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BMD Recognized as Best Law Firm 2021

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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


Institutional Cannabis Lenders Community is Growing

BMD Attorney, Stephen Lenn, recently shared an update on the Institutional Cannabis Leaders Community that he is a part of.

Women's History Month Employee Spotlight | Abigail Peabody & Krista Warren

In honor of Women’s History Month, and as part of BMD’s ongoing diversity and inclusion efforts, we are featuring two of our female attorneys with an employee spotlight. Abigail Peabody and Krista Warren both handle a wide range of legal matters, construction law and litigation being shared areas of focus.

Inside M7 Holdings' Innovative Investment Strategies

Anthony S. Manna, Founder and Chairman of Brennan Manna Diamond LLC, M7 Holdings LLC and Signet LLC was recently interviewed on the Matt Brown Show as part of their "Private Placement Perspective" series. Anthony gave insight into the operations of M7 Holdings and the company's business family investment philosophy. Watch the full interview below!

Opening the Door to Quality Recovery Housing

From March 8–9th, Ohio Recovery Housing (ORH) — the oversight authority for ORH-certified recovery residences operating in the state of Ohio — hosted its 2023 Annual Conference, “Opening the Door to Quality Recovery Housing,” which boasted a room full of housing providers, delivered timely educational updates, and featured prominent speakers in the recovery housing space.

Spotting a Sham - What You Need to Know About MEB/BD Business Certification Processes

How to navigate the MWBE system, certify joint ventures, and avoid shams.