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About Us
Our office was founded in 1969 and we have successfully represented hundreds of small and medium sized businesses and helped them grow and prosper. Many of our clients are family-owned companies with headquarters in Western Europe. Our clientele comes from a diverse background including the alternative energy sector, light and heavy manufacturing, automotive suppliers, medical practice groups, health care companies, window manufacturers, and electronics and software companies.

The attorneys in our firm are skilled in corporate, environmental, international, business acquisitions, joint-ventures, intellectual property licensing agreements, employment contracts, real estate transactions, and employment law matters. We enjoy being able to leverage over forty years of experience and considerable business acumen, to offer our clients the opportunity for creating a turnkey project throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


Areas of Practice
The attorneys in our firm are skilled in corporate, environmental, international, business acquisitions, joint-ventures, intellectual property licensing agreements, employment contracts, real estate transactions, and employment law matters.

Our firm is heavily involved in the alternative energy field. We represent clients in the alternative energy field and resolve issues such as site acquisition, wind leases, negotiations with public and private agencies, landowner negotiations, licensing and development of electronic products used in the alternative energy field, and solving any problems that arise out of these often changing relationships.
 
We also have years of experience representing governmental entities as the solicitors, or as special counsel for the trustees, and clerks. Our governmental entity representation centers on legal issues such as drafting of zoning and wind power ordinances, enforcement actions, utility easements, labor matters, and litigation arising out of stake holder conflicts.

International Expertise
Wolfgang Drescher, Esq. is primarily responsible for the international transactions. He is fluent in German and spends considerable time each year in Germany serving our clients’ needs in Western Europe. He has met Martindale-Hubble’s standards and requirements for an “A-V” rating, which is the highest rating awarded in the United States.

Our attorneys attend trade fairs each year such as the Hannover Messe, the International Auto Show, Euromold Messe, the AWEA Windpower Conference and Exhibition, and numerous fairs and trade shows in the Midwest. If you or your company are attending any of these fairs, and have the need for our advice and legal counsel, we would be pleased to meet with you.

Additional Services & Commitments
As an outgrowth of our business and corporate experience, we have become quite skilled at multigenerational estate and business transition planning, which can allow the owner of a business to efficiently transition the family business to the second or third generation. Our estate planning skills are not limited only to our corporate clients; our office is constantly involved in trust and estate work and the administration of estates for our individual clients.

In addition to our corporate law and our estate planning practices, our firm represents several not-for-profit organizations. Our staff also spends time working and volunteering in the community with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Heisey Glass Museum, Buckeye Trail Associations, North Country Trail Association, The American Legion, and local food pantries. Wolfgang Drescher is a Veteran (U.S. Army) and spends considerable time working with Veteran groups and assisting Veterans in our local community. Our commitment to the community also extends to each of our respective churches and faith communities.