Hilary F. DeSaussure


Hilary is an attorney in BMD's Akron office. Her practice focus is civil litigation and construction law.  

Hilary is a commercial litigator who seeks to advocate for her clients’ interests both in and out of the courtroom. She has experience in all stages of litigation from pre-litigation resolution to jury & bench trials, and appellate work. What makes Hilary stand out is her confidence in the courtroom and her broad range of experience in commercial litigation, public law, and knowledge of Ohio’s statutory codes.

Contact Information

75 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44308


The University of Akron School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
Kent State University, B.A., Art History


Hilary combines her knowledge and confidence to advocate for her clients’ interests and find solutions to issues they encounter. She works predominantly with businesses and business owners facing legal issues, but also has experience working with commercial and residential landlords, commercial and residential construction disputes, and with political subdivisions, public officials, and with other governmental agencies and offices.

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Akron Bar Association
  • Northern District of Ohio
  • Southern District of Ohio
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Torchbearers Akron, Class of 2024 | Legal
  • Summit County CASA Volunteer & Board Member

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Ohio Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" (2024)
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