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As the largest first-generation law firm in Cincinnati, KMK remains firmly committed to the steadfast principles forged by our founders 55 years ago:  Integrity, a Strong Work Ethic, and a Sense of Urgency in serving our clients' needs.  In addition, we honor and encourage individuality and entrepreneurialism — recruiting and retaining the highest quality attorneys with diverse social, ethnic, economic, and political backgrounds.  These time-honored hallmarks are more relevant today than ever.

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One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6919
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rayers@kmklaw.com

Randy Ayers helps employers manage all issues related to labor relations, including collective bargaining, arbitration and litigation of disputes involving collective bargaining agreements and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board and State Labor Agencies.   He has broad experience providing in-depth counsel to employers in the areas of equal employment opportunity, discrimination, wrongful discharge, non-competition and trade secrets, wage and hour, and unemployment compensation.

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{ Photo of Brian M. Babb } Brian M. Babb
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6963
FAX: (513) 579-6457

bbabb@kmklaw.com

Brian Babb's practice primarily involves transactional matters, regulatory counseling, representation in enforcement and permitting matters, contaminated site litigation, and counsel concerning solid and hazardous waste management, water and air pollution control, environmental policy, compliance, planning, and agriculture.

Babb, Brian M.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6963
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 562-1433
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rbextermueller@kmklaw.com

Ross Bextermueller assists public and private firm clients with business representation and transactions. He concentrates his practice in the corporate and transactional areas, with a focus on mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and divestitures; company formation and governance; and capital raising and investment.

{ Photo of Cole D. Bond } Cole D. Bond
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6558
FAX: (513) 579-6457

cbond@kmklaw.com

Cole Bond's practice is concentrated in the area of labor and employment law. He has experience representing management in various aspects of labor and employment law issues.

Bond, Cole D.
Partner
(513) 579-6558
{ Photo of Kasey L. Bond } Kasey L. Bond
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6491
FAX: (513) 579-6457

kbond@kmklaw.com

For 15 years, Kasey Bond has been helping business clients protect and grow their organizations through the effective application of labor and employment laws.  

Bond, Kasey L.
Partner
(513) 579-6491
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6953
FAX: (513) 579-6457

cbrinkman@kmklaw.com

Chris Brinkman practices in the firm's Business Representation & Transactions Group with a concentration on mergers and acquisitions, private equity/venture capital, business formation, and business planning for entrepreneurs.

{ Photo of James H. Brun } James H. Brun
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6585
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jbrun@kmklaw.com

Jim Brun focuses his practice on estate planning as well as probate and trust administration.

Brun, James H.
Partner
(513) 579-6585
{ Photo of James E. Burke } James E. Burke
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6429
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jburke@kmklaw.com

For 35 years, Jim Burke has helped clients develop sound litigation strategies and execute on those strategies successfully to resolve corporate disputes. Jim’s practice focuses on complex corporate and commercial litigation, including both trial and appellate practice, in state and federal court.

Burke, James E.
Partner
(513) 579-6429
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One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6419
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jcallow@kmklaw.com

Joe Callow helps clients manage and reduce litigation risk and litigation costs. When litigation arises, he handles and coordinates cases on a national, regional, and local basis.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3963
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mcappel@kmklaw.com

Mike Cappel’s practice is concentrated in the area of litigation, with a focus on commercial litigation, tort defense, and appellate practice. He also has experience in personal injury litigation, wrongful death litigation, employer intentional tort litigation, real estate and construction litigation, and environmental litigation.

{ Photo of Mayra E. Carranza } Mayra E. Carranza
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6942
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mcarranza@kmklaw.com

Mayra Carranza practices in the firm's Litigation Group.

Carranza, Mayra E.
Associate
(513) 579-6942
{ Photo of Samantha M. Caspar } Samantha M. Caspar
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6982
FAX: (513) 579-6457

scaspar@kmklaw.com

Samantha Casper practices in the firm's Business Representation & Transactions Group.

(513) 579-6982
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3933
FAX: (513) 579-6457

achamberlain@kmklaw.com

Andrew Chamberlain practices in the firm's Business Representation & Transactions Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions and business planning. 

{ Photo of Mark J. Chumley } Mark J. Chumley
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6563
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mchumley@kmklaw.com

Mark Chumley’s practice is concentrated in labor and employment law. He has experience representing management in all aspects of labor and employment law.

