Frederick J. Caspar named Dayton Managing Partner

January 28, 2014News Releases
Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that Frederick J. Caspar has been named Managing Partner of the firm’s Dayton Office. He takes over for James Gottman, who held that position since 2003. Gottman will remain active in the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department.

“We have experienced substantial growth over the 11 years since Dinsmore opened its Dayton office. I am proud to have been a part of that, and I am confident that Fred will continue to manage Dinsmore’s strong presence in the Dayton Area,” said Gottman.

Caspar, a Dayton native who has practiced law in Dayton since 1984, has been with Dinsmore since the merger with the Dayton firm of Chernesky, Heyman & Kress, P.L.L. in 2008. He will oversee 49 attorneys and 36 professional staff in his new role as Managing Partner.

“I look forward to continuing Jim’s stewardship of Dinsmore’s Dayton Office as Managing Partner. I believe that the opportunities for growth of the economy in this area are exciting and that Dinsmore is well positioned to participate in that growth by continuing to provide excellent quality legal services,” said Caspar.

Caspar is a Partner in the Corporate Department and Chair of its Income Tax Practice Group. He concentrates his practice in the area of federal income taxation, including the tax and corporate aspects of structuring business organizations, acquisitions, divestitures, exchanges, reorganizations, workouts, and syndications. Caspar also works extensively on gift, estate and succession planning, being listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the areas of Tax Law; Trusts and Estates; Corporate Law; Litigation & Controversy – Tax; and Litigation - Trusts & Estates.