A team of world-class business attorneys working at the top of their profession in distinct practice areas — that's the value-adding partnership of Koehler Fitzgerald LLC, located at 1111 Superior Avenue E, Cleveland, OH 44114 STE 2500.

Our attorneys have practiced with one another for years, and in doing so have developed an effective and efficient approach to addressing client problems.

Recognized For Results

Koehler Fitzgerald LLC was founded in 2011 by James F. Koehler to provide large firm expertise in a boutique setting. Since its founding, our firm has been consistently recognized in U.S. News & World Report's Best Lawyers — Best Law Firm rankings, and many of our attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Ohio's Super Lawyers list for years and have been rated AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell — the highest ranking available.

Our lawyers speak regularly at legal conferences in Ohio and throughout the country, and have achieved other recognition, including the Top 50 Women Lawyers in Ohio and ALM's Top Rated Cleveland Lawyers. Timothy J. Fitzgerald was one of the first attorneys in Ohio to be certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as an appellate law specialist, and Dianne V. Foley is one of only 130 certified Labor & Employment Law specialists. We also have an impressive track record in the courtroom, having achieved great results for our clients during jury and bench trials.

Providing A Wide Range Of Legal Services

Our attorneys have decades of experience helping businesses and individuals resolve a wide range of legal issues, including:

  • Business and commercial litigation
  • Financial services
  • Insurance and securities litigation and arbitration
  • Regulatory consulting and defense
  • Unfair competition and trade secrets violations
  • State and federal appellate work

We also regularly handle labor and employment matters, estate and probate issues, and business and succession planning. The firm's transactional practice includes general contract work, securities regulation and compliance, real estate transactions, and mergers and acquisitions.

Several of our attorneys have served as general counsel to businesses of all sizes throughout the nation. Many of our attorneys have significant insurance and insurance defense backgrounds and extensive experience representing financial institutions and entities, including local and national banks and trust companies; independent, mid-sized and large brokerage firms and wire-houses; small and large investment advisory firms and investment advisors; insurance companies; and mutual funds and hedge funds.

Our Financial Services And Insurance Work

Our attorneys who practice in the financial services and insurance industries represent brokerage firms, brokers, investment advisors, insurance companies and agents, and have extensive experience in complex securities litigation and arbitration, financial institution litigation, regulatory investigations and inquiries, and broker-dealer liability defense. We have defended and prosecuted cases involving federal and state securities laws, class and derivative actions, professional licensure and disciplinary actions, bad faith claims and coverage disputes, RICO claims, and claims of fraud, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.

Our transactional practice includes serving as counsel for Reg. D issuers, investment advisors and broker-dealers in the preparation of offering materials, statutory filings, licensing agreements, advisory agreements, employment agreements and employment manuals, the formation of hedge funds and mutual funds, and business formation, mergers and acquisitions.

Call Koehler Fitzgerald LLC At 216-539-7714 To Discuss Your Legal Problem

When your legal problems require comprehensive experience, talk to the seasoned attorneys of Koehler Fitzgerald LLC. Call 216-539-7714, toll free 800-391-5127, or write to us using this email form.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.