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BMD Recognized as Best Law Firm 2021

We are excited to announce that BMD is included in the 2021 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.

The full firm report is as follows:

Metropolitan Tier 1

  • Akron
    • Litigation - Trusts & Estates
  • Columbus-OH
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Metropolitan Tier 2

  • Akron
    • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Litigation - Intellectual Property
    • Trusts & Estates Law
    • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
    • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Fort Myers
    • Real Estate Law

Metropolitan Tier 3

  • Akron
    • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
    • Employment Law - Individuals
    • Employment Law - Management
    • Trademark Law

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “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 the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

Awards were given in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan practice areas. Additionally, one "Law Firm of the Year" was named in each nationally-ranked practice area.

The 2021 “Best Law Firms” rankings can be seen in their entirety by visiting bestlawfirms.usnews.com

Brennan, Manna & Diamond Law Firm Promotes Four Attorneys in Akron and Jacksonville Offices

Brennan Manna Diamond (BMD), a business law firm with eight offices in Ohio, Florida and Arizona, has announced that Adrian Ribovich and Duriya (DD) Dhinojwala have been promoted from partner to Member. Darren Jones and Bryan Meek have also been promoted from associate attorney to Partner.

BMD's Season of Giving

This holiday season, BMD felt an overwhelming urge to give back to the communities in which we live and work. That is how BMD’s 2020 Season of Giving program was created. In honor of our 20th Anniversary, we designated $20,000 and asked each of our offices to propose charities and causes that were important to them—organizations that lend their care, support, services, resources and education to others on a daily basis.

Ohio COVID Immunity Bill

Scott P. Sandrock, a Member of BMD shares the logistics of Amended House Bill 606, which grants immunity to essential workers who transmit COVID-19.

Webinar Recording: New Considerations for Business Succession Planning

Ray Lampner and Pattie Wagner of Sikich joined BMD’s Co-Managing Partner Justin Alaburda in “New Considerations for Business Succession Planning,” where they discussed current business succession planning considerations from an accounting, legal, and human capital perspective.

BMD Client Spotlight: IncludeHealth

BMD is happy to share an inspiring business backgrounder on IncludeHealth, Inc. - a Digital musculoskeletal (MSK) care & training platform for providers - and introduce its CEO and Founder, Ryan Eder. Client: IncludeHealth CEO: Ryan Eder Business: Digital musculoskeletal (MSK) care & training platform for providers. Relationship Attorney: Kate Hickner Legal Services: BMD and Kate serve as healthcare counsel for IncludeHealth, providing regulatory guidance as well as HIPAA and other data privacy and security guidance, in an evolving health care delivery, reimbursement and regulatory landscape.