Akron Business Lawyers

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Neil Klingshirn
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer with 33 years of experience
(330) 665-5745 3560 West Market Street
Suite 305-C
Akron, OH 44333
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Employment
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Neil is an AV rated Super Lawyer and Board Certified Employment law Specialist. He is a passionate, resourceful and tireless advocate who has represented individuals and companies in employment and business disputes for over 30 years.

Neil began his legal practice at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in Cleveland in 1986. He practiced employment law with his own firm from 1993 until 2016, when he joined Elfvin, Klingshirn, Royer & Torch, LLC.

Neil's knowledge and experience work for his clients. "I grew up on a Lake Erie winery. There I learned hard work and the values I use today. I...
Michael L. Fortney Esq
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(330) 665-5445 4040 Embassy Pkwy
Suite 280
Akron, OH 44333
Akron, OH Business Law Attorney with 34 years of experience
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Construction and Employment
Cleveland State University
I am an attorney, arbitrator and mediator with expertise in construction law, employment and labor law, litigation, and business disputes. I have litigated and served as a neutral in hundreds of cases involving construction disputes, commercial business disputes, and employment disputes. AV rated by Martindale Hubbell since 1994, signifying the highest standard of legal abilities and professional ethics and conduct. Member of the ADR Federal Court Panel for the Northern District of Ohio, the panel of arbitrators for the American Arbitration Association, serving as an employment, construction and commercial arbitrator, a member and former Chair of the Construction Advisory Council...
William G. Chris Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(330) 434-3000 50 South Main St., 10th Floor
Akron, OH 44304
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Construction and Insurance Claims
The University of Toledo College of Law
Dawn M. King
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer with 15 years of experience
(330) 203-1314 209 S. Main St., Ste 801
Akron, OH 44308
Free ConsultationBusiness, Appeals, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Akron
I have represented companies for several years as in-house counsel. Now I am ready to represent you whether you have an issue with your business or an important family issue. I am also qualified as a divorce and family law mediator and as a parenting coordinator.
Richard Kenneth Kalal Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(888) 543-8197 3631 Brookwall Dr.
Suite 206
Akron, OH 44333
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBusiness, Estate Planning, Family and Real Estate
Susan Helene Abramson Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(330) 670-1355 843 N Cleveland Massillon Rd
Akron, OH 44333
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Mr. Alexander R. Folk
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Akron, OH Business Law Attorney with 24 years of experience
(330) 762-8773 12 E. Exchange St.,
5th Floor
Akron, OH 44308
Business, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
University of Akron
Patrick John D'Andrea Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Attorney with 39 years of experience
(330) 376-5050 697 W Market St
Akron, OH 44303
Business, Administrative, Employment and Estate Planning
University of Akron School of Law
Patrick J. D'Andrea currently represents numerous landowners and small businesses in the Ohio Utica and Marcellus Shale Oil and Gas play including leases and leasing, amending existing leases, pipeline agreements and rights of way, oil and gas mineral sales, location agreements and much more. He has been involved in Business and Personal Injury cases and litigation for over 30 years. He has represented many fortune 500 companies in the Oil and Gas and Real Estate Development aspects of his business. He has litigated hundreds of business and personal injury cases. Previous: Director of Development, Summit County, Ohio, Akron City Councilman...
Gary Gross
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer
(330) 576-6185 231 Springside Dr., Suite 208
Akron, OH 44333
Business, Bankruptcy, Real Estate and Tax
University of Akron
Spiros Vasilatos Jr
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer with 35 years of experience
(330) 253-1550 PNC Center
Akron, OH 44308
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Akron School of Law
I am married with two sons. During my 36 years of practice in business law, real estate, estate planning and probate, it has been my objective to provide a combination of expertise, honesty, and experience and close client relationships, resulting in a personalized and innovative legal representation to clients in the most efficient and cost effective manner.
Priscilla Grant Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Attorney with 22 years of experience
(330) 253-5934 75 E Market St
Akron, OH 44308
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Akron School of Law
Angela Marie Kille Esq
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Copley, OH Business Law Lawyer
(330) 328-6454 PO Box 4166
Copley, OH 44321
Offers Video ChatBusiness, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
John Guy Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer with 49 years of experience
(330) 535-2151 106 S Main St Suite 2210
Akron, OH 44308
Business and Bankruptcy
Mark C. Pirozzi Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Attorney with 43 years of experience
(330) 715-4455 925 Sandin Drive
Akron, OH 44333
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Lee Wagoner Jr
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer
(330) 475-7750 3480 West Market St
Suite 202
Akron, OH 44333
Business, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Foreclosure Defense
Craig Steven Horbus Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Attorney
(330) 665-5117 405 Rothrock Rd
Akron, OH 44321
Business, Communications, Real Estate and Trademarks
David A. Welling Esq.
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Akron, OH Business Law Attorney
(330) 865-4949 Choken & Welling, LLP
3020 W. Market St.
Akron, OH 44333
Business, Appeals and Insurance Claims
University of Akron School of Law
David A. Welling, Esq. is a trial attorney with offices in Ohio. Mr. Welling practices in state and federal courts across the United States.
Ronald Thomas Gatts Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Attorney
(330) 253-7171 137 South Main Street
Suite 201
Akron, OH 44308
Business, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Jeffrey James Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Attorney
(330) 815-3063 337 Hickory Street
Akron, OH 44303
Business, Collections, Criminal and DUI
Stanley Aronson Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Attorney
(330) 836-5500 3085 W Market St
Suite 130
Akron, OH 44333
Business, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Timothy Dale McKinzie Esq
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer
(330) 864-3100 529 White Pond Dr
Akron, OH 44320
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Criminal
Susan Durr Esq
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Cuyahoga Falls, OH Business Law Attorney
(330) 929-4002 2231 Broad Blvd
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning and Family
University of Akron School of Law
Chris M. Sullivan
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Fairlawn, OH Business Law Lawyer
(330) 564-3489 P.O. Box 5162
Fairlawn, OH 44334
Business, Animal, Appeals and IP
I started my criminal defense legal practice with the belief that everyone is entitled to aggressive, quality representation. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor, felony, assault, domestic violence, homicide, drug offense, DUI, OVI, DUS or other criminal charge, I will fight for your legal rights. If you have been accused of a crime, I will aggressively negotiate for you or take your case through trial. If you have been accused of a crime, do not talk to the police. I am a criminal defense trial lawyer dedicated to maintaining close relationships with all my criminal, traffic, OVI, DUI, and...
Terri E Brunsdon CPA, Esq.
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Akron, OH Business Law Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(330) 374-1166 520 S Main Street, STE 2518A
Akron, OH 44311
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Matthew Charles Marshall
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Akron, OH Business Law Attorney
(330) 252-8050 159 South Main Street
Suite 1110
Akron, OH 44321
Business
Michael Brandon Washington Esq
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Cuyahoga Falls, OH Business Law Lawyer with 18 years of experience
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Free ConsultationBusiness, Civil Rights, Criminal and Juvenile
University of Akron School of Law
18 year veteran trial lawyer experienced in:
Criminal Defense and Prosecution
Child Custody,
Restoration of Firearms Rights
Concealed carry permit denials
Chad Hoover Herrnstein
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Cuyahoga Falls, OH Business Law Attorney
(330) 929-2676 111 Stow Avenue, Suite 101
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Akron School of Law
Chad Hoover Herrnstein was born and raised near Akron, Ohio. Growing up, his father John Herrnstein worked alongside his grandfather (Orval Hoover) at Hoover, Heydorn, & Herrnstein Co. LPA – a law firm in Cuyahoga Falls. From an early age, Chad knew he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his family and become an attorney. Chad Hoover Herrnstein received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, with a minor in Homeland Security, from The University of Akron in 2012. He continued his education at The University of Akron School of Law. Chad finished law school in the top 10% of...
John Herrnstein Esq
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Cuyahoga Falls, OH Business Law Lawyer with 37 years of experience
(330) 929-2676 111 Stow Avenue
Suite 101
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBusiness, Estate Planning, Personal Injury and Real Estate
John is a lifelong Buckeye. He graduated with honors from The Ohio State University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in business and accounting. In 1983, John graduated with honors from The Ohio State University College of Law. He has been practicing law in Cuyahoga Falls ever since. John has been active in the community as a long-time baseball coach and as a member of several community organizations. John and his family are proud to call Cuyahoga Falls home.

