Integrated legal and business advisory services for entrepreneurs, executives and their ventures.



Five must-take steps to prep your business for sale.


Legal representation

with a business owner's perspective.

We are a full-service business law and strategic advisory firm representing and serving entrepreneurs and executives of start-up and middle-market enterprises in business transactions, litigation and arbitration, and regulatory matters. At our heart, we’re problem solvers focused on providing sophisticated legal and business strategies that help you and your business flourish. We understand that every legal issue or regulatory roadblock can impact the overall health of your business, and our proactive, holistic approach provides you the support and freedom to create and manage your venture with confidence.

Business Law and Strategic Advisory Services

We serve as the Chief Legal Counsel on domestic and global business matters. This includes advising on key issues that every business leader and entrepreneur encounters. Our main practice areas include:


Business Transactions

& Employment

General Counsel

& Estate




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Cindy was outstanding. Her commitment, focus, legal expertise and most of all her professionalism and patience helped us navigate through this case to achieve the desired outcome. Simply put, we could not have done it without her. Thank you, Cindy, for your assistance, help, and advice throughout the process.
Swarup & Nutan Mukherjee
Highly recommend. Very responsive and easy to deal with. I've had several dealings with Alex, and he's wonderful to work with. You can trust these folks.
Mike Ferrante
Very responsive and easy to communicate with. Loved not having to deal with the other side on this once I hired you guys.
Amanda Paradise, Partner & Realtor
I reached out via email and your team replied promptly. I am doing something new (starting a business) and your team was very understating and helpful in assisting me. I hope I never need an Attorney in my business, but if I do I am confident your team will take ...
Nick Castrilla
I would first like to start off by saying thank you for your assistance in my matter. This is the first time I needed to do anything like this and your firm in my opinion was an outstanding experience. It wasn't a big matter for you guys but it never ...
Cody Smith
Max Julian exceeded all expectations. I had full confidence in Max's abilities when he was assigned as my attorney, however, he far exceeded my expectations. I have no doubt that Max's dedication and professionalism were integral to bringing my case to its resolution. Max dedicated hours of work, thought and ...
Rita Gochberg
Alex and his firm have been great partners for some time now. The team is very knowledgeable and they produce results quick! I would highly recommend them for business litigation.
Sonny Ali
I like your relaxed approach and the fact that you don't act like typical lawyers.
Business Client
This firm was incredibly helpful, professional and knowledgeable. Highest recommendation for this firm.
John Solooki DDS
The staff is wonderful. I enjoyed working with them all even though the reason I was using the firm was very stressful.
Business Client
Your group has been diligent, resourceful and extremely helpful. It is refreshing to work with such a good group of lawyers.
Business Client
I have had the opportunity to work with the firm on a start-up venture. I found the firm exhibited great skill and knowledge with a direct approach to guidance. The staff is personable and of high integrity, demonstrating business acumen and responsiveness. I strongly recommend this firm to entrepreneurs in ...
Bill Kendall, President, Costin + Kendall CPAs
Gertsburg is the most trusted name in Northeast Ohio. My dealership has been working with this firm since 2014. We have used them for contract review, compliance, inter-company agreements and litigation. They have always been thorough and responsive. They have a strong understanding of auto industry laws and regulations. They ...
Efficient, professional, timely, and victorious. This was our first time working with Alex and we were very impressed. He listened and immediately had a direction for us to go in. Everything he stated was point on and at the end of the day saved us a lot of money. The ...
Alex Gertsburg and his team were amazing and I would highly recommend their firm. They provided timely, honest and diligent service. I felt comfortable working with them and the outcome exceeded my expectations.
Renee S.

CEO Confidential

A podcast about the good, the bad and the ugly of launching and growing a business.

Each week, Alex Gertsburg gets into it with CEOs and founders about the experiences that transformed them as leaders and the business “do-overs” they wish they could have and why. Listen and learn about the many issues unique to the CEO experience-all the disasters and the delights-from the founders who lived it.

We know how to build something successful from the ground up.

And, we know how to protect it.

Unique, anti-litigation audits for your business, so you can focus on what really matters.

Most business lawsuits are totally preventable, yet half of all businesses are threatened with litigation each year*. That’s why we developed CoverMySix®, a unique, anti-litigation audit for middle-market companies that examines and secures the only six areas that expose you to litigation and investigations: Customers, Employees, Owners/Shareholders, Vendors, Competitors and the Government.