Niehaus has also practiced as both a criminal defense attorney and as a prosecutor, along with maintaining a domestic relations practice. He is the former chief of police in West Chester Twp.
Schuett and Lazares will continue to practice primarily out of the Oxford office near Miami University. They represent students facing all manner of criminal and university sanctions, and also coach the Miami University Mock Trial Team.
“We are excited to have Dan, Erik, Neal, and Gus on the Rittgers team,” Charlie M. Rittgers said of the acquisition, which occurred on Sept. 9. “Their experience, success and entrenchment in Butler County is unsurpassed.”