Key Matters

Business Litigation

  • Obtained summary judgment and a favorable settlement on behalf of an Ohio restaurant company in a contract dispute
  • Obtained dismissal on behalf of an Ohio siding manufacturer in a contract dispute

Real Estate/Zoning

  • Achieved reversal of two trial court decisions on behalf of a homeowner relating to an easement dispute before the Florida Second District Court of Appeals
  • Successfully argued before an Ohio Court of Appeals in defense of summary judgment obtained on behalf of a utility company in a dispute involving the location of power lines near private property
  • Successfully defended the dismissal of an administrative appeal before an Ohio County Court of Appeals on behalf of a not-for-profit organization in a dispute relating to the construction of low-income retirement housing
  • Obtained dismissal of an administrative appeal on behalf of a large retailer, and successfully defended the ruling before an Ohio Court of Appeals
  • On behalf of a local home builder, successfully defended the dismissal of a mandamus action brought by an Ohio township relating to annexation proceedings before an Ohio Court of Appeals

Product Liability

  • Assisted in obtaining summary judgment in favor of a national chain of automobile repair centers
  • Assisted in obtaining a defense verdict in favor of a national manufacturer of off-road vehicles after a three-week jury trial

Environmental

  • Obtained defense verdict on behalf of a wastewater treatment plant operator following a six-day bench trial in a case involving civil enforcement claims by the Ohio EPA

Professional Liability

  • Successfully argued before the Ohio Supreme Court in a case involving standing of third parties to sue for legal malpractice
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a law firm in a legal malpractice case involving the firm’s representation of a client in a slip-and-fall case