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

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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 …

Treasury Department Issues Loan Forgiveness Application Form and Instructions

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On May 15, 2020, the United States Treasury Department issued its long awaited Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) Loan Forgiveness Application Instructions (“Forgiveness Application”), including a PPP Loan Forgiveness Calculation Form (with instructions) and a list of expected supporting documents to accompany the Forgiveness Application (3245-0407 SBA Form 3508 PPP Forgiveness Application.pdf). The following is a summary of the material points from this guidance.[1] Eight-Week Period for Measuring Forgiveness – a Helpful Option Added The Borrower’s loan forgiveness is measured during the eight-week/56-day period following receipt of the PPP loan, with the first day being the date of receipt of the …

SBA Issues Last Minute Interim Rule On Paycheck Protection Program Loans

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On Thursday, April 2, 2020, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) issued an Interim Final Rule (IRF), which constitutes the much-anticipated “Regulations” called for in the CARES Act on implementation of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). While the IRF is considered “interim” and requests public comments over a 30-day period, it is anticipated that lenders will rely on it once they begin accepting and processing applications for those small businesses seeking PPP loans. We previously explained the program in our blog post found here. Among other key changes in the IRF are the following clarifications: Independent Contractors. Contrary to the …

CARES Act Makes Paycheck Protection Program Loans Available For Businesses — Application Released

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UPDATE: On March 31, 2020, the Small Business Administration and the U.S. Treasury released the Application Form for the new SBA PPP Loan forgiveness program, which we have included at the end of this article. President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law on March 27, 2020. In addition to providing relief to millions of workers, the CARES Act allocates approximately $350 billion to the Small Business Administration (SBA) to administer emergency loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). Who is Eligible. Generally, any sole proprietor, for profit business, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, tribal business, …

Nineteen Coolidge Wall Attorneys Selected for The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 Edition

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Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that 19 of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020 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 …

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Coolidge CEO Steve Herbert Recognized as National Legal Influencer

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Coolidge Wall President and CEO J. Stephen Herbert has been selected to The Business Journals 2019 Influencers Law List, a list that spotlights 100 attorneys who are having an impact on business and legal matters in communities across the nation. Steve is one of only three Dayton attorneys selected for inclusion. The attorneys were identified in conjunction with editors and staff writers across the Dayton Business Journal’s network of more than 40 publications.

Coolidge Wall Elects Herin and Osborn as Shareholders of the Firm

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Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that W. Chip Herin III and R. Michael Osborn have been elected as new shareholders of the firm. “Chip and Mike have developed deep experience within their practice areas and dedicated themselves to providing trusted counsel and excellent customer service,” said J. Stephen Herbert, President and CEO of Coolidge Wall. “They have worked hard, and we are proud to have them representing our firm as new shareholders.” Herin is an attorney in the firm’s Corporate and Real Estate Departments. He serves as a business advisor to his clients, assisting business and property …

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

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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.

Twenty Coolidge Attorneys Honored as The Best Lawyers in America® 2019

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Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that 20 of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. 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 in …