Niehaus Kalas Hinshaw Ltd is a business, commercial, employment and labor law firm based out of Toledo, Ohio. We have extensive experience advising a wide range of local, national, and international clients in all areas of business and entrepreneurial activity, counseling in labor and employment law, and assisting in personal estate planning and administration. We also litigate when disputes arise. As a boutique firm, we take pride in our ability to handle the most complex legal matters, while providing our clients with close personal service – not often available at larger, less intimate firms.


LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN: Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, United States District Courts for N.D. of Ohio, E.D. and W.D. of Michigan, N.D. and C.D. of Illinois, U.S. Courts of Appeals for 6th, 4th and D.C. Circuits, U.S. Supreme Court.

CURRENT FIRM: Niehaus Kalas Hinshaw Ltd

PRIOR FIRM(S): Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn  |  Hunton & Williams  |  Vedder Price

LAW SCHOOL: Georgetown University


Labor and Employment

(Counseling and Compliance, Disability and Leave Management, EEO Audits (e.g., Pay Equity, Hiring/Promotion), Employee Mobility, Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition, Employment, Consultant and Severance Agreements, Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation, Hiring Procedures and Background Checks, Labor Relations, Litigation — Employer-side, Restrictive Covenants (Confidentiality, Non-competition and Non-solicitation), Separation/Severance Agreements, Wage and Hour, Whistleblower Claims, Worker Classification, Workplace Investigations, Workplace Policies and Procedures)

Corporate and Securities

(Capital Markets, Commercial Contracts, Corporate Governance, Debt Finance, M&A, Nonprofit Law, Partnerships and Joint Ventures, Project Finance, Securities Offerings)

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

(Administrative Agency Proceedings | Arbitration and Mediation | Bankruptcy | Commercial/Contract Disputes | Defamation | eDiscovery | Employment | Financial Services | Landlord-Tenant | Real Estate | Securities)

INDUSTRY: Experience across numerous industries, including healthcare, financial services, retail, hospitality, manufacturing, logistics and technology.