SMBP Attorneys Larry Barbiere and John Milligan have published an informative article on Ohio’s Firearm Preemption Statute, which addresses whether Ohio home-rule municipalities may enact and enforce local gun-control ordinances. The article is published in the Spring 2014 Public Entities Pool of Ohio newsletter. The article can be found online at http://www.pepohio.org/newsletters/2014/CurrentNewsletter.pdf Mr. Barbiere is the Managing Partner at SMB&P. He focuses his practice on municipal defense and has extensive litigation experience in civil rights, zoning and land use, premises liability and employment law. Mr. Milligan is an Associate with SMB&P; his practice focuses primarily in the areas of insurance defense, labor and employment law, admiralty and maritime Law, municipal liability, and civil rights.