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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP  

Legal Services | Kentucky, USA

tel: 502-540-2300 | fax: 502-581-8111
101 S. Fifth Street, Suite 2500 | Louisville | Kentucky | 40202 | USA

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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP's Overview

Since our establishment in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1908, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP has provided quality legal counsel to our clients enabling them to accomplish more. In recent years, our practice has grown into a national firm that services clients from coast-to-coast, as well as internationally. Today's full-service practice, with more than 650 attorneys, continues the standards established by our founding partners over a decade ago, which are efficient, cost-effective and comprehensive solutions for clients.

Our firm's commitment to quality service extends from our highly-skilled attorneys to our experienced professional staff. By establishing relationships based on trust, communication and responsiveness, we tailor our service to ensure our clients' current needs are met while also anticipating future ones.

  • Year Law Firm was Founded: 1908
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 25
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 650

Areas of Practice
  • Ancillary Services
  • Ancillary Services: Dinsmore Compliance Services
  • Ancillary Services: DSD Advisors, LLC
  • Ancillary Services: Merchantile Title Agency, Inc.
  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring
  • Beer, Wine & Spirits Industry
  • Commercial Finance
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Compensation & Benefits: ERISA Litigation & Administrative Proceedings
  • Compensation & Benefits: ESOPs
  • Compensation & Benefits: Executive Compensation
  • Compensation & Benefits: Health & Welfare Benefits
  • Compensation & Benefits: Retirement Plan Documents
  • Construction Industry
  • Corporate & Transactional
  • Corporate & Transactional: Corporate Taxation
  • Corporate & Transactional: Franchise & Distribution
  • Corporate & Transactional: International Business
  • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy
  • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy: Commercial & Transactional Guidance
  • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy: Data Breaches
  • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy: Enterprise Risk Management
  • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy: Regulatory Compliance
  • Education Industry
  • Employment
  • Employment: Affirmative Action Plans/OFCCP Compliance
  • Employment: Audits, Counseling & Training
  • Employment: Discrimination Litigation
  • Employment: Wage/Hour Law
  • Employment: Wrongful Discharge
  • Entertainment Industry
  • Environmental
  • Equine Industry
  • Financial Services Industry
  • Financial Services Industry: Bank Regulatory & Enforcement
  • Financial Services Industry: Banking & Financial Services
  • Financial Services Industry: Commercial Finance
  • Gaming & Sports Industry
  • Government Relations
  • Government Relations: Municipal & Government
  • Health Care Industry
  • Immigration
  • Immigration: Worksite Compliance
  • Insurance Industry
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property: Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Intellectual Property: Litigation
  • Intellectual Property: Patent Procurement & Management
  • Intellectual Property: Privacy, Data Protection & Internet Technologies
  • Intellectual Property: Trademark Procurement/Management & Copyright
  • Labor
  • Labor: Arbitrations
  • Labor: Collective Bargaining Negotiations
  • Labor: NLRB Issues
  • Labor: RICO Actions
  • Labor: Strike Preparation/Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Litigation: Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation: Antitrust & Trade Regulations
  • Litigation: Appellate
  • Litigation: Class Action
  • Litigation: Employment Discrimination Litigation
  • Litigation: ERISA Litigation & Administrative Proceedings
  • Litigation: False Claims Act
  • Litigation: First Amendment & Media
  • Litigation: Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Litigation: Mass Tort
  • Litigation: Medical Malpractice
  • Litigation: Product Liability
  • Litigation: Securities Litigation
  • Litigation: TCPA Compliance & Defense
  • Litigation: Tort
  • Litigation: Toxic Tort
  • Litigation: Workers' Compensation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Natural Resources Industry
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
  • Private Client & Family Wealth Planning
  • Private Client & Family Wealth Planning: Family Law
  • Public Finance
  • Public Finance: Economic Development
  • Public Finance: Education
  • Public Finance: Health Care
  • Public Finance: Housing
  • Public Finance: Public Utilities
  • Public Finance: Tax Compliance & Audit
  • Public Finance: Traditional Governmental Finance
  • Public Finance: Transportation
  • Public Utilities Industry
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate: Acquisitions & Dispositions
  • Real Estate: Construction
  • Real Estate: Corporate Facilities
  • Real Estate: Development & Zoning
  • Real Estate: Eminent Domain & Valuation
  • Real Estate: Financing & Economic Incentives
  • Real Estate: Leasing & Property Management
  • Real Estate: Mineral Rights
  • Securities
  • Securities: Investment Advisers
  • Securities: Private Placements
  • Securities: Public Company Compliance & Governance
  • Securities: Public Offerings
  • Securities: Securities Litigation
  • Taxation
  • Taxation: Corporate Taxation
  • Taxation: Tax Planning
  • Transportation Industry
  • Venture Capital/Private Equity
  • White Collar Crime
  • White Collar Crime: Government Investigations
  • Workplace Safety
  • Workplace Safety: Mine Safety & Health Administration
  • Workplace Safety: Occupational Safety & Health Administration



Of Counsel

Gregory Compton

Gregory A. ComptonPartner Of Counsel

Frank Doheny

Frank P. DohenyOf Counsel

Christopher George

Christopher M. GeorgePartner Of Counsel

Harry Herren

Harry K. HerrenOf Counsel

Michael Hirn

Michael M. HirnOf Counsel

Justin Walker

Justin R. WalkerPartner Of Counsel


Tariff Increase for $200B of Chinese Imports Announced and Process for Importers to Request an Exemption Forthcoming
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2019

The Trump administration’s significant escalation of the trade dispute with China after months-long U.S.-China trade talks have faltered is a major news headline as the week concludes. The U.S. followed through on its warnings and increased tariffs on an estimated $200 billion of Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent starting May 10th. At the same time, the U.S. announced importers will be able to apply for an exemption from these tariffs. Trade talks continued through today and ended without any deal. U.S. importers affected by the tariff increase will need to evaluate their options given this tariff increase and the uncertainty surrounding the U.S.-China trade dispute...

Kentucky Expands Protections for Pregnant Workers
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, April 2019

On April 9, 2019, Gov. Matt Bevin signed into law the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act (KYPWA), which expands protections for pregnant employees under the Kentucky Civil Rights Act, KRS 344.010, et seq. Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy Effective June 27, 2019, employers with 15 or more employees in Kentucky in at least 20 calendar weeks in the current or preceding year will be required to provide reasonable accommodations for pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions...

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Dinsmore Becomes 1st Business Tenant in High-Profile City Center
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2019

Dinsmore has opened its doors as the first anchor business tenant of the just-completed City Center development in downtown Lexington. The firm occupies approximately 20 percent of the office space in the eight-story tower, with attorneys across a full range of practice areas, as well as administrative staff members. Firm leaders say they chose to move from Lexington Financial Center not just due to the need for more space but the development’s cutting-edge design and technology features as well. The change, said Office Managing Partner Chauncey Curtz, bolsters Dinsmore’s ability to continue as a pace-setter in client service and quality counsel...

Meet Dinsmore’s Elvira Cortez, New President of Lawyers Club of San Diego
Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, May 2019

Dinsmore & Shohl associate Elvira Cortez was presented last Thursday as the president-elect of Lawyers Club of San Diego at the organization’s annual dinner. Learn more about her here—her background with the club, her passion for its mission and what she hopes to accomplish in her presidency.   What is your history with Lawyers Club of San Diego? Elvira Cortez: I got involved when I moved to San Diego in 2011. I joined because this organization helps women meet other women who are successful in San Diego, so I though this is how I can be successful in this community. I started as a liaison from one of the committees to the San Diego County Bar...

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