Client Perspectives

Our Bank has entrusted our legal work to Stultz & Stephan for decades. Stultz & Stephan has counseled and advised the Bank in complex litigation and transactional matters and has protected our interests by offering practical business and legal guidance to improve the Bank's position.

Rick Gillett
C.E.O. and Board Vice Chairman
Sutton Bank

Stultz & Stephan provides trusted counsel for our complex litigation and bankruptcy cases.
The Stultz & Stephan team's results-oriented focus has been a critical part of our credit union's success in legal matters.

Michael Shafer
Chief Executive Officer
Pathways Financial Credit Union

Stultz & Stephan has and continues to guide the Bank through complex bankruptcy and litigation matters. Whether during a consumer bankruptcy, complicated commercial bankruptcy, or contentious lawsuit, our attorneys help to protect our interests and, through their personal interaction, put our Bank in the position to make the best business decision.

Kevin Nelson
Senior Vice President
The Lorain National Bank

I am more than pleased with the legal work performed by Stultz & Stephan. I count S&S among our very top outside counsel.

Elizabeth H. Foss, Esq.
General Counsel
Southeast Financial Credit Union

Our agency has the opportunity to work with attorneys across the country to assist in securing our client’s interests. Stultz & Stephan has proven to be one of the most effective and responsive firms that we have ever worked with.

Gretchen Rauch
Operations Manager
AIP Solutions

Stultz & Stephan has not only counseled and guided the Bank through simple residential foreclosures, but has also helped to implement our plans regarding large, commercial development collateral.

Tom Showman
Sutton Bank

It was a pleasure working with Karl Kerschner and Panther’s legal team throughout this successful merger transaction. Panther’s lawyers were professional and expeditious in pursuing a successful result for their client. They worked closely with our leadership and counsel to ensure that the merger became a reality. We were impressed with Stultz & Stephan, Ltd.’s banking and legal acumen and have used the firm as our counsel for post-merger legal work.

Gary L. Tice
Chairman of the Board
First National Bank of the Gulf Coast

Stultz & Stephan has represented Roppe Holding Company with the experience of a large firm, but with the attention to client service of a law firm boutique. The firm has expertly guided my companies through complex business and real estate transactions, and provided outstanding representation in contentious litigation matters. My businesses are in better positions today because of our work with Stultz & Stephan.

Donald P. Miller
Chairman of the Board
Roppe Holding Company

Over the years, the attorneys of Stultz & Stephan have consistently and efficiently helped guide me and assist in the protection and recovery of assets. More importantly, they have also been partners whose efforts helped our business grow.

William A. "Wink" Dougherty
President COIN Financial, Inc.
Former President and C.E.O., Morgan Bank

Using Stultz & Stephan has improved our collections significantly. The personal attention given to our files and the fact that our members recognize the firm has increased responses and recoveries.

Steve Favor
Executive Officer
Southeast Financial Credit Union, Inc.

I have worked with Stultz & Stephan for over two decades and they have always led me in the right direction. Throughout our relationship, the attorneys at Stultz & Stephan have worked closely with me and executive leadership to protect Banks with which I’ve been affiliated. The firm's personal interaction, attention to every detail, and banking savvy, have made them an invaluable resource and trusted partner.

Michael J. Kerschner
Vice Chairman
First National Bank of the Gulf Coast

The attorneys and staff at Stultz & Stephan have saved us countless dollars by working with our loss recovery team to focus on the most effective methods to achieve debt collection and collateral recovery. Our attorneys are not just an intermediary, they counsel our institution, helping us to efficiently obtain excellent financial results.

Scott Hicks
Chief Executive Officer
Clyde-Findlay Area Credit Union, Inc.

Stultz & Stephan helps us maintain the quality of our assets by offering useful and detailed reviews of problematic assets, and guides us in strengthening our collateral positions.

Dean Keller
First National Bank of Sycamore

Stultz & Stephan has successfully worked with our financial institution to resolve troubled loans in an efficient and highly effective manner. Through the firm's diligence, we were able to quickly resolve troubled assets and obtain maximum recovery for our shareholders.

Mickey C. Schwarzbek
President and C.E.O.
The Sherwood State Bank

The attorneys and staff at Stultz & Stephan handle all our cases with efficiency and professionalism. Our business relationship truly is a partnership and their dedication to client service and our bottom line sets them apart.

Susanna Behee
Collections Department
First Ohio Credit Union, Inc.