Strauss Troy Listed as a 2019 Best Law Firm by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

U.S. News Best Law Firms Badge for 2019

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has recognized Strauss Troy among the Best Law Firms of 2019. Strauss Troy has earned eleven metropolitan rankings and was nationally ranked in Project Finance Law. National Tier 3 Project Finance Law Metropolitan Tier 1 – Cincinnati Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs Project Finance Law …Read More

Larry Neuman receives Transformation Award

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Strauss Troy attorney Larry Neuman received the Center for Respite Care’s Transformation Award at a banquet on Thursday, October 11 at the Cintas Center.

The Transformation Awards are held annually to honor those who have made a difference in the lives of people in our community.    Honorees are selected based on their commitment to both the Center for Respite Care and improving life for adults who are ill and homeless. Two of the past honorees are Father Michael Graham, President of Xavier University, and Dr Santa Ono, former president of University of Cincinnati. The Center for Respite Care’s is a 20 bed licensed facility in Over-the-Rhine, whose mission is to provide quality, holistic medical care to homeless people who need a safe place to heal, while assisting them in breaking the cycle of homelessness.

New Partnership Representative Rules May Increase Audit Activity

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With a new year comes new tax rules that have significant impacts on your operating agreements and LLCs.  If you haven’t updated your operating agreement for some time or if you are entering or exiting an LLC, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (the “BBA”) has significant impact for the former “tax matter partner” provisions.  These BBA provisions took effect January 1, 2018 and repeal the TEFRA and ELP procedures and applies to all partnerships that file a Form 1065 return.  In implementing these rules, IRS hopes to increase audit activity and make it easier to assess deficiencies for unpaid taxes to your partnerships.  It is critical to understand the new rules in order to better protect yourself and your partnership in future audit.

FDA Requires Black Box Warning for Invokana® Due to Risk of Foot or Leg Amputations

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just issued a warning that JOHNSON & JOHNSON’S diabetes drug Invokana® presents a significant risk of causing foot or leg amputations. The FDA’s warning comes after two clinical trials showing foot and leg amputations occurred about twice as often in patients taking the diabetes drug Invokana®. The FDA …Read More

Strauss Troy Shareholder Marty Butler Receives NKU’s Distinguished Service Award

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Strauss Troy shareholder Marty Butler received Northern Kentucky University’s Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes alumni who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service to Northern Kentucky University through their time and talents. Jeffrey Standen, dean of the Salmon P. Chase College of Law noted that Marty is an indispensable part of the NKU community. In 2014, …Read More

Is Talcum Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer?

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JOHNSON & JOHNSON is now facing thousands of lawsuits by women with ovarian cancer (or their estates) who have used Johnson’s baby powder or Johnson’s Shower to Shower talcum powder product for feminine hygiene. Despite the ever-increasing proof of the connection between the use of talc products and ovarian cancer, Johnson & Johnson decided not …Read More

Strauss Troy’s Award-Winning Attorneys

Our nationally recognized attorneys work together as a team to be your legal partner, whether you need an attorney to handle a personal or a corporate matter. Strauss Troy has been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers as a Best Law Firm in the following practice areas: Commercial Litigation Mass Tort/Class Actions – Plaintiffs Real Estate …Read More