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New Associate Joins Coolidge Wall’s Estate Planning and Tax Department

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Dayton, Ohio – Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that Rodrigo Horna has joined the firm as an associate in its Estate Planning and Tax Department.  His practice mainly involves working within the areas of estate planning, trust and probate and tax. “We are very happy to have Rodrigo join our group,” said Chad Hansen, chair of the firm’s Estate Planning and Tax Department. “The addition of Rodrigo provides us with additional depth in this growing practice area within the firm.” Rodrigo was born and raised in Lima, Peru, and is fluent in Spanish. Prior to coming to …

New COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate and Regulations Affecting Large Employers and Federal Contractors

In Labor by David P. Pierce

President Joe Biden announced on September 9 that the federal government will require companies with 100 or more employees to ensure their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 or test negative for COVID-19 at least once a week. The new requirements will be issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) in the coming weeks. It is expected that OSHA will give employers a limited time to get their employees vaccinated after the standard becomes effective or be subject to fines of up to $14,000 per violation.  Employers will also be required to provide …

Sixteen Coolidge Wall Attorneys Selected for The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 Edition

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Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that 16 of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 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 …

Women in Law – A Dayton Business Journal Event, Sponsored by Coolidge Wall

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Coolidge Wall was proud to participate in the first Dayton Business Journal’s Women in Law Forum where prominent female attorneys in the area discussed issues facing women in the legal industry and how they can progress in their careers. Coolidge’s Shannon Costello, executive committee member and Real Estate Department Chair, participated in this forum. As part of our involvement in this important conversation, Coolidge would like to introduce you to all of the female attorneys of Coolidge, whether they be in leadership positions, established lawyers or just beginning their careers. Michelle D. Bach Shannon L. Costello Kristin A. Finch Patricia …

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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

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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

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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

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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 …