Brouse McDowell in the News
- December 12, 2019
Brouse McDowell Hosts CLE on Data ManagementBrouse McDowell hosts CLE program covering the duty to preserve and records retention; options for handling legacy data and inactive information; and defensibility of the search process.
- December 9, 2019
27 Brouse McDowell Attorneys named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising StarsBrouse McDowell, a leading regional business law firm, is pleased to announce that Super Lawyers recognized 27 of the firm's attorneys on its 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
- December 2, 2019
Brouse McDowell Inducted into the 100 Year Club of the Western Reserve Historical SocietyBrouse McDowell is honored to join the 100 Year Club of the Western Reserve Historical Society. The firm was inducted at a ceremony held on December 2, and Managing Partner, Marc Merklin, accepted the award on the firm's behalf.
- November 25, 2019
Brouse McDowell Sponsors Legal Aid's 2019 Annual Luncheon & Report to the CommunityBrouse McDowell is a proud sponsor of Legal Aid's 2019 Annual Luncheon & Report to the Community featuring The Honorable Nathan Hecht, Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice on November 25, 2019.
- November 18, 2019
Partners R. Scot Harvey and Kerri L. Keller to present on Advanced Topics in Labor & Employment Law at the Akron Bar AssociationScot will discuss ADA & FMLA Hot Topics and recent trends in litigation. Kerri will cover Workplace Harassment with a focus on protected classes and recent case law.
- November 14, 2019
Brouse McDowell Sponsors Leadership Akron's 2019 Lieberth Community Vision AwardBrouse McDowell was a sponsor of Leadership Akron's 2019 Lieberth Community Vision Award Breakfast honoring David James on November 14, 2019.
- November 11, 2019
Partner Alexandra V. Dattilo Named a Fellow of the Foundation of the Federal Bar AssociationThe Foundation of the Federal Bar Association has named Partner Alexandra V. Dattilo a Fellow.
- November 11, 2019
Partner Jodi Spencer Johnson Speaks on Potential Insurance for Sexual Abuse Claims at ABA ConferenceJodi Spencer Johnson, Partner and Co-Chair of the Insurance Recovery Group, will present on "For Whom the Statutes Toll: Development in Liabilities and Potential Insurance for Sexual Abuse Claims" at the American Bar Association's 2019 Women in Litigation.
- November 8, 2019
Brouse McDowell Supports the Mission of the Epilepsy Association as a Corporate Sponsor for the Annual GalaBrouse McDowell is proud to support The Epilepsy Association's Annual Gala to advocate for individuals in Northeast Ohio with seizure disorders.
- November 1, 2019
Brouse McDowell Earns 24 Practice Group Rankings by U.S. News -- Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"Brouse McDowell LPA received 24 Metropolitan Rankings in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms"
- October 30, 2019
Craig S. Horbus a Speaker at MAGNET Cyber Risk Executive RoundtablePartner Craig S. Horbus will speak at the MAGNET Cyber Risk Executive Roundtable, Workshop and Panel for manufacturers on Wednesday, November 6.
- October 10, 2019
Brouse McDowell Proudly Supports the Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award DinnerBrouse McDowell is a proud sponsor of The Bert A. Polsky Humanitarian Award dinner in honor of the individual or couple who best exemplifies the selfless dedication of Bert Polsky, president of the former Polsky's Department Store and founding trustee of the Akron Community Foundation.
- October 10, 2019
Brouse McDowell Hosts 7th Annual Insurance Coverage ConferenceBrouse McDowell hosts an annual Insurance Coverage Conference designed to provide critical information and cutting-edge updates to risk managers, in-house counsel, corporate executives, and insurance agents and brokers.
- October 2019
Brouse McDowell Advises Cleveland Vibrator on its New Headquarters and Manufacturing FacilityBrouse McDowell attorneys are advising Cleveland Vibrator in the company's relocation of their headquarters and manufacturing facility from the near west side of Cleveland to a larger campus on the city's south side.
- September 18, 2019
Richard Walinski Appointed to The University of Toledo Board of TrusteesOhio Gov. Mike DeWine appoints Richard Walinski to a full nine-year term with The University of Toledo Board of Trustees.
- September 9, 2019
Four Brouse McDowell Attorneys Recognized in Who's Who in Toledo Area Law for 2019Brouse McDowell Congratulates Brandi Doniere, Andrew Miller, Richard Walinski, and Marguerite Zinz.
- August 22, 2019
Marc B. Merklin Appointed to the Board of Team NEOTeam NEO board members appointed Managing Partner Marc B. Merklin as a member of the organization's board.
- August 15, 2019
Twenty-eight Brouse McDowell Attorneys Recognized in 33 Practice Areas to The Best Lawyers in America© 2020Twenty-eight Brouse McDowell attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. These attorneys were recognized in 33 distinct practice areas a total of 48 times.
