Law Office of Ian Heyman, LLC
81 Mill Street, Suite 300, Gahanna, Ohio 43230  • (614) 361-6543 • ian@ianheyman.com

  Practice Areas:
  • Corporate and Business Organizations:
    • Formation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance, Risk Management, Employment, State and Federal Tax.
  • Real Estate:
    • Acquisition, Transfers, Finance, Alternative Financing Agreements, Management.

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution:
    • Mediation, Arbitration, International Transactions, Crisis Management.

Education:

    • Ohio State University, B.A., 1994
    • Capital University, J.D., 1997
    Bar Admissions:
    • Ohio Supreme Court, 1998
    • Law Society of Upper Canada, 2012
    Awards:
    • NRCC Ohio Business Men of the Year, 2004 Wall Street Journal
    Experience:
    • Experienced with all aspects of business management, including entity selection, corporate governance documents, operating agreements, licensing and regulatory compliance, asset management, risk management and corporate policy creation.

    • Extensive real property transaction experience, including multi-million dollar real estate transfers,commercial leasing, commercial transfers with master-lease-back, finance, insurance, tax-free transfers.

    • Currently represent a title agency as General Counsel, overseeing all real property transfers; created hundreds of deeds, mortgages, notes, leases and all varieties of related documents necessary for real property transactions.

    • Represented Ohio corporation in multi-party real estate acquisition, including drafting all documents; EPA compliance; institutional and private financing agreements; debt restructuring.

    • Negotiated release of frozen assets resulting from IRS action against multi-million dollar Ohio corporation; Government Relations experience with Ohio Legislature.

    • Represented multiple Ohio corporations with over sixty million in revenue in settlement negotiations with Ohio Attorney General's Office, resulting in negotiated settlement agreements.

    • Successfully obtained trademarks from USPTO on behalf of business client; four patents pending with one patent issued; Start-ups, PPMs and Business Plan experience.

    • Supervised and counseled corporate attorneys, accountants and officers for multiple Ohio corporations, including reviewing attorney work product, financial summaries and corporate directives; provided Opinion Letters, as well as analyzing valuations and prospective risk for multiple commercial transactions.

    • Extensive crisis management experience involving corporate and business matters; coordinated legal and business strategies, human resource management, and international transactions.

    • Negotiated on behalf of national restaurant franchisees for over fifty percent reduction of tax liability to the State of Ohio.

    • Negotiated, drafted and executed all necessary documents for purchase and sale of various Ohio businesses, including purchase contracts, asset purchase agreements, promissory notes, mortgages, security agreements, management agreements, finance agreements, deeds, liens, subordination agreements, leases and all related documents.

    • Drafted, implemented and facilitated development of various corporate policies, including employment policies, compensation policies, conflict of interest policies, communication policies, social media policies, benefits policies, whistle blower policies, risk management policies, discipline and termination policies.