Overview

Our attorneys combine their extensive trial and litigation experience with a unique understanding of business and commercial issues to advance aggressive, practical, and effective litigation strategies. We are constantly collaborating with our clients to understand their goals and objectives, evaluate their litigation and business risks, and guide our clients toward the best possible result, whether through pre-lawsuit settlement negotiations, initiating or defending a lawsuit, dismissal of a lawsuit through pre-trial motions, or trial.

Our attorneys have significant experience representing individuals and businesses in:

  • complex commercial and business litigation;
  • business divorce or shareholder/partnership/member disputes;
  • disputes arising out of non-compete/non-solicitation agreements;
  • disputes related to trade secrets;
  • business torts;
  • breach of contract claims;
  • financial services (including securities and banking) disputes;
  • fiduciary litigation;
  • director and officer litigation (D&O); and
  • class action litigation.

With fourteen offices across the Midwest and more than 150 lawyers, we have the depth and resources to provide exceptional representation to large companies in complex and high exposure litigation. We also pride ourselves in being entrepreneurial and innovative in structuring and staffing our client engagements, which allows us to provide the same exceptional services to small and mid-size businesses, as well as individuals (e.g., business owners and Directors & Officers).

Honors & Recognitions

Reminger’s Commercial Litigation Group was ranked highly by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” as Metropolitan Cleveland Tier 2 for 2020. Attorneys within this group have also received individual recognitions as “Best Lawyers in America,” as well as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” by Ohio Super Lawyers Magazine.

Results

Examples of our recent representations include:

  • Obtained near-seven figure settlement on behalf of minority shareholders in shareholder dispute against majority shareholder related to breach of fiduciary duty/self-dealing and other allegations of business misconduct.
  • Defended and resolved multi-million-dollar lawsuit against business owners and family limited liability companies/partnership involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, fraud, and alleged mismanagement of real estate management companies.
  • Obtained directed verdict at trial in dispute between financial services companies in an escrow defalcation case.
  • Obtained dismissal of all claims in dispute between limited liability company and banking institution, affirmed on appeal.
  • Obtained defense verdict on six of seven claims in two-week trial in commercial/banking dispute, with remaining claim resulting in award for approximately half of Plaintiff’s pre-trial settlement demand.
  • Obtained settlement in excess of $500,000 and defeated counterclaim in significant contract dispute involving medical billing company.
  • Obtained state-wide injunction through extended preliminary injunction hearing on behalf of Fortune 100 company.
  • Defended companies in class action litigation, including arguments before the Supreme Court of the United States in Jerman v. Carlisle, McNelie, Rini, Kramer, & Ulrich L.P.A., 559 U.S. 573 (2010).

News

News

Events

  • Discovery Under the New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Cooperation Between Counsel and Following the Proportionality Standard During Discovery
    Cleveland, OH, Mar 24, 2017
  • Overview of the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act and Motor Vehicle Law
    Ohio State Bar Association CLE, Cleveland, OH, Aug 21, 2015
  • Business Torts
    Ohio Association for Justice - Cleveland, OH, Nov 7, 2013
  • Mock Arbitration Commercial Litigation
    Case Western Reserve School of Law, Mar 20, 2013

Insights

Publications

  • DRI Trade Secrets and Non-Competes Compendium of State Law (Regional Editor)
    Aug 9, 2012
  • Feb 1, 2011
  • Clean Hands and the CEO: Equity as an Anecdote for Excessive Compensation
    University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law - Vol. 12 No. 4 2010, Jul 1, 2010
  • There is no abuse of discretion in which to vacate an award based on arbitrators' alleged bias
    Jun 29, 2009
  • New Commercial Disputes Judges Appointed
    Feb 10, 2009
  • "Ohio Supreme Court holds defense of suit still preserves affirmative defense of lack of service"
    Reminger Report, Sep 25, 2007

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