In the case of Michelle Bruce v. Meharry Medical College a female physician (Dr. Bruce) filed a lawsuit against her employer (the Medical College) alleging sex discrimination, a hostile work environment, and retaliation for reporting same. Dr. Bruce claimed that the college’s head of facilities, Dr. Ray, was dismissive of her and made belittling comments […]
Attorney Christian Donovan helped secure a victory for creditors in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Columbus Blue Jackets hockey player Jack Johnson. Judge Hoffman of the Southern District of Ohio Bankruptcy Court issued a decision on February 26, 2016, denying Jack Johnson’s Motion to Convert from Chapter 11 to Chapter 7. Jack Johnson filed […]
There is a common misconception among the public that estate planning is only for the wealthy; that cannot be further from the truth. Estate planning is commonly linked with tax planning, but with Ohio estate taxes eliminated and Federal estate exemptions exceeding $5 million, utilizing estate planning for taxes is less common these days. In […]
Christian D. Donovan has been selected to the 2015 Ohio Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than […]
On November 20, 2014, the President announced a series of executive actions to expand the eligibility of immigrants who are in the United States without proper immigration documentation. These initiatives include: Expanding the population eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to young people who came to this country before turning 16 […]
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On November 25, 2014, Luper Neidenthal & Logan attorneys won an important decision in the Ohio 10th District Court of Appeals in a hotly-contested, high dollar value (millions) commercial lease case wherein each of LNL’s client’s assignments of error were sustained. The important holdings of the decision are: (1) that a dissolving corporation’s Wind Up […]
In a June, 2014 opinion, the U.S .Supreme Court decided 2 cases questioning whether the police may conduct a warrantless search of digital information on a cell phone seized in connection with an arrest. The Court found that digital data stored on cell phones presents neither a risk of imminent physical danger to the police, […]