Lawrence R. Bach

Lawrence R. Bach

Akron, Ohio
(330) 315-3406

A partner in the firm, Larry has over 20 years of trial and appellate experience that includes a broad range of complex civil litigation. Mr. Bach has appeared throughout the State of Ohio, and has been admitted to practice outside of the state on a pro hac vice basis. His experience covers a wide range of subjects, including commercial law, adversary bankruptcy proceedings, employment, constitutional, municipal, consumer matters, and cases involving foreign entities.

Mr. Bach's accomplishments include being featured in the Ohio Legal News for his March, 2002 victory in the case of Holiday Properties Acquisition Corp. v. Scott Lowrie. In that matter a Summit County, Ohio jury awarded his client a verdict in excess of $3 Million against its former in-house attorney.

Mr. Bach regularly counsels clients on a number of business and legal issues, including employment law issues, contract matters, and risk management. Mr. Bach has an in-depth knowledge of motor vehicle dealership and franchising law, and counsels clients on the sale and acquisition of dealerships.

Mr. Bach's municipal law experience includes serving as the Law Director for the Village of Mogadore, Ohio.

Mr. Bach joined the firm in 1984 upon his graduation from Case Western Reserve University Law School, where he was an editor of the Law Review. While in law school, his article on the use of trade names in UCC financing statements was awarded a first prize from the Commercial Law Foundation; the article can be found at 35 CASE WEST. RES. L. REV. 51. Mr. Bach received his A.B. degree from the University of Dayton. For the past five years Mr. Bach has served as an attorney advisor to the Walsh Jesuit High School Mock Trial team. Mr. Bach is a member of the Akron and Ohio Bar Associations.

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Consumer & Lender Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Motor Vehicle Franchise Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Municipal & Township Law

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1984
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio


  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio
    • Juris Doctor - 1984
    • Law Review: Law Review, Editor
  • University of Dayton
    • A.B. - 1978
  • The Ohio State University, Lima
  • Walsh Jesuit High School
    • Honors: Mock Trial team

Representative Cases

  • Holiday Properties Acquisition Corp. v. Scott Lowrie

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Akron Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Village of Mogadore, Ohio, Law Director