- August 1, 2019
Laura Fryan Selected for Greater Akron Chamber AwardLaura Fryan was selected for a "30 for the Future" award by the Greater Akron Chamber for her professional accomplishments, developing leadership, and community service.
- July 29, 2019
Joe Cole Appointed as Chair of TBA's LGBTQ CouncilPartner Joe Cole is appointed as Chair of the Toledo Bar Association's LGBTQ Council.
- July 25, 2019
Hanne-Lore M. Gambrell selected to Leadership Akron's Diversity on Board programBrouse McDowell attorney Hanne-Lore M. Gambrell was selected to Leadership Akron's Diversity on Board program.
- July 2, 2019
Five Must-Haves for Avoiding Risky Disasters -- Insurance Procurement ClausesGeneral Counsel News featured Partner Stacy RC Berliner's Insurance Recovery blog post, "Five Must-Haves for Avoiding Risky Disasters – Insurance Procurement Clauses."
- June 10, 2019
Brouse McDowell Supports the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's 12th Annual MeetingBrouse McDowell is a proud table sponsor for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's annual meeting.
- May 30, 2019
Partners Stacy Berliner & Drew Miller Speak on Restatement of the Law on Liability Insurance at CMBA's CLE SeminarBrouse McDowell Partners Stacy RC Berliner and Drew Miller will present at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Insurance Law section CLE program "Smoking Hot Insurance Topics" on May 30 in Cleveland, Ohio.
- May 14, 2019
Brouse McDowell Associate Hanne-Lore Gambrell Speaks at the Akron Urban League's Young Professionals' General MeetingBrouse McDowell is proud to host the Akron Urban League's Young Professionals' General Body Meeting on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in the Akron office. Associate Hanne-Lore Gambrell, a member of the Akron Urban League Young Professionals, speaks on "Protecting Your Dream."
- May 13, 2019
Brouse McDowell Adds to the Corporate & Securities and Real Estate Practice GroupsBrouse McDowell is pleased to announce the addition of Louis P. Alexander, Jr. to the firm's Corporate & Securities and Real Estate Practice Groups. He joins as counsel in the Youngstown office.
- May 9-10, 2019
Brouse McDowell Partner Amanda Leffler Speaks at PILC Spring Meeting in Austin, TXBrouse McDowell Partner Amanda Leffler will present at the American Bar Association's Property Insurance Law Committee (PILC) Spring Meeting on May 9. The PILC Spring Meeting is an annual CLE program, including lawyers and consultants, offering their expert analysis on cutting edge issues that affect areas unique to property insurance law.
- May 9, 2019
Brouse McDowell Sponsors the CMBA's 2019 William J. O'Neill Great Lakes Regional Bankruptcy InstituteBrouse McDowell is proud to sponsor the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's (CMBA) 2019 William J. O'Neill Great Lakes Regional Bankruptcy Institute on Thursday, May 9 at the CMBA Conference Center in Cleveland, Ohio. This CMBA is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to serving the needs of legal professionals in the Greater Cleveland area.
- May 06, 2019
Brouse McDowell is a Proud Sponsor of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's William J. O'Neill Great Lakes Regional Bankruptcy InstituteBrouse McDowell is proud to sponsor the William J. O'Neill Great Lakes Regional Bankruptcy Institute, hosted by The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section.
- May 3, 2019
Partner Jeffrey Heintz Honored as Recipient of the Sir Thomas More AwardBrouse McDowell partner Jeff Heintz will be recognized by the Akron Bar Association and the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland as the recipient of the 2019 Sir Thomas More Award.
- May 1, 2019
Brouse McDowell Congratulates Frank Quirk on 60 Years of Service to the Akron Bar Association and Akron Community
- April 30, 2019
Brouse McDowell Partner Craig Horbus Speaks at AtNetPlus 2nd Annual BizTech ForecastBrouse McDowell Partner Craig Horbus speaks as a presenting partner at AtNetPlus 2nd Annual Business Technology Forecast on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in Cuyahoga Falls. Craig spoke on a panel with AtNetPlus, Co-Founder Jay Mellon and Principal Jeff Brooks, CPA, CGMA of Apple Growth Partners to discuss the forecast of this year's trends in law, technology and financial planning.
- April 18, 2019
Brouse McDowell is a Proud Sponsor of the Northeast Ohio RIMS ChapterThe firm is proud to serve as an annual platinum sponsor for the Northeast Ohio Chapter of The Risk Management Society (NEO RIMS). Chartered in 1959, NEO RIMS' mission is to promote the discipline of risk management, by providing education and professional development opportunities for risk management professionals in the region.
- April 9, 2019
Brouse Recognizes Attorneys And Staff For Their Years Of ServiceBrouse McDowell is proud to recognize the following attorneys and staff members for their many years of service to the firm.
- March 28-29, 2019
Brouse McDowell Partners Amanda Leffler and Andrew Miller Speak at Beyond Insurance's "The Exchange"Amanda Leffler and Drew Miller will speak at Beyond Insurance's conference "The Exchange - Hedging Your Bet: Going Beyond Insurance When Disaster Strikes." The conference will take place on March 28 and 29 in Las Vegas, NV.
