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Commercial & Complex Litigation

Breach of contract case victory

On behalf of a transportation industry client, successfully argued before the Supreme Court of Ohio in a breach of contract case to reverse the court of appeals' judgment stating that the common-law requirements set out in Globe Indemnity Co. v. Schmitt, 53 N.E.2d 790 (Ohio 1944) for determining whether an indemnitee may recover against an indemnitor when the indemnitee has settled a claim without the indemnitor's involvement do not apply when the parties express a clear intent to negate those requirements in their contract.

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All of Bricker’s strategic industry groups included in 2021 “Best L...

Bricker & Eckler’s four primary industry groups have all been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings.

More Nov 5, 2020

Matt Gurbach joins Bricker & Eckler

Veteran trial attorney Matt Gurbach has joined the law firm of Bricker & Eckler LLP as a litigation partner. A northeast Ohio native and die-hard Browns fan, Matt is a bet the company litigator who will be based in the firm’s Cleveland office.

More Sep 10, 2020

All of Bricker’s strategic industry groups included in 2020 “Best L...

Bricker & Eckler’s four primary industry groups have all been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2020 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings.

More Nov 1, 2019

Bricker recognized in 2019 “Best Law Firms” national and regional r...

Bricker & Eckler LLP has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. This year, five of Bricker’s practice areas received a national ranking and 39 practice areas received a regional ranking.

More Nov 1, 2018

Bet-the-company qui tam cases

Successfully defended and resolved bet-the-company qui tam cases for a small fraction of the amounts demanded.

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Bricker & Eckler nationally recognized with “Best Law Firm” distinc...

Bricker & Eckler LLP has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. This year, five of Bricker’s practice areas received national ranking and 47 practice areas received regional ranking.

More Nov 1, 2017

Bricker & Eckler practice groups earn Best Law Firms designation

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers announced that Bricker & Eckler LLP has been ranked in the 2017 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list nationally in 5 practice areas and regionally in 49 practice areas.

More Nov 1, 2016

Restricted covenants litigation for a large energy company

Successfully represented one of the nation's largest energy producers and transporters, Dominion East Ohio, in a case involving a natural gas supplier who placed restricted covenants on property deeds, forcing all owners and lessees to buy gas from it. The supplier sued Dominion when a commercial customer tried to enter into a new retail supply agreement with them. Courts struck down the covenant for lack of considerations and ruled the restriction as a violation of Ohio public policy.

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Earnout agreement dispute

Represented a client in Ohio federal court in dispute over an earnout agreement following the sale of a business to a competitor. 

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Payout dispute

Successfully represented the estate of a business owner in private arbitration, related state trial court and appellate proceedings over a multi-million dollar payout dispute with a former business partner. 

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Architecture firm contract dispute

Successfully represented an architecture firm in Ohio state court over a contract dispute. 

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