Practice Areas

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Sonkin • Koberna’s Business and Corporate practice group represents a wide variety of established and emerging companies in a broad range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, sales of businesses, divestitures, corporate governance and stockholder issues, private equity, venture capital and corporate finance… Read More

Real Estate, Construction & Development

Attorneys in our Real Estate, Construction and Development practice advise clients in all aspects of real estate acquisition, financing, leasing, sale and restructuring transactions. Sonkin • Koberna’s services in this area include commercial leasing, construction and development with an emphasis on shopping center development and leasing, mixed use development, including office, retail, hotel and parking facilities… Read More

Commercial Litigation

Sonkin • Koberna routinely represents its diverse client base, from large national companies to individuals, in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including those involving general business and contract litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes, construction claims, insurance coverage disputes, trade secret and non-competition litigation, real estate and land use, creditor’s rights and collections and employment… Read More

Commercial Restructuring

Sonkin • Koberna has vast experience in financial restructurings, workouts and other matters involving financially distressed companies and transactions. Our expertise includes advising on workouts, negotiation and drafting of forbearance and restructuring agreements, debtor-in-possession financings, reorganizations, purchase and sale of distressed companies… Read More

Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

In today’s environment, obtaining just compensation for injuries caused by another’s careless or reckless conduct is no easy task. Insurance companies have a singular goal–to pay you as little as possible. Tort reform legislation has placed arbitrary and unfair limitations on damage recoveries. Fighting insurance carriers and corporations can be an expensive and time-consuming proposition…Read More


Sonkin • Koberna represents both individuals and businesses in a wide variety of employment-related matters. On a daily basis, our employment lawyers provide advice and counseling to the firm’s business clients with respect to employment related matters including employee handbooks, application forms, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), investigation of employee complaints, and defense of EEOC charges… Read More

Workers’ Compensation

Being injured on the job means more than just dealing with the pain and suffering of injury itself, it also brings the anxiety of having to understand and wind your way through Ohio’s complicated workers’ compensation system. Too often, the employer is represented by experienced counsel or claims management services, while the employee is left to fend for himself, uncertain of his rights or where to turn for help… Read More

Consumer Protection Litigation

Sonkin • Koberna’s Consumer Protection Litigation attorneys represent both individuals and companies in connection with the prosecution and defense of claims arising under Ohio’s consumer legislation, including the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act, the Deceptive Trade Practices Act and the Home Solicitation Sales Act. We handle both individual cases and complex class action lawsuits, and have served as lead counsel in securing class-wide benefits for consumers throughout Ohio and other jurisdictions… Read More

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