About Brouse McDowell

Brouse McDowell meets the full-service legal needs of businesses in northeast Ohio and across the country. With offices in Akron, Cleveland and Lorain County, Brouse offers the sophistication and talent of a large firm and the personal attention and efficiencies of a smaller firm.

At Brouse, the collective experience of 70 attorneys working in an interactive and collaborative culture yields creative, practical solutions for our clients. Having been a part of the regional business community for nearly a century, we understand the goals and challenges of our clients and recognize the important details and nuances that influence business and legal outcomes.

Attorney Spotlight

Christopher G. Hawley

Chris is an associate in the Cleveland office developing his practice in the Litigation and Corporate & Securities practice groups. more>

Practice Spotlight


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