Bricker & Eckler, Graydon law firms announce plans to combine
Bricker & Eckler LLP, OEDA’s legislative counsel, has announced plans to combine with Cincinnati-based law firm Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP. Once merged, the firm will operate under the name, Bricker Graydon LLP.
By bringing together Bricker’s strong public sector practice with the strong private sector practice at Graydon, the merged firm will offer an expanded breadth and depth of skills and services. “Attorneys will serve clients in 20 practice areas including Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Economic Development, Employee Benefits, Estate Planning, Non-Profit, Labor and Employment (including Workers’ Compensation), Public Finance, Real Estate, Real Estate Financing, Real Estate Transactions and Tax Law.”
In addition to expanded legal practice areas, this merger will also increase the geographical reach of the firm, which will now have Ohio offices in Cincinnati, Liberty Township, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Marietta, Barnesville, and Lebanon. More information on the merger can be found at Bricker & Eckler’s release here.
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