Kevin Gluntz focuses on practice areas like Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Commercial Transactions, Entertainment & Sports, Financial Services & Lending, Franchising, General Corporate, Health and Pharmacy Law, Real Estate, Securities & Private Equity, Tax, and Trust & Estates. He has obtained bar admissions in the state of Ohio, the Northern Federal District of Ohio, and the U.S. Tax Court.
He completed JD cum laude from the University of Akron in 1995. He obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration from Kent State University in 1996. He later attended the Case Western Reserve University and earned his Master of Laws in Taxation in the year 1997.
In his more than 20 years of legal practice, he has represented businesses of all sizes ranging from Fortune 500 companies to family-owned businesses. He assists them in matters related to securities law, business, tax law, and health care.
Working at the Cleveland Office of the law firm, FisherBroyles LLP, he practices in the areas of venture capital, creditors’ rights, commercial financing transactions, securities law, mergers & acquisitions, tax law, and corporate law.
Attorney Gluntz counsels publicly held companies on governance strategies, tax planning, corporate structuring and, and helps them in private financings, placements, acquisitions, mergers, and divestitures. In addition to these services, he also helps privately held companies with business succession, and estate & probate planning.
He is highly responsive and committed to client service. He is the primary consultant for all business and legal matters for his clients. They trust him for providing sound business advice and significant input on tax planning, corporate structuring, and governance strategies.
Under his Finance Law practice, he has assisted many banks in negotiations and preparation of Loan Documents as well as related security agreements. He handles issues related to troubled commercial loans of banks including Forbearances, foreclosure actions, Loan Workouts, Short Sales. He also helps banks in proper handling and disposal of Bank Owned Real Estate and other foreclosed collateral.
He counsels banks on all areas of compliance applicable to lenders and financial institutions like correct collection methods to comply with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the fair lending laws, the privacy laws, the anti-money laundering laws, and to prevent lender liability. He also defends them in lender liability suits.
Attorney K Gluntz has also been active on the academic side of the law. He has taught legal seminars and tax classes at the Case Western Reserve University’s and Cleveland State University’s Colleges of Law and also at the business school of Cleveland State University.
He has taught at the graduate and postgraduate level on topics related to the issues of the choice of entity, tax, as well as the buying & selling of businesses.
Under his Securities Law practice, He represents broker-dealers, investment advisors and their representatives. He assists them in minimizing their SEC and state operational compliance violations. He helps them in completing ongoing SEC and state compliance functions.
He assists Regulated Investment Advisor clients in drafting Compliance and Procedures Manuals, properly adopting compliance procedures, training the Chief Compliance Officer, implementing a review program for annual internal reviews as mandated by the SEC or state agencies.
He has acquired the membership of the Ohio State and Cuyahoga County Bar Associations. He represents investment funds in the formation and capital raising process. His clients include hedge funds, venture capital, mezzanine funds, private equity funds, and sector-specific equity funds.
He advises clients on the fund structure, terms, Investment Advisers Act compliance, relationships with fund principals, tax, pension, and Investment Company Act. He helps clients in creating investment funds including hedge funds, not requiring registration with a government agency. He follows proper procedures to protect the promoter’s against liability.
He helps public companies with initial public offerings and shelf offerings of stock such as reverse mergers into public shell companies.
Under his Tax Law practice, he has represented clients in the U.S. Tax Court and the Federal District Court in criminal as well as civil proceedings against the Internal Revenue Service. He has helped clients considerably reduce or even eliminate assessed tax penalties and associated interest. He has successfully represented clients facing IRS audit.
He has extensive experience in all legal and tax aspects of partnerships and small business corporations. His clients seek his advice in matters concerning purchase or sale of businesses, and also to free up capital from tax obligations.
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