Because it is impossible to know all that the future will bring, business owners and executives must build plans that account for a wide range of opportunities and challenges. Careful attention to entity formation and key business relationships protect against disruptive legal and financial issues as the business grows and evolves over time.

Business attorneys in our commercial law practice have worked with hundreds of businesses in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Lexington, and Louisville at all stages of development. Team members help clients with:

  • Company formation via start-up
  • Organic growth
  • Merger
  • Acquisition
  • The selection process of appropriate legal structure

Structuring shareholder relationships and providing exit plans when those relationships cease.  Business issues such as contract review and drafting, purchase and sale of stock or business assets, technology licensing, franchising, and negotiating with dealerships and distributors.  Management of financial and banking matters, including creditors’ rights and secured and unsecured transactions.

Litigation in disputes involving such issues as:

  • Contracts
  • Employee benefits
  • Employee stock ownership
  • Retirement plans
  • Breach of fiduciary duty

J. Jeffrey Albrinck


Michael J. Chapman


James J. Englert

Of Counsel

Steven D. Hengehold


Anthony G. Raluy (Tony)

Of Counsel

Paul F. Wenker

Of Counsel