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BMD Makes 2023 U.S. News & World Report "Best Law Firms" Edition

Client Alert

Brennan Manna & Diamond (BMD) is pleased to share the news that our firm is recognized among the “Best Law Firms” in the U.S. News & World Report 2023 edition in 14 practice areas.  “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.    

This year, BMD is recognized in the metropolitan areas of Akron (Akron office), Cleveland (Cleveland office), and Fort Myers (Bonita Springs office) for professional excellence in: 

Metropolitan Tier 1

  • Health Care Law 
  • Litigation - Trusts & Estates 

Metropolitan Tier 2

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
  • Corporate Law 
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property 
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment 
  • Trusts & Estates Law 


  • Corporate Law 

Fort Myers (Bonita Springs)

  • Real Estate Law 

Metropolitan Tier 3 

  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law 
  • Tax Law 
  • Trademark Law 


  • Health Care Law 
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment 

Congratulations to our attorneys who are recognized for their professional excellence. 

Five Major Trends for Employers to Watch Out For in 2023

Five Major Trends for Employers to Watch Out For in 2023: Major changes may be on the horizon for noncompete clauses. The EEOC is gearing up to file more discrimination lawsuits against employers. The Department of Labor is poised to raise the salary threshold for exempt employees under the FLSA. Unionization momentum may slow in 2023. ESG is the new norm to attract and retain talent.

Patient Abandonment and Termination

Healthcare professionals have a responsibility to patients with whom they have established a treatment relationship. However, there may be some instances when they will need to terminate their relationship with a patient. FAQs for patient abandonment and termination are provided to help guide physicians.

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Recent Litigation Challenges the Affordable Care Act Preventive Services Requirement

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340C – Prospective Legislation to Protect Federally Qualified Health Centers

Advocates for Community Health (ACH), an organization created to implement policy and advocacy initiatives for health care systems across the United States, has begun drafting legislation that is geared towards protecting Federally Qualified Health Centers (“FQHCs”) enrolled in the 340B Program, which is being dubbed “340C.”