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Gentry Elected New President and CEO of Coolidge Wall

In General, News by Coolidge Wall

DAYTON, Ohio – The shareholders of Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. are pleased to announce that Daniel J. Gentry has been elected as the firm’s new President and CEO.  He succeeds J. Stephen Herbert who served in that role for more than 27 years.  Herbert will continue his successful practice as a member of Coolidge’s Real Estate Department. Gentry, a long-time member of the firm’s Executive Committee, practices in Coolidge’s Litigation Department.  He has been with the firm for almost 17 years.  His practice focuses on business and employment litigation and dispute resolution. “Dan Gentry is the epitome of what Coolidge …

Attorney Haller Joins Corporate Department

In News, Social Media by Elaine Reinert

Elliott Haller has joined Coolidge Wall as an associate in the firm’s Corporate Department.  With more than 10 years of experience, Elliott focuses his practice on transactional, business and healthcare law.

Paralegal Angeline Worley Joins Coolidge Wall’s Corporate Department

In Social Media by Elaine Reinert

Coolidge Wall welcomes Angeline D. Worley, a paralegal in the firm’s Corporate Department. She has more than 15 years of experience in the legal field. Angie specializes in assisting with merger and acquisition transactions, entity formation and dissolution, entity maintenance and other corporate transactions.  Read more about Angie here.

Ohio’s New Concealed Carry Gun Law: How Does It Impact Private Employers?

In Employment Law, Labor by Marc L. Fleischauer

Effective June 13, 2022, Ohio Senate Bill 215, permits “qualifying adults” to legally carry, possess, and conceal a handgun without a license, background check, or training requirements.  According to the new statute, codified at Ohio Revised Code § 2923.125A: Regardless of whether the person has been issued a concealed handgun license, … a person who is a qualifying adult may carry a concealed handgun that is not a restricted firearm anywhere in this state in which a person who has been issued a concealed handgun license may carry a concealed handgun. A “qualifying adult” must, among other criteria, be at …

Coolidge Wall’s Fleischauer to Speak at Annual Chamber Event

In News by Coolidge Wall

Marc Fleischauer, Chair of Coolidge Wall’s Labor & Employment Department, will be presenting at the annual Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Talent 360 event. He will be giving an update to human resources and other professionals about the latest legal changes that can impact their companies’ businesses. Talent 360 will be held: Time : 7:45 am to 1:00 pm Date:  Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Location:  Sinclair Community College Event Details: The programming will feature a variety of resourceful expert panels, as well as two keynote speakers. The AM keynote speaker, K.L. Allen, Chancellor of Western Governors University, will paint the picture of how he has …

Litigator David Pierce Gives Jury Selection Lecture

In News by Coolidge Wall

On March 2, 2022, Coolidge Wall’s Litigation Chairman and University of Dayton School of Law Adjunct Professor David Pierce presented a lecture on Jury Psychology and Identifying Juror Personality Traits to King’s University College and Western University in London, Ontario.  Following his lecture to about 100 attendees, David and fellow litigation shareholder Dan Gentry gave a practical demonstration of the jury selection process to those students in attendance.

Eight Coolidge Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2022 Super Lawyers

In General by Coolidge Wall

Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that eight of its attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in 2022 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 In addition, Zachary B. White was named a Rising Star for the first time in Business Litigation. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service that selects outstanding lawyers …

The Latest on OSHA: Sixth Circuit Lifts Stay of OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard

In COVID-19 Information Hub, Employment Law, Labor by Benjamin A. Mazer

As we have described previously in recent months, several precarious federal mandates have been issued by the administration of President Biden as the country works its way toward recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.  On November 5, 2021, OSHA issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), requiring that all employers with 100 or more employees either mandate COVID-19 vaccination for all employees or allow employees to elect weekly COVID-19 testing.  In the most recent court challenge, this mandate, originally stayed by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, has been reinstated by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.  Inevitably, the next stop will …

The State of Stays: Federal Vaccine Mandates Suspended for Now

In COVID-19 Information Hub, Employment Law, Labor by Marc L. Fleischauer

As we have described previously in recent months, several precarious federal mandates have been issued by the administration of President Biden as the country works its way toward recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.  These federal mandates have imposed significant burdens on private industry by sapping much-needed corporate resources, creating a sense of overreach and invasiveness, and alienating vaccine-resistant employees at the exact moment many employers are trying desperately to rev back up and to revitalize the economy. The mandates have been implemented primarily by three executive-branch sources affecting three huge sectors of the economy: Executive Order 14042 affecting federal contractors, …

OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard for Large Employers

In COVID-19 Information Hub, Employment Law, Labor by Marc L. Fleischauer

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring employers with 100 or more employees to ensure that their employees are either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or are tested on a weekly basis.  This ETS compliments previous efforts by the federal government to address the COVID-19 pandemic, including Executive Orders requiring federal contractors and federal employees to be vaccinated, and regulations issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) requiring vaccination for employees of health care facilities. Legal Challenges Legal challenges opposing the ETS have already been filed in various U.S. …