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Postcard Disguised as Official HHS OCR Communication

April 27, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights in Action (OCR) is responsible for enforcement of HIPAA privacy and security regulations, and was recently made aware of fraudulent postcards being sent to health care organizations. While the “risk analysis” mentioned in …

A Message from Ulmer’s Managing Partner on Recent Events

To our friends, clients, and colleagues:

Right now there is unrest and anguish in all of our communities over systemic racism that can no longer be tolerated or ignored.  The time has come for everyone to acknowledge that millions of Americans are treated differently merely because of the color of …

The CARES Act Update – PPP Loan Forgiveness Form

May 19, 2020 – Desperately needed by Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan borrowers, on May 15, 2020, the U.S. Treasury Department (Treasury) finally issued the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application (“Form”) and instructions (“Instructions”). Click here for the combined Form and Instructions. While the Form and Instructions answer …

Ohio Issues Stay at Home Order Through April 6

Ohio has issued a “Stay at Home” order that takes effect on Monday, March 23 at midnight and will continue through at least April 6. The order requires all Ohioans to stay at home except to:

Participate in “Essential Activities,” such as engaging in activities essential for their health and …

An Update on Our Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 17, 2020

To our clients and friends:

During these unprecedented times and challenging circumstances, I want to assure you that the attorneys at Ulmer are fully prepared to act quickly to support you and your organizations, pivot when needed, and help guide you in making difficult decisions.

In response …

Legal Legacy: Ulmer & Berne

Written by Patricia A. Shlonsky, Cleveland Partner-in-Charge

This article originally appeared in the CMBA Bar Journal Magazine in April 2019

The firm of Ulmer & Berne has played an integral role in shaping the legal, business, and community landscapes of Cleveland for more than 110 years. What once began as …

Exceptional Client Service

It’s simple. As a firm, our goal is delivering service that is worthy of the wonderful clients who put their trust in us as advisers and counselors. What that means is consistently delivering top-flight services at every opportunity. Words are one thing. Actions are certainly another.