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Martin Pangrace and Catherine McCain Presenting at AIA Contract Document Workshop - September 26, 2017

Martin Pangrace, a Partner in BMD's Construction Practice Group and Catherine McCain, Of Counsel in the firm's Litigation Group, will be speaking at the upcoming AIA Contract Document Workshop on September 26, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Martin focuses on commercial litigation and construction law. He represents clients including owners, developers, contractors, and subcontractors in state and federal court litigation and in arbitration, mediation and administrative proceedings involving business disputes and construction matters.

Catherine practices in the Firm’s Litigation Group. She has managed a broad range of commercial litigation, negotiations and business counseling as a former partner in a general trial practice group for a large law firm in Chicago. Catherine’s experience includes representing clients in state and federal court proceedings, including the defeat of class certification, and in arbitration and mediation proceedings.  Catherine also served as Senior Counsel for Abbott Laboratories in the litigation practice group, directing the strategy of a variety of matters including fraud, breach of 

BMD concentrates its practice areas in business law, commercial lending and corporate finance, health law, commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, probate administration, estate and succession planning and taxation. BMD is dedicated to aligning the incentives of legal professionals and their clients by combining creative problem-solving skills with extensive and sophisticated legal and business experience.  Our distinction is the firm’s unique marriage of successful entrepreneurs and developers combined with nationally recognized leaders in the tax, education, manufacturing, litigation, and health care fields in providing high-quality legal services and business advice to our clients.

NLRB Reverses its Reversal of 2015 Browning-Ferris Joint Employer Decision

NLRB Reverses its Reversal of 2015 Browning-Ferris Joint Employer Decision

Scott Sandrock Awarded the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

BMD is proud to recognize its member Scott P. Sandrock being awarded the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award by the Boy Scouts of America. This award recognizes Eagle Scouts who have later achieved distinction in their professional careers and leadership through community service. A limited number of these awards are presented annually. The Award was presented at the Annual Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner in January.

Highlights from the BMD Healthcare Leadership Summit Held in Orlando, FL, January 11, 2018 - January 13, 2018

BMD's 2nd Annual Healthcare Leadership Innovation Summit theme focused on entrepreneurism in healthcare as we sought to reach various specialties and stakeholders within the healthcare industry. There were 3 days of insightful programming and exclusive networking

Ohio’s Statute of Repose: Is it Really a Bar to All Construction Claims?

In response to the increase in common-law claims against architects and contractors brought by third parties who lacked “privity of contract”, many states enacted a construction statute of repose. A statute of repose is intended to forever bar claims for certain injuries or damages after a set period of time following substantial completion. Subject to certain exceptions, the primary distinction between a statute of repose and statute of limitations is that a statute of repose begins to run regardless of whether one is aware of a defect.

Chris Walker Assists with the Continued Expansion for Veteran Program

Expansion Continues for Veteran Program