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Vorys Proud to Advise in Formation of First Bank of Central Ohio

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is proud to have advised in the formation and opening of Ohio’s newest bank, First Bank of Central Ohio, headquartered in Worthington, Ohio.  Together with Ohio State Bank, this is the second de novo bank Vorys has helped open since the recession, and the third de novo bank to open overall in Ohio since that time. For more than a decade, Vorys is the only Ohio-based law firm involved in forming de novo banks in the state.

The Vorys team assisting on these matters was Jeff Smith, Gregg Zelasko, Jennifer Dunsizer and Scott Herkamp.

Learn more about First Bank of Central Ohio at

About Vorys

Vorys was established in 1909 with just four attorneys and has grown to nearly 375 attorneys in eight offices in Ohio, Washington, D.C., Texas, Pennsylvania and California. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.  Read more about our work with financial services at

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