The Office of the County Executive for Cuyahoga County today announced that Squire Patton Boggs partner Richard D. Manoloff has been nominated to serve as the County’s next Law Director.
In a career spanning over 25 years at Squire Patton Boggs, Mr. Manoloff has provided best-in-class legal services to a range of Ohio public entities, particularly school districts, in areas including financing facilities projects, capital planning, open meetings, public records, contracts, election law, federal tax and securities laws, construction matters, and many other areas.
Global Managing Partner Michele Connell commented, “Rick’s appointment, subject to County Council’s confirmation, will continue a long tradition where members of our firm have answered the call of public service. We are grateful for Rick’s commitment to our clients and his mentorship to so many here who continue our more than century-old tradition of being the ‘go-to’ firm for school districts and other public entities across the State.”
“While Rick, if confirmed by County Council, will be missed by his many clients and colleagues, we remain committed to serving school districts throughout the State of Ohio. We support Rick’s decision, we are happy for the residents of Cuyahoga County, who will benefit from Rick’s wisdom, creativity and passion for improving the lives of others, and we appreciate that Rick has put together a thorough and thoughtful client transition plan, working with his practice colleagues” said partner and leader of Squire Patton Boggs’ Public & Infrastructure Finance Group Bob Labes.
Squire Patton Boggs has been nationally ranked as one of the top bond counsel firms in Ohio and nationally for over a century, having served as bond counsel to more than 500 counties, cities, towns, school districts, service authorities, sanitary districts, states, state agencies, and other issuing entities in the United States. The firm has nearly 50 dedicated public infrastructure and finance lawyers located in eleven offices across the United States.
The Firm represents more than 200 Ohio school districts as bond counsel and in connection with labor and employment, special education, and other school law issues, through its K-12 Education team of more than 25 members, including Mike Sharb, Ryan Callender, Allison Binkley, Heather Vlasuk, Wes Kerns, Mike Hanna and Emily Spivack.