Business, Corporate, Intellectual Property and Commercial Law Group

Business law is the firm’s largest practice group. Our business lawyers are active advisers and advocates for our small and medium sized business clients. Many of our clients retain us as their outside general counsel for day-to-day support and for guidance on business issues. The attorneys who practice in this group are listed below. For more complete descriptions, please follow the links to the individual attorney’s information page.

Jamie B. Schneier practices in the areas of business formations, small business consulting, corporate, internet business, transactional business, contracts, and business sales and acquisitions.

Nancy J. Heller practices in the areas of business formations, contracts, commercial transactions and litigation, secured transactions, bankruptcy law, purchase and sale of business assets, and shareholder disputes and litigation.

Kimberly A. Hrenko practices in the areas of business, commercial, and general civil litigation, including contract disputes, shareholder and member disputes, loan defaults, and commercial collections.

Rachel Lerner practices Intellectual Property, Entertainment, Technology, and Internet law. Through her experience practicing law at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Jones Day, American Greetings, Inc., and AG Interactive, Inc. she has developed a unique set of skills which enable her to provide clients with exceptional legal services.

Jennifer A. Corso practices in the area of management side labor and employment law, and is certified by the Ohio State Bar Association as a Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law.

Marc D. Rossen is a graduate of University of Michigan (B.A. 1989) and the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (J.D. 1994) and the CWRU Weatherhead School of Management (MBA 2000). Marc is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He practices primarily in the area of Startup Law, which includes Corporate and Business law with a focus on helping entrepreneurs and small businesses.

The business attorneys of Petronzio Schneier would be a good fit for startups incorporating a business or existing Cleveland Ohio or Northeast Ohio businesses looking for general business advice, dealing with business issues or disputes, dealing with branding or licensing issues, employer employment issues, vendor agreements, Member or Shareholder agreements, planning an exit strategy or looking to sell their business.  Our attorneys approach every matter with the client’s best interest in mind.