(513) 579-6563
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6489
FAX: (513) 579-6457

steve.coffaro@kmklaw.com

Steve Coffaro is a business lawyer who focuses his practice on commercial litigation matters, including corporate, intellectual property, employment and real estate related disputes.

{ Photo of Robert E. Coletti } Robert E. Coletti
Retired Partner Emeritus*
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6560
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rcoletti@kmklaw.com

Bob Coletti's practice was concentrated in the corporate, securities and financing areas where he has had extensive experience in forming joint ventures, initial public offerings of securities, and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures representing both public and closely-held corporations before he retired in 2016.

Coletti, Robert E.
Retired Partner Emeritus*
(513) 579-6560
{ Photo of Jennifer W. Colvin } Jennifer W. Colvin
Of Counsel
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 562-1449
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jcolvin@kmklaw.com

Jennifer Colvin has extensive experience in the area of labor and employment law. She represents a wide variety of clients in all aspects of employment law, including discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour, and breach of contract in both state and federal courts as well as arbitral forums.

Colvin, Jennifer W.
Of Counsel
(513) 562-1449
{ Photo of Richard L. Creighton, Jr. } Richard L. Creighton, Jr.
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6513
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rcreighton@kmklaw.com

Rich Creighton is a trial attorney. His practice is concentrated in general civil litigation, with particular emphasis on complex business, antitrust and tort litigation, including class actions.

{ Photo of Nathan R. Crown } Nathan R. Crown
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 562-1460
FAX: (513) 579-6457

ncrown@kmklaw.com

Nate Crown practices in the firms Real Estate Group. Nate's practice focuses on real estate transactions for commercial property including purchasing, selling, leasing and financing. 

Crown, Nathan R.
Associate
(513) 562-1460
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One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6452
FAX: (513) 579-6457

hdarrow@kmklaw.com

Helana Darrow has extensive experience in all aspects of employee benefits and executive compensation including counseling clients on the design, implementation, administration, operation and termination of employee benefit plans.

(513) 579-6452
{ Photo of D. Brock  Denton } D. Brock Denton
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6456
FAX: (513) 579-6457

ddenton@kmklaw.com

Brock Denton is co-leader of the firm's Business Representation & Transactions Group. His practice primarily focuses on representing businesses, investors and entrepreneurs in strategic transactions including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic investments, private equity and venture capital transactions. Brock regularly advises board of directors and senior management of public and privately held companies on a variety of strategic and corporate matters.

{ Photo of Paul D. Dorger } Paul D. Dorger
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6940
FAX: (513) 579-6457

pdorger@kmklaw.com

Paul Dorger's practice is concentrated in labor and employment law. He has experience in representing management in all aspects of labor and employment law.

Dorger, Paul D.
Partner
(513) 579-6940
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{ Photo of Tiffany M. Evans } Tiffany M. Evans
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6493
FAX: (513) 579-6457

tevans@kmklaw.com

Tiffany Evans is an associate in the firm's Private Client Services Group. She serves clients in the areas of family law, domestic relations, and estate planning. She also serves children as a Guardian ad Litem in custody cases in Domestic Relations and Juvenile Court, as well as in Probate Court cases.

Evans, Tiffany M.
Associate
(513) 579-6493
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One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6961
FAX: (513) 579-6457

afershtman@kmklaw.com

Alan Fershtman's practice is concentrated in the areas of representing closely-held companies, particularly entrepreneurs in equity and private venture transactions, ongoing operations and divestitures, corporate mergers and acquisitions, affordable housing, taxation and estate planning.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6459
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mfitzgerald@kmklaw.com

Meaghan FitzGerald practices in the firm’s Litigation Group.

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{ Photo of Don R. Gardner } Don R. Gardner
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6440
FAX: (513) 579-6457

dgardner@kmklaw.com

Don Gardner's practice is concentrated in the areas of real estate and title insurance law.

Gardner, Don R.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6440
{ Photo of J. Neal  Gardner } J. Neal Gardner
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6570
FAX: (513) 579-6457

gardnern@kmklaw.com

Neal Gardner's practice is concentrated in tax law, including representation before the IRS, tax litigation, excise tax and income tax fraud, estate planning and general tax matters, closely held businesses, real estate, real estate syndications, choice of business entity corporations and finance transactions.

Gardner, J. Neal
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6570
{ Photo of Timothy A. Garry } Timothy A. Garry
Senior Partner (Inactive)
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6521
FAX: (513) 579-6457

tgarry@kmklaw.com

Tim Garry focuses his practice on corporate law, including construction law and succession planning.

