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BMD Strengthens Presence with New Office in Canton, Ohio

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CANTON, OHIO - Brennan Manna Diamond, LLC, a full-service law firm based in Akron, Ohio and with more than 70 attorneys, is expanding to Stark County.  We are pleased to announce that we have opened a new office in Canton, Ohio.  The new office is located at:  4518 Fulton Road, Suite 202, Canton, OH 44718.

BMD, founded in 2000 in Akron, Ohio, announced that its existing clients, and other related opportunities, led to the decision to expand the firm’s presence to Stark County. 

"Strong client relationships and our commitment to providing the highest quality service are driving the firm's growth," stated Matthew A. Heinle, President of Brennan Manna & Diamond. "Our expansion strategy is driven by what is in the best interest of our clients, and they have shown overwhelming support for our establishing a presence in Canton, Ohio."  "Part of our strategy is to attract Stark County attorneys who are interested in our core values and our business platform," adds Heinle.  "Our experience and reputation will allow us to capitalize on additional opportunities in Stark County’s vibrant market."

Among the Canton office’s attorneys will be Alex J. McCallion, who operates a national commercial litigation and corporate law practice, Kyle A.  Johnson, who is a trial lawyer focusing on intellectual property, commercial, construction and appellate litigation and Michael D. De Matteis, whose practice focus corporate and real estate matters - all of whom have deep roots in the Canton and Stark County region.  “We are looking forward to serving the needs of our clients from our new Canton office,” said partner Alex J. McCallion.  “Our clients benefit greatly from BMD’s core values, which allows us to best understand and help them to achieve their business goals.”

McCallion, Johnson and De Matteis are relocating from the firm’s Akron office to the Canton office. 

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