Steve Herbert Featured in Dayton Business Journal’s Executive Profile Series

In News by Coolidge Wall

Coolidge’s President and CEO, J. Stephen Herbert, was featured in this week’s edition of the Dayton Business Journal’s Executive Profile Series. In his interview, Steve shared his insights about the growth and future of Coolidge Wall, how to provide trusted counsel to clients based on his 40 years of experience, and his personal interests outside of practicing law. Click here to view the full article.

Legislative Update: Sports Betting Coming to a City Near You?

In General by Coolidge Wall

In my September 6, 2018 blog post, I discussed the U.S. Supreme Court’s May 2018 ruling in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, which found the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (“PASPA”) unconstitutional. PASPA prohibited state-sanctioned sports betting and effectively outlawed sports betting outside of Nevada. The Court’s ruling opened the door for all 50 states to legalize sports betting within their borders. At the time, two identical “placeholder” bills (the “Bills”) had been introduced in the Ohio House and Senate, both of which made clear the General Assembly’s intention to enact legislation legalizing sports betting …

Is an SBA Loan Right for Your Business?

In Business Law by Coolidge Wall

According to Derek Hutson, CEO of Datical, “Entrepreneurship is at the core of the American dream. It’s about blazing new trails, about believing in yourself, your mission and inspiring others to join you in the journey. What sets [entrepreneurs] apart is the will, courage and sometimes recklessness to actually do it.” To realize their dream, an entrepreneur must have capital to either start or purchase a business enterprise. If the entrepreneur does not have the total of the funds required for the venture, loans guaranteed through the Small Business Administration of the United States (“SBA”) may be a viable source …