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Calfee attorneys speak and write frequently in their various areas of experience. Search our archives for the latest articles written by our attorneys, including alerts addressing changes in the law and issues about which our clients need to be informed, as well as monthly newsletters, such as our Government Relations Report on Ohio Government. You can also read about some of our most recent accomplishments, speaking engagements and community events.

Sean S. Suder Authors Article on Department Store Closures

Sean S. Suder, partner in Calfee’s Real Estate Litigation group, recently wrote an article entitled “Six Ways to Get Out Ahead of Your Downtown Department Store Closure.” Sean’s practice focuses on land use, zoning, historic preservation, local government, and commercial real estate law. He crafts clear, consistent, usable and defensible zoning and land development ordinances [...]

Teresa Metcalf Beasley to be inducted in the Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School Hall of Fame

December 1, 2016 ~ Teresa Metcalf Beasley, partner and chair of Calfee’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, will join the 2016 Class of the Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School Hall of Fame on December 1. The Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School Hall of Fame was established to honor alumni, faculty members and others associated with the [...]

Malisheia Douglas Held a Luncheon with Committee Chairs of the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association

Malisheia Douglas, associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group, held a luncheon with the committee chairs of the Intellectual Property Litigation Committee for the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association (CIPLA). The purpose of the luncheon was to discuss the role of the Intellectual Property Litigation Committee of CIPLA for the upcoming year.  Malisheia co-chairs [...]

Jamie M. Ramsey, Kimberly Moses and John R. Cernelich Recently Presented on the Management of Cyber Risks

Jamie M. Ramsey and Kimberly Moses, partners in Calfee’s litigation practice group, recently gave presentations on managing cyber risks at an event of the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel. The presentation, entitled “Beyond Compliance 101: Managing Cyber Risks Created By Third Party Vendors,” was hosted at The Calfee Building.  John R. [...]

Mitchell G. Blair Spoke at a Federal Bar Association Event in Cleveland

Mitchell G. Blair, co-chair of Calfee’s Litigation group, spoke on the topic of the Federal Trade Secret Act at an event hosted by the Federal Bar Association. The event was held at the Westin Cleveland Hotel. As co-chair of the Litigation group, Blair litigates and tries complex disputes, with special emphasis on securities and derivative litigation [...]

Malisheia Douglas Participated in the Intellectual Property Advisory Council at the University of Akron School of Law

Malisheia Douglas, associate in Calfee’s Intellectual Property group, recently participated in and supported the Intellectual Property Advisory Council for the University of Akron School of Law. The Intellectual Property Advisory Council is a body of experts from around the world that assists Akron Law students and the law school via advice and guidance. The Council [...]

Malisheia Douglas Recently Assisted the YWCA Circle of Women Breakfast

Malisheia Douglas assisted with and attended the YWCA Circle of Women Annual Breakfast in the Fall. “The Circle – Breakfast” is designed to bring together a committed group of people — primarily women — to pool their resources and raise critical funds to support the vital needs of young women transitioning out of foster care [...]

John J. Jenkins Authored Two Articles Featured on

John J. Jenkins published two articles for, one on disclaimers and limits for claims and another on reverse breakup fees. The articles are entitled “Disclaimers & Limits on Claims Outside of the Contract.” And “Reverse Breakup Fees: Move Along, Nothing to See Here.”  Read the articles here.

John J. Jenkins Edited Two Books for

John J. Jenkins, partner in the firm’s corporate group, edited two books for this Fall. The handbooks are entitled “Form S-3 Handbook” and “WKSI Handbook.” In addition to the work he does editing publications and blogging for, John also serves on their board of advisors.  At Calfee, his practice focuses on advises publicly and [...]

John J. Jenkins Serves as Editor and Blogger for

John J. Jenkins, partner in Calfee’s corporate group, currently serves as Editor at  John has also appeared on four podcasts with Broc Romanek of, including: Shareholder Proposal Reform, Dodd Frank Reform, Disclosure Overload and Director Compensation. He has also moderated webcasts entitled “After Brexit: Capital Markets Developments” for and “Middle Market Deals: [...]