Business Law

Selected by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" a 2016 Metropolitan Tier 1 Ranking firm, the highest possible, in Mergers & Acquisitions Law 

Trusted Legal Advisors

We recognize the competitive challenges businesses face in today's global marketplace. Our goal is to develop effective legal solutions not only for your present needs, but also for your company’s future growth initiatives in an ever-changing environment. Day Ketterer attorneys serve as trusted legal advisors who develop strong relationships with your company’s executives to deeply understand your daily operations, listen to your concerns, and recommend a course of action.

In-Depth Knowledge

When you partner with Day Ketterer, you get the sophisticated experience of an AV® rated, regional law firm and immediate access to the depth of knowledge you expect from a large firm. Your organization can draw on the talents and resources of our many attorneys, who have diverse backgrounds in practice areas including banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate, environmental law, employment law, workers’ compensation and taxation. We handle all stages of business development, from initial planning through daily operations and expansion.

Wide-Ranging Experience

Our clients range from international corporations to family-held businesses in sectors such as manufacturing, real estate and construction services, health care, the restaurant industry, and insurance defense. Our scope of experience, combined with our full capabilities to handle a range of business law issues, enables us to develop creative and comprehensive solutions to help our clients reach their goals.

A Solid Foundation

As one of the oldest and most respected law firms in Ohio, Day Ketterer has extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Banking and financing
  • Business organizations
  • Choice of entity
  • Business tax planning
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Business succession planning
  • Commercial transactions
  • Employee relations and employee compensation
  • Export-import/customs
  • Intellectual property
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Franchise law

For more information, contact Blake R. Gerney, Day Ketterer's Business Law Group Chairperson, at 330.650.0017 or