May 10, 2013
Here we grow again! Welcome to the firm Kimrey Elzeer!
We are very pleased to announce that Kimrey D. Elzeer has joined SSE&G!
Ms. Elzeer is a skilled and experienced Family Law Attorney. She is a respected member of the family law bar and has practiced throughout NE Ohio. Her talents, coupled with our already strong Family Law Practice, solidifies SSEG's position as a top tier law firm in the area of Family Law.
Ms. Elzeer's profile page has been added here: LINK!
February 17, 2013
Andrew Bemer was honored by the Northeast Ohio Law Director’s Association
Mr. Bemer was honored for his leadership during his year as President of the Association. Mr. Bemer also was the moderator of a collective bargaining panel which was a segment in the Municipal Law Seminar held on this day, co-sponsored by the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.
January 31, 2013
SSEG is proud to announce its membership into the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (“CLM")!
CLM is an inclusive, collaborative, national organization founded in 2007. Its Members and Fellows include more than 20,000 risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel and third party vendors. CLM promotes the highest standards of claims and litigation management by fostering collaboration, education, communication and dedication. Each year, CLM sponsors numerous events, including annual conferences, local functions, webinars and training sessions.
January 14, 2013
SSE&G Paralegal Theodore Crispino becomes SSE&G's newest associate!
Congratulations to Theodore M. Crispino who was sworn in as an Ohio attorney on December 20, 2012. Mr. Crispino was born and raised in Connecticut, schooled in New York, graduated from Brooklyn Law School, and married a Cleveland lady who brought him to Cleveland. First as a paralegal until he passed the Ohio bar, and now as an attorney, Theodore is helping the firm with its growing demand in the Business/Corporate Practice Area and our Intellectual Property Practice Area. Mr. Crispino has wasted no time adjusting to his new role.
Mr. Crispino also serves as a Director of the Tremont West Development Corporation (link).
January 2, 2013
New Associate Thomas G. Haren Joins SSE&G!
SSE&G would like to welcome our newest associate, Thomas G. Haren to the firm! Mr. Haren brings with him his Criminal Defense practice to help focus and build this area of expertise at SSE&G. Working together with Gary Ebert and Brian Cruse, we are very proud to be able to offer even more services to our valued clients.
December 12, 2012
We are sad to report that we lost a long time client and good friend, James Frackelton, MD.
Dr. James Frackelton was one of the founders of the American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM). ACAM has an published an excellent blog post about Dr. Frackelton on their website. Our condolences to his family.
Head over to the ACAM Blog site to read more.
August 13, 2012
Martindale-Hubbell publishes it's Top Rated Cleveland Lawyers for 2012!
The list of Top Rated Lawyers was compiled from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbel listings of attorneys that have recieved high marks from thier peers and have reached the highest levels of ethical standards and professional excellence.
Congratulations to SSE&G attorneys Gregory Seeley, Keith Savidge, Gary Ebert, Daniel Gourash, Robert Anderle, Andy Bemer & Brian Cruse!
August 5, 2012
Daniel Gourash & Jessica Handlos in the ABA Summer Newsletter for
the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee!
SSE&G attorney's Daniel Gourash and Jessica Handlos authored an article entitled "Twelve Ohio Supreme Court Insurance Cases to Know in 2012" that was published by the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section's Insurance Coverage and Litigation Committee in its Summer Newsletter.
June 14, 2012
Eric Baker and Andrew Bemer presented a CLE Seminar on Public Employees at
the NEOLDA Monthly meeting.
The CLE program, entitled "The Public Employee Speaks His Mind - Is It Protected as Public Concern, or a Matter of Personal Interest?", was presented at the North East Ohio Law Directors Association monthly meeting. The meeting was held at Sammy's Metropolitan Ballroom on Thursday, June 14th.
Thanks to everyone for attending!!
May 30, 2012
Partner Daniel Gourash to be Appointed Chairman of the ABA Standing
Committee on Specialization
Congratulations to firm partner, Daniel F. Gourash, who has been appointed by ABA President-Elect Laura Bellows to Chair the Standing Committee on Specialization to be effective after the ABA Annual Meeting in August.
The ABA Standing Committee on Specialization works with attorneys and firms to help develop ABA accredited legal specialist certification programs. Certification of legal specialists has a beneficial impact on practicing lawyers, clients and the legal profession as specialization provides a framework for professional development and offers lawyers incentive to improve their skills and knowledge.
For more information, follow this link: AmericanBar.org
May 15, 2012
Firm Principal, Keith Savidge, attended the DRI "Retail and Hospitality litigation
and Claims Mangement" Seminar in Chicago on May 10 -11.
This annual conference is attended by defense attorneys and retail and hospitality in-house counsel and claims managers who routinely deal with a variety of complex legal issues confronting the retail and hospitality industries. Mr. Savidge participated in break-out sessions sponsored by SSEG firm clients to coordinate with their approved panel counsel. "This is the third year of this conference which was well attended, and is proving to be a premier DRI event," said Savidge, who heads up the firm's retail group.
April 20, 2012
SSE&G awarded the "World Class Customer Service Award" from Smart Business
Smart Business announced the winners of the "World Class Customer Service Award for 2012" and we are happy to share that SSE&G was selected as a recipient. The World Class Customer Service awards honor companies for their superior customer service.
An awards ceremony will take place on June 7th at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven. Partner Gregory D. Seeley will attend to accept the award.
April 1, 2012
Andrew Bemer elected President of the NEO Law Directors Association
SSE&G is pleased to announce that partner Andrew Bemer was elected President of the North East Ohio Law Director's Association at its February meeting.
Mr. Bemer was first elected Law Director for the City of Rocky River in 2005 and continues to serve in that capacity. He was re-elected to his 4th term in 2011.
March 15, 2012
Gregory Seeley named a Top Rated Lawyer
The awards just keep rolling in! Firm Partner and Founder, Gregory D. Seeley was named a "Top Rated Lawyer" in the February Issue of Corporate Counsel Magazine in the area of Health Care Law. He was the ONLY Ohio lawyer awarded this honor.
The list of top rated lawyers from around the country was created by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell, the company that has long set the standard for peer review ratings.
February 24, 2012
SSE&G Client News!
SSE&G would like to congratulate 2 of our colleagues and esteemed clients as recipients of the 2012 Distinguished Sales Marketing Award presented by SME Cleveland!
Congratulations go out to Daniel J. Brennan, Chief Marketing Officer of Skylight Financial Group and Jim Pshock, CEO and Founder of Bravo Wellness!
This prestigious award is given to individuals based on criteria such as: outstanding sales, achievements, community involvement and innovative sales strategies. SME Cleveland, founded in 1925, is the nation's oldest and most respected networking organization of salespeople and marketers.
February 2, 2012
SSE&G welcomes Jeffrey Elzeer to the firm
SSE&G is happy to announce the addition of Jeffrey M. Elzeer, Of Counsel, to the firm. Mr. Elzeer joins our Insurance Division with extensive experience in civil litigation both in State and Fedral courts. Mr. Elzeer brings his experience representing clients in insurance coverage disputes, professional liability, products liability, sports & entertainment liability, premises liability and general tort liability to the firm.