Roetzel & Andress

222 South Main Street
Akron, Ohio 44308, United States
Contact: Amy Clark
Phone: 330.376.2700
Fax: 330.376.4577
Areas of Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Ohio
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Before You Write That Check!

The Supreme Court of Ohio issued an opinion last week that provides a cautionary tale whose main antagonist is the broad reach of Ohio’s automatic subrogation provision set forth in R.C. 4123.931(G). In Bur. of Workers’ Comp…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Insurance, Worker’s Compensation

Should A "Sister" State Necessarily Impose The Same Professional Discipline Against A Medical Practitioner That Another State Imposes?

The Professional Practice Acts for many states routinely have provisions that permit a state to discipline a medical practitioner if that practitioner has been disciplined by another state in which the practitioner is also…more
 /  Health

A New Tool For Economic Development: Opportunity Zones

The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created the “Opportunity Zone Program” aimed at driving private investment to rural and urban low-income communities. The goal of the program is to spur business,…more
 /  Taxation

Evaluating The Fitness Of Your Estate Plan For 2018 In Light Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act

The recent passage of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) significantly altered federal estate tax laws effective January 1, 2018. The TCJA increased exemption amounts for federal estate, gift, and generation-skipping…more
 /  Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Illinois Nursing Act Changed To Benefit Advanced Practice Nurses

Effective January 1, 2018, Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law certain amendments to the Illinois Nurse Practice Act (the “Act”). Of particular note are changes relating to Advanced Practice Nurses (“APNs”). The most notable…more
 /  Health

CMS Addresses Text Messaging Of Protected Health Information

Text messaging has become an important communication tool. The number of text messages sent in the United States has grown exponentially from an estimated 12 million per month in 2000 to 780 billion per month in 2017. According…more
 /  Health, Privacy

Ohio Imposes New Rules On Back Surgeries In Workers' Compensation Cases

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has instituted a new rule regarding back surgeries and opioid use in workers’ compensation cases. Under the rule, which became effective January 1, 2018, a worker suffering from a…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation

Harvey Weinstein, Tax Reform, And Nondisclosures - Oh My!

There is no doubt that the movement known as #MeToo has brought workplace sexual harassment to the forefront of conversation and is both a top priority and concern for all employers. One of the many names associated with this…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

New Tax Changes: The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“Act”) (P.L. 115-97) signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017 and effective for tax years starting January 1, 2018 reflects a compromise between the House and Senate Bills as originally…more
 /  Business Organizations, Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade, Taxation

Federal Government To Crack Down On States' Legal Marijuana Businesses

The federal government has changed its view about legal marijuana businesses in the States. During President Obama’s terms in office, three memorandums were issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) stating that the federal…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics

Evaluating Privacy And Data Security Needs To Be Part Of Your Due Diligence Process

Given today’s regulatory and commercial environment, when considering a potential acquisition, priority should be given to evaluating the target’s privacy policies and data security measures. Information technology assets and…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Mergers & Acquisitions, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

The NLRB Makes Big Moves: Employee Handbooks And Joint Employers

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published two significant decisions affecting employers across the country. The first decision addressed the standard of review for employee handbook…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Does The ADA Require An Employer To Extend A Leave Taken Under The FMLA?

Are you an employer who must provide benefits to employees under the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) because you have had 50 or more employees for at least 20 weeks during the past year? If so, do you sometimes get confused…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Increased Focus For School Website Accessibility

Recently, website accessibility has become a hot topic for schools across the country. Over the last year, the United States Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR), has escalated the legal expectation that school…more
 /  Civil Rights, Communications & Media Law, Education

Buckle Your Seat Belts: Federal Government Launches Pilot Program Designed To Accelerate Integration Of Commercial Drones Into The National Airspace

On October 25, 2017, President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum directing the Secretary of Transportation to establish an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (“UAS”) Integration Pilot Program, with the intention of accelerating the…more
 /  Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation
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