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Coolidge Wall is hiring attorneys at all levels — learn more here

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Coolidge takes pride in being one of the longest continuously running and most established law firms in Dayton and Ohio. Our laser focus on the success of our clients and understanding their needs is key to the culture of our firm. And as a Dayton born law firm, we strongly encourage and support our attorneys and staff in being active participants and leaders in our community. Click here to see a list of all Coolidge Wall job openings >>    

Real Estate Associate Position

In Careers by Coolidge Wall

Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A., a full-service Dayton firm since 1853, seeks applicants for an associate position in our Real Estate Department. The ideal candidate will demonstrate high academic achievement, excellent writing and speaking skills, and a strong work ethic.  Candidates with at least one year of experience with real estate law are preferred.  The candidate should demonstrate appropriate substantive knowledge of and interest in real estate transactions.  This includes representing clients with the purchase, sale,  development, and financing of commercial real estate projects, as well as negotiation and drafting of commercial leases and preparing easements, mortgages, notes, and deeds. Interested …

Cool Book Club Meets with Author

In News, Uncategorized by Coolidge Wall

When the Cool Book Club had its discussion of the murder mystery thriller JUSTICE HILL on March 25, 2021, it invited its author, John Macleod, to join the discussion by Zoom. It is definitely a book for lawyers as the reader seeks to discover the murderer of Jason Worthy, a wealthy and successful Washington lawyer who was brutally murdered at his secluded retreat in the Shenandoah Valley of western Virginia. The plot starts with two girls, Sam and Jessie, who grew up in a coal mining hollow in West Virginia, and then we follow their different career paths before confronting …

Coolidge Wall to Speak at the 2021 Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Talent 360 Forum

In Labor, News by Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A.

Coolidge Wall is pleased to be presenting at the annual Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Talent 360 Forum:       Wednesday, March 31, 2021       Options for both in-person and virtual participation!       In Person Location: Marriott University of Dayton       8:30 am to1:30 pm Coolidge’s Marc Fleischauer, chair of the firm’s Labor and Employment Department, will be talking to the area’s HR professionals and others about trending legal topics including: Ohio Discrimination Tort Reform for Employers Reduced Statute of Limitations Elimination of Supervisor Liability Mandatory Administrative Process Coordination with Federal Law What’s …

Ohio Passes Employment Law Uniformity Act Shortening Statutes of Limitation

In Labor, News by Coolidge Wall

On January 12, 2021, Governor DeWine signed HB 352 into law, which brings Ohio’s anti-discrimination statute in line with existing federal law. Among other things, the law does the following key things which benefit employers: Reduces the statute of limitations for most discrimination claims to two years instead of six; Requires claimants to exhaust their administrative remedies and undergo scrutiny in most cases from the Ohio Civil Rights Commission instead of simply proceeding with a lawsuit; Protects managers and supervisors from suit unless they retaliate for opposing a discriminatory practice, aid a discriminatory practice, or obstruct a person from complying …

Lunch and Learn Legal Update: The Latest on COVID-19 for Employers

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Please join Coolidge Wall attorneys Marc Fleischauer, David Pierce, Michelle Bach and Benjamin Mazer for an informative Lunch and Learn session on the latest legal updates on COVID-19 for employers. Date: Friday, January 15, 2021 Time: Noon to 1 pm Location: Zoom Meeting During this session, we will discuss the following: Mandatory Vaccinations – Yes or No? Modifications to CARES Act and Extension of Unemployment Benefits Workers’ Compensation Defense in the COVID Era COVID and ADA/FMLA Interplay Employer Civil Immunity from Liability Please RSVP to with your name, title, company and the telephone number that you will use if …

Eight Coolidge Wall Attorneys Named 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers

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Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that eight of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers®: Michelle D. Bach: Workers’ Compensation Christopher R. Conard: General Litigation Marc L. Fleischauer: Employment & Labor David C. Korte: Workers’ Compensation Joshua R. Lounsbury, Workers’ Compensation Stephen M. McHugh: State, Local & Municipal David P. Pierce: Business Litigation Richard A. Talda: Business Litigation Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service that selects outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional …

New Ohio COVID-19 Law Provides Businesses with Broad Immunity

In COVID-19 Information Hub by Marc L. Fleischauer

On September 14, 2020 Governor DeWine signed House Bill 606 (the “Legislation”) into law giving many businesses protection from lawsuits due to COVID-19 and other infections. Specifically, the Legislation provides that no person is liable for a civil action for damages, injury, or death due to COVID-19 or similar illnesses unless the person engages in reckless conduct, intentional misconduct, or willful or wanton misconduct. These immunity provisions will become retroactive to March 9, 2020 and remain in effect until September 30, 2021. The definitions in the Legislation make it clear that the term “person” protects not only individuals but also …

Eighteen Coolidge Wall Attorneys Selected for The Best Lawyers in America® 2021 Edition

In News, Strategic Advisory by Coolidge Wall

Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that 18 of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021 edition. Best Lawyers is regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Its process is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers may not pay a fee to be listed, so inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” The Coolidge attorneys selected for inclusion …

David Pierce Named New Chair of Coolidge Wall’s Litigation Department

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Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that David P. Pierce has been selected as chair of the firm’s Litigation Department. Richard A. Talda previously served as department chair for almost 23 years. “David is an excellent litigator with a wealth of experience,” said J. Stephen Herbert, President and CEO of Coolidge. “Our litigation team will be in great hands under David’s leadership.” David is a shareholder within the firm and has practiced for more than 20 years with a primary focus in commercial disputes and employment issues.  In addition to his extensive litigation experience, he served a term …