During his thirty-six year legal career, John has prepared thousands of Wills, Power of Attorneys, Trusts, and sophisticated estate planning...
Joel Allen Holt
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Stow, OH Business Law Lawyer with 14 years of experience
(330) 673-9500 4301 Darrow Road
Suite 1100
Stow, OH 44224
Free ConsultationBusiness, Employment, Real Estate and Securities
University of Akron School of Law
JOEL A HOLT, Esq./CIPP-US, is an experienced attorney concentrating his practice in the areas of business law, civil litigation, and real estate law, with a specific focus on information security and privacy. Attorney Holt is a certified privacy professional, holding a CIPP-US certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He has a broad legal background, including appellate advocacy, corporate formation and governance, securities, and transactional law. Mr. Holt is also a proficient civil litigator, with over 11 years' experience in Ohio and Federal courts. Attorney Holt graduated from the University of Akron School of Law, magna cum laude....
Rachel Pico
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Cuyahoga Falls, OH Business Law Attorney with 1 year of experience
(330) 922-4491
Ext. 210
527 Portage Trail
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Business, Appeals, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Akron School of Law
I am an Associate Attorney with Hoover Kacyon, LLC. My primary practice areas include family law, civil litigation, estate planning, and appellate practice. Originally from the Mahoning Valley, I am a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Trumbull County Bar Association, and the Akron Bar Association, as well as a member of the Nathaniel R. Jones American Inn of Court in Youngstown.

