Terry E. Moore

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Ohio (1986)
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio (1987)


  • B.B.A., University of Cincinnati College of Business Administration (1983), cum laude
  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law (1986)

Terry E. Moore

Mr. Moore is a Partner with over 30 years of experience as a business and transactional attorney. He has handled a wide variety of issues for his clients, including business formations, real estate acquisitions, lease negotiations, contract drafting and review, distribution and supply arrangements, employment issues, advertising and marketing issues, technology acquisition and licensing, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory compliance. He prides himself on providing practical, grounded advice.

With extensive experience in the franchise industry, Mr. Moore represents both franchisors and franchisees. He has assisted clients with a range of issues, including the preparation of disclosure documents required for the sale of franchises, registration of franchise offerings with state authorities, establishment of advertising and purchasing cooperatives, negotiation of individual and multi-unit franchise agreements, franchise terminations, and the acquisition and sale of franchised businesses.

Mr. Moore has represented a number of technology companies including software developers, web designers, technology service companies, resellers and technology startups. He has assisted clients with the formation of technology start-ups, drafting and review of software and technology licenses and maintenance agreements, OEM and distribution agreements, cloud services agreements, web site development agreements, hosting agreements and other general business needs, including the drafting of employment agreements for technical personnel.

Mr. Moore also represents banks in connection with the negotiation and documentation of commercial loans, including asset-based and mortgage backed loans. As counsel for a commercial bank, his goal is to provide the bank with the protection it needs without unduly complicating the process for the bank’s borrowers. His experience in representing banks also gives him insight into the lending process for clients seeking loans.

Born and raised in Kettering, Ohio, Mr. Moore met his wife Laura while they were both students at the University of Cincinnati. He and Laura are the proud parents of two children, Sarah and Sean. When not at work, Mr. Moore can usually be found volunteering with the Boy Scouts. He serves as an Assistant Scoutmaster for a Boy Scout Troop, a Committee Member of a Cub Scout Pack and as the Training Chair for the Hopkins District, which encompasses 19 neighborhoods in and around downtown Cincinnati.  He is passionate about Scouting and the values it offers young men. In recognition of his volunteer efforts with Scouting, he was awarded the Silver Beaver, the highest recognition that can be bestowed on a volunteer by a local Boy Scout Council.

Memberships & Affiliations

Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell BV Rated
  • Boy Scouts of America Silver Beaver Award

Community Involvement