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Eileen M. Best

Staff Attorney
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604


Sue Davenport

As a real estate lawyer, Eileen represents lenders in connection with financing nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other health care facilities. Her prior experience working as a realtor and at title companies before becoming a lawyer has aided her in performing title, survey and zoning due diligence, as well as coordinating and overseeing title and survey review teams in multi-facility transactions. She has substantial experience reviewing easements, plats, subleases, and other miscellaneous development documents, in addition to drafting many real estate documents, such as:

  • Deeds
  • Memoranda of leases
  • Lease amendments
  • Title objections letters
  • Releases
  • Terminations
  • Certificates
  • Closing instruction letters

With so much of her time spent working, Eileen thoroughly enjoys spending her free time with her husband and their triplets.

Representative Matters

  • Headed up title/survey due diligence review among multiple title reviewers for transaction involving client’s acquisition of 19 assisted living facilities.
  • Represented client involving transfer of property for road right of way to municipality in lieu of condemnation proceedings.
  • Reviewed and resolved title objections, prepared miscellaneous transfer and release documents and negotiated an arbitration settlement agreement for a transaction involving disposition of 27 facilities.
  • Reviewed and negotiated acceptable title, survey and zoning reports and reviewed transfer documents for client involving acquisition of health care facilities.
  • Represenedt client involving requests for utility, access, temporary construction, and other miscellaneous easements involving client’s properties.

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Alternate biographies





  • J.D., The University of Toledo, 1992
  • B.A., magna cum laude, The University of Toledo, 1990

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 1993