Garry, Timothy A.
Senior Partner (Inactive)
(513) 579-6521
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6495
FAX: (513) 579-6457

sgeiger@kmklaw.com

Sarah Vonderbrink Geiger practices in the firm’s Litigation Group. Prior to joining KMK, Sarah was a co-mediator for the Family Alternative Dispute Clinic, Mediation Center of Charlottesville, Virginia, where she co-mediated parental disputes regarding custody, visitation and child support.

{ Photo of Louis F. Gilligan } Louis F. Gilligan
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6523
FAX: (513) 579-6457

lgilligan@kmklaw.com

Lou Gilligan focuses his practice in litigation and is a senior member of the Litigation Group.

Gilligan, Louis F.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6523
{ Photo of Stephen M. Goodson } Stephen M. Goodson
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6482
FAX: (513) 579-6457

sgoodson@kmklaw.com

Steve Goodson is a partner in the firm's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group. His practice is concentrated in employee benefits, ERISA and related tax matters.

Goodson, Stephen M.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6482
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One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6503
FAX: (513) 579-6457

thankinson@kmklaw.com

Tom Hankinson helps clients defend their rights and strategically resolve disputes, especially when intellectual property is at issue.

{ Photo of Drew M. Hicks } Drew M. Hicks
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6565
FAX: (513) 579-6457

dhicks@kmklaw.com

Drew Hicks assists clients in litigation and dispute resolution by, among other things, advising clients on litigation risk management and cost issues. Drew focuses his practice on representing public and private companies in a broad range of complex commercial litigation, including class actions, multidistrict litigation, arbitrations, mediations, and appellate matters on an national, regional, and local basis.

Hicks, Drew M.
Partner
(513) 579-6565
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 562-1423
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jhiltz@kmklaw.com

Jon Hiltz is a partner in the firm's Business Representation and Transactions Group. His practice is concentrated in the corporate and finance areas, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters.

(513) 562-1423
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6472
FAX: (513) 579-6457

phodge@kmklaw.com

Pamela Morgan Hodge primarily focuses her practice in the area of insurance coverage, helping clients understand the insurance coverage that may be available to them and then assisting them in accessing it in the event of claims.

{ Photo of Patricia B. Hogan } Patricia B. Hogan
Of Counsel
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6959
FAX: (513) 579-6457

phogan@kmklaw.com

Patty Hogan's practice is concentrated in the area of intellectual property. She has had extensive experience prosecuting trademarks in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and in litigating trademark, copyright, false advertisement and unfair competition matters in federal and state courts throughout the United States.

Hogan, Patricia B.
Of Counsel
(513) 579-6959
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 562-1401
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mhurst@kmklaw.com

Mike Hurst’s practice is concentrated in the area of intellectual property law. He has extensive experience in trademark prosecution, protection and portfolio management, copyright matters, domain names, brand management counseling, social media and Web 2.0 issues, as well as intellectual property licensing, both in the U.S. and internationally.

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{ Photo of Kevin E. Irwin } Kevin E. Irwin
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6426
FAX: (513) 579-6457

kirwin@kmklaw.com

Kevin Irwin’s practice is focused on the representation of parties in large mass tort bankruptcy proceedings. He is lead counsel to the trustees of nine mass tort settlement trusts, including, the Celotex, Armstrong World Industries, and UNR trusts.

Irwin, Kevin E.
Partner
(513) 579-6426
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6480
FAX: (513) 579-6457

dizenson@kmklaw.com

For more than 20 years, Dan Izenson has been providing business and real estate clients superior litigation services, helping to solve their problems, maximize their recovery, and protect their assets. Dan has broad experience in all aspects of civil litigation, with a concentration in complex commercial disputes, shareholder/member derivative actions, and real estate/construction litigation.

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{ Photo of Sophia R. Jannace } Sophia R. Jannace
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6592
FAX: (513) 579-6457

sjannace@kmklaw.com

Sophia Jannace practices in the firm’s Litigation Group, with a focus on commercial disputes.

Jannace, Sophia R.
Associate
(513) 579-6592
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6439
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jjansing@kmklaw.com

Jim Jansing is co-leader of the firm’s Business Representation and Transactions Group. His practice is concentrated in the general corporate, finance and international corporate areas.

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{ Photo of Kendall P. Kadish } Kendall P. Kadish
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6983
FAX: (513) 579-6457

kkadish@kmklaw.com

Kendall Kadish practices is the firm's Real Estate Group.

