Ohio Business Law Attorney

Mergers and Acquisitions • Growth Capital • Commercial Finance • Agribusiness 

We represent the entrepreneur, the business owner, and the business itself — and we have for over 30 years.

We have assisted in bringing hundreds of deals to fruition in a wide range of industries throughout Northeast Ohio and beyond.

From startups and family farms to Fortune 50 concerns, our goal with every client is to provide value-added counsel. In other words, we are committed to leaving our clients in a better position as a result of our representation.

Of-counsel to Moriarty & Jaros, P.L.L., Ohio Business Law Attorney Ben Calkins is a Harvard College honors graduate and edited the law review at the University of Michigan Law School. Ben Calkins has been top rated as an Excellent Attorney by Avvo, selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers, listed in Who's Who in American Law, and listed in Who's Who in America.

Areas of Expertise

Our Practice

We are Ohio business lawyers serving business people. We help our clients start, acquire and build successful businesses.


At Moriarty & Jaros, P.L.L., every lawyer has a minimum of 30 years of experience in the practice of law, including Ben Calkins. From joint ventures and strategic alliances to venture capital investments and public or private offerings, we represent buyers, sellers, investors and lenders in our designated areas of practice.



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In the Community


Ben Calkins will attend the Ohio Venture Association’s Board and Membership Meetings on Friday, October 11, 2013 at The Union Club in Cleveland. The featured speaker will be Sandra Vance, MHA, Senior Director, Interoperability Initiatives, Health Information Management Systems Society.

Featured Project


Ben Calkins was pleased to hear from Ron Zieske recently that his acquisition  of Heat Seal has been an unmitigated success. Heat Seal manufactures a full line of packaging and process equipment for the food service and industrial packaging industries, all in Cleveland, Ohio.