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BMD's 2018 Florida Rising Stars

Jacksonville, Florida – BRENNAN, MANNA & DIAMOND is proud to announce MATTHEW T. JACKSON and JOSHUA R. La BOUEF, have been selected as 2018 Florida Rising Stars for Business Litigation.

Super Lawyers® recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. No more than five percent of lawyers in each state are chosen for their high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Annual selection is made through a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.

Brennan, Manna & Diamond concentrates its practice areas in business law, commercial lending and corporate finance, health law, commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, probate administration, estate and succession planning and taxation. BMD is dedicated to aligning the incentives of legal professionals and their clients by combining creative problem-solving skills with extensive and sophisticated legal and business experience.  Our distinction is the firm’s unique marriage of successful entrepreneurs and developers combined with nationally recognized leaders in the tax, education, manufacturing and health care fields in providing high-quality legal services and business advice to our clients.

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.

Akron Devil Strip Becomes First US News Co-op

Starting Nov. 1, Akronites can become part owners of The Akron Devil Strip. With the legal guidance of BMD's legal team, Matthew A. Heinle, Esq. and Michael D. De Matteis, Esq., the arts and culture magazine is breaking ground as the first news co-op in the United States.