Thomas Fisher is a Cincinnati business attorney. He provides practical advice to a wide range of clients in Kentucky and Ohio including start up and well established businesses, non-profit organizations and government entities. His guidance assists clients in assessing and prioritizing business, operational and legal issues and enabling them to make decisions to accomplish their goals. His clients seek his advice as general counsel to make business and legal decisions which have long-term implications. His experiences range from assisting start up and emerging businesses and well established business on all topics including entity selection, raising capital and financing, tax issues, mergers and acquisitions, developing compensation models, employment issues and incentives, family succession and estate planning, exit strategies for business owners, regulatory compliance, negotiating commercial leases and contracts, negotiating financing agreements, landlord tenant issues, licensing and protection of intellectual property and real estate development.
Thomas Fisher also has served as general counsel to a local public housing authority in Kentucky. In this capacity he has assisted his client in all aspects of its operations under state and federal law, including the administration of a federal HOPE VI grant used for developing new housing opportunities by integrating housing into the community and redeveloping existing urban housing stock. He has negotiated and closed numerous HOPE VI/mixed public and private financing transactions, negotiated the acquisition and sale of real estate, and assisted in the creation of affiliated entities used by his client to develop affordable housing opportunities.