Kadish, Kendall P.
Associate
(513) 579-6983
{ Photo of Andrew J. Kaminski } Andrew J. Kaminski
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3898
FAX: (513) 579-6457

akaminski@kmklaw.com

Andy Kaminski practices in the firm's Business Representation & Transactions Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, business planning and formation, commercial finance and corporate counseling.

{ Photo of James C. Kennedy } James C. Kennedy
Of Counsel
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6599
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jkennedy@kmklaw.com

Jim Kennedy practices in the Business Representation & Transactions Practice Group. The focus of his practice is corporate, securities, and financing law, where he has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures representing public corporations, their subsidiaries, and other entities.

Kennedy, James C.
Of Counsel
(513) 579-6599
{ Photo of Donald P. Klekamp } Donald P. Klekamp
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6511
FAX: (513) 579-6457

dklekamp@kmklaw.com

Don Klekamp's practice is concentrated in general corporate, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, succession planning and finance areas, and includes representation of numerous corporations, real estate developers, and small and medium size businesses.

Klekamp, Donald P.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6511
{ Photo of Jody T. Klekamp } Jody T. Klekamp
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6954
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jklekamp@kmklaw.com

Jody Klekamp's practice is concentrated in all areas of real estate law, including representing developers and lenders in real estate purchases, sales and financing transactions.

(513) 579-6954
{ Photo of Gary P. Kreider } Gary P. Kreider
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6410
FAX: (513) 579-6457

gkreider@kmklaw.com

Gary Kreider concentrates his practice in the areas of securities regulation compliance, public offerings, private offerings, mergers and acquisitions and business planning and formation.

Kreider, Gary P.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6410
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6579
FAX: (513) 579-6457

kpkreider@kmklaw.com

Ken's practice touches all areas of real estate development including financing, complex IRC 1031 transactions, real estate taxation, building and preservation code matters, rail/utility rights of way, sustainable building practices and related incentives, and climate change concerns, all instrumental to achieve superior results in a variety of client transactions.

{ Photo of Margaret G. Kubicki } Margaret G. Kubicki
Of Counsel
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6913
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mkubicki@kmklaw.com

Margaret Kubicki practices in the firm's Private Client Services Group in the areas of estate planning, probate administration, trust administration and taxation. She has experience advising clients regarding subchapter S income tax matters and LLCs including drafting of operating agreements and buy-sell agreements.

(513) 579-6913
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{ Photo of Shannon D. Lawson } Shannon D. Lawson
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6455
FAX: (513) 579-6457

slawson@kmklaw.com

Shannon Lawson practices in the firm’s Business Representation & Transactions Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions and business planning. 

Lawson, Shannon D.
Associate
(513) 579-6455
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 562-1403
FAX: (513) 579-6457

gleder@kmklaw.com

Geoff Leder practices in the firm’s Real Estate Group. His practice includes representing a variety of corporate, individual and non-profit clients in all aspects of the development, disposition, acquisition, leasing, finance, and construction of real estate.

(513) 562-1403
{ Photo of Joseph E. Lehnert } Joseph E. Lehnert
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3929
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jlehnert@kmklaw.com

Joe Lehnert practices in the firm's Litigation and Commercial Finance & Reorganization Groups, concentrating in the areas of bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights. 

Lehnert, Joseph E.
Associate
(513) 639-3929
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6939
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rlesan@kmklaw.com

Rob Lesan is a partner in the firm's Business Representation and Transactions Practice Group. He has broad experience in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures encompassing both public and private acquisitions, dispositions, carve-outs, co-investments, joint ventures and general corporate matters. 

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One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6542
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mmalas@kmklaw.com

Mary Ellen Malas is a Partner in the Family Law section of the Private Client Services Group. Her practice is concentrated in all areas of domestic relations, including divorce, dissolution, post-decree actions, pre-nuptial agreements, juvenile law, and grandparent rights.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6507
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jmatthews@kmklaw.com

Jim Matthews' practice is concentrated in the area of litigation with a focus on the analysis and litigation of insurance policy coverage issues.

{ Photo of Timothy B. Matthews } Timothy B. Matthews
Of Counsel
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6595
FAX: (513) 579-6457

tmatthews@kmklaw.com

A partner at Keating Muething & Klekamp since 1987, Tim Matthews now serves in the Of Counsel capacity for the firm’s Commercial Finance Practice Group. His practice focuses on bank transactions, institutional and fund lending and a variety of complex financing transactions.

