150 E 4th St #4
Cincinnati, OH 45202-4018

P 513.629.9416

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

William V. Strauss


Bill Strauss represents individuals, trusts, families and closely-held companies in real estate and general business matters. He is widely recognized in the fields of housing and real estate law. Bill has many years of experience in areas relating to real estate development, housing development, HUD programs, real estate leasing, real estate acquisitions, real estate finance, subdivisions, office leases, construction and architectural contracts, title insurance, land development, real estate syndications, real estate entity formation and planning, real estate workouts, real estate partnerships and limited liability companies, trust formation and administration. Bill has been very active in community activities, serving on a number of non-profit boards, and working with 3CDC on the Strauss Troy Market on the Square.

Co-chairman of Strauss Troy, Bill is also president of Security Title & Guaranty Agency, Inc., the firm’s title insurance agency. As president of Security Title, Bill has dealt with and resolved countless title issues and problems involving numerous types of real estate, and has successfully closed many hundreds of commercial and multi-family transactions.


  • University of Pennsylvania (J.D.)
  • Harvard University  (A.B. cum laude)

Community Involvement

  • University of Cincinnati Real Estate Program, Advisory Board
  • American Jewish Committee, Board of Directors
  • Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute, Board of Directors
  • Downtown Cincinnati, Inc. (former director)
  • Cincinnati CREW (former director)
  • Ohio Land Title Association
  • National Association of Office and Industrial Properties
  • American Land Title Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association (Real Property Section)
  • Cincinnati Bar Association

Honors & Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Attorney
  • Ohio Super Lawyer (7 years)
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Who’s Who in Cincinnati Law

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Law
  • Title Insurance
  • HUD Programs
  • Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Trusts
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Construction Contracts
  • Architectural Contracts