Business Law

The attorneys at Elfvin, Klingshirn, Royer & Torch often counsel companies on how to comply with complex employment laws. We assist companies in avoiding and resolving disputes and with negotiating and enforcing employment agreements and contracts, including non-competition and severance agreements.

We have over 100 years of combined employment law and trial experience. Whether in negotiations or trial, or in front of an administrative agency, our insights into the interests of companies and employees put us in a unique position to resolve disputes for businesses efficiently and fairly.

Smart, experienced advocates. Put Elfvin, Klingshirn, Royer & Torch to work for you.

Business Law Articles

Small Business Administration Coronavirus Forgivable Loan Program Q I heard that my business can borrow money to cover two months of payroll and not pay it back. Is that true? A Yes, as long as you are a small business and spend the loan on qualifying expenses. Congress passed the Paycheck Protection Program as an amendment to Section 7(a) of the Small Business Act (15 USC § 636(a)). It is a stimulus program... Read More
The "Weinstein" Tax Provision: Friend or Foe? Part II Blink, and the law changes. In a March 2019 blog post, I talked about the Weinstein tax provision that made it into the tax code in December 2017. By way of reminder, that’s the provision designed to disincentivize confidentiality clauses in sexual-harassment settlement agreements by eliminating business expense deductions for the settlement ... Read More
The "Weinstein" Tax Provision: Friend or Foe? Since the Harvey Weinstein story first broke in the New York Times , it catapulted the #MeToo movement into the spotlight. The #MeToo movement also shone a light on non-disclosure, or confidentiality, agreements. These allowed serial abusers such as Harvey Weinstein to pay off their victims under the cloak of secrecy – and continue their patt... Read More
AV Peer Review RatedOhio State Bar Association Certified SpecialistSuper LawyersAVVO Superb RatingBest Lawyers