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Tice Named "Toledo Best Lawyers Corporate Lawyer of the Year"


Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Ronald J. Tice as the "Toledo Best Lawyers Corporate Lawyer of the Year" for 2010. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year." Mr. Tice is a member in the Business Section of Eastman & Smith Ltd. where he practices in the areas of business and commercial counseling, planning and transactions, principally for closely-held and family business enterprises. Mr. Tice serves as the principal legal advisor for numerous industrial and manufacturing businesses in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. In 2010, Mr. Tice will celebrate twenty-five years with Eastman & Smith and currently serves as Chairman of the Executive Committee of the firm. Prior to joining the firm, he was in private practice and served in a variety of legal positions with Marathon Oil Company in Ohio, Wyoming, Washington, D.C. and Texas.

Mr. Tice is a member of the Toledo, Ohio State and American Bar Associations and has served as Chairman of the Business Law Committee of the Toledo Bar Association.