Risk Management


Labor & Employment


Complex Commercial Litigation


Business Transactions

Good people, Doing great legal work, Exceptionally well.

Perez & Morris guides our business clients to manage their employment risks and their commercial liability. We help them make deals happen. We provide general counsel, business litigation, and commercial transactional services nationwide.

We believe that great legal work requires hard work, attention to every detail, and above all, reliable expertise.

Our clients know that we do this — for them — every day.

ACI Industries Ltd., L.P. | American Family Insurance | Ann Taylor Stores | Charter Hill Construction | Christian Happenings | Cleveland State University | Crawford Hoying | Delta Energy | DHL/Exel | DSW | Elegant Packaging | Express | F&M Expressions Unlimited | Farah Jewelers | Federated Department Stores/Macy’s | FeeCorp Corporation | Gap | JPMorgan Chase | LBrands, Inc., and its Subsidiaries | Medical Technology Resource | Ochsendorf Promotions | Ohio School Facilities Commission | Personal Service Insurance Company | Precision Strip, Inc. | Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio | Sears/Kmart | School Employees Retirement System of Ohio | The Children’s Place | The Ohio State University | The Ohio State University Medical Center | The University of Toledo | Thomas W. Brankamp, CPA & Company | Youngstown State University

  • Construction worker on the job who had an accident

    Intoxication defense to Ohio workers’ compensation claims

    Nothing can be more frustrating to Ohio employers than an employee filing a workers’ compensation claim for an accident that was clearly caused by his own intoxication. In Ohio, the intoxication of an injured worker can typically be asserted as a workers’ compensation defense in......

  • Absolute Defense: Plaintiffs who have failed to disclose their claims in bankruptcy proceedings

    After a lawsuit is filed, as defendants, we routinely review the claims against our standard checklists, such as statutes of limitations, jurisdiction/venue, elements of the claims and removability to federal court. If you want to potentially achieve hero status, add a bankruptcy check to your......

  • New York Labor Law statutes

    In New York there are two separate and distinct bodies of law known as the New York Labor Law. One set of the Labor Law statutes deal with employment law, the other body of law, which is a separate and distinct body of law known......

  • The value of teaching as a practicing attorney

    Working at Perez & Morris has provided me the opportunity to teach part-time as an undergraduate adjunct professor at my alma mater. I’ve been teaching for four years, originally beginning as an assistant professor of Education Law and then moving on to teaching Business Law......