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Effect of Proposed 2019 Amendments to the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure

If the most recent iteration of proposed amendments to the Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure becomes effective on July 1, 2019, then virtually all civil.. Read More

The Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act: What is it, Does it Apply to Me, and if it Does, What do I Stand to Lose?

The Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act ("OCSPA" or the "Act") (Ohio Rev. Code § 1345.01 et seq.) is a set of laws that aim to protect consumers from.. Read More

Navigating Non-Compete Agreements in Ohio - Updated

Protection of a company's competitive advantage is vital.  Therefore, it is necessary that employers understand the options available when.. Read More

Warning to Companies and LLCs: Check Your Statutory Agent Procedures

On July 2, 2018, the Ohio Second District Court of Appeals issued a decision that shows how important it is for companies and LLCs to have solid.. Read More

It's All Political: Janus v. AFSCME and Union's Future

On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31, et al., as.. Read More

South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.: The Court Clears the Way for Online Sales Taxes

If you are a fan of online shopping, you may need to brace yourselves; taxes have found their way into your check-out cart.  On June 21, 2018, the.. Read More

Supreme Court Slams Door on Corporate Liability under the Alien Tort Statute

I previously wrote about the case of Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, which asked whether corporations can be liable under the Alien Tort Statute ("ATS"),.. Read More

Corporate Clients and Investigations: Criminal Attorneys Offer Crucial Role

Most of our white-collar criminal defense clients never expected to need a criminal defense attorney.  No one envisions having the company they own.. Read More