Attorneys & Leadership Team


Andrew D. Sonnek

Partner Attorney

Attorney Andrew D. Sonnek is licensed to practice in Ohio and Kentucky and represents clients in the areas of Consumer Debt Collection, Commercial Debt Collection, Government Collections, Creditors’ Rights, Contract Development & Negotiations, Debt Portfolio Analysis, Business Law & Compliance, and Civil Litigation.

Mr. Sonnek graduated from Hamline University School of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) after receiving his B.A. in Strategic Communication from Miami University (Oxford, OH). Mr. Sonnek works with large and small businesses, governmental entities, loan originators, auto finance companies, financial institutions, and debt buyers/assignees in various types of collections and creditors’ rights matters, including creditor representation in bankruptcy court. Mr. Sonnek has been providing clients with efficient and business-minded creditors’ rights representation for over eleven years and brings this unique experience to each matter he handles.

Education:
Bachelor of Arts, Miami University, 2007
Strategic Communication: Major
Business Management & Spanish: Minors

Juris Doctor, Hamline University School of Law, 2010

Associations: Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA), Cincinnati Bar Association (CBA), Receivables Management Association (RMA), Kentucky Bar Association (KBA), Northern Kentucky Bar Association (NKBA), Ohio Creditors’ Attorney Association (OCAA), National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA), and Turnaround Management Association (TMA).


Greg A. Goldblatt

Partner Attorney

Attorney Greg A. Goldblatt is licensed to practice in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana and represents clients in the areas of Creditors’ Rights, Debt Collection, Landlord Tenant Law, and Civil Litigation.

Mr. Goldblatt graduated from the University of Cincinnati School of Law (OH) after obtaining his Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University (GA). Mr. Goldblatt joined Sonnek & Goldblatt, Ltd. as a Partner in July 2011 after positions as an associate attorney with Reisenfeld & Associates and Slovin & Associates. In his previous positions, Mr. Goldblatt’s practice focused primarily on areas of Creditors’ Rights and Civil Litigation. Mr. Goldblatt currently serves as Special Counsel to the Ohio Attorney General.

Education:
Bachelor of Business Administration, Emory University, 2001

Juris Doctor, University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2008

Associations:
Cincinnati Bar Association (CBA), Receivables Management Association (RMA), Kentucky Bar Association (KBA), National Creditors’ Bar Association (NCBA).


Chad A. Hirschauer

Sr. Associate Attorney

Attorney Chad A. Hirschauer represents clients in the areas of Consumer Debt Collection, Commercial Debt Collection, Government Collections, Creditors’ Rights, Business Law, and Civil Litigation.

Mr. Hirschauer graduated from Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law (KY) after obtaining his Bachelor of Science in both Psychology and Criminal Justice from Wilmington College (OH). Mr. Hirschauer joined Sonnek & Goldblatt, Ltd. as an Associate Attorney in August 2017 after a previous position at a Columbus, OH firm where he worked extensively on auto deficiency legal collections.

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Wilmington College, 2013
Psychology & Criminal Justice: Major

Juris Doctor, Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2016

Associations:
National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA), Ohio Creditors’ Attorney Association (OCAA), Business Networking International (BNI).


Andrew B. Crane

Sr. Associate Attorney

Attorney Andrew B. Crane represents clients in Creditors’ Rights, Government Collections, Consumer and Commercial Debt Collection, and Civil Litigation, and also uses his experience in Real Estate, Probate, Estate Planning, and Landlord/Tenant Law to assist Sonnek & Goldblatt, Ltd.’s clients with their unique needs.

Mr. Crane graduated from Wittenberg University (Springfield, OH) with a B.A. in Political Science and obtained his J.D. from Northern Kentucky University’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law. He is licensed to practice in Ohio and Indiana.

Education:
Bachelor of Arts, Wittenberg University
Political Science: Major
History: Minor

Juris Doctor, Northern Kentucky University’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Associations:
National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA), Ohio Creditors’ Attorney Association (OCAA).


Robert L. Hengge

Sr. Associate Attorney

Robert Hengge

Attorney Robert (Bob) L. Hengge is licensed to practice in Kentucky, Ohio, & Indiana. He represents clients in the areas of Consumer Debt Collection, Commercial Debt Collection, Government Collections, Creditors’ Rights, Business Law, and Civil Litigation.

Mr. Hengge graduated from Salmon P. Chase College of Law after receiving his B.A. in Political Science from Murray State University. Mr. Hengge joined Sonnek & Goldblatt, Ltd. in 2022 as a Sr. Associate Attorney.

Education:
Bachelor of Arts, Murray State University, 2006
Political Science: Major
Legal Studies: Minor

Juris Doctor, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2009

Associations:
Ohio State Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, Ohio Creditors’ Attorney Association, Kentucky Creditor’s Rights Bar Association, National Creditors Bar Association.

Team Leads

Debra Kaster (Lead Paralegal)
Pre-Judgment dkaster@sonnekandgoldblatt.com
513-417-8692, Ext. 105

Chelsea Cummings (Lead Paralegal)
Post Judgment ccummings@sonnekandgoldblatt.com
513-417-8692, Ext. 107

Carl Hutchins (Collections Manager) chutchins@sonnekandgoldblatt.com
513-417-8692, Ext. 104