Eleven Cors & Bassett Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Posted on Tue, Dec 16, 2014

CINCINNATI, OH— Cors & Bassett is proud to announce that nine of its attorneys were recently named 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers®.  Attorneys named include:  Dave Barth, Sue Bell, Curtis Cornett, Kevin Feazell, Jeff Harmon, Bob Hollingsworth, Steve Holmes, Jan Houston and Sara Wolf

Sue Bell has the unique distinction of being named Top 50 Female Attorneys, Top 25 Female Attorney for Cincinnati and Top 50 Cincinnati Attorney.  Both Curtis Cornett and Bob Hollingsworth were both named Top 50 Cincinnati Attorneys.

In addition, two Cors & Bassett attorneys, Joe Burns and Chris Kuhnhein, were both named Ohio Rising Stars®.  Rising Stars® are up-and-coming attorneys who are either under the age of 40 or who have been practicing for less than 10 years.

Super Lawyers® are named following a through, multi-phase rating process that involves investigation of the nominees by a third-party research department and peer evaluation by practice area.  Each candidate is rated based on twelve indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, and selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.

About Cors & Bassett

Cors & Bassett is a full-service law firm serving the businesses and individuals of the Tri-State area for more than 80 years in:  Business Law | Estate Planning and Probate | Labor and Employment | Employee Benefits | Litigation | Family Law | Personal Injury | Environmental | Entertainment Law.

Many of its attorneys are peer-rated Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Attorneys, Best Lawyers® in America, Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars®.

For more information about Cors & Bassett, visit

PR Contact:
Kamela M. Barrier
Director, Client Services & Marketing Communications

Tags: Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Nate Arnett Joins Cors & Bassett's Estate Planning & Probate Group

Posted on Tue, Dec 31, 2013

Nathaniel J. Arnett

Cors & Bassett LLC is happy to announce that Nate Arnett has joined the firm as an Associate in its Estate Planning & Probate group.

Nate advises and represents clients with respect to estate planning, probate, business planning, and taxation.  He is also experienced in the area of business transactional work, general corporate law, real estate and trademark law.

While in law school, he served as Student Director of the Transactional Law Practice Center and President of the Transactional Law Practice Group.  Nate also assisted in the creation of the law school’s Small Business and Nonprofit Law Clinic and advised the clinic’s small business clients on a variety of matters. 

He earned his J.D., cum laude, from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2011, and his B.A. from Eastern Kentucky University in 2008.

Cors & Bassett Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America—2014

Posted on Thu, Aug 29, 2013


Cincinnati, Ohio – August 29, 2013

Cors & Bassett is pleased to announce that two attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014, published by Woodward/White.

Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which close to 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

The Cors & Bassett attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in America 2014 edition are:

Jack B. HarrisonJack B. Harrison, for the practice areas of:  Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants.

Mr. Harrison was also named the Best Lawyers' 2014 Cincinnati Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants "Lawyer of the Year".





William G. KohlheppWilliam G. Kohlhepp, for the practice areas of: Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law and Corporate Law


About Cors & Bassett

Cors & Bassett is a full-service law firm serving the businesses and individuals of the Tri-State area for more than 80 years in business law, estate planning and probate, labor and employment, employee benefits, all areas of litigation, family law, personal injury, environmental and entertainment law. For more information about Cors & Bassett, visit

PR Contact:
Kamela M. Barrier
Director, Client Services & Marketing Communications

Do You Need a Corporate Social Media Policy?

Posted on Mon, Jun 17, 2013

Curtis L. CornettYou can find out on Tuesday, June 18th.

C&B's Curtis Cornett will be presenting Social Media and the Law tomorrow at the Employers' Resource Association Legal Breakfast Briefing.

Learn more and register here.

Tags: Social Media Policy

Breakfast Brief Series

Posted on Thu, Jun 06, 2013

Join us for our next Breakfast Brief series where we’ll be covering three timely and important topics:

• Employer Protections Under the Ohio Workers’ Compensation Statute
• Recognizing & Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
• Social Media and the Law: What Every Employer Needs to Know

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Time: 7:15 – 7:45am — Networking
          7:45 – 9:30am — Program / Q&A

Place: Cors & Bassett, Conference Room A

RSVP: Contact Kamela Barrier at or 513.852.2583 — Space is limited!

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Women's Health Expo — May 18th

Posted on Wed, May 08, 2013

Cors & Bassett is proud to be among the sponsors of the Women's Health Expo, May 18th, brought to you by Cincy Chic.

The event gets bigger every year and includes a Mobile Mammography Van onsite from St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Get your RSVP in today!  Click here for all of the details.

Tags: Cors & Bassett, Cincy Chic

David J. Schmitt Named to American Rivers Board of Directors

Posted on Thu, Apr 11, 2013

David J. SchmittAmerican Rivers announced that three new members were recently elected to its board of directors.  One of those new members is C&B's attorney, David J. Schmitt.  Dave will add a wealth of experience and diversity to the nation's leading river conservation organization.

Read the entire press release here.

Tags: American Rivers

C&B Attorney Jack B. Harrison Named Director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy at Chase College of Law

Posted on Thu, Apr 11, 2013

Jack B. HarrisonCongratulations to C&B attorney, Jack B. Harrison.

Professor Harrison was just appointed Director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy at Chase College of Law. The Center provides guidance and support to the training of future litigators.

Jack will replace Professor Rick Bales, who has accepted the Dean position at Ohio Northern Law School.

Tags: Chase College of Law

Barth's Liberal Arts Start Led to Long Legal Career at Cors & Bassett

Posted on Mon, Mar 18, 2013

David L. BarthThe cover of the Business Courier's Insight section profiles Cors & Bassett's President, David Barth on page 15 or you can click here for the full story.

Christopher Kuhnhein joins Cors & Bassett's Business Law & Transactions Group

Posted on Fri, Mar 01, 2013

March 1, 2013 Christopher A. Kuhnhein

Cors & Bassett LLC is happy to announce that Christopher Kuhnhein has joined the firm as an Associate in its Business Law & Transactions Group.

Chris advises and represents clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and structure, secured financing transactions, drafting of commercial contracts and general corporate law with an emphasis on emerging and start-up businesses.  Chris is also experienced in the area of franchising and distribution law and has represented well-known regional franchisors in the general business and regulatory aspects of their franchise systems.

Chris has served as a key member of a team of attorneys representing a major international telecommunications company in connection with the initial public offering of its stock and in the negotiation of its senior credit facility.  He has drafted and negotiated both form and customized contracts for local, regional and global businesses in a variety of industries, including franchise agreements, dealership and supply contracts, purchase and sale agreements, agency agreements, intellectual property licenses and real property leases. 

Chris also has experience representing emerging businesses during early-stage funding processes, including various types of preferred investments and venture financings, in a variety of business fields, including medical, media and software companies.  In addition, Chris assists with outside general counsel duties for numerous emerging and start-up businesses.

Prior to joining Cors & Bassett, Chris was an associate in the Business & Finance practice group with Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP for seven years.  While there, he advised clients, including public and private businesses of all sizes, on a variety of general corporate and contract matters and assisted at all stages of the sale and acquisition of a wide variety of private companies.

Chris earned his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2005 and his B.A., cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Centre College in 1999.


About Cors & Bassett, LLC

The full-service law firm of Cors & Bassett, LLC has been representing Cincinnati’s small and mid-sized businesses and individuals since 1929.  Cors & Bassett’s 35 attorneys practice in the areas of business law, acquisitions and divestments, securities and financing, real estate and zoning, employee benefits, employment, fashion and entertainment, franchising, intellectual property, labor, litigation, divorce, personal injury, environmental law, estate planning and probate, taxation, transportation and workers compensation.  Additional information is available at

Attorney Contact:

David Barth

PR Contact:

Kamela M. Barrier
Director, Client Services & Marketing Communications

Tags: Christopher Kuhnhein, Business Law, Corporate Law, Franchise Law, Intellectual Property, Emerging Business, Start-up Business, Venture Financing