Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

Legal Services | Kentucky, USA
tel: (502) 352-4610 | fax: (502) 352-4609
314 W. Main Street | Frankfort | Kentucky | 40601 | USA


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

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Jackson A. Cress

Jackson A. Cress

Non-Attorney, Government Affairs Consultant


Internet Adviser Registration Reforms

On March 27, 2024 the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted amendments to Rule 203A-2(e) under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the “Advisers Act”).  Rule 203A-2(e) provides an exemption from the prohibition on registration with the SEC that may otherwise affect certain internet based advisers seeking to register with the SEC.  Rule 203A-2(e) is referred to as the Internet Adviser Exemption...

The Catch-22 of Cybersecurity in the Age of AI

Although artificial intelligence (“AI”) improves how businesses interact with customers, process sales, manage inventory and more, it also heralds new and unique cybersecurity risks. These risks can lead to unprecedented legal liabilities. Companies must understand how AI works, consider how AI is deployed throughout their business structure and take proactive steps to minimize security risks. AI is generally any technology that utilizes an algorithm to process data, form new inferences and make predictions beyond the original data set given to it by humans...

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Dinsmore Advises Somera Private Equity in Major Acquisition of Ty-Gard and Shock-Gard

A team of Dinsmore attorneys, led by corporate partner Christian Gonzalez, extend their congratulations to Somera Private Equity LLC (“Somera”) after finalizing acquisition of a majority stake in the underlying entities that develop and manufacture Ty-Gard® and Shock-Gard® products. Through a new holding company vehicle, Gardian Holdings LLC, (“Gardian”) the company will bolster growth, continue innovative product development and maintain leading service to Gardian’s customer base, composed mainly of Fortune-500 companies...

Dinsmore Adds Nationally Known Complex Business Litigator to Build on its Expansion in Northeast Ohio

Just weeks after the successful integration of a six-attorney cybersecurity and healthcare team to the Cleveland region, Dinsmore and Shohl LLP is making another strategic addition: litigator Nick Capotosto. A U.S. Air Force veteran and highly sought after for his experience in handling complex business and shareholder disputes, Nick’s legal acumen extends to defending product liability claims and includes extensive experience handling complex probate and estate litigation involving high net worth clients and closely held businesses. Nick is making the move to Dinsmore, the first change in his 22-year career, attracted to the Firm’s entrepreneurial spirit and national platform...

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