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Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

13 National Rankings & 43 Metro Rankings  |  Client Confirmed  |  Website



Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is nationally ranked in 13 practice areas and regionally ranked in 43 practice areas. The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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  • Akron General Health System
  • American Greetings
  • Americhem, Inc.
  • Asymmetric Technologies LLC
  • CapitalWorks LLC
  • Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH)
  • Chart Industries, Inc. (NYSE: GTLS)
  • Clark-Reliance Corporation
  • Clearstead Advisors, LLC
  • Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF)
  • Covia Holdings Corporation
  • Evolution Capital Partners, LLC
  • Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE)
  • Imagine Schools
  • Independence Excavating, Inc.
  • Invacare Corporation (NYSE: IVC)
  • Linsalata Capital Partners
  • Medkinect LLC
  • Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: PKOH)
  • Playhouse Square Foundation
  • RPM International Inc. (NYSE: RPM)
  • Tarkett Enterprises Inc.
  • The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM)
  • The Lincoln Electric Company (NASDAQ: LECO)
  • The MetroHealth System
  • W.W. Williams
  • Watervale Equity Partners

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Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Calfee, Halter & Griswold has assisted Americhem in multiple successful acquisition processes, both domestic and international. During the pandemic and numerous changes throughout an uncertain environment, the Calfee, Halter & Griswold team was once again a true partner in aiding Americhem to complete a complex acquisition in Denmark. With Calfee, Halter & Griswold's support and guidance, we were able to materially improve our footprint and business presence in line with our growth strategy. Calfee, Halter & Griswold's trusted team worked closely with us, along with a recommended Danish counsel, to successfully conclude the acquisition.

Corporate Law

Over multiple years, Calfee, Halter & Griswold has provided pragmatic and sound legal counsel on a myriad of legal matters. Throughout the pandemic, the Calfee, Halter & Griswold team was exceptionally responsive throughout a stressful and uncertain time. Their legal team maintains the highest professional integrity and has built a significant amount of trust with our business and functional leaders. I consider Calfee, Halter & Griswold a true business partner in accelerating our growth.

Real Estate Law

I use several real estate law firms across the country. Calfee, Halter & Griswold is the best. Karla Rogers is a trusted advisor.

Government Relations Practice

I have been working with Calfee, Halter & Griswold for over 10 years. They continue to exceed my expectations when faced with a difficult project. Josh Sanders is my primary point of contact. He is responsive, knowledgeable on my issues, and well-respected by our legislative stakeholders. He is a true professional.

Insurance Law

I have worked with Calfee, Halter & Griswold attorneys K. James Sullivan and Alexander Reich on pandemic-related insurance matters and have found them to be both knowledgeable and responsive in a novel, very complicated area of the law. They have kept me abreast of new coverage decisions impacting our areas of concern and have been thorough in providing optional strategies to address our concerns.

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Calfee, Halter & Griswold has a strong Capital Markets group. They've done a great job in serving as our counsel in any number of financing transactions, including public offerings, private placements, bank credit facilities, and convertible and high yield notes. What sets Calfee apart is that they stay close to the client even after the closing to guide our ongoing monitoring and compliance and proactively advise on pending notification obligations. They are an invaluable adviser to us.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Calfee, Halter & Griswold's Employee Benefits team is excellent. They have assisted me in providing advice to our various lines of business, which are affected by ERISA and other employee benefits laws. They are prompt with and practical in their advice.

Commercial Litigation

Calfee, Halter & Griswold attorneys are extremely client focused. They are patient and engaged to make sure clients are fully heard, understand their options and are part of the strategy.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Calfee, Halter & Griswold makes IP and patent work easy. They have become an essential part of our IP team.

Employment Law - Management

Calfee, Halter & Griswold is an exceptional firm that provides excellent legal advice that is practical and reasonable. They deliver that advice in a way that is professional yet understandable to lay people who must make decisions and implement business activities reflective of that advice. Calfee's Labor and Employment team is very responsive to our needs. They have taken the time to understand our business and our decision makers at the executive level, in HR and in our legal department.

Labor Law - Management

I have had nothing but positive experiences with the team at Calfee, Halter & Griswold. They routinely provide advice and support for arbitration cases, and I am always pleased with their professionalism and their results.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

I have used Calfee, Halter & Griswold on over 75 transactions. They have consistently provided excellent counsel – a sound balance of legal interpretation with commercial practicality. Tom Welsh has been the lead on almost of all of these transactions, and I would not hesitate to recommend his services in particular, and the firm in general.

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