(513) 579-6595
{ Photo of Robert W. Maxwell II } Robert W. Maxwell II
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6594
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rmaxwell@kmklaw.com

Bob Maxwell has practiced for 43 years, representing management in all areas of labor and employment law. He has extensive experience in labor negotiations, arbitrations, employment law litigation in federal and state courts and proceedings before government agencies.

Maxwell II, Robert W.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6594
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6932
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jmcgraw@kmklaw.com

Jim McGraw is a Corporate Partner at Keating Muething & Klekamp. In addition, he is the President and Chief Executive Officer of KMK Consulting Company, LLC. His background is centered in business development, public utilities, insurance and healthcare organizations.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6914
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jmeisenhelder@kmklaw.com

John Meisenhelder has extensive experience providing counsel to large companies with respect to all employee benefits, executive compensation and privacy matters.

{ Photo of Joseph P. Mellen } Joseph P. Mellen
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6465
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jmellen@kmklaw.com

Joe Mellen's practice is concentrated in the estate and succession planning and estate and trust administration areas. He also has extensive experience in the taxation and commercial transaction areas, with an emphasis on corporations, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial transaction structuring issues.

Mellen, Joseph P.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6465
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6462
FAX: (513) 579-6457

lmichel@kmklaw.com

Lisa Wintersheimer Michel is the leader of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group. Her practice primarily involves all aspects of qualified retirement plans, including profit sharing plans, 401(k) plans, employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and defined benefit plans, executive compensation matters and welfare benefit plans.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3871
FAX: (513) 579-6457

wminor@kmklaw.com

Will Minor assists clients in litigation and dispute resolution. He focuses his practice on representing both private and public companies in complex commercial litigation involving a wide range of business disputes, including breach of contract claims, financial services litigation, securities litigation, construction litigation, business torts, fraud, commercial real estate disputes, insurance disputes, and class actions.

(513) 639-3871
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3962
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mmoeddel@kmklaw.com

Michael Moeddel’s practice includes representation of public and private companies in a general counsel capacity on a broad range of corporate legal matters, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3814
FAX: (513) 579-6457

bmuething@kmklaw.com

Brian assists firm clients with complex legal issues and represents them in litigation. His recent practice has included defense of ERISA fiduciary duty claims as well as defense of breach of fiduciary duty claims against officers and directors.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3870
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jmuething@kmklaw.com

Julie Muething practices in the firm's Business Representation and Transactions Practice Group.  She represents both public and private companies in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions; business formation, organization and capitalization; venture capital and other equity financing; and general advice regarding corporate and business matters.

{ Photo of Paul V. Muething } Paul V. Muething
Managing Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6517
FAX: (513) 579-6457

pmuething@kmklaw.com

Paul Muething's practice is concentrated in the areas of business planning, corporate law and real estate development.

Muething, Paul V.
Managing Partner
(513) 579-6517
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6571
FAX: (513) 579-6457

cmusekamp@kmklaw.com

Caroline Musekamp's practice is concentrated in the area of labor and employment law. Caroline has experience representing clients in various aspects of employment law, including discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, wage and hour disputes and unfair labor practice claims under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the National Labor Relations Act and various other state and federal laws

{ Photo of Mark E. Musekamp } Mark E. Musekamp
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6590
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mmusekamp@kmklaw.com

Mark Musekamp practices in the firm's Business Representation and Transactions Practice Group with a focus on intellectual property law. He has experience advising clients on intellectual property issues relating to trademark, copyright, and trade secrets. 

Musekamp, Mark E.
Associate
(513) 579-6590
P
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6936
FAX: (513) 579-6457

cparrish@kmklaw.com

Claire Parrish practices in the firm’s Private Client Services Practice Group in the areas of estate planning, probate administration, trust administration and taxation.

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Of Counsel
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6960
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jparsons@kmklaw.com

Jim Parsons is a member of the firm's Real Estate Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of public law, public finance and tax incentives for business development, including tax increment financing for development projects.

Parsons, James E.
Of Counsel
(513) 579-6960
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6535
FAX: (513) 579-6457

wposey@kmklaw.com

Bill Posey’s practice involves all aspects of litigation with particular emphasis in representing both plaintiffs and defendants in personal injury and product liability litigation; insurance coverage; complex and multi-district litigation; and, being a pilot, aviation law, including aircraft accident litigation.

