James H. Berick, Esq.

​ ​ ​ James H. Berick, Esq.

Job Title: Attorney/Partner

University/Degree: Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University, Juris Doctor, Case Western Reserve University

Affiliations: Board of Visitors of Columbia College, Presidential Visiting Committee at Case

Western Reserve University, Shaker Heights Board of Education, trustee of the Arthritis Foundation of Northeast Ohio, the board of directors of many publicly traded companies including MBNA Corporation

Awards: John Jay Award from Columbia College in 1999, and from the Arthritis Foundation, the

Community Leader of the Year Award in 2003 and the National Development Volunteer of the Year Award in 2011

​ ​Newsworthy Publishing is proud to present James H. Berick, Esq. as one

of our Top 101 Outstanding Professionals of 2017. Mr. Berick is from Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated Columbia University in 1955 where shortly after The James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising opened up. It focuses on assisting students in the Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, so that they may have the best possible academic experience they can have. Mr. Berick earned this honor due to his many accomplishments over the course of his legal career. Mr. Berick started in his profession as an associate and then partner at Burke, Haber & Berick in Cleveland, Ohio.

He served as managing partner of the firm for 15 years prior to becoming the chairman of Berick, Pearlman & Mills Co. LPA in 1986. He then became a partner of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, which later became Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, prior to his retirement in 2003. Mr. Berick found time to fulfill numerous other positions over the course of his career. He was secretary of the Cleveland Browns Football Co. LLC from 1961 to 2002, and a founding member and life trustee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

Being recognized for his astonishing achievements, Mr. Berick received many awards such as the John Jay Award, Community Leader of the Year Award, and the National Development Volunteer of the Year Award. Although he has changed his career and added many things to it, he is currently working as an attorney with a private practice. We over at Newsworthy Publishing offer James H. Berick our highest honor and welcome his inclusion into our Top 101 Outstanding Professionals Of 2017.