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Thomas R.Butchko


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Thomas R.Butchko


Focus Areas

  • “Navigating Cleveland’s Thriving Startup Ecosystem,” Thompson Hine Startups Streamlined Webinar, April 2024
  • Selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Banking & Finance, Ohio, 2023
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020-2024 for Banking and Finance Law, and Commercial Finance Law
  • George R. Beneman Memorial Award for Outstanding Performance in Moot Court
  • Champion, Colley Trial Competition
  • “Final Four Oralist,” Herman Competition

Community Activities

  • Court of Nisi Prius, 2024 to present
  • Providence House, At Large Board Member; Finance Committee member, 2023 to present
  • Cleveland Bridge Builders, Class of 2022
  • United Way Greater Cleveland, Thompson Hine United Way Campaign Chair, 2020 to present
  • Minds Matter Cleveland, Vice President of Volunteer Recruitment, 2014-2015; Mentor, 2012-2014
  • College Now Cleveland, Mentor, 2013-2017
  • First Tee of Cleveland, Instructor


  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2011,

    managing editor, Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law; Moot Court Governing Board, Executive Justice of the 2011 Herman Competition

  • University of Cincinnati, B.A., 2008,
    magna cum laude

    Phi Beta Kappa

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