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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

  • 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......

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    Don’t give up on summary judgment proceedings in premises liability situations

    Most of us are familiar with the Summary Judgment process. If pursued, it is usually a chance for a defendant to explain to the Court why the claimant’s case could not possibly succeed at trial. Premises Liability claims in Ohio are particularly susceptible to summary......

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    Do’s & Don’ts of Food Claim Handling

    “Now, ya’ll would guess that more often than not, the highest paid player on an NFL team is the quarterback. And you’d be right. But what you probably don’t know is that more often than not, the second highest paid player is, thanks to Lawrence......

  • Ohio Supreme Court Strengthens Voluntary Abandonment Doctrine

    On September 27, 2018, in a decision that reverses two of its prior decisions, the Ohio Supreme Court strengthened the voluntary abandonment defense used by employers to argue against temporary total compensation in a workers’ compensation claim. The opinion in State ex rel Klein v......