Hilary F. DeSaussure


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

Throughout law school, Hilary served as a judicial assistant at the Summit County Common Pleas Court. While at the court, she learned what it means to be a good attorney, a good litigator, and a good advocate. Hilary plans to take the technical and practical lessons she learned in law school and in the courts and apply them to her litigation practice. 

Contact Information

75 East Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44308


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


During law school, Hilary assisted a professor on research for his evidence textbook.

Hilary was a fellow for the Miller Becker Center for Professional Responsibility. As a fellow, she was responsible for assisting in planning and hosting CLE events at the law school. One of these events hosted District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr., the District Attorney of New York County, New York.

Passionate about giving back to her community, Hilary volunteered with the University of Akron School of Law’s Expungement Clinic which has been recognized by the American Association of Law Schools as an "Innovative and Outstanding Program." She also found time to volunteer with Paws and Prayers, a local animal rescue shelter.

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Akron Bar Association
    • Communications Officer, Women in Law Section
    • Communications Officer, New Lawyer Section
    • Membership Committee

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Akron Rotary
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