LAWYERS BY TRADE. ENTREPRENEURS BY NATURE.

A firm with a relentless focus on protecting and growing your interests.

Under the leadership of Louis J. Licata and Alex Gertsburg, veteran attorneys and business owners with decades of experience working with founders to develop and execute their business strategies, Gertsburg Licata delivers practical solutions to companies in all stages of maturation. We understand that your company is an investment of your time, talent, passion, and money, and we work with you to identify and execute proactive and creative business transactions and aggressive litigation strategies so you can achieve your goals and stay focused on the health of your organization.

Our attorneys are a coalition of business owners, corporate attorneys and former in-house counsel and bring an informed perspective to the range of issues you navigate every day as a business owner. Our core expertise is in contract analysis and negotiation, business formation, corporate governance, business dispute litigation, mergers & acquisitions, financing, real estate law, and the myriad of issues businesses encounter navigating domestic and global markets.

Our Mission

To create freedom and growth for entrepreneurs and their ventures.

We believe freedom is a journey and a destination. Growth is the vehicle to get you there. We're the compass.

Our energy is laser focused on helping you navigate the legal and regulatory issues every entrepreneur and business leader encounters.

BASED IN CLEVELAND. SERVING THE GLOBE.

We help businesses around the world navigate complex legal situations and identify strategic business opportunities. Whether your company is headquartered in Ohio or elsewhere in the United States, our business attorneys can help you navigate transaction and litigation matters of any size, across any industry, in any location.

Picture of Map of the Globe where Gertsburg Licata services its clients.

Our Values

Our values influence everything we do—from how we work together as a team, to how we help you reach your goals.

Here’s what keeps us motivated:

There is always a better mousetrap.

That’s why we challenge ourselves to think bigger, work smarter, embrace technology and default toward action in order to develop inventive solutions to challenging problems.

Listen, learn, confirm, repeat.

Without a strident dedication to hear your goals, articulate every possible solution, and provide consistent feedback and updates—before, during and after a project—everything else falls short (and we never fall short).

Say it; then do it.

We are accountable for our undertakings and build trust when we are proactive, reliable, and execute every task – big or small – with a fierce dedication to excellence.

ABC – Always. Be. Connecting.

We’re relationship builders and silo breakers and produce the best results when we integrate across teams, welcome partnerships, and continually grow and strengthen our networks, inside and outside the office.

JOIN OUR TEAM

We're a fast-paced, growing firm seeking likeminded individuals.

Gertsburg Licata is growing legal and business advisory firm and we’re always looking for entrepreneurial staff and business-minded attorneys to join the team. Find out more about our company culture and our open positions on our Careers page.