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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.

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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

Twenty-Nine BMD Attorneys Named 2024 Best Lawyers in America® and Ones to Watch®

BMD Attorneys Named for Inclusion as 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars


Attorney Monica Andress Selected as an Emerging Leader in the Torchbearers Akron Class of 2023

Monica Andress selected to Torchbearers Akron Class of 2023.

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