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Weston Hurd Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Weston Hurd Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Recognition in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022, is based on a methodology “…designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.” Best Lawyers® is the only purely peer-review™ guide to the legal profession. Congratulations Weston Hurd attorneys: […]

Weston Hurd Welcomes New Partner Matthew Seeley

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Weston Hurd Welcomes New Partner Matthew Seeley

WESTON HURD LLP is pleased to announce that MATTHEW K. SEELEY has joined the Firm as a Partner. Matthew is a commercial, employment, and real estate attorney with nearly 25 years of accumulated experience representing clients who include Fortune 500 companies, midsized entities, startups, and individuals. During his career, Matthew has litigated cases throughout Ohio, and […]

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that Tina Y. Rhodes has joined the Firm as a Partner

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that Tina Y. Rhodes has joined the Firm as a Partner

Tina Y. Rhodes focuses her practice on litigation including employment, business, products liability, appellate, and real estate matters. Tina received her J.D. cum laude in 1986 from North Carolina Central University School of Law and her B.A. in 1983 from Cleveland State University. In addition to her Ohio Bar admission, Tina is admitted before the United States District […]

Ohio Repeals Sales Tax on Employment Services

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Ohio Repeals Sales Tax on Employment Services

Under Ohio Revised Code §5739.01(JJ), Ohio has imposed sales tax on “providing or supplying personnel, on a temporary or long term basis, to perform work or labor under the supervision or control of another, when the personnel so supplied received their wages, salary or other compensation from the provider of the service.” This tax could seemingly pose an […]

Understanding Ohio’s New Executive Order – What College Athletes and Businesses Should Know About NIL

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Understanding Ohio’s New Executive Order – What College Athletes and Businesses Should Know About NIL

If you follow college sports, you will have heard that Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed an Executive Order that permits college athletes to profit from licensing their name, image, and likeness (“NIL”). This means that college athletes can now monetize their fame by licensing their name, image, reputation, face, etc., without forfeiting their eligibility. Per the NCAA’s guidance, NCAA […]

Employers, Employees and COVID-19 Vaccinations

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Employers, Employees and COVID-19 Vaccinations

On May 29, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued guidance regarding permissible actions of employers vis-a-vis employees in connection with requiring COVID-19 vaccinations and the offering of incentives. As indicated in an earlier advisory, employers can require on-site employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccination subject to certain religious and medical accommodations. Employers can also require that employees provide […]

Business Real Estate Tenants and Real Property Tax Reductions

Business Real Estate Tenants and Real Property Tax Reductions

This is the third and last installment of advisories discussing recently enacted Ohio Senate Bill 57 (the “Bill”) and its impact on Ohio real property tax reductions and exemptions. Frequently, commercial and industrial property leases require the tenant to pay all expenses attending the realty leased, including real estate taxes. However, historically, under applicable law, such a business tenant could […]