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OSAE and Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff LLP Announce New Strategic Partnership

The new relationship will afford members great benefits

Fishel Downey Albrecht & RiepenhoffThe Ohio Society of Association Executives (OSAE) is excited to announce the latest strategic partnership that the organization has launched to better serves its membership - Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff LLP (FDAR) will now serve as the association’s strategic partner in all matters related to legal, employment and human resources offerings. This relationship will provide members access to highly skilled attorneys and best-in-class knowledge on business issues related to a host of employment and human resources issues.

“We’re excited about our new relationship with OSAE,” said Marc A. Fishel, a partner at Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff LLP, who has been with the firm for more than 30 years. “Our team looks forward to serving the association and its members with the distinct, down-to-earth style that sets our firm apart.”

The need for this member benefit became apparent to OSAE earlier this year following Fishel’s presentation at the organization’s first quarter educational workshop and luncheon. The firm has expansive knowledge in the nonprofit sector, with many of its partners having served on nonprofit boards of directors and as legal experts on issues impacting the industry. Fishel’s experience and involvement has been integral in the development of this partnership. 

“Our members need access to industry-leading advice and expertise on countless matters related to employment, HR and much more,” said OSAE President & CEO Jarrod A. Clabaugh, CAE. “Through the countless conversations that we have had with Marc and his team, we believe this relationship will provide our members with best-in-class knowledge and a better understanding of the legal challenges that organizations face in today’s business climate.” 

Fishel Downey Albrecht & Riepenhoff LLP (FDAR) is a law firm recognized for extensive work in labor and employment, representing both private and public employers throughout the state of Ohio. Their attorneys make it a priority to be accessible and responsive. They understand the challenges of running a business and pride themselves on providing high quality legal counsel that is cost effective for their clients. They regularly provide ongoing education and training that allows employers to confidently identify and deal with human resource issues. Their attorneys serve on nonprofit boards and can offer board training and education on fiduciary responsibilities, among other relevant topics. They're excited to partner with OSAE and provide legal solutions and excellent service to the organization's members. To learn more about the firm and their experienced team of attorneys, visit

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