Bakita E. Hill

Attorney

Bakita is an associate attorney in BMD’s Cleveland office. Her practice consists of Mergers and Acquisitions and corporate business matters. Bakita is an advocate for her clients and plans to use practical lessons from law school and her legal background to the advantage of her clients.

Contact Information

200 Public Square, Suite 3270, Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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Education

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., cum laude
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Great Lakes Entertainment & Sports Law Academy
Kent State University, B.A. in Paralegal Studies, magna cum laude
Lorain County Community College, Associate of Arts

Overview

Prior to her admission into the Bar, Bakita spent two years expanding her knowledge and experience as a law clerk for BMD during the school semesters and was a participant in the firm’s Summer Associate Program. While in law school, Bakita was a member of the Moot Court Team, Vice President of the Entertainment and Sports Law Association, and Corresponding Secretary of the Black Law Students Association. Bakita graduated with academic honors in May 2021.

Representative Engagements

  • Assisted with representation of lender in financing and securing assets located outside of the United States worth $4.1M
  • Assisted with representation of seller in sale of manufacturing business, intellectual property, equipment, and real estate for total consideration of $2M
  • Assisted with representation of buyer in purchase of 25-unit apartment complex for total consideration of $1.15M
  • Assisted with representation of buyer in purchase of trucking company operating in multiple states worth over $1M

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Lorain County Bar

Professional Honors & Awards

  • CALI Excellence for the Future High A Award for Civil Procedure, Spring 2019
  • CALI Excellence for the Future High A Award for Medical Devices, Fall 2019

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Norman S. Minor Association, Member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 3Rs Volunteer

Presentations & Publications

  • “A Law Student’s Perspective: Digital Roundtable,” December 2020
  • “A Law Student’s Perspective: Sports and Entertainment General Counsels,” December 2020
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