Success in the Agribusiness industry requires a thorough understanding of agricultural products, markets and the production chain. With a depth of experience in this industry, our attorneys identify effective solutions to issues facing today’s farmers, brokers and ag suppliers – from financing, collections and litigation, to weather-driven calamities, herbicide drift, and production challenges, to mergers and acquisitions, and franchising.
We offer a broad range of counsel and legal representation on building and construction issues for clients ranging from owners, developers, project managers, contractors, and suppliers.
The Firm understands the complexities of the construction industry and the rules and regulations that address planning, design and construction, and the federal and state laws that govern construction projects.
Our attorneys have handled construction disputes involving financing, factoring and lien issues, coverage matters, and easement-related litigation and arbitration cases. The Firm has also advised on labor and employment matters including hiring policies and workplace safety.
Today more than ever, educational providers face challenges and threats on issues encompassing freedom of speech and expression; health, safety and security; curriculum; transportation; and the impact of extracurricular activities and athletics. These volatile issues, in addition to the more traditional and ever-present challenges in the areas of civil rights, human resources, and employment relationships, impact every school system no matter the size.
Over the years, RCO Law’s Employment and Labor team has earned a reputation for effective representation of educational institutions at the primary, secondary and post-secondary levels. We have represented individual instructors, departments, and entire administrations and districts, as well as cooperatives and associations.
Best practices in the Education sector require constant and ongoing review of policies, procedures and programs to stay current with ever-changing regulations and trends. RCO Law’s Labor and Employment group is a proven and valued resource for school systems, from the drafting and review to the implementation and enforcement of policies. And when disputes arise, our team of professionals is ready to guide educators through appropriate response thresholds, from routine to crisis-mode, and at every stage from internal investigation to formal arbitration or trial, if necessary.
Whether partnering with financial institutions and fiduciaries on behalf of mutual clients, or through direct representation of lenders and trust departments, RCO Law’s Business and Commercial attorneys provide depth of knowledge and agile responsiveness in the financial services sector.
Our clients include regional and community banks, trust companies, and investment and brokerage firms, assisting with loan documentation drafting and review, workout and restructuring, and creditor-side collection services. RCO Law attorneys deliver sound banking and lending counsel for the wellbeing of institutions and their customers.
Legal issues affect a heathcare system and its practitioners on three critical levels:
operational, administrative, and financial. RCO Law serves as a significant legal resource for the Healthcare Industry in Ohio, Michigan and beyond. Healthcare is one of the Firm’s most robust practice areas, guided by a highly-regarded team of attorneys. RCO Law’s unparalleled breadth of experience, built on a rich history of relationships with clinicians, administrators and risk management teams, uniquely qualifies us to provide exceptional legal services.
RCO professionals are privileged to work with regional, national and international manufacturers on issues ranging from product specifications, indemnification and warranty provisions, quantity, pricing and delivery terms, financing and payment terms, shipping, product liability, default, termination and remedy provisions, and supply chain issues.
We also serve as a resource on intellectual property matters including licensing, protecting and transferring trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. In addition, we have worked on mergers and acquisitions for companies of all sizes and have experience addressing the transfer of intellectual property rights.
Common issues challenging those engaged in the delivery of professional services include business succession planning, acquisition and mergers, compensation and benefits, and restrictive covenants and non-compete agreements. RCO Law attorneys can assist clients in keeping abreast of best practices in each of these areas, to help them focus on the needs of their clients.
Legal issues in the Technology sector are complex and fast-emerging. RCO Law professionals have depth of knowledge in the business challenges critical to emerging technology enterprise, including e-commerce, software and firmware development and licensing, and franchise and HR issues. We have assisted clients with cyber-risk and security issues, as well as digital privacy concerns, IP protection, and financing and investment challenges.