Eastman & Smith Ltd. Recipient of Family Friendly Award


Toledo, Ohio - May 18, 2006 - Eastman & Smith Ltd. was awarded the Family Friendly Award which recognizes law firms for their accomplishments in creating an environment that fosters balanced lives in an increasingly diverse and competitive legal market. The Ohio Women's Bar Association created this award to honor legal employers in the State of Ohio which best exemplify a commitment to work-life balance and promote success and fulfillment of both family life and professional careers. Eastman & Smith Ltd. was the only law firm in the state of Ohio to receive this year's award.

Established in 1844, Eastman & Smith Ltd. is among the oldest firms in the State of Ohio with offices located in Toledo, Findlay and Columbus. The Firm has more than 75 practicing attorneys servicing individual and corporate clients including publicly-held corporations; privately-held commercial, industrial, manufacturing and service businesses of all sizes; public employers; professional practices; educational entities; hospitals and related health care institutions; financial institutions; construction companies; and insurance carriers. While the majority of the Firm's practice is based in Ohio, many of its attorneys are admitted to practice in other states, including Michigan, Indiana and Florida.