Thompson Hine LLP provides legal advisory services. The firm's areas of practice include bankruptcy, business litigation, commercial and public finance, intellectual property, and real estate. It also handles issues related to antitrust, corporate transactions, e-business, employee benefits and executive compensation, succession planning, taxation, and labor and employment law. Additionally, the firm focuses on energy, healthcare, international trade, telecommunication, and transportation law. It caters to public and private companies, financial institutions, government organizations, non-profit organizations, venture capitalists, and individual entrepreneurs. The firm’s clientele includes C...
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Founded in 1893
Thompson Hine LLP Elects Eight New Partners
Jan 15 15
Thompson Hine LLP has elected eight lawyers to the firm's partnership effective January 1, 2015. The new partners, located in the firm's Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton offices, represent a broad range of practice areas including Antitrust, Competition & Distribution; Business Litigation; Construction; Corporate Transactions & Securities; Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; and Intellectual Property. The new partners are: Jurgita Ashley, a member of the Corporate Transactions & Securities practice group in Cleveland, focuses her practice on public company matters, primarily securities law, corporate governance and takeover matters. She has significant experience in public and private equity and debt securities offerings, including initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings, PIPEs, equity line transactions and Rule 144A offerings. Her practice also includes working with public companies on SEC reporting, shareholder meeting matters, and public disclosure, investor relations and compliance issues. Heather A. Bartzi, a member of the Construction practice group in Cleveland, represents owners, developers, contractors, architects and other construction professionals in all aspects of construction and development projects. A significant portion of her work involves counseling clients on selection of project delivery systems, preparing and reviewing construction documents, negotiating construction and design professional agreements, and project management counseling for a wide variety of public and private projects, including sports facilities, government buildings and utility systems, museums, mixed-use developments, hotels, regional shopping malls, offices and headquarters. Cori R. Haper, a member of the Corporate Transactions & Securities practice group in Dayton, advises on mergers and acquisitions, organization and governance of nonprofit and for-profit entities, and contract negotiation. She also counsels health care providers on a wide array of issues including fraud and abuse, Stark law, regulatory compliance, false claims, billing investigations and repayments, Medicare provider/supplier revocations, HIPAA, state health care laws, licensure/change of ownership requirements, business transactions, hospital-physician contracting, clinical integration and joint ventures. Haper previously served as associate general counsel at a large health care system in Dayton, providing legal support to hospitals and physician groups. Richard A. Freshwater, a member of the Business Litigation practice group in Cleveland, focuses his practice on advising and representing financial institutions on consumer finance-related matters. In addition to providing counsel on regulatory and compliance issues to national banks, mortgage servicers and auto lenders, he routinely defends these entities from common law claims and those arising under Ohio's Uniform Commercial Code, the Truth in Lending Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act. Susan M. Oiler, a member of the Intellectual Property practice group in Dayton, focuses her practice on patent preparation and prosecution and opinion work, and has experience in joint development and transfer of ownership agreements, and trademark clearance, preparation and prosecution. Her practice also includes the assessment and enforcement of intellectual property rights in the United States and around the world and the management of worldwide intellectual property portfolios. Stephen R. Penrod, a member of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice group in Cleveland, focuses his practice on all aspects of tax-qualified pension, 401(k) and profit-sharing plans; nonqualified deferred compensation plans; change in control plans and agreements; equity compensation arrangements; and health and welfare benefit plans. He has considerable experience in the employee benefits aspects of corporate acquisitions, dispositions and mergers, as well as employee communications regarding benefit plans. Edward C. Redder, a member of the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation practice group in Columbus, counsels clients on all aspects of employee benefits, including those involving qualified retirement plans, health and welfare benefit plans, and executive compensation plans. Redder's common areas of practice include advising clients with respect to compliance with the requirements of ERISA, the Internal Revenue Code, HIPAA, COBRA and the Affordable Care Act. Matthew David Ridings, a member of the Antitrust, Competition & Distribution practice group in Cleveland, represents clients in a wide range of competition- and anticorruption-related matters, but focuses on antitrust law, anticorruption and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, white collar criminal defense, and governmental and internal investigations.
Thompson Hine LLP Appoints Christopher A. Bordoni as Partner in New York Office
Jun 9 14
Thompson Hine LLP announced that Christopher A. Bordoni has joined its New York office as a partner in the Commercial & Public Finance practice. He previously was a partner at Goodwin Procter LLP. Bordoni's practice focuses primarily on secured and unsecured mezzanine financing, acquisition financing, leveraged recapitalizations, and working capital financing. He has advised corporate borrowers, private equity sponsors, real estate investment funds, and mezzanine and other junior capital providers on a wide range of transactions. Bordoni has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating complex commercial syndicated and bilateral credit facilities, secured and unsecured mezzanine financings, and liquidity lines. He also counsels clients on complex intercreditor arrangements, forbearance arrangements and out-of-court restructurings.