At Weber Rose, we consider ourselves to be a full service law firm, capable of handling almost anything you may need as you start, manage, grow, sell, or close your business. Below is an overview of our practice groups. To learn more about the services our firm provides, visit our Legal Services page.
Weber Rose’s attorneys have been the trusted business counsel to many businesses throughout Louisville and Kentucky. From small businesses, to large corporations, Weber Rose offers personal attention to business owners and startup entrepreneurs, and the firm’s diverse practice groups make it a one stop shop for a almost any need a business may have over the course of its existence. The practice handles contract development, human resources consulting, regulatory compliance, nonprofit law, and entity formation and structure, just to name a few.
Weber Rose’s litigation practice is the firm’s oldest. Three of the firm’s attorneys have been litigating together for over 35 years. The firm built is reputation defending healthcare organizations against medical malpractice lawsuits. The firm is well known for medical malpractice defense and also represents healthcare organizations, including nursing homes and hospitals, in civil litigation defense and premises liability defense. Weber Rose also represents insurers in insurance claim litigation, including ERISA actions. In addition to healthcare organizations, Weber Rose represents businesses of all sizes in business disputes including contract disputes and employment law.
When Weber Rose began to diversify its practice groups, its commercial real estate practice was one of the first to expand. The commercial real estate law group advises all types of businesses on a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions including commercial real estate closing, 1031 exchanges (tax deferred exchanges), title review and title examinations, environmental compliance, and building code compliance. The firm also has substantial experience in the area of land use, planning, and zoning and has represented many businesses in Louisville zoning matters. The group also represents commercial landlords and residential landlords in evictions and other property disputes.
The creditor’s rights division of Weber Rose has grown substantially over the past few years. The firm represents lien holders and has a strong tax lien foreclosure ligation, practice. The group also represents lenders and credit unions, including mortgage lenders. Weber Rose uses its extensive experience collecting unpaid debts to also also represent of businesses faced with bankruptcy proceedings that hope to minimize their losses. Weber Rose’s creditor’s rights group handles commercial bankruptcy, chapter 11 bankruptcy, chapter 7 bankruptcy, and chapter 13 bankruptcy.
Weber Rose’s advises employers through human resources policy review, including the development of employee handbooks and contracts. The firm has represented employers before the Equal Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division, and has experience advising companies on the Fair Labor Standard’s Act (FLSA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act, and many other federal and state statutes and regulations.
When you think of a business law firm, you may not think of trusts and estates. However, business succession planning, and personal estate planning can have a big impact on your business’s future. Weber Rose’s estate planning and business planning practice has extensive experience helping it’s clients plan for the unexpected while taking into account ever changing laws that impact this evolving area of law. The practice hands wills, trusts, healthcare power of attorney, durable power of attorney, charitable planning, income tax planning, elder law and Medicaid planning, guardianships and disability, among many others.