Business Law

Business Law

We counsel our business clients on all aspects of the formation, structuring, financing and operation of their companies. We assist them in acquisitions, mergers, divestitures, and succession planning. Our lawyers regularly work on the tax, employment, contracting and intellectual property issues that confront our clients.

Sub Practice Groups

  • Art Law

    We counsel artists, arts organizations, and others from Cleveland’s nonprofit and for-profit creative community on matters of organization, governance, tax exemption, contracts, leases, and intellectual property.

  • Asset Protection Planning

    We counsel both individuals and organizations about state, federal and international laws affecting asset protection.

  • Business Succession Planning

    We work with entrepreneurs and their advisors to help coordinate personal and business finances in designing tax-minimization estate plans that integrate effectively with the succession of business ownership.

  • Commercial Contracting

    Buying and selling goods and services are the bread-and-butter activity of most of our business clients. We structure and negotiate commercial transactions of all kinds for them.

  • Corporate and LLC Law

    Business entities such as corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and nonprofit organizations are the building blocks of business law.

  • Employment Law

    We counsel clients in a broad range of employment law matters.

  • Health Care Law

    We help health care providers meet their complex challenges, from obtaining and maintaining their tax exempt status to compliance with regulatory issues such as fraud and abuse and HIPAA, to risk management, to managed care contracting.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Nonprofit Organizations

    Tax-exempt organizations face special legal issues in addition to the legal issues all businesses face.

Awards & Recognition

ACTEC Martindale-Hubbil Best Lawyers Primerus Super Lawyers