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Scott Sandrock Awarded the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

BMD is proud to recognize its member Scott P. Sandrock being awarded the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award by the Boy Scouts of America.  This award recognizes Eagle Scouts who have later achieved distinction in their professional careers and leadership through community service.  A limited number of these awards are presented annually.  The Award was presented at the Annual Eagle Scout Recognition Dinner in January.

Scott is a partner in our Akron office concentrating in business matters, healthcare transactions, franchising and business succession.  He has published over 50 articles including contributing to three books.  His articles have been cited as legal authority by the Supreme Courts of the States of Illinois, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, as well as the United States Federal Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.  He is a member of numerous bar associations and currently serves as Vice-Chairman of the Bar Applicant Committee of the Stark County Bar Association.  He was selected by his peers as a Life Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Association.  Scott is an honors graduate of the University of Notre Dame and The Ohio State University College of Law.

Scott has been extensively involved in leadership positions in community organizations.  He has served as the President of Community Services of Stark County, the Chapter Chairman for the American Red Cross, President of Prescription Assistance Network, President of Canton City Schools Foundation, President of the Buckeye Council Boy Scouts of America, President of Family First and President of the Rotary Club of Canton.  He has extensive service in other Scouting positions including serving as a unit leader, national staff positions at national events, and as an advisor on multiple high adventure trips.

Scott serves as a Trustee of the Austin Bailey Foundation, the Rocco Foundation and the Stark County Dental Society Charitable Foundation.  He has provided leadership to numerous community fundraising projects and campaigns.  He has also served our community as a village councilman and as a member of the Jackson Township Zoning Commission.  He has received other community recognitions for his ongoing community service.

Crain's Cleveland Recognizes Duriya Dhinojwala as a 2020 Woman of Note

Duriya (DD) Dhinojwala's heart, drive and dedication are just a few of the commendable qualities that make her a Woman of Note. Learn more about DD's background and path to success here.

Webinar Recording -- Paycheck Protection Program Loans: Forgiveness Applications

Paycheck Protection Program Loans: Forgiveness Applications

"New Normal" Budget Guidance

During these challenging times most business are faced with issues regarding cash flow and ongoing expenses. In prior Client Updates we have outline some specific action plans dealing with PPP, Cares Act and other funding programs, your obligations and opportunities under the Salary Continuation programs and others. We continue to update those as new Guidance is released so please check back to our Resources page from time to time.

Will Your Business be Keying More Credit Card Transactions as a Result of COVID-19?

In this hectic time and uncertainty, owners are making hard decisions regarding their businesses. Some are shutting down, while others are adapting to the daily life changes of COVID-19. Many medical practices are seeing patients on an emergency basis and others are starting to implement a telehealth approach.

Employer Liability for Customer Conduct: Former PNC Bank employee receives $2.4M jury verdict

Earlier this month, PNC Bank was on the wrong end of a sexual harassment jury verdict in a claim brought by a former employee. Why is this case interesting to you? Two reasons: The former employee was sexually harassed, but not by a PNC employee; and, the sexual harassment did not occur within a PNC workplace.