- 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.
- January 6, 2023
Eastman & Smith is pleased to announce that Anne K. Schmidlin has been promoted to member of the Firm.
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.
- September 16, 2022
Joseph R. Durham received the Distinguished Graduate award from his law school alma mater, Lewis and Clark's Northwestern School of Law.
- September 7, 2022
Carrie L. Urrutia discussed the value of pre-hire skills tests while cautioning employers about pitfalls to avoid.
- Three Named Lawyers of the YearAugust 18, 2022
Eastman & Smith is pleased to announce that 21 of the Firm’s attorneys have been recognized in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
- August 15, 2022
Eastman & Smith is pleased to announce that Ashley B. Weis has joined the Firm’s Toledo office as an associate in the Business Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Real Estate Law practice groups.
- July 15, 2022
The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a decision from the Southern District of Ohio dismissing a civil RICO case filed against an Eastman & Smith client for lack of personal jurisdiction.
- July 7, 2022
Members Scott A. Johnson and Steven D. Reinbolt represented a client in the purchase of a Southeast Michigan mall.