(513) 579-6535
R
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6408
FAX: (513) 579-6457

brecht@kmklaw.com

Bethany Recht regularly advises trustees of mass tort settlement trusts and qualified settlement funds on issues relating to all aspects of trust administration.  

(513) 579-6408
{ Photo of F. Mark  Reuter } F. Mark Reuter
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6469
FAX: (513) 579-6457

freuter@kmklaw.com

Mark Reuter advocates for business clients in transactions, proceedings and conflicts regulated by federal and state securities laws and stock exchange rules. A partner in the firm’s Business Representation and Transactions Group, Mark has extensive experience representing publicly traded and privately owned clients in strategic transactions, executive compensation and equity arrangements, corporate governance, reporting, internal investigations, and administrative actions.

(513) 579-6469
{ Photo of Jacob D. Rhode } Jacob D. Rhode
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6580
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jrhode@kmklaw.com

Jacob Rhode assists clients with litigation and dispute resolution, helping develop and implement strategies to successfully resolve corporate disputes. Jacob primarily works on complex commercial and financial services litigation and class actions, and also focuses on defending ERISA fiduciary duty and other related claims.

Rhode, Jacob D.
Associate
(513) 579-6580
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6487
FAX: (513) 579-6457

aroach@kmklaw.com

Adrienne Roach’s practice is dedicated exclusively to family law and domestic relations matters. Such matters include divorce, dissolution, paternity actions, pre-marital agreements and various other proceedings that involve custody, visitation and support issues

(513) 579-6487
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6584
FAX: (513) 579-6457

grobinson@kmklaw.com

Greg Robinson's practice is concentrated in the area of labor and employment law.

{ Photo of J. David  Rosenberg } J. David Rosenberg
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6423
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jrosenberg@kmklaw.com

David Rosenberg practices primarily in the areas of corporate finance, financial institutions, venture capital and reorganization.

Rosenberg, J. David
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6423
{ Photo of Joseph P. Rouse } Joseph P. Rouse
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6417
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jrouse@kmklaw.com

Joe Rouse is the leader of the Private Client Services Group.  The major areas of his legal practice include estate and succession planning, general corporate representation (including mergers and acquisitions), probate and trust administration and tax related services. 

(513) 579-6417
{ Photo of Rachael A. Rowe } Rachael A. Rowe
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6486
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rrowe@kmklaw.com

Rachael Rowe is a member of KMK's Mass Tort Settlement Trusts and Litigation Practice Groups. She served as the firm’s Executive Partner from 2012 through 2016. Rachael also served as Co-Practice Group Leader for Litigation from 2010 until  2012.

(513) 579-6486
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Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6972
FAX: (513) 579-6457

cryan@kmklaw.com

Collin Ryan practices in the firm’s Litigation Group, focusing primarily on commercial litigation matters.

Ryan, Collin L.
Associate
(513) 579-6972
S
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6587
FAX: (513) 5796457

rsanker@kmklaw.com

Bob Sanker's practice is concentrated in the areas of bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors' rights. He has extensive experience in representing debtors, creditors, creditors' committees, lenders, investors and purchasers in Chapter 11 cases and in out-of-court restructurings.

(513) 579-6587
{ Photo of Linda H. Schaffer } Linda H. Schaffer
Of Counsel
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6498
FAX: (513) 579-6457

lschaffer@kmklaw.com

Ms. Schaffer’s practice is concentrated in the area of real estate law. She is a registered land attorney in Hamilton County, Ohio.

Schaffer, Linda H.
Of Counsel
(513) 579-6498
{ Photo of Melissa A. Schaub } Melissa A. Schaub
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6597
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mschaub@kmklaw.com

Melissa Schaub practices in the firm's Litigation Group.

Schaub, Melissa A.
Associate
(513) 579-6597
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6952
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mscheier@kmklaw.com

Mike Scheier is a trial lawyer who also helps our clients manage their litigation risks and achieve cost-effective non-litigation solutions. His practice is concentrated in the defense of ERISA fiduciary duty claims, and defending corporate directors and officers in state law actions alleging breaches of fiduciary duties.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6473
FAX: (513) 579-6457

aschindel@kmklaw.com

Ms. Schindel is an associate in the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. She advises companies on a wide range of welfare and retirement benefit plan matters.

{ Photo of Richard D. Siegel } Richard D. Siegel
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6413
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rsiegel@kmklaw.com

Rick Siegel is currently involved primarily in a general corporate and transactional practice, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance and counseling small and mid size clients of the firm.