- March 22, 2019
Brouse McDowell's Joseph Bucaro Speaks on State Health Care Updates at the CMBA's Medical/Legal SummitBrouse McDowell Associate Joe Bucaro speaks on State Health Care Updates at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's (CMBA) 2019 Health Care Law Update & Medical/Legal Summit on March 22 in Cleveland, Ohio.
- March 20, 2019
Brouse McDowell's Louise Mazur and Hanne-Lore Gambrell Speak at CREW Lunch & LearnBrouse McDowell Partner Louise Mazur and Associate Hanne-Lore Gambrell spoke about legal terminology and provisions in commercial leases and contracts at the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) March Lunch and Learn event.
- March 15, 2019
Brouse McDowell's Marc Merklin Named Fellow of American College of BankruptcyBrouse McDowell's Managing Partner Marc Merklin was inducted as a Fellow into the 30th Class of The American College of Bankruptcy on March 15 at the historic Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado, California. Marc was one of only 36 individuals nationwide and the only attorney in Ohio to be honored.
- March 6, 2019
Brouse McDowell's Amanda Leffler and P. Wesley Lambert Speak at the Ohio Home Builders Association Spring MeetingBrouse McDowell partners Amanda Leffler and P. Wesley Lambert will discuss insurance coverage for defective construction claims at the OHBA on March 6.
- March 1, 2019
Brouse McDowell Partner Andrew Miller Speaks at the American Bar Association's 2019 Insurance Coverage Litigation CLE SeminarBrouse McDowell Partner Andrew Miller will speak at the roundtable at the American Bar Association's 31st Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar in Tucson on March 1, with Daniel Maloney of Nathan Associates Inc.
- February 28 - March 1, 2019
Brouse McDowell Partner Jim Dixon Speaks at ICSC's Retail Development & Law SymposiumBrouse McDowell Partner Jim Dixon spoke at the ICSC's Retail Development & Law Symposium on March 1 in Columbus, Ohio. He led a roundtable discussion on project delivery and pricing methods for shopping centers.
- February 27, 2019
Brouse McDowell is Proud to Sponsor the ABA's Litigation Insurance Coverage Committee Seminar in TucsonThe firm is proud to serve as a sponsor of the American Bar Association's 31st Annual Insurance Coverage Litigation CLE Seminar which will take place February 27 – March 2 in Tucson, Arizona.
- February 25, 2019
Brouse McDowell Welcomes Jeanne V. Gordon & Shelby L. Ranier to the FirmJeanne V. Gordon joins Brouse McDowell as a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group. She focuses her practice on all aspects of ERISA and employee benefit matters.
- February 22, 2019
Brouse McDowell Partners Elizabeth Yeargin and Timothy Reardon named 2019 Top Ranked LawyersLibby Yeargin, Co-Chair of the Corporate & Securities Practice Group, and Tim Reardon, Partner in the Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Practice Group, have both been named Top Ranked Lawyers® for 2019 by The American Lawyer magazine and Martindale-Hubbell®.
- February 19, 2019
Brouse McDowell Partner Craig Horbus Speaks to MAGNET About Arising Legal Issues Regarding IIoTBrouse McDowell Partner Craig Horbus presented at MAGNET's Northeast Ohio 2019 Manufacturing Survey: Results Rollout event on February 19 in Akron, Ohio.
- January 29, 2019
Brouse McDowell Partners Lucas Blower and Anastasia Wade Speak on Insurance Coverage at Akron Bar Association CLE SeminarBrouse McDowell partners Lucas Blower and Anastasia Wade will speak on Cyber Insurance and Insurance Coverage for When Your Company Goes Viral on January 29.
- January 22, 2019
Brouse McDowell Partner Patricia Gajda Speaks on M&A at Cleveland EO PanelCleveland EO will host an M&A panel discussion on January 22, 2019 at Jumpstart in Cleveland. The discussion will cover key M&A issues that companies may face, including pitfalls in mergers and acquisitions, prepping your business for sale, identifying appropriate buyers, and valuation, among other topics.
- January 18, 2019
Brouse McDowell Announces Election of Executive Committee MembersBrouse McDowell, a leading regional business law firm, celebrating 100 years of service, is pleased to announce the election of Patricia A. Gajda and Amanda M. Leffler to the firm's Executive Committee.
- January 13, 2019
Posting hospital prices online is just one step toward transparencyPartner and Co-Chair of the Health Care Group Chris Huryn commented to Crain's Cleveland Business on the new hospital pricing transparency rule.
- January 7, 2019
Brouse McDowell Partner Speaks on Best Business Practices at MAGNETBrouse McDowell Partner Louise M. Mazur will be speaking on "10 Best Practices" for new business owners at MAGNET's Manufacturing seