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Stephen A. Rothschild

Partner, Associate General Counsel
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604
Direct419.321.1404
Fax419.241.6894
srothschild@slk-law.com

Assistant

Rhonda Emch
Direct419.321.1320
remch@slk-law.com

Stephen A. Rothschild regularly counsels clients regarding trust and estate planning, business succession planning, probate and trust administration and charitable giving.  He also represents clients in related litigation including will contests, trust disputes, intentional interference with inheritance claims, and contested guardianships.

He also has extensive experience in representing individuals, businesses and banks in complex commercial disputes throughout the country involving product liability claims, including product safety claims involving the Consumer Product Safety Commission, FINRA complaints against brokers, breach of contract claims, post-closing purchase price adjustments, employment claims, fraud, employee dishonesty claims, business torts, theft of trade secrets, copyright and trademark claims and commercial evictions.  Steve currently serves as outside general litigation counsel for an S&P 500 company and previously served as Regional Counsel for product liability claims for a major U.S. tire manufacturer.

Steve also serves the Firm as its Associate General Counsel.

Honors

  • Twenty Under Forty Leadership Award Recipient, 2002
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2005 - 2017
  • Ohio Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2009
  • Toledo Business Journal, "Who's Who in Toledo Area Law" 
  • Ohio State Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2010
  • Northwest Ohio's 2009 Outstanding Community Volunteer, recognized by the Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Trusts & Estates, 2013
  • Top Rated Commercial Litigation Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Society of Financial Service Professionals
  • Sylvania Board of Education, Vice President
  • Toledo Jewish Community Foundation, Board Member
  • Congregation B'nai Israel, past President
  • United Jewish Council of Greater Toledo, past President

News Releases

08.16.2016Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2017
12.07.2015Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
08.19.2015Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2016
12.04.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
09.05.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
08.21.201483 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
12.05.2013Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2014 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars
08.15.201383 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014
09.12.2012Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
08.28.201281 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
09.15.2011Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
09.07.201170 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America® 2012
07.05.2011Stephen A. Rothschild Recipient of the TBJE Ben Solomon Outstanding Trustee Award
12.20.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2011 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars
08.12.201070 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011
07.29.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Area Law” Recognition
06.01.2010Stephen A. Rothschild Named a 2010 Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation
03.01.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition

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Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Northwestern University, 1988
  • B.S., Northwestern University, 1985

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 1988
  • Michigan, 1992
  • United States Supreme Court, 1993

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