Patricia A. Wise Re-Elected as Vice Chair of Ohio Board of Professional Conduct
December 1, 2019
Patricia A. Wise recently was re-elected as vice chair of the Ohio
Board of Professional Conduct. Patty has served on the Board since
2014, and is in her third term. She previously has chaired the Board’s
Budget and Perso...
Susan Nelson Re-Appointed to OSBA Grievance Committee
November 30, 2019
Susan Nelson has
been re-appointed by the Ohio State Bar Association President to the
Grievance Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association. The Committee is
authorized by the Supreme Court of Ohio to investigate grievanc...
Spengler Nathanson Celebrates Grand Opening at 900 Adams Street
November 1, 2019
Spengler Nathanson, founded in 1947, celebrates its new home at 900
Adams Street in downtown Toledo. Managing Partner Byron Choka states
that the new location is the perfect place to continue the firm’s long
history of col...
Dick Wolff Elected President of Rotary Club of Toledo
October 1, 2019
Our partner, Richard Wolff, has been elected President of the Rotary Club of Toledo for 2018 – 2019.
The Toledo Club is the 10th largest of 35,000 Rotary clubs
worldwide. Rotarians are dedicated to local and global service,...
U.S. Supreme Court Update: “Fair-Share Fees”
September 1, 2019
For decades, unions and employers have negotiated agreements under
which a “fair share” or “agency” fee is collected on behalf of the union
from the wages of employees who are not union members, but nonetheless
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Sarah Skow Named 2018 YWCA Milestones Honoree for Volunteerism
December 1, 2018
Each year, the YWCA of Northwest Ohio honors the achievements of a
Northwest Ohio-area woman in each of the following categories: of Arts,
Business, Education, Government, Sciences, Social Services, and
Volunteerism. The ...
Spengler Nathanson Purchases “New” Office Building at 900 Adams Street in Downtown Toledo
January 26, 2018
Spengler Nathanson, founded in 1947, has purchased the vacant
downtown office building located at 900 Adams Street. The firm will
immediately begin renovations to the building which will bring it back
to being a dynamic pa...
Two Spengler Nathanson Partners Are Certified Specialists in Family Relations Law
January 8, 2018
Patricia Hayden Kurt and Stephen Szuch
have satisfied the requirements to be named as Certified Specialists in
Family Relations Law by the Ohio State Bar Association. Very few
attorneys in the Toledo area have achieved thi...
Patty Wise Interviewed in Wall Street Journal about Sexual Harassment
December 19, 2017
The Wall Street Journal recently sought input from Patty Wise as part
of its increased coverage of sexual harassment issues. Patty addressed
distinctions between conduct that is appropriate and inappropriate in
A Reminder to Employers: Taking a Step to Protect Yourselves
April 1, 2017
An April 2017 decision by the federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
could expand an employer’s liability for adverse employment actions
unless the employer takes steps to avoid it. The Sixth Circuit’s
decisions apply in O...
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March 2017 Update on Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program: Second Opportunity for Public Comment on Physician Rules
March 24, 2017
On March 23rd, it was posted that the Program has opened
the second opportunity for public comment on the proposed Physician
Rules. These proposed rules have been filed with the Common Sense
Initiative Office as part of th...
OIG Examines CMP Exception for Promoting Access to Care
March 13, 2017
On March 10, 2017, the Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) posted Advisory Opinion 17-01. The Advisory Opinion is available here.
The OIG issued this favorable opinion on a proposal by an Academic
Medical Center, including ...