About this office:
Frantz Ward LLP was established in 2000 by 13 attorneys whose goal was to provide clients with practical, responsive and cost-effective legal services. Today, with over 60 attorneys, Frantz Ward is among the 20 largest firms in Northeast Ohio. From its office in Cleveland, Frantz Ward is a full service firm that represents clients in matters across the State and across the country. Through its recent affiliation with ALFA International, a global legal network of independent law firms, Frantz Ward can assist clients worldwide.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
ADR Services, Antitrust, Appellate Advocacy, Bankruptcy/Creditors' Rights, Civil Rights, Commercial Finance, Competition, Construction, Corporate, Discrimination/Harassment, Environmental, ERISA, Estate Planning/Probate, Health Care Higher Education, Insurance, Labor and Employment, Litigation, OSHA, Products Liability, Real Estate, Telecommunications, Transportation, Workers' Compensation.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
State Law Regarding Oil and Gas Drilling Preempts Local Ordinances
Mark L. Rodio,Adam J. Russ, February 18, 2013
In State ex rel. Morrison v. Beck Energy Corp., Ninth Dist. Case No. 25953, 2013-Ohio-356, the Ninth Appellate District reversed a decision of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas and held that local ordinances of the City of Munroe Falls regarding oil and gas drilling were preempted by the...
Ohio Supreme Court Rules on Lender Foreclosure Actions
John F. Kostelnik, November 12, 2012
On October 31, 2012, the Ohio Supreme Court unanimously held that a party who files a foreclosure lawsuit prior to acquiring title to the underlying note and mortgage lacks standing to bring the action, and that such defect cannot be cured through an assignment prior to judgment. The Court’s...
Westfield Insurance Company v. Custom Agri Systems, Inc., 2012 Ohio 4712
Brian E. Roof,Michael E. Smith, October 29, 2012
On October 16, 2012, the Ohio State Supreme Court held that claims of defective construction or workmanship brought by a property owner are not claims for “property damage” caused by an “occurrence” under a commercial general liability (“CGL”) policy.
Year Established: 2000