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Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 2OhioUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Esteemed corporate practice with particular strengths in midmarket transactional work, with additional expertise in joint venture matters. Offers strong credentials in the private equity field, with considerable expertise in handling LBOs, venture capital investments and general corporate work for portfolio companies.

Strengths

"They truly understand client needs and goals and provide practical solutions to companies," clients report.

A commentator says: "The team is well connected and provides timely and relevant advice."

Work highlights

Represented Dent Wizard in its acquisition by Delaer Tire from Gridiron Capital for approximately $1 billion.

Notable practitioners

Ira Kaplan comes highly recommended as acounselor to corporate clients, who turn to him for his deep experience in M&A and his track record in advising businesses on strategic issues. He currently serves as the firm's executive chair.
"He's a smart, experienced mid-market M&A lawyer." "He's a well-known corporate attorney with a strong client base."

Megan Mehalko 's wide-ranging practice sees her advise on a broad spectrum of strategic M&A for corporate clients and investment work for private equity firms, alongside additional roles handling securities law matters and corporate governance issues.
"She is responsive in extremely tight time periods, is practical and to the point in writing and communication, and gives good advice in an effortless way." "She's super smart and has deep relationships with her clients."

Michael Marhofer excels in a broad spectrum of transactional matters, with particular expertise advising private equity firms on investment work and fund formation.
"Michael is pragmatic, focuses on important matters and helps clients think through issues from a business perspective."

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Ohio: North

Corporate/M&A


Ira C Kaplan
Band 2
Megan L Mehalko
Band 4
Michael Marhofer
Band 3