John N. Childs


John is a Partner and a principal member of BMD’s Healthcare, Labor and Employment, and Litigation departments. John has served as General Counsel for a health system that operates hospitals, insurance companies and joint ventures including physician practices. He is a litigation attorney who focuses his practice in both the Healthcare and Labor Law arenas.


Contact Information

75 E Market Street, Akron, Ohio 44308


The University of Akron School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, graduated first in class
The University of Akron, B.S., English

Courts & Bar Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Member: Akron Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, American Bar Association

Professional Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation - Labor & Employment (2022-2024)
  • The University of Akron, School of Law: Adjunct Professor of Healthcare and Labor Law (2007-Present, 1981-1984)
  • Summa Health Systems, General Counsel (1991-1998)
  • Society of Chest Pain Centers, Interim Chief Executive Officer (June 2010-April 2011)


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