- Corporate and Business Organizations
- Financial Institutions
- Capital University Law School, J.D., 1981, Order of the Curia
- Mount Union College, B.S., 1978, cum laude
Bar & Court Admissions
- Admitted to practice law only in the states listed above.
Gregg is of counsel in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the corporate and insurance groups. He concentrates his practice in all areas of federal and state securities laws, as well as, corporate, limited liability company and limited partnership law and state insurance laws.
- Providing counsel to Plaskolite, LLC, an Ohio-based acrylics manufacturing company, with operations throughout the United States and Internationally, in numerous transactions, including:
- A $24 million acquisition of an extruded acrylic sheet business
- Establishing a joint venture to construct a manufacturing plant in Turkey
- A $17.25 million acquisition of an extruded acrylic sheet business
- Sale of control to a private equity firm following an auction in which family owners and management team retained an interest utilizing buyer-side representation and warranty insurance to facilitate customary indemnification arrangements including an escrow, a basket and cap
- Providing counsel to a super-regional insurance company in the cross-purchase of shares of an affiliate, recapitalization of a subsidiary, redemption of surplus notes, termination of captive insurance company and revising reinsurance arrangements
- Providing counsel to a national customer service center provider regarding applicable requirements for insurance adjusters, insurance agents and providers, customer service representatives, third party administrators and insurance appraisers
- Providing counsel to one of the largest fraternal insurance associations in the United States
- Representing financial institutions in capital raising and securities activities, ranging from large national institutions to smaller community banks
- Providing counsel to a multi-billion-dollar multi-generational family investment company in connection with investment advisor and securities laws matters
- Providing counsel to a super regional mutual insurance company with respect to the sale of its life insurance company
- Providing counsel to a real estate investment fund and its sponsor regarding securities, investment advisor, broker-dealer and investment company law matters
- Representing First Bank of Central Ohio (In Organization) in its formation of a de novo bank.
Gregg received his J.D. from the Capital University Law School where he was a member of the Order of the Curia and his B.S. cum laude from Mount Union College.
Before joining Vorys, Gregg was a staff attorney with the Ohio Division of Securities from 1981 to 1985, supervisor of the Registration Section of the Ohio Division of Securities from 1985 to 1987, and Attorney Inspector of the Enforcement Section of the Ohio Division of Securities, 1987.
Professional and Community Activities
- Capital University Law School, Instructor in Securities Law, 1999-2000
- 6/11/2021Vorys Advises Worthington Industries, Inc. in Acquisition from Affiliates of MiddleGround Capital, LLCVorys recently advised Worthington Industries, Inc. in connection with the acquisition by its Steel Processing business segment, along with its 55% consolidated joint venture TWB Company, LLC, of certain assets of the Shiloh Industries U.S. BlankLight® business, a provider of laser welded solutions.
- 6/1/2021Vorys is proud to have advised in the formation and opening of Ohio’s newest bank, First Bank of Central Ohio, headquartered in Worthington, Ohio.
- 1/29/2021Vorys Advises Worthington Industries, Inc. with Acquisition of Business Segment from General Tools & Instruments Company LLCVorys recently advised Worthington Industries, Inc. in connection with the acquisition by its Pressure Cylinders segment of General Tools & Instruments Company LLC (General Tools), a provider of feature-rich, specialized tools in various categories including environmental health & safety, precision measurement & layout, home repair & remodel, lawn & garden and specific purpose tools.
- 1/12/2021Even in the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) staff continued to update and streamline disclosure requirements applicable to public reporting companies.
- 4/17/2020Ohio Department of Insurance Guidance Regarding Extension of Financial Filing Deadlines and Procedural Requirements as a Result Of COVID-19The Superintendent of the Ohio Department of Insurance has determined that, in some cases, compliance with certain financial filing deadlines and procedural insurance requirements may not be possible.
- 4/16/2020Ohio Department of Insurance Guidance Regarding Issuing Temporary Resident Agent Licenses During State Of EmergencyThe Ohio Department of Insurance issued Bulletin 2020-08 which states that the Superintendent of the Department has determined that it is in the public interest to issue temporary resident agent licenses, due to the Stay at Home Orders issued by the Director of the Ohio Department of Health.
- 4/13/2020Ohio Department of Insurance Issues Product Filing Guidance for Property and Casualty Insurers Introducing Premium Relief Initiatives During COVID‐19 EmergencyA number of property and casualty insurers contacted the Ohio Department of Insurance seeking premium relief for their policyholders.
- 4/1/2020A provision in Ohio House Bill 197 provides relief to persons holding licenses issued by Ohio agencies that are set to expire during the COVID-19 emergency.
- 1/18/2019On December 19, 2018, then-Governor John Kasich signed Senate Bill 263, the Notary Public Modernization Act (the Act), which, among other things, will permit online notarizations beginning on September 18, 2019.
- Fall 2018One of the very first considerations in deciding to issue new capital or debt involves whether the issuing institution desires to conduct a “public” offering, or a “private placement” which qualifies for an exemption from registration with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
- 9/17/2014Now that Ohio’s Captive Insurance Legislation is effective, companies are likely thinking: “What are my next steps?” Each Captive is unique and its creation and operation will depend on a number of factors, including the business purpose behind forming the Captive. A company considering the use of a Captive will need to weigh the positives and negatives associated with forming and operating a Captive.
- 7/1/2014Substitute House Bill Number 117 (Ohio’s Captive Legislation) will become effective mid-September 2014. Ohio’s Captive Legislation creates a regulatory scheme that permits the formation in Ohio of pure captives (a captive that insures only the risks of its parent and affiliates), protected cell captives (a captive that is made up of separate segregated cells that each contain their own assets and liabilities) and a special purpose financial captive. This alert will focus only on pure captives, but we are available to answer any questions you may have regarding protected cell captives and special purpose financial captives.
- March 2004