Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Legal Services | Ohio, USA
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255 E. Fifth Street Suite 1900 Cincinnati, OH | Cincinnati | Ohio | 45202 | USA

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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 750 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.

Lawyers Worldwide: 782

Areas of Practice

Professionals

Partners

Alan H. Abes

Alan H. Abes

Partner
Yongsok  Choi

Yongsok Choi

Partner
Kurt R. Hunt

Kurt R. Hunt

Partner
Joshua A. Lorentz

Joshua A. Lorentz

Managing Partner & Chairman
Colleen M. Reynolds

Colleen M. Reynolds

Partner at DSD Advisors, LLC
Ritu  Singh

Ritu Singh

Partner
Ben F. Wells

Ben F. Wells

Partner

Associates

Of Counsel

Sarah  E. Abbott

Sarah E. Abbott

Of Counsel
Gregory P. Adams

Gregory P. Adams

Of Counsel
John E. Barnes

John E. Barnes

Of Counsel
Kathryn W. Bayer

Kathryn W. Bayer

Of Counsel
Mark C. Bissinger

Mark C. Bissinger

Of Counsel
Edward J. Boll

Edward J. Boll

Of Counsel
Calvin D. Buford

Calvin D. Buford

Of Counsel
Bonnie G. Camden

Bonnie G. Camden

Of Counsel
Pablo J.  Davis

Pablo J. Davis

Of Counsel
Branson D. Dunlop

Branson D. Dunlop

Of Counsel
Michael D. Eagen

Michael D. Eagen

Of Counsel
Katrina Z. Farley

Katrina Z. Farley

Partner Of Counsel
Michael  G.  Frey

Michael G. Frey

Of Counsel
Mary J. Healy

Mary J. Healy

Of Counsel
M. Gabrielle  Hils

M. Gabrielle Hils

Of Counsel
Kevin M. Hudspeth

Kevin M. Hudspeth

Of Counsel
David P. Kamp

David P. Kamp

Partner Of Counsel
Lawrence H. Kyte

Lawrence H. Kyte

Partner Of Counsel
Nancy A. Lawson

Nancy A. Lawson

Of Counsel
Deborah R. Lydon

Deborah R. Lydon

Of Counsel
James A. Marx

James A. Marx

Of Counsel
Paul R. Mattingly

Paul R. Mattingly

Of Counsel
Charles M.  Meyer

Charles M. Meyer

Partner Of Counsel
Dwight D. Myfelt

Dwight D. Myfelt

Of Counsel
Robert W. Olson

Robert W. Olson

Of Counsel
Clifford A. Roe

Clifford A. Roe

Of Counsel
Charles M. Roesch

Charles M. Roesch

Of Counsel
Lynda E. Roesch

Lynda E. Roesch

Of Counsel
Jerry S. Sallee

Jerry S. Sallee

Of Counsel
William J. Seitz, III

William J. Seitz, III

Partner Of Counsel
Thomas J. Sherman

Thomas J. Sherman

Of Counsel
James K. Sinton

James K. Sinton

Of Counsel
Jeremy D. Smith

Jeremy D. Smith

Of Counsel
Jason A.  Snyder

Jason A. Snyder

Of Counsel
Mary W. Sullivan

Mary W. Sullivan

Partner Of Counsel
Alex M. Triantafilou

Alex M. Triantafilou

Partner Of Counsel
Thomas J. Westerfield

Thomas J. Westerfield

Partner Of Counsel
Ross A. Wilson

Ross A. Wilson

Of Counsel
Kevin S. Woodard

Kevin S. Woodard

Partner Of Counsel
Frank C. Woodside

Frank C. Woodside

Of Counsel

Other

Andrew J. Armstrong

Andrew J. Armstrong

Vice President, Dinsmore Compliance Services
Jeff  Chapman

Jeff Chapman

Executive Vice President, Dinsmore Compliance Services
Matthew J. Davis

Matthew J. Davis

President, DSD Advisors, LLC
Johnny F. Davis

Johnny F. Davis

Compliance Officer
Winifred  Fries

Winifred Fries

President of Mercantile Title Agency, Inc
James R. Hadaway

James R. Hadaway

Vice President and Compliance Officer, Dinsmore Compliance Services
Madeline E. Hedges

Madeline E. Hedges

Vice President and Compliance Officer, Dinsmore Compliance Services
Jay G. Kasting

Jay G. Kasting

Vice President and Compliance Officer, Dinsmore Compliance Services
Kevin (Sung) M. Kim

Kevin (Sung) M. Kim

Compliance Officer
Kevin (Sung) M. Kim

Kevin (Sung) M. Kim

Compliance Officer
Michelle A. McCarthy

Michelle A. McCarthy

Senior Compliance Officer
Andy S. Warning

Andy S. Warning

Vice President and Compliance Officer, Dinsmore Compliance Services

Articles

Connelly Decision: Supreme Court Rules Company-Owned Life Insurance Must Be Included in Estate Valuation

A recent Supreme Court decision means that owners of closely held companies with company-owned life insurance policies should take extra precautions to avoid an unexpectedly large estate tax bill from the IRS. On June 6, 2024, the Supreme Court of the United States decided in Connelly v. United States that the value of a company-owned life insurance policy death benefit must be included in the valuation of a closely held corporation for federal estate tax purposes regardless of any contractual redemption obligation imposed on the death benefit proceeds...

Summer Travel Season: Tips for Traveling as a U.S. Visa Holder

Summer is travel season, and whether you are traveling this summer to obtain a visa, or are traveling with a valid visa, there is a lot to keep in mind. From knowing the right documents to carry to making sure to schedule your appointment with enough time in advance, traveling as a nonimmigrant U.S. visa holder can be difficult. Below, we have compiled some tips and guidelines to keep in mind when traveling to avoid issues and ensure smooth travels this season. Traveling to a Visa Appointment Traveling to a visa appointment can be an intimidating process...

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Press

Protecting Innovation from Coast to Coast: Dinsmore Adds Experienced Patent Attorney in Washington D.C.

In a strategic move that will strengthen the capabilities of the Firm’s leading-edge intellectual property practice, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Nate Phares in Washington D.C. As a trusted advisor in client management to some of the nation’s leading patent filers, Nate was drawn to Dinsmore’s intellectual property group members and leadership, finding their approach to growth aligned with his own. In the coming months, he looks forward to helping expand the Firm’s ever-growing IP practice to benefit clients both here and abroad...

Dinsmore Expands its Chambers and Partners Rankings with Top Honors Across Multiple States and Practice Areas

Yearly rankings by Chambers and Partners demonstrate Dinsmore's continued excellence in various areas of law, among departments and individual levels, particularly across the Firm's offices in Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Indiana and Pennsylvania. Chambers and Partners, a legal publishing group based in London, England, employs a team of over 200 researchers who conduct interviews throughout the United States. Law firms and attorneys are ranked in bands from one to six, with one being the highest ranking. Up from 13 in 2023, Dinsmore ranked in 15 departments on the 2024 list, including Band 1 in Indiana for Real Estate and in Ohio for Public Finance...

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