Brouse McDowell is a 100-year old business law firm based in northern Ohio. With offices in Akron, Cleveland, Toledo, and Youngstown, Ohio, as well as Naples, Florida and Sharon, Pennsylvania, the firm’s attorneys serve clients ranging from the nation’s largest corporations to mid-market entities, sole proprietorships, municipalities, and nonprofits. We are a mid-size firm with the talent, diverse experience, and national reach of a large firm.
Brouse McDowell was formed officially in January 1919 by Edwin W. Brouse and C. Blake McDowell in downtown Akron. Over the course of the next 100+ years, the firm has grown to more than 80 attorneys across six offices. Visit our history timeline to follow the progression of our firm throughout the years.