Bryan Meek

Attorney

Bryan Meek is an Attorney in BMD’s Health Law Department and Labor & Employment Department.  Bryan counsels a wide range of health industry clients on issues such as contract disputes, government and private payor appeals and disputes, including audits, administrative appeals, and negotiations, compliance plans, credentialing, certification, Board investigations and suspensions, and fraud and abuse disputes.  For those matters which warrant formal litigation, Bryan assists clients with filing or otherwise defending complaints in court or before an arbitrator.

 

Bryan's labor & employment practice focuses on providing business owners and human resource departments with day-to-day guidance on matters ranging from the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, to both state and federal discrimination laws.  He routinely provides guidance to clients with the development and implementation of handbooks and employee trainings, and advises with respect to hiring and firing decisions.  When employment matters rise the level of litigation, Bryan leverages his substantial experience to defend his clients against contract disputes, discrimination allegations, and other matters finding there way to court.  Should a labor dispute arise, Bryan defends his clients before arbitrators.

 

Bryan has represented clients throughout the United States, including in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Florida, California, Georgia, Arkansas, and Texas.

 

Contact Information

75 East Market Street. Akron, Ohio 44308
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Education

The University of Akron School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
The Ohio State University, B.A., magna cum laude

Overview

An Akron native, Bryan earned his law degree at The University of Akron School of Law where he was the Executive Editor of Student Writing for the Akron Law Review, the Treasurer for Phi Delta Phi Honors Fraternity, and a representative for the Student Bar Association.  Prior to returning to the Akron area, Bryan attended The Ohio State University, where he was a member of the PSL Scholars Program, as well as a member of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, and the Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity, where he chaired the philanthropy committee.

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio Bar
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Akron Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Akron Bar Association, Healthcare Law Section
  • American Bar Association

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Member of the Leadership Akron's Community Leadership Institute
  • The Supreme Court of Ohio: Exceptional Pro Bono Service Award
  • CALI Award Recipient in Business Planning, Property, Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, and Law Firm Administration

Presentations & Publications

  • Mortgage Foreclosure Proceedings: Where We Have Been and Where We Need to Go, 48 Akron L. Rev. 129 (2015)
  • No Privilege for You: The Crime-Fraud Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege, published by the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section
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