Gretchen M. Nine-Bunnell



Conduct and manage due diligence process regarding corporate and real estate transactions, including the organization, management and maintenance of online data rooms; prepare various documents and agreements for business and real estate acquisitions, mergers, dissolutions and entity formations; attend and assist in transaction closings; formation and/or qualification of entities in multiple states; research and analyze federal and state business and real estate laws; prepare and maintain corporate record books; perform UCC and lien searches; preparation and filing of UCCs in multiple states; perform online research on individuals and corporate entities; prepare and maintain stock certificates, records and transfers; prepare and maintain LLC membership certificates, records and transfers; maintain follow up systems to monitor time-sensitive documents and filings; prepare and record deeds and related conveyance and exemption documents in multiple states; review leases, surveys and environmental reports; and preparation and filing of real estate tax exemption applications.



University of Toledo, B.A., with honors, Political Science, 1992.


University of Toledo, Associates Degree, with honors, Legal Assisting Technology, 1990.

Memberships & Affiliations

Cleveland Bar Association: Associate Member.


Cleveland Association of Paralegals: Active Member, 1992 – present.


National Federation of Paralegal Associations: Associate Member, 1992 – present.


Notary, 1996 – present.


Community Involvement

Washington Elementary School PTA: Former Treasurer and Former Executive Board Member.


Shoregate United Methodist Preschool: Former Board Member.


Shoregate United Methodist Church: Former Board Member.


North High School: Fundraising Chair for the Class of 2016 and 2019.