Supreme Court Ruling On Spousal Rights Raises More Benefits Questions For Employers

Guidance Needed From Federal Agencies The Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor finding Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) unconstitutional has implications in many facets of law beyond domestic relations. That Section of DOMA defined “spouse” as “only a person of the opposite sex who is a husband or wife” …Read More

Emily Supinger Appointed To City Of Cincinnati Zoning Board Of Appeals

  Strauss Troy Attorney Emily Supinger has been appointed to a three-year term on the City of Cincinnati Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA). The ZBA hears all appeals from decisions of the Zoning Hearing Examiner, decisions of the Historic Conservation Board, decisions of the City Planning Commission, the issuance of a permit or Certificate of Compliance and …Read More

Strauss Troy Welcomes Attorney Julia Carney

  Attorney Julia Carney joins the firm as an associate and member of the Strauss Troy litigation practice group. She focuses her practice in the areas of municipal and local government, civil litigation, land use and zoning, eminent domain and historic preservation law. Before and during law school, Julia was city planner for government entities in Ohio …Read More

Mariemont Selects Strauss Troy’s Matt Fellerhoff To Fight Route 32 Road Project

Strauss Troy Attorney Matthew Fellerhoff To Present

Attorney Matt Fellerhoff was selected by Mariemont Village Council to fight a road plan that will relocate state Route 32 through part of Mariemont’s south 80 acres. The proposed relocation is one piece of the Eastern Corridor project, which claims to expand public transportation, upgrade interchanges and build new roads in order to reduce traffic …Read More

Joe Braun Named Miami Township Law Director

Strauss Troy Attorney Joe Braun

Attorney Joe Braun, a shareholder at Strauss Troy, has been hired to replace retiring Miami Township Law Director John Korfhagen. Administrator Larry Fronk said hiring Braun now as an assistant will “provide a smooth transition. Beginning Jan. 1, Mr. Braun will become the next law director.” “You are now officially part of the team,” Trustee …Read More

Key Benefits Of Enactment Of The “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act”

In April, the “Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act” (the “JOBS Act”) was signed into law by President Obama. The JOBS Act: Removes the prohibition on general solicitation in connection with transactions effected pursuant to Rule 506 or Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, provided that sales are limited to qualifying investors Alters the …Read More