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Paul is a shareholder and former president of Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebeling. With over 35 years of experience, Paul represents owners, investors and entrepreneurs in all aspects of corporate, business and commercial law. He has extensive experience helping businesses with contract negotiations, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate transactions.

Paul has represented both privately held and publicly traded corporations with mergers and acquisitions. As a result, he is typically involved in the negotiation of complex financing plans and advising clients on tax and real estate issues in these transactions.

Working with both profit and non-profit organizations, Paul also has experience in many aspects of general corporate and contract law. His practice has included forming and advising charitable corporations on structuring, tax concerns, private inurement issues, policies, and day-to-day advice on corporate governance. For all types of organizations, Paul is involved with non-compete covenants and employment agreements.

Paul also practices in the area of health care law representing physician groups and advising them on sale of their practices to hospitals, employment contracts, buy-sell agreements, contractual relations, Stark regulations, Fraud and Abuse issues.



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  1. Securities Offerings: 25%
  2. Health Care: 25%
  3. Corporate: 25%
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 25%

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Pickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling

2700 Kettering Tower
Dayton, OH, 45423


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AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderPickrel, Schaeffer & Ebeling Co, LPA1980 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Dayton Bar Association, Business Law and Taxation CommitteeMember2010 - Present
American Bar Association, Health Law SectionMember2010 - Present
Ohio State Bar Association, Corporation Law CommitteeMember2010 - Present
Ohio State Bar Association, Corporation Law CommitteeMember2009 - Present
American Bar Association, Business Law SectionMember2009 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973