Kyle A. Johnson

Attorney

Kyle is a trial lawyer focusing his practice on IP, trademark, commercial, construction, and appellate litigation.  Kyle has represented clients in state and federal court in matters involving commercial disputes, tort claims, the defense of class-action claims, and prosecuting and defending emergency motions for injunctive relief.  

Contact Information

75 East Market Street. Akron, Ohio 44308
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Education

Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D.
The Virginia Military Institute, B.A., with honors

Overview

Kyle is committed to aggressively and efficiently resolving the business or personal challenge that brings the client to the lawyer whether through negotiation, mediation, litigation, or at trial.  Before joining BMD, Kyle was an attorney at a litigation-defense firm where he defended clients in class action, mass tort, construction defect, insurance coverage, and other tort and commercial matters.  Kyle also has experience litigating matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Kyle has been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers as a 2020 Rising Star.  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.

Representative Matters

  • Conley v. Suchovsky, et al., Portage County Court of Common Pleas No. 2014CV00061 (May 18, 2016) (as first-chair trial counsel, obtained unanimous jury verdict in favor of defendants on plaintiff’s claims for breach of contract, nuisance, and trespass following week-long jury trial)
  • Victory Lane Quick Oil Change, Inc. v. Richard F. Miller, et al. U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Case No. 1:16-cv-02252 (defended commercial landlords in trademark infringement lawsuit resulting in favorable settlement for clients)  
  • Yogen Saunthararajah v. Santhosh Vadivelu, et al., Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, Case No. CV-18-898044 (represented the plaintiff-physician in a complex lawsuit involving claims of fraud, breach of contract, and injunctive relief over plaintiff’s ownership of the company in dispute and his control of incredibly valuable intellectual property rights in the biotechnology field, resulting in favorable settlement for client)

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Stark County Bar Association

 

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