Thomas H. Bergman established Thomas H. Bergman and Assoc., LLC in 2005 with the goal of providing world-class legal services to its clients. The firm provides a range of legal services with much centering on commercial real estate, business and corporate law, and estate planning. The firm is currently represents a number of national and regional developers, builders, managers and investors.
Thomas H. Bergman and Assoc., LLC is committed to providing quality services at a fair price. The firm’s number one goal is to ensure clients receive the most sophisticated services to achieve their long-term and short-term goals. For more information about our services and our attorneys, please click on the tabs above.
Phone: (513) 563-0906
4695 Lake Forest Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45242
After practicing law for 27 years in downtown law firms (21 years as a partner/member), Tom opened the firm. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Cincinnati College of Law, Mr. Bergman enjoys working with, and solving issues for, a broad range of clients in a variety of businesses and professions.
Licensed as a Title Agent in Ohio and accomplished in sophisticated real estate transactions, he has authored the article titled “Negotiating the Commercial Loan Commitment,” which appeared in The Practical Real Estate Lawyer and has taught Real Estate Transactions at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He has recently co-authored a book for real estate brokers engaged in leasing titled The Brokers Manual: Vol. 1 Leasing. Admitted to the Ohio Bar, the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, and the U.S. Supreme Court, Tom successfully argued the case of McMillan v. Brune-Harpenau-Torbeck Builders, Inc. in the Ohio Supreme Court. That case held for the first time in Ohio that privity of contract is not a necessary element of a cause of action against a home builder.
Mr. Bergman lives in the Cincinnati area with his wife Kathy and is active in the community. He has begun work on the next volume of The Brokers Manual which deals with Purchase Contracts.
J.D. from the University of Cincinnati, 1978
B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, 1974
Licensures and Memberships
Admitted to the Ohio Bar
Admitted to the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Licensed Ohio Title Insurance Agent
Admitted to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Josh graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2017 as a Business Administration major and Political Science minor. He graduated from Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2020, where he served as the Treasurer of the Student Bar Association and as the President on the Business Law Union. Josh first joined the firm in 2018 as a law clerk, where he gained experience by participating in a variety of transactions. Josh has a background in construction and worked in apartment management, construction and development.
J.D. from Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2020
B.A. from the University of Kentucky, 2017
Licensure and Memberships
Cincinnati Bar Association
Admitted to the Kentucky and Ohio Bar
A graduate of The Ohio State University and Tulane Law School, Brian has practiced law in Southwest Ohio for over twenty years in a wide variety of practice areas. During his career he has served as prosecutor, magistrate and defense counsel. Brian lives in the Cincinnati area with his daughter, and enjoys fishing, reading, and following Buckeye football.
J.D. from the Tulane University, 1997
B.A. from the The Ohio State University, 1994
Licensures and Memberships
Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Commercial transactions require creative and experienced practice. Finesse and strategic structuring are needed to get deals done. We have completed many deals on all sides of the table and bring our background to bear, including but not limited to drafting and negotiating lease agreements and purchase and sale agreements and related documents.
Probate & Estate
The firm has provided guidance and assistance for clients concerning estate and trust matters. We have contacts and a network of professionals to assure a thorough approach. We provide a range of services, including but not limited to probate and trust administration, drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney and related documents.
The business marketplace is still a new and fierce frontier that requires legal advice from attorneys who are deeply entrenched in every detail. Our firm gives you a holistic approach, so your company can gain a competitive advantage. Our services include assistance with the formation of corporations, partnerships and LLCs, and drafting of corresponding documents.
The firm has been involved in the review and creation of contracts ranging from the everyday to the highly sophisticated. A creative and experienced approach is used. We have actively carried out many types of transactions and view each document in this context. Our services include assistance with drafting, reviewing and consulting with various types of contractual documents.
Business and Corporate Law
Everyday life events and personal needs that must be fulfilled. We strive to assist in appropriate areas to stay ahead and protect our clients. Our services include assistance to businesses and corporations with regard to various legal matters.
A creative approach to business acquisitions is important, and the firm endeavors to complete transactions efficiently and with the necessary diligence. We have closed many deals successfully for our clients.