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Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

1405 E 6th St
The Calfee Building
Cleveland, OH, 44114-1600


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Mergers and Acquisitions (Ohio)Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2014
Corporate and Securities Law (Cleveland)Best Lawyers in America2014
Mergers and Acquisitions (Ohio)Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2013
Corporate and Securities Law (Cleveland)Best Lawyers in America2013
Cleveland Securities/Capital Markets Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2012
Corporate and Securities Law (Cleveland)Best Lawyers in America2012
Mergers and Acquisitions (Ohio)Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2012
Mergers and Acquisitions (Ohio)Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2012
Mergers and Acquisitions (Ohio)Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2011
Corporate and Securities Law (Cleveland)Best Lawyers in America2011
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorCleveland Marshall College Of Law2000 - Present
PartnerCalfee Halter & Griswold1996 - Present
AssociateCalfee Halter & Griswold1986 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMember1986 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Deal LawyersStill Risky Business: Unlicensed M&A Advisors After the Six Lawyers Letter2014
Deal LawyersM&A Communications in a Web 2.0 World2013
Deal Lawyers“But I Just Work Here!”: The Rise of Corporate Officer Fiduciary Liability2012
The Corporate Governance AdvisorCollision on the IPO On-Ramp: Could the JOBS Act Dent the Corporate Governance Industry’s Claims to Legitimacy?2012
Deal LawyersJust Enough to Be Dangerous: An Overview of M&A Tax Basics2012
Deal LawyersAppraisal Rights: The Complicated World of Corporate Law’s Consolation Prize2011
Deal LawyersDrafting Board Minutes for M&A Transactions: Tips and Pitfalls2010
Deal LawyersCaveat Everybody: Changes in Control as Assignments of Contract Rights2009
The Corporate Governance AdvisorThe Decline and Fall of the Business Judgment Rule2009
Deal LawyersDealing with State Takeover Statutes in Negotiated Transactions2008
Deal LawyersEngagement Letters: Their Role in Limiting Investment Banker Liability2008
The Corporate Governance AdvisorStatutory Prerogatives and the Appropriate Standard of Review: Section 203 Waivers and “Force the Vote” Clauses2008
Deal LawyersFour Things Buyers Need to Know About Successor Liability2007
The Corporate Governance AdvisorThe SEC’s Renewed Embrace of Qualitative Materiality in Enforcement Proceedings2005
Business Law Today (ABA)What’s the Big Deal? Delaware Looks at Boards, Stockholders and Protecting the Agreement2000
The Business LawyerRecirculation of a Preliminary Prospectus: Statutory Basis and Analytical Techniques for Resolving Recirculation Issues1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawN/AN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Reg D Offerings: What is Happening Now?Regulation D2013
2014 Proxy SeasonShareholder Activism2013
The JOBS Act & More: How Private Placements and Reg D are ChangingThe JOBS Act2012
Current Developments in Capital RaisingCapital Markets Trends2011
Smaller Company M&A: The Latest DevelopmentsSmaller Company M&A2010
KPMG Audit Committee InstitutePreparing for Growth -- Focusing on Controls, Transparency and Financial Reporting2010
Cleveland Tax InstituteDisclosure of Tax, Benefits and Executive Compensation Information in Filings with the SEC and IRS2010
Smaller Companies: How Your 10-K Changes This Proxy SeasonSEC Reporting2008