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.

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Chris W. Brophy

Chris W. Brophy

Partner Of Counsel
Mary L. Groves

Mary L. Groves

Of Counsel


Recent Developments to Combat Redlining

Dinsmore partner Michael Dailey was published in Bank Director with his article "Recent Developments to Combat Redlining." Read an excerpt below. Regulators have worked on a variety of anti-redlining proposals in recent months, including a joint initiative by the Department of Justice, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Initial reactions to the initiative expected it to focus on the redlining seen in the Trustmark Corp...

California Employers Can Take Advantage of Huge Unexpected Win

Wednesday’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in Viking River is expected to chill California’s cottage industry of representative wage-and-hour cases, which have long driven huge damages against employers. The decision offers California employers a significant opportunity to require employees to pursue these types of claims individually. Employers should now at least feel confident in defending actions under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), where the individual PAGA plaintiff has signed an enforceable arbitration agreement...

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Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Honors 8 Dinsmore Attorneys

Eight Dinsmore & Shohl attorneys have been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for 2022. Attorneys on the Super Lawyers list are selected by a multi-phase process that takes into account independent research, peer evaluations and professional achievement. The Rising Stars list recognizes up-and-coming attorneys in the state. Dinsmore attorneys on the lists are: Super Lawyers Chris Azzara, Commercial Finance/Real Estate C...

Addition of Prominent M&A Partner Gustaf ‘Gus’ Andreasen Continues Dinsmore’s Aggressive Growth in Michigan

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is continuing its aggressive growth in Detroit with the addition of corporate partner Gustaf “Gus” Andreasen, a highly regarded attorney who joins from Howard & Howard. He is the second esteemed partner to join the office this month, and he is the seventh working in mergers and acquisitions to choose Dinsmore in Detroit since July of 2021, following in the footsteps of prominent Michigan attorney Joe DeVito last year...

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