Brandon T. Pauley


Brandon has represented clients including privately held businesses, national franchises and professional organizations in a wide array of matters including acquisitions, divestments, financing and joint ventures.  Brandon has also litigated complex commercial matters and has successfully argued before the Supreme Court of Ohio as well as multiple Ohio appellate districts.  Prior to attending law school, Brandon worked in Real Estate Finance for a Fortune 500 corporation based in Columbus, Ohio.

Contact Information

250 Civic Center Drive, Suite 300. Columbus, Ohio 43215


Cleveland Marshall College of Law, J.D.
The Ohio State University, B.S. Business Administration, Corporate Finance, International Affairs Scholar


Brandon has been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers as a 2019 Rising Star for Business and Corporate law.  Rising Stars are selected by their peers as the top up-and-coming attorneys who are under 40 or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.  Only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in Ohio are named to the Rising Stars list each year.

Courts & Bar Admissions

  • Ohio Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District Michigan
  • All Ohio State Courts
  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association

Awards/Honors & Civic Affiliations

  • Selected for Ohio State Bar Association Leadership Academy (2017)
  • Selected for Akron Bar Association Leadership Academy (2016)
  • Selected for Torchbearers (non-profit organization comprised of individuals identified as future leaders of the Greater Akron area)(2015)
  • Akron/Canton Regional Food Bank
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Western Reserve
  • Ohio & Erie Canalway


  • "Ultimate Guide to Commercial Real Estate Law - Legal Ethics" (published by the National Business Institute)
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