Siegel, Richard D.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6413
{ Photo of Nicholas L. Simon } Nicholas L. Simon
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6574
FAX: (513) 579-6457

nsimon@kmklaw.com

Nicholas Simon helps companies, financial institutions, investors, and entrepreneurs negotiate and execute a broad range of transactions by providing prompt and practical advice and focusing on the client’s business objectives. Nick’s experience includes advising companies, investors, and private equity funds in mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, equity financings, and commercial contracts, from large public and private company acquisitions to smaller non-controlling investments and asset divestitures.

Simon, Nicholas L.
Associate
(513) 579-6574
{ Photo of Mark E. Sims } Mark E. Sims
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6966
FAX: (513) 579-6457

msims@kmklaw.com

Mark Sims practices in the Business Representation & Transactions Practice Group and works primarily in the federal income tax, business planning and healthcare areas.

Sims, Mark E.
Partner
(513) 579-6966
{ Photo of P. Andrew  Spoor } P. Andrew Spoor
Of Counsel
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6481
FAX: (513) 579-6457

aspoor@kmklaw.com

Andrew Spoor practices in the firm's Real Estate Group, with an emphasis on law related to the financing of real estate and industrial developments.

Spoor, P. Andrew
Of Counsel
(513) 579-6481
{ Photo of Richard C. Spoor } Richard C. Spoor
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6449
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rcspoor@kmklaw.com

Richard Spoor practices in the firm's Real Estate Group.

Spoor, Richard C.
Associate
(513) 579-6449
{ Photo of Richard D. Spoor } Richard D. Spoor
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6424
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rspoor@kmklaw.com

Dick Spoor's practice is concentrated in the area of government and private activity bond issues and general municipal law.

Spoor, Richard D.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6424
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6910
FAX: (513) 579-6457

ksteinberg@kmklaw.com

Kal Steinberg's practice emphasizes all aspects of real estate transactional matters including finance, acquisition and disposition of real property, development of real property, loan assignments and purchases, workouts and restructurings involving multiple classes of commercial and residential real estate such as industrial buildings, hotels, office buildings, residential developments, apartment buildings, retail, hospitals and other special use buildings.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6468
FAX: (513) 579-6457

esteiner@kmklaw.com

Ed Steiner practices in the Business Representation & Transactions Practice Group. The focus of his practice is corporate, securities and financing law, where he has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures representing both public and closely-held corporations and other entities.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6405
FAX: (513) 579-6457

bgstewart@kmklaw.com

Ben Stewart’s practice is concentrated in the area of litigation, with a focus on complex commercial matters. He has represented clients in a wide variety of litigation, including securities cases, class actions, employer intentional tort cases, qui tam cases, commercial arbitrations and insurance coverage disputes.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 401-9070
FAX: (513) 579-6457

astimac@kmklaw.com

Ali Stimac counsels clients on transactional and litigation matters involving all aspects of domestic and international trademark and branding matters, copyright, advertising, Internet, social media, licensing, promotions and marketing matters.

(513) 401-9070
{ Photo of Jason V. Stitt } Jason V. Stitt
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3964
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jstitt@kmklaw.com

Jason Stitt practices in the firm's Commercial Finance & Reorganization Group concentrating in the areas of bankruptcy, reorganization and creditors’ rights.

Stitt, Jason V.
Partner
(513) 639-3964
T
{ Photo of Ross D. Taylor } Ross D. Taylor
Of Counsel
10 S. Riverside Plaza
Suite 875
Chicago IL 60606
TEL: (513) 639-3935
FAX: (513) 579-6457

rtaylor@kmklaw.com

Ross Taylor is a member of the firm’s Commercial Finance & Reorganization Group. His practice is focused on equipment leasing, commercial lending and structured finance transactions.

Taylor, Ross D.
Of Counsel
(513) 639-3935
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3947
FAX: (513) 579-6457

ttepe@kmklaw.com

Tom is a Partner in Keating Muething & Klekamp's Real Estate Group. He has been successful in obtaining real estate tax reductions throughout Ohio and in several other states. He has obtained significant reductions for property owners of major office complexes, downtown office buildings, retail/commercial developments, large apartment complexes, and industrial/distribution facilities.

One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6458
FAX: (513) 579-6457

ktracy@kmklaw.com

Kelley Brandstetter Tracy advises and represents clients with respect to their domestic and cross-border transactions, including general corporate legal matters and contract work, particularly in relation to public and private securities offerings, acquisition financing, syndicated lending, secured lending, asset sales, acquisitions, leasing, structured financing, internal restructurings and corporate and regulatory matters.

