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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

American Heart Association's 2021 Go Red For Women

The BMD Season of Giving in 2020 was a great way to help out organizations that help others. Continuing community involvement in 2021, we will be looking to the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign. Healthcare and Hospital Law Member and Vice President Amanda Waesch is the Chair of Go Red for Women for the American Heart Association, which is kicking off the 28 days of Heart Health. Show your support on February 5th with “Wear Red and Give” Day. Consider hosting a Jeans Day every Friday in the month of February at your place of business in support of Go Red For Women, even encouraging remote employees to participate. Snap a pic of your team members in their red gear and post on social media (socially distanced in person or a virtual group photo will work, too!) – see the toolkit here for sharing on your favorite social platforms. Click here to learn more and donate to the GRFW Campaign.

COVID-19 Legal Issues Update and Ask Us Anything Webinar Recording

Join Brennan Manna Diamond Employment & Labor law Member Jeffrey Miller and Healthcare & Employment law Partner Bryan Meek on December 10 ET for 'COVID-19 Legal Issues Update and Ask Us Anything' webinar.

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.