Roetzel & Andress

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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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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Ohio
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

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

Potential New Tax Changes: The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act

The new tax bill, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“Bill”), is estimated to add $1.5 trillion to the national debt over the next 10 years. The House Ways and Means Committee begins reviewing the Bill on Monday, November 6, 2017…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

ACA Dealt Setback By Another Federal District Court

On October 25, 2017, District Court Judge Vince Chhabria of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California denied a request by California, along with 17 other states and the District of Columbia, for a…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Health

Can Your Business Fly Under The Radar?

The past few years have seen the utilization of unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS” or “drones”) expand from military to recreational, and now to commercial use. What once was top-secret military technology can now deliver a pizza…more
 /  Criminal Law, Science, Computers, & Technology, Transportation

Ohio Supreme Court Finds Ohio's "Consent Provision" Constitutional

The Ohio Supreme Court has issued a ruling upholding the so called “consent provision” of Ohio Revised Code Section 4123.512(D), providing added protections to Ohio employers involved in workers’ compensation litigation. In…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Worker’s Compensation
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