Peter E Koenig

Peter E Koenig

Cincinnati Attorney, Zoning and Land Use, Eminent Domain, Civil Litigati
  • Real Estate Law, Municipal Law, Probate...
  • Kentucky, Ohio
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Summary

Peter has maintained a result-oriented law practice in Cincinnati for over 30 years. His practice focuses on zoning, land use, eminent domain, real estate, foreclosure, workouts, bankruptcy, receivership, probate, trust and estate disputes, contracts, personal injury, commercial and other complex civil litigation matters in Ohio and Kentucky. Peter is licensed to practice in both the State of Ohio and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, as well as the following federal courts: - US District Court, Southern District of Ohio - US District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky - US Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit - US Supreme Court

Education
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
J.D. (1981)
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Ohio University
B.A. (1978) | Philosophy and Economics
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Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Activities: Activities and Societies: - Phi Beta Kappa - Distinguished Professor Scholarship in Philosophy - Philosophy Department Student of the Year, Senior Year - Phi Gamma Mu, National Social Science Honor Society
Professional Experience
Vice President and Shareholder
Buechner Haffer Meyers & Koenig Co., L.P.A.
- Current
Peter represents business owners, developers, property owners, individuals, and families, primarily in the areas of real estate and civil litigation. He has substantial experience in land use, zoning, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, tax valuation, construction, condominium, and misrepresentation disputes. He also handles commercial, personal injury, probate, trust, estate and other complex civil litigation. Peter is responsible for supervising the firm's real estate practice area. Peter serves clients in trials and appeals before state and local administrative and legislative bodies, and in the state and federal courts of Ohio and Kentucky. Management Committee: 2003-2015 Shareholder, Vice President and Member of the Board of Directors 1996 - Present
Founding Shareholder
Barrett & Weber Co. LPA
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Peter was responsible for extensive business and commercial litigation involving non-competition agreements, fraudulent conveyances, franchises, bankruptcy, labor, debt collection, liability insurance coverage, title insurance, partnership and various contractual disputes.
Associate/Partner
Strauss & Troy Co. LPA
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Partner: 1989 - 1990 Associate: 1986 - 1988 Peter continued his focus and passion for civil litigation doing trial and appellate work in state court and hearings before state and local administrative and legislative bodies. Peter was responsible for litigation involving real estate with particular attention to land use, zoning, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, tax valuation, registered land, landlord/tenant, condominium, and construction cases. Peter also represented clients in personal injury and complex civil litigation cases.
Associate
Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer Co., LPA
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At Barron Peck Bennie & Schlemmer, Peter focused on insurance defense litigation for product liability, personal injury and property damage cases in state and federal court. Peter also worked in the areas of condominium law, age discrimination, domestic relations, land development and commercial matters.
Associate
Simon Namanworth & Bohlen
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Responsibility in a variety of areas including business, corporate, partnership, trade secrets, real estate, labor, bankruptcy, malpractice, domestic relations, landlord/tenant law, criminal, personal injury and product liability.
Law Clerk for Hon. Gilbert Bettman
Hamilton Court of Common Pleas
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As a law clerk for Hon. Gilbert Bettman, Peter's duties included abstracting case files, attending pretrial hearings, writing reports, performing courtroom administrative functions and researching and writing draft decisions, orders and judicial memoranda for civil cases.
Law Clerk
Manley Burke LPA
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Summer law clerk in 1980 responsible for researching and writing briefs, memoranda, motions and correspondence in the areas of contacts, real estate, and constitutional law.
Law Clerk
Robert W. Ent, Attorney at Law
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Researched and wrote appellate briefs for medical malpractice and personal injury cases.
Speaking Engagements
Balancing Justice in Providing Special Housing Types Against Individual Property Rights, Local Government Committee, Cincinnati, OH
City of Cincinnati
The Future of Parking in the Urban Core, Cincinnati Mayoral Candidates Debate, Cincinnati, OH
City of Cincinnati
Certifications
Completed two-week intensive program in the art of advanced trial advocacy skills at the national session in Boulder, Colorado, and a three-day professional training program on deposition skills in Cleveland.
National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Notre Dame, Indiana
Awards
AV Rated from 1994 - 2014
Martindale-Hubbell
Peter has been AV rated continuously since 1994. An AV rating "reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence, has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest level of skill and integrity."
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Peter has been AV rated continuously since 1994. An AV rating "reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence, has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest level of skill and integrity."
AV Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Peter has been AV rated continuously since 1994. An AV rating "reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence, has usually practiced law for many years, and is recognized for the highest level of skill and integrity."
Professional Associations
Ohio State Bar # 0018253
Member
Current
Kentucky Bar Association # 87267
Member
Current
University Club of Cincinnati
Board of Governors/Past President
Current
Activities: - President: 1992 - 1993 - Board of Governors: 1987 - 1993 - House Committee Chair: 1991 - Finance Committee Chairman: 1990 - Law Committee Chairman: 1989
University Club of Cincinnati
Board of Governors/Past President
Current
Activities: - President: 1992 - 1993 - Board of Governors: 1987 - 1993 - House Committee Chair: 1991 - Finance Committee Chairman: 1990 - Law Committee Chairman: 1989
Cincinnati Memorial Hall Society
Board of Trustees/ Executive Committee
- Current
Activities: Board of Trustees: 2013 - Present Executive Committee: 2014 - Present The Cincinnati Memorial Hall Society, a non-profit organization, was established in 2006 to oversee the management of the building. The Society’s mission is to preserve and protect Memorial Hall, and continue its role as a community gathering place.
Society for the Preservation of Music Hall (SPMH)
Board of Trustees/ Executive Committee
- Current
Activities: Board of Trustees, 2007 - present Executive Committee, Vice-President, 2012 - present Board Nomination Committee, Chair, 2010 - present Historical Archives Committee, Chair, 2012 - present Peter has a special interest in historic preservation and theatre. Serving in multiple roles for the Society for the Preservation of Music Hall has been a particularly enjoyable experience for Peter. SPMH is a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Cincinnati's historic Music Hall. SPMH also works to promote Music Hall as one of the world's foremost performing arts and entertainment facilities.
The Cincinnatus Association
Service Role and Active Member
- Current
Activities: The Cincinnatus Association is a membership organization dedicated to understanding the issues facing our community and encouraging progress. The lifeblood of The Cincinnatus Association lies in its ability to focus the efforts, energies and talents of its members on issues chosen by the Association. Our panels reflect categories of particular interest to us: Excellence in Education, Excellence in Government, Community Inclusion and Arts & Culture.
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Hyde Park
Trustee | Property Endowment Fund
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Cincinnati Opera Guild
Board of Trustees
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Cincinnati Preservation Association
Board of Trustees
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kentucky
Ohio
6th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Probate
  • Personal Injury
Additional Practice Areas
  • Zoning and Land Use
  • Civil Litigation
  • Eminent Domain
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Website
Peter E. Koenig, Cincinnati Lawyer Zoning and Land Use, Eminent Domain
Contact & Map
Peter E. Koenig
105 E. Fourth Street Suite 300-K
Cincinnati, OH 45202
USA
Telephone: (513) 357-4333