Eastman & Smith Ltd.

Established in 1844

Law Firm in Novi, MI

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Attorney Awards
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Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent

Areas of Law

  • General Civil Practice
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Law
  • Banking Law
  • Taxation
  • Creditors Rights
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Antitrust
  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Public Law
  • Labor And Employment
  • Civil Rights
  • Employee Benefits
  • Insurance
  • Hospital Law
  • Health Care
  • Estate Planning
  • Pension Plans
  • Probate
  • Workers Compensation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Immigration And Naturalization
  • Education Law

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Firm Details

Year Established
1844
Firm Size
79
Representative Clients
Counsel for: Chrysler Group LLC; Envirosafe Service of Ohio, Inc.; Glasstech, Inc.; The Hartford; Huntington National Bank; Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority.
Representative Clients
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS:
EDUCATION: Buckeye Community Hope Foundation; Buckeye Online School for Success; Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy; Cleveland Entrepreneurship Preparatory School; Constellation Community Schools; EdVantages; The Leona Group, LLC; Lucas County Educational Service Center; Mahoning Unlimited Classroom; North Dayton School of Discovery; Ohio Coalition for Quality Education; Pathway School of Discovery; Swanton Local School District; Terra Community College; Toledo School for the Arts; University of Findlay
FINANCIAL SERVICES: The Farmers and Merchants State Bank; Fifth Third Bank; Financial Federal Credit Union Inc.; Glass City Federal Credit Union; The Huntington National Bank; Signature Bank N.A.
FOOD INDUSTRY: Ballreich Bros., Inc.; Cargill Incorporated; Chief Super Markets, Inc.; Consolidated Biscuit Co.; The Fremont Pure Food Company; Golden Heritage Foods, LLC; Hickory Farms, Inc.; Spartan Stores, Inc.
HEALTH CARE: Magruder Hospital; Memorial Hospital (Fremont); The Toledo Clinic, Inc.; Toledo OrthopaedicSurgeons, Inc.; Toledo Radiological Associates, Inc.; Van Wert County Hospital
MANUFACTURING: Art Iron, Inc.; Black & Decker, Inc.; Chrysler Group LLC; Dana Corporation; Deerfield Manufacturing; Defiance Metal Products; Glasstech, Inc.; IMCO Carbide Tool, Inc.; International Automotive Systems Group North America, Inc.; Lear Corporation; Lennox International; Master Chemical Co.; North Star BlueScope Steel Ltd.; OmniSource Corporation; Solar Cells, Inc.; Tenneco Automotive; United Technologies Corporation; Winzeler Stamping Co.; York International
PUBLIC SECTOR: Defiance, Fulton, Paulding, Williams, Joint Solid Waste Management District; Delaware, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Joint Solid Waste Management District; Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, Joint Solid Waste Management District; Cuyahoga County Solid Waste Management District; Solid Waste Management Authority of Central Ohio; Erie County and the Erie County Solid Waste Management District; Hancock County and the Hancock County Solid Waste Management District; Lucas County Improvement Corporation; Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority; Wood County Economic Development Commission.
SERVICES: American Empire Insurance; American International Group; Carrier Corporation; Chicago Title Insurance Co.; Danberry Co. Realtors; Envirosafe Services of Ohio, Inc.; Fidelity National Financial; The Hartford; Indiana Farm Bureau; Lloyds of London; Medical College of Ohio Foundation; The Medical Protective Co.; NCMIC Insurance Group; OBS Financial Services Inc.; Ohio Bar Liability Insurance Company; Online Brokerage Services Inc.; Physicians Insurance Co. of Ohio; Pro Assurance, Inc.; Santek Environmental of Ohio, Inc.; Systech Environmental Corp.; Toledo Engineering Co., Inc.
TRANSPORTATION: Fed Ex Ground Transportation Inc.

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  • 93% client recommended 14 recommendations
  • 4.4/5.0 15 reviews
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    4.5/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    4.5/5.0
  • Value for Money

    3.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for David Sheffield Jackson Esq. on 12/01/16 in Contracts

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Jon B. Liebenthal Esq. on 06/28/11 in Corporate Law

    He is an outstanding attorney. In addition to knowing the law, he has a very logical and practical approach to problem solving. He always comes to the table with good ideas.

    He is an outstanding attorney. In addition to knowing the law, he has a very logical and practical approach to problem solving. He always comes to the table with good ideas.

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  • 4.8/5.0

    Review for Robert J. Gilmer Esq. on 03/03/13 in Business Law

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  • 4.8/5.0

    Review for Eastman & Smith Ltd. on 03/03/11 in Trusts and Estates

    I am 88. May have something to do with my answer. I felt it was a lot of money to pay for a will. Wills and Trusts are no doubt different. I do have a looseleaf book to show for it. I would not recommend them unless I was sure they had the money to... Read more

    I am 88. May have something to do with my answer. I felt it was a lot of money to pay for a will. Wills and Trusts are no doubt different. I do have a looseleaf book to show for it. I would not recommend them unless I was sure they had the money to spend. My daughter believes in getting the best and felt they were.

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  • 4.8/5.0

    Review for Eastman & Smith Ltd. on 01/06/11 in Real Estate

    I was very impressed with their thoroughness. I didn't have to do too much and was very satisfied with their work and results.

    I was very impressed with their thoroughness. I didn't have to do too much and was very satisfied with their work and results.

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  • 4.8/5.0

    Review for Joseph Ross Durham Esq. on 11/03/10 in Environmental Law

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  • 4.0/5.0

    Review for Eastman & Smith Ltd. on 04/08/11 in Trusts and Estates

    Excellent service, somewhat highly priced.

    Excellent service, somewhat highly priced.

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  • 4.0/5.0

    Review for Eastman & Smith Ltd. on 04/09/09 in Contracts

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  • 3.8/5.0

    Review for Eastman & Smith Ltd. on 09/14/10 in Real Estate

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  • 3.5/5.0

    Review for Jon B. Liebenthal Esq. on 05/17/10 in Trusts and Estates

    My broker recommended him years ago. He set up family trust. Recently, he redid our wills and associated documents. His bill was higher than the price he quoted me, verbally, and he agreed to accept the lower payment, not agreeing that I remembered t... Read more

    My broker recommended him years ago. He set up family trust. Recently, he redid our wills and associated documents. His bill was higher than the price he quoted me, verbally, and he agreed to accept the lower payment, not agreeing that I remembered the quote correctly.

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  • 4.5/5.0 173 reviews
  • Legal Knowledge

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  • Analytical Capability

    4.6/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.5/5.0
  • Communication

    4.5/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.5/5.0

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