Exceptional legal service is the foundation of Seeley Savidge Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA (SSEG). Since establishing the firm in 1978, the attorneys of SSEG have assisted clients in achieving objectives through such traditional values as hard work, responsiveness and efficiency while consistently bringing innovative ideas to the table. Today, SSEG has a regional and national legal practice representing a client base ranging from Fortune 500 Companies and national and international insurers to entrepreneurs and emerging organizations seeking their own foundation on which to build. We are a full service law firm combining sound business advice and planning with experienced advocates who have earned the respect of peers and clients not only through skill, but persistence and practical judgment. In doing so, SSEG lawyers have distinguished themselves as:
- Deal Makers
- Trial Lawyers
- Problem Solvers
As Deal Makers, the legal professionals at SSEG focus on one task: get things done as effectively and efficiently as possible. Whether the matter is a simple contract, a corporate merger involving international conglomerates, or preserving and enhancing a family financial legacy, the lawyers at SSEG know how to get the deal done for the best possible outcome of their clients.
As far back as Ancient Rome, lawyers have been helping interpret the law and argue cases on behalf of their clients. If the situation at hand requires that our clients need to litigate a case in order to protect and/or defend their name, their rights, their assets, etc., the experienced and skilled Trial Lawyers at SSEG are at their side every step of the way, in or out of the courtroom.
While it is hoped everything in life goes as planned, experience has shown that sooner or later, problems will occur. The attorneys and support staff at SSEG excel as Problem Solvers. They are extremely adept at properly assessing the situation, determining what courses of action exist, and then working with their clients to craft and execute unique and lasting solutions to whatever challenge lies before them.
Not unlike the transformation of carbon to diamond, Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA has come a long way from humble beginnings. The roots of the firm trace back to the practice of a single lawyer, Glenn Seeley, who started his practice in the just awakening town of Avon Lake, Ohio in 1957. Although Glenn’s practice successfully expanded over the years, he recognized the demand for his quality services and moved his office to Cleveland in 1968 in partnership with an eminent business lawyer.
The partnership lasted ten years and was a fortuitous association because it resulted in the hiring of Gregory Seeley, a promising business lawyer from the Ohio Department of Commerce, and Keith Savidge, a litigator from Jones Day.
In 1978, Gregory and Keith became founding partners in the firm today known as Seeley Savidge Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA. The firm was an instant success, quickly developing a reputation for providing distinguished legal services. As the firm and its client base grew and diversified, Gary Ebert, a long-time city Law Director, joined Gregory and Keith in 1991, bringing with him a wealth of experience serving clients in such areas as public law, land use and probate law.
Seeley Savidge & Ebert continued to flourish into the twenty-first century and in May, 2007 added two new partners, Daniel Gourash and Robert Anderle. Daniel and Robert brought with them a nationally recognized commercial, complex litigation and insurance practice, complimenting the outstanding litigators and practice already existing at the firm, which was renamed Seeley Savidge Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA.
Fifty plus years of practicing law sets Seeley Savidge Ebert & Gourash Co., LPA apart. The firm’s attorneys bring a unique historic perspective to the practice and our community, including the demonstrated ability to anticipate change—both in our clients’ needs and the environment in which they must compete to succeed. Simply put, this experience is the foundation for our ability to continue providing the highest quality representation in an effective and efficient manner.