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Brennan Manna & Diamond Attorneys Featured in The Best Lawyers in America© and Ones to Watch™ 2023 Report

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(Akron, OH) August 19, 2022 — Brennan Manna & Diamond (BMD) is pleased to announce 17 BMD attorneys have been voted by their peers as The Best Lawyers in America© and Ones to Watch in America™. Best Lawyers, publisher of The Best Lawyers in America© report, conducts extensive surveys of attorneys across the country to create annual peer-reviewed lists of distinguished attorneys deemed representative of the gold standard in law practice. The goal is to publish the list for the benefit of individuals seeking the best attorney in their respective practice area. 

According to Best Lawyers, only the top 5.3% of elite lawyers in the U.S. were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The list represents 150 different practice areas and includes 10 Best Lawyers in America© and seven Ones to Watch™ from the BMD firm. The Best Lawyer distinction is awarded based on experience and Ones to Watch identifies rising stars in practice.  Brennan Manna & Diamond proudly recognizes our Best Lawyers in America© and Ones to Watch™ for 2023.

Visit attorney profiles:
Best Lawyers in America© - Richard W. BurkeJohn N. ChildsRobert A. HagerDavid J. HrinaMichael A. SteelAmanda L. WaeschLee S. Walko, Donna M. FlammangKathryn E. Hickner, Jeffrey C. Miller

Ones to Watch™ - Mathew E. Doney, Victoria L. Ferrise, Bryan Meek, Daniel J. Rudary, Ashley B. Watson, Alex J. McCallion, Cassandra L. Manna

Brennan Manna Diamond Announces Firmwide Attorney Promotions

Business law firm, Brennan, Manna & Diamond (BMD) is pleased to announce 2023 Attorney promotions throughout the firm. Kathryn (Kate) Hickner has been named as BMD’s Cleveland Office Managing Partner. The following BMD attorneys were promoted to Member of the firm, effective December 1: Randal Fairbanks, Donna Flammang, Kyle Johnson, Christopher CJ Meager. Additionally, the following BMD attorneys were promoted to Partner, effective December 1: Elizabeth Shively Boatwright, Mathew Doney, Alicia Kupcinskas, Cassandra Manna, Ashley Watson. Nathan Altstadt, Morgan Carr, Jillian Chapman, Jacob David, Kelly Jena, and Rachel Stermer have joined the firm as new attorneys.

BMD Names Kathryn Hickner to Cleveland Office Managing Partner, the Firm’s First Female Attorney Appointed to Role

Kathryn E. Hickner Promoted to Cleveland Office Managing Partner with Brennan Manna & Diamond

Recent Litigation Challenges the Affordable Care Act Preventive Services Requirement

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been met with numerous legal challenges. The most recent legal challenge, Braidwood Management Inc. v. Becerra, could affect millions of people covered by private health insurance.

BMD’s Director of Marketing Jennifer Shankleton Elected as President of the LMA Midwest Region for 2023

Congratulations to Jennifer Shankleton, BMD’s Director of Marketing, on her recent election to President of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Midwest Region for 2023!  LMA is a premier professional association focused on empowering marketing, business development, and client service professionals.

Immigration Attorney Talks Crisis in Ukraine (published by Community Legal Aid, 4/6/22)

Duriya Dhinojwala interview with Community Legal Aid