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BMD Strengthens Presence with New Office in Canton, Ohio

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. 

FTC Supports Retiring the Ohio APRN Collaborative Agreement

As an industry leading advocate and general counsel for the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses, Brennan, Manna & Diamond attorney, Jeana M. Singleton, has been integral in efforts to bring an outdated regulatory structure into the 21st century by modernizing the law and expanding access to care.

BMD Congratulates 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars

BRENNAN, MANNA & DIAMOND is proud to announce RICHARD W. BURKE (Estate Planning and Probate),HAMILTON DeSAUSSURE, JR. (Business Litigation), ROBERT A. HAGER (Construction Litigation), DAVID J. HRINA (Business/Corporate), MICHAEL A. STEEL (Bankruptcy, Business) and RICHARD L. WILLIGER (Workers’ Compensation) have been selected as 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers by Law and Politics magazine, Northern Ohio Live magazine, and Cincinnati Magazine in their respective area of practice. BMD’s 2020 Rising Stars include: JUSTIN M. ALABURDA (Business Litigation), KYLE A. JOHNSON (Business Litigation), ALEX J. McCALLION (Business Litigation), CHRISTOPHER J. MEAGER (State/Local/Muni Law), BRANDON T. PAULEY (Business/Corporate) and DANIEL J. RUDARY (Business Litigation)

Ohio's "One Bite" Program Changes

The Ohio Medical Board has for some years had a “One Bite” program where a physician with a substance problem could undergo treatment. The treatment was private and not disclosed to the Medical Board. If the problem was later disclosed, the physician obtaining treatment would avoid sanctions from the Medical Board.

Jury Awards Care Center $225,000

Congratulations to Scott Sandrock on the jury verdict in favor of our client. The verdict stems from the lawsuit filed on behalf of our client against Spectrum Cable for fraud in connection with business services. The jury awarded Plaintiff $22,000 for compensatory damages, plus $225,000 in punitive damages and recovery of attorney fees in favor of our client.

BMD Beefs Up its Attorney Force with 7 New Hires

Founded in 2000 by three entrepreneurial and business-minded attorneys to provide a legal platform for companies and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of industries, Brennan Manna Diamond (BMD) has been in growth mode ever since. The firm, which began in Akron with just seven attorneys, now has three Ohio and two Florida offices as well as an international location in Shanghai, China through a joint venture with the law firm Jade & Fountain. BMD recently added seven more lawyers, six who are located in the Akron office.