Apps focuses his practice primarily in the areas of global business, corporate law and government affairs. He joined Kegler Brown in 2015.

Global Business

Apps is dedicated to helping companies achieve business goals on an international level. He helps assist with companies based in the U.S. and abroad in acquiring and selling assets and business units internationally, helps assist businesses in complying with applicable domestic and foreign regulations that govern international trade and helps counsel our U.S. and global clients on joint ventures and strategic alliances across multiple industries.

Apps also works with our globalization of education team to assist public and private colleges and universities wanting to explore the global market or looking to expand their current international operations. This assistance includes addressing cultural implications, tax counseling, regulatory compliance and education funding issues and much more.

Corporate Law + Emerging Business

Apps advises clients in the beginning stages of developing a business with matters such as tax structuring, economic incentives, company + fundraising structuring to helping already well established businesses with issues such as franchising or corporate governance.

Government Affairs

Apps brings with him a wealth of knowledge in the government relations area. Having worked to develop coalitions, and implemented strategic communication strategies for local, statewide, and federal candidates and office holders, Apps is keenly equipped to implement effective grassroots and grasstops processes. Additionally, Apps has been successful campaigning for and against emerging issues. With this unique insight, he is able to work closely with our clients to understand the changes they need and implement a resourceful public policy strategy.

Practice Areas


  • Capital University Law School (J.D., 2015)
  • The Ohio State University (B.S., 2005)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Professional Affiliations

  • Columbus Bar Association, member