Dale H. Markowitz

Dale H. Markowitz: Attorney with Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan A Legal Professional Association AV stamp icon


Dale, a resident of Pepper Pike, joined the firm in 1975 and has been a partner since 1978. He has significant expertise counseling clients on matters related to real estate development, oil and gas leasing, land use planning, and zoning law. He advises an array of clients on such matters, including builders, real estate developers, counties, cities, and townships, and appears before planning commissions, zoning boards of appeals, township trustees and city councils throughout northern Ohio. Dale currently serves as Law Director for the Village of Chagrin Falls. Dale represents property owners in real property tax reduction appeals and eminent domain proceedings. He advises business clients on a wide variety of matters related to their structure, governance, management, financing, and acquisitions and sales. His practice also involves civil litigation on a host of issues confronted by businesses and their owners including shareholder disputes, trade secret issues and employment related matters. Dale is a frequent seminar speaker on land use, zoning and eminent domain law. When not practicing law, he enjoys golfing and skiing.

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Municipal Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Zoning
  • Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Oil and Gas

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
855-452-6065  Phone
440-285-2242  Phone
440-668-2510  Cell Phone
440-285-9423  Fax
University Attended:
The Ohio State University, B.S., 1972
Law School Attended:
Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1975
Year of First Admission:
1981, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1975, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; 1975, Ohio
Geauga County, Ohio State and American Bar Associations.
Birth Information:
Cleveland, Ohio, July 4, 1950
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmericanExpress and Other - Cash, Check

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Chardon, Ohio

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