Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP Corporate and Capital Markets

Thomas F. McKee

Chairman

Thomas F. McKee

Thomas F. McKee

Chairman

Thomas F. McKee

Douglas A. Neary

Vice Chairman

Douglas A. Neary

Douglas A. Neary

Vice Chairman

Douglas A. Neary

Arthur C. Hall III

Partner-in-Charge Cleveland

Arthur C. Hall III

Joseph K. Juster

Partner

Joseph K. Juster

Joseph K. Juster

Partner

Joseph K. Juster

Jennifer L. Vergilii

Partner

Jennifer L. Vergilii

Jennifer L. Vergilii

Partner

Jennifer L. Vergilii

Thomas M. Welsh

Partner

Thomas M. Welsh

Thomas M. Welsh

Partner

Thomas M. Welsh

With 35 dedicated attorneys, Calfee’s Corporate and Capital Markets practice is one of the largest and most prolific in Ohio, handling a significant number of complex and sophisticated transactions for clients around the country and globally. Calfee boasts a robust M&A practice led by an active private equity client base and a large roster of public company and corporate clients. These strategic and financial buyers, when coupled with deep investment banking representations and relationships, drive a thriving and diverse M&A practice at Calfee. It also drives other sophisticated practice areas, including securities and capital markets, commercial financing, venture capital, succession planning, and more.

For more than a decade, Calfee's Corporate and Capital Markets group has been ranked by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, an industry-leading legal resource for professionals in search of qualified, experienced legal counselIn 2018, Chambers USA researchers praised Calfee's Corporate and Capital Markets group for “its high level of knowledge and sophistication,” and as “an impressive team with a strong track record across a broad range of corporate and transactional matters."

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Our Outlook

We are committed to fostering deep and long-standing relationships with our clients, and developing a knowledge of the industries in which our clients operate, as well as an understanding of the complex legal and business issues our clients face.

Our Services

Whether your business is a new venture navigating the early stages of formation, organization and capital raising, or an established enterprise undertaking complex contract negotiations, corporate succession planning, or a significant merger, acquisition, or divestiture, we will guide you through the inevitable and unexpected legal hurdles to achieve your objectives. Combining technical and legal expertise with business insights and sound judgment cultivated over years of corporate counseling, Calfee attorneys provide superior, customized service in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Areas of Concentration

  • Business Organization & Structure
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Contractual Arrangements
  • Capital Raising via public and private offerings
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint Ventures
  • Commercial Finance & Banking
  • Tax
  • Employee-related Matters
  • Executive Compensation
  • Risk Management
  • Succession Planning

Our Experience

Our Corporate and Capital Markets attorneys work collaboratively with their colleagues across Calfee’s 30+ practice areas to ensure that transactions and other client matters are handled efficiently and by the attorney with the necessary experience and skills. We regularly interact with attorneys in the following practice areas on client matters:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities & Capital Markets
  • Tax
  • Antitrust
  • Commercial Business and Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Employee Benefits
  • Estate Planning
  • Government Relations

Equipped with experience-based legal knowledge and readily accessible resources across all practice areas, Calfee's Corporate and Capital Markets attorneys regularly advise public and privately held businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs from a cross-section of industries through every stage of the business life cycle.

Doing Business in Ohio

With offices spanning the state of Ohio and deep connections in the state’s capital, Calfee’s Corporate and Capital Markets attorneys regularly assist clients who are starting, relocating, or expanding business operations in the state. Calfee attorneys are experienced helping clients understand and participate in Ohio’s state loan and grant programs, state tax credits, and other state programs such as JobsOhio. Read more about Doing Business in Ohio.

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