Brighter Bottom Lines

For businesses ranging from middle-market players to start-ups and rising stars, our business practice group adds value and brightens bottom lines.

We provide services for a wide variety of industries, organized as corporations, LLCs, or sole proprietorships. We position businesses to succeed through such changes as starting and restarts, mergers and consolidations, dissolutions and structural shifts.


  • Contract law
  • Corporate Succession and Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Entity Formation and Structuring
  • Home Builder and Developers
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Specialty Practices – Medical, Restaurant and Hospitality
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House Bill 606 Enacted to Protect Businesses and Others from Covid-19 Liabilities

In a recent article featured in “Business First”, IW Partner, Pat Pickett, discusses how Ohio House Bill 606 protects businesses and other organizations from […]

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Paycheck Protection Program Loans: What’s at the End of the Rainbow?

The U.S. Small Business Administration (the “SBA”) began accepting applications for Paycheck Protection Program loans (a “PPP loan”) on April […]

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Navigating the Complexities around Tipped Employee Wages and PPP Loan Impact

Article written in collaboration with Dustin Minton, GBQ Partners There has been much discussion and questions concerning how businesses that received […]

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Trademark Scam Alert

We have seen increasing traffic in solicitations sent to new applicants for trademark and those who have already obtained registrations […]

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The U.S Supreme Court Clarifies That Willfulness is Not a Predicate Finding for Lost Profits in Trademark Infringement Claim

The federal circuits have expressed different views on whether a claimant alleging trademark infringement and seeking lost profits must first […]

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Paying Tipped Employees for Non-Tipped Activities

The Department of Labor has addressed the thorny issue of when to pay tipped employees for non-tipped activities. In its […]

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When Employees Refuse to Return to Work Due to COVID-19

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumpke has recently called for employees to have the right to refuse to go to work if […]

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A Kinder Gentler OSHA?

COVID-19 is not immune from the scrutiny of the Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA). Whether implicated under specific OSHA […]

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Paycheck Protection Program Loans: A First, Deep Dive

This article summarizes certain portions of the Paycheck Protection Program contained in the recently enacted CARES Act. It focuses particularly […]

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