Phil Eckenrode
Phil Eckenrode

200 Public Square
Suite 2800
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Primary Practices

Phil Eckenrode is a partner in Hahn Loeser’s Cleveland office. He represents clients in business litigation matters, including healthcare litigation, disputes over complex commercial transactions, fraud, and the enforcement of creditors’ rights. He also represents clients in employment matters involving enforcement of non-compete/non-solicitation agreements, misappropriation of trade secrets, and employer-side defense of discrimination charges both in court and before federal and state agencies. Phil practiced in the Firm’s Columbus office from 2008-2015. Following a six-year stint as the General Counsel for a Cleveland-based manufacturing company, Eckenrode returned to the Firm in 2021 and now practices from the Firm’s Cleveland office.

Professional History

  • Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2023 – present
  • Of Counsel, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2021 – 2022
  • General Counsel, Prince & Izant, 2015 – 2021
  • Associate, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2008 – 2015
  • Adjunct Appellate Advocacy Instructor, Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University, 2008 – 2015
  • Summer Associate, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2007
  • Summer Associate, Calhoun Kademenos & Childress, 2006


  • J.D., The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, 2008
    • Honors & Activities: Honors & Activities: Labor & Employment Law Moot Court Team; Negotiations Team; Mediation Team
  • B.A., Kent State University, cum laude, Political Science, 2005
Awards & Distinctions

Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers, 2012-17

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio, 2008


U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2009


U.S. District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio, 2010


Memberships & Affiliations

Olmsted Falls City School District; Member, Board of Education


Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana; Chair, Northern Ohio Regional Advisory Board