COVID-19 Insights and Information


  • Attorneys at Eastman & Smith have been actively disseminating information addressing issues arising from COVID-19 pandemic.

  • April 1, 2020

    Gary M. Harden and Scott A. Johnson, members of Eastman & Smith, were panelists in a virtual roundtable regarding COVID-19’s financial impact.

  • Eastman & Smith, Ltd. implements a work at home solution for all of its attorneys and staff.
    March 23, 2020

    As a legal service provider, Eastman & Smith is deemed an essential business and is able to continue to provide its legal services to its clients. Notwithstanding the foregoing, however, we have taken additional responsive steps to ensure that we can provide such legal services in a manner that maximizes our ability to protect the health of our employees, clients, business partners and communities and allow us to do our part in limiting the spread of this disease. 

  • March 16, 2020

    At Eastman & Smith we are closely monitoring developments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak from the CDC and state and local health departments.

  • January 3, 2020

    Eastman & Smith Ltd. is pleased to announce Melissa A. Ebel and Chad D. Huber have been elected members of Eastman & Smith. Both were formerly associates with the Firm.

  • December 10, 2019

    Reginald S. Jackson, Jr. has received the Robert Kelb Distinguished Service Award. 

  • December 10, 2019

    James F. Nooney, of counsel attorney with Eastman & Smith, was honored by the Toledo Bar Association with its Martin-Willinger Award.

  • December 4, 2019

    Eastman & Smith is proud to present its attorneys who have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars.

  • November 25, 2019

    Linde Hurst Webb has joined Eastman & Smith Ltd., bringing her four decades of experience in the areas of eminent domain, real estate, sunshine laws, trusts, estates, guardianships and probate law to the Firm’s clients as well as her philosophy that clients tend to receive better outcomes when they and their attorneys work in tandem.

  • November 7, 2019

    James F. Nooney, of counsel attorney with Eastman & Smith, was honored by the Toledo Bar Association with its Martin-Willinger Award. 

  • October 3, 2019

    Whether or not the employer violated a collective bargaining agreement when it hired outside contractors to install electrical and plumbing systems on a new line was the question involved in this matter.

  • August 15, 2019

    Three Eastman & Smith attorneys have been named Lawyers of the Year, for Toledo, and an addtional 20 attorneys  appear in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America®.

  • July 10, 2019

    Eastman & Smith is pleased to recognize Adam S. Nightingale as a new inductee to the Ohio State Bar Foundation.

  • May 6, 2019

    Providing the best service to its clients and community has been Eastman & Smith's mission since its founding 175 years ago.