{ Photo of Philip A. Tracy } Philip A. Tracy
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6446
FAX: (513) 579-6457

ptracy@kmklaw.com

Phil Tracy advises domestic and international corporate clients of the firm’s Business Representations and Transactions Group on a variety of complex and sophisticated corporate and financial transactions.

(513) 579-6446
{ Photo of Joseph L. Trauth, Jr. } Joseph L. Trauth, Jr.
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6515
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jtrauth@kmklaw.com

Joe Trauth's practice is concentrated in areas of civil litigation, zoning and planning law and real estate law.

Trauth, Jr., Joseph L.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6515
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 562-1445
FAX: (513) 579-6457

btullis@kmklaw.com

Bear Tullis practices in the firm's Real Estate Group. His practice is focused on providing practical advice to real estate developers in all facets of real estate development. Bear has represented landlords and tenants on a wide array of lease transactions including commercial, retail, industrial, and office properties. 

U
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Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6564
FAX: (513) 579-6457

dutt@kmklaw.com

For more than 30 years, Dan Utt has helped real estate owners, developers, investors, landlords, tenants and lenders navigate the issues and considerations associated with real estate and general business law matters.

Utt, Daniel P.
Partner
(513) 579-6564
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6540
FAX: (513) 579-6457

gmutter@kmklaw.com

For more than 30 years, Greg has worked with clients daily, helping them address legal issues, resolve disputes and representing them in litigation. Greg's practice is concentrated in the areas of class action, multi-district litigation, complex commercial litigation and personal injury. 

(513) 579-6540
V
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 639-3878
FAX: (513) 579-6457

tverticchio@kmklaw.com

Tony Verticchio practices in the firm's Litigation Group, with a focus on commercial disputes. He has successfully represented a wide variety of business clients, including large financial institutions and other business clients both inside and outside the Cincinnati area

W
{ Photo of Darcy A. Watt } Darcy A. Watt
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6930
FAX: (513) 579-6457

dwatt@kmklaw.com

Darcy Watt practices in the firm’s Mass Tort Settlement Trust Group and Litigation Group.

Watt, Darcy A.
Associate
(513) 579-6930
{ Photo of Mark J. Weber } Mark J. Weber
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6550
FAX: (513) 579-6457

mweber@kmklaw.com

Mark Weber’s practice is concentrated in the areas of real estate acquisition, development, construction and finance with an emphasis on conventional and public assisted financing programs.

Weber, Mark J.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6550
{ Photo of Herbert B. Weiss } Herbert B. Weiss
Senior Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6432
FAX: (513) 579-6457

hweiss@kmklaw.com

Herb Weiss has extensive experience in the representation of real estate developers and entrepreneurs, builders, financial institutions and investors in real estate.

Weiss, Herbert B.
Senior Partner
(513) 579-6432
{ Photo of Jill A. Weller } Jill A. Weller
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6980
FAX: (513) 579-6457

jweller@kmklaw.com

Jill Weller is a partner in the Real Estate Group. Her practice includes environmental issues raised in the context of corporate and real estate transactions; voluntary and "Brownfields" cleanups; CERCLA administrative and cost recovery actions; compliance counseling for hazardous waste, wastewater discharge and other environmental regulations; defense of environmental enforcement actions and citizen suits; administrative and judicial review of permits and other agency actions.

Weller, Jill A.
Partner
(513) 579-6980
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6987
FAX: (513) 579-6457

awestfall@kmklaw.com

Allison Westfall practices in the firm's Business Representation & Transactions Group concentrating in the areas of securities, mergers and acquisitions and business planning.

Y
{ Photo of Bryce J. Yoder } Bryce J. Yoder
Partner
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 562-1420
FAX: (513) 579-6457

byoder@kmklaw.com

Bryce Yoder assists clients in litigation and dispute resolution, with a focus on complex commercial litigation. He has successfully represented a wide variety of corporate clients regarding contract disputes, corporate governance, securities, employment, and consumer class action lawsuits. 

Yoder, Bryce J.
Partner
(513) 562-1420
{ Photo of S. Samuel  Young } S. Samuel Young
Associate
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6991
FAX: (513) 579-6457

syoung@kmklaw.com

Sam Young practices in the firm's Real Estate Group.

(513) 579-6991
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Tom Frooman, Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel, Cintas Corporation