- August 16, 2023
Eastman & Smith is pleased to announce that 31 of our attorneys have been recognized in the 2024 Best Lawyers® lists, including 26 attorneys recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® and five attorneys recognized in the 2024 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America list.
- July 31, 2023
Eastman & Smith is pleased to announce that Fadi V. Nahhas, member and chair of the firm's Executive Committee, has been named to the 2023 Lawdragon 100 Leading Immigration Lawyers inaugural guide.
- Lynn Vuketich Luther Discusses Top Leadership Trait In Thomson Reuters Legal Practice Management FeatureJuly 17, 2023
[Ms. Abrahams] asked a handful of firm leaders to identify their most important communication skills and how they used those to influence others.
- July 10, 2023
The National Board of Trial Advocacy has recertified Reginald S. Jackson Jr. as a board certified civil trial advocate.
- July 5, 2023
When asked about the path that made her a trailblazer, Ms. Johnson pointed to her work helping companies protect non-traditional trademarks.
- June 7, 2023
The Columbus Dispatch reported recently regarding a $9.3 million jury verdict in a racial discrimination case involving a former employee of Saks Fifth Avenue. The verdict included past and future pay as well as $7 million in punitive damages.
- FLSA Collective Actions and Expected Impact on EmployersMay 25, 2023
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the two step approach used when litigating wage and hour suits on behalf of worker.
- May 9, 2023
Eastman & Smith is pleased to announce that Anna L. Schroeder has rejoined the Firm in our Findlay office
- April 5, 2023
Eastman & Smith is pleased to announce that Ashley B. Weis was named to the 2023 Franchise Times Legal Eagles®.
- March 23, 2023
According to Eastman & Smith associate Ashley B. Weis, franchisors collecting and using customer data, such as contact information and purchasing behaviors, may be exposed to risks in states with privacy laws
- March 10, 2023
Eastman & Smith is pleased to announce that Patrick B. Cavanaugh has joined the Firm as a member in the Professional Liability Practice Group.
- March 8, 2023
Observed for 102 years, International Women's Day is meant to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women throughout the world.
- March 3, 2023
While numerous federal laws exist to regulate the consumer lending market, these laws cannot be used to negate the requirement that a duly executed loan be repaid.
- February 22, 2023
Eastman & Smith was honored to host a networking mixer for the University of Toledo Law School Affinity Groups on February 10.
- February 3, 2023
Bring Your Own Device policies are found in 83% of companies, at least to some extent, according to a Zippia.com survey. Eastman & Smith member Brigid E. Heid, in her Columbus Business First article says the survey did not reveal whether or not employers have the right kind of policy.
Attorneys at Eastman & Smith have been actively disseminating information addressing issues arising from COVID-19 pandemic.
- December 30, 2022
Eastman & Smith members Mark A. Shaw and Melissa A. Ebel defended a commercial airline in an Ohio appellate case involving an alleged exposure to chemicals in the workplace.
- December 30, 2022
University was sued by a student over the loss of market value from in-person classes and campus access due to government ordered shutdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- December 29, 2022
Eastman & Smith is proud to announce that three attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers® list and two were selected for inclusion in the 2023 Ohio Rising Stars® list.
- December 13, 2022
Eastman & Smith members Stuart J. Goldberg and John H. Boggs were honored with an award during the Toledo Bar Association holiday lunch on December 13.
- December 12, 2022
Eastman & Smith member Sarah E. Pawlicki, discusses the rules on employee compensation when the workplace is closed due to weather.
- November 3, 2022
In conjunction with Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News and World Report has published a compilation of the top law firms in the country in different practice areas.
- October 5, 2022
A municipality in Northwest Ohio denied a special use permit to construct a cell tower. The denial led to litigation in which the plaintiff cell tower company, represented by Eastman & Smith, prevailed.
- October 3, 2022
Corporate dress codes have been a pain point for company leaders to establish, human resources professionals to enforce and employees to embrace.