I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in December of 2013 and received my Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron in 2019. During my tenure at Akron Law,...
Robert Francis McNamara
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Uniontown, OH Business Law Attorney
(330) 699-6703 12370 Cleveland Ave NW
Uniontown, OH 44685
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
University of Akron School of Law
Robert McNamara initiated his legal career in Uniontown, Ohio, in 1982, after a five-year association with a firm in Akron, Ohio. Mr. McNamara’s experience results from work with major U.S. businesses coordinating the legal work for their subsidiaries including manufacturing companies and trucking companies, as well as doing work for their individual owners. Bob has hands on experience as he owned and operated a small trucking company early in his career. He has been involved in sales of businesses and as a result, has been heavily involved in estate planning including transfer of business to next generation family members.

As the...
Lisa Owings
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Cuyahoga Falls, OH Business Law Attorney with 4 years of experience
(844) 713-3328 122 Broad Blvd
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBusiness, Bankruptcy, Collections and IP
Lisa Owings graduated from The University of Akron School of Law with her Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in Intellectual Property. Lisa Owings practices primarily in debt defense. Attorney Owings is licensed in Ohio, Nebraska, North Dakota, Missouri, New Jersey, Utah, Wisconsin, Iowa, and North Carolina.
Mark Leonard Sweeney Esq
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Munroe Falls, OH Business Law Lawyer with 17 years of experience
(330) 688-4580 50 Munore Falls Ave. Ste. 6
P. O. Box 172
Munroe Falls, OH 44262
Business, Estate Planning and Juvenile
Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Kelly Anne Carmen
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Fairlawn, OH Business Law Attorney with 6 years of experience
(330) 867-1405 2725 Abington Court
Suite 200
Fairlawn, OH 44333
Free ConsultationBusiness, Immigration and Tax
University of Akron School of Law
David Richard Kennedy Esq
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Norton, OH Business Law Attorney
(330) 825-2477 4071 S. Cleveland-Massillon Rd.
P.O. Box 1080
Norton, OH 44203
Business, Estate Planning, Insurance Claims and Landlord Tenant
Anthony Terilla Esq
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Fairlawn, OH Business Law Attorney with 46 years of experience
(330) 867-1405 Suite 200
Fairlawn, OH 44333
Business, Appeals, Divorce and Family
Eric Valente
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Hudson, OH Business Law Attorney with 8 years of experience
(330) 665-5000 77 Milford Drive
226
Hudson, OH 44236
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Family
University of Toledo
Eric Valente, JD, MBA, is an attorney and founding member of Valente Law, LLC. He studied business administrations and earned his MBA while attending law school at the University of Toledo. Eric began his career doing business litigation at J.W. Krueger & Associates, LLC, where he still maintains an office. Eric has always had a creative, entrepreneurial spirit, and estate planning and business counseling provides him with the opportunity to engage these interests while helping clients achieve their goals. Eric's focus areas are estate planning (Wills, Trusts, Healthcare Planning), Probate Administration and Business Law. Eric is a...
Adam E. Carr
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Hudson, OH Business Law Lawyer with 26 years of experience
(330) 655-1662 5824 Akron-Cleveland Road, Suite A
Hudson, OH 44236
Business, Insurance Claims, Insurance Defense and Personal Injury
Cleveland State University
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating Martindale-Hubbell

Avvo Rated 10.0 out of 10.0 Superb

Adam E. Carr represents large and small companies, people, and insurers who require a legal defense against injury, property damage, and other claims from auto, bus, truck, premises, and other accidents; contracts and business disputes; premises liability; products liability; real estate and construction litigation; and other issues requiring the intervention of an experienced trial lawyer.

2020 U.S. News & World Report - Best Law Firms (sixth time selected)

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Thomas W. Lally
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Canton, OH Business Law Lawyer with 47 years of experience
(330) 499-5474 3930 Fulton Drive NW, Suite 101
Canton, OH 44718
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
University of Akron School of Law
Thomas W. Lally, an experienced trial attorney, has represented individual and business clients for many years in Canton, Stark County, Ohio and the surrounding cities of Massillon and Alliance; and counties of Summit, Wayne, Tuscarawas and Carroll, Ohio.
John Clark
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Canton, OH Business Law Attorney with 22 years of experience
(330) 499-1447 4774 Munson St. NW, Suite 400
Canton, OH 44718
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Emory University School of Law
John D. Clark is proud to help his clients in his solo law practice. John's law practice focuses in the areas of estate planning, trusts, probate, charitable planning, elder law, and business law. Previously, he was a director with Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co. LPA. He is a member of the American College of Trusts & Estates Counsel (ACTEC).
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