office building into mixed-use residential, office, retail space in the heart of Downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Drafted transactional documents, completed historic tax credit and residential tax abatement applications and gathered third party estoppels and SNDAs.
Represented client through Historic Tax Credit and New Markets Tax Credit application processes in connection with securing $60 million in financing for the redevelopment of a large historic office building property in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio into a mixed-use development.
Assisted in successfully completing the complex acquisition of a $40 million property in Downtown Cleveland. Drafted transactional documents, title and survey review and all matters related to the existing leases in the building.
Assisted in representing a lender client on a complex $35 million mixed-use commercial redevelopment project. Responsibilities included all matters related to the real estate, including title and survey review that required lengthy negotiations for the curing of items discovered during due diligence.
Assisted in representing developer acquire $23 million office building complex in Cincinnati, Ohio, including the title and survey review; review of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program structure and drafting of memorandum providing guidance to client on deal impact and future obligations.
Assisted in representing developer client acquire $20 million historic office building, including drafting transactional documents and title and survey review.
Assisted senior partner in more than 20 separate transactions for a nationally recognized convenience/gas store chain, including drafting purchase agreements, leases, amendments, closing documents and negotiating due diligence matters.
Second-chaired a federal fair housing case on behalf of defendant client against handicap accessibility claim from plaintiff fair housing advocacy group, resulting in a favorable settlement. Researched and drafted memoranda on issues related to case, assisted in all phases of discovery, including deposition preparation.
Represented client in negotiation of lease for 5,500 square foot restaurant space.
Represented client in negotiation of lease for 2,300 square foot cigar lounge.
Represented client in Board of Zoning Appeals hearing to allow for the adaptive re-use of a building as a self-storage facility.
Represented client in Ohio Board of Building Standards hearing to secure ability to expand industrial facility.
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
B.A., Morehouse College, 2007
M.A., Clemson University, 2011
J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 2015
City of Cleveland Board of Zoning Appeals
– Board Member (2016 – 2018)
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
– Member, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (2015 – 2018)
Norman S. Minor Bar Association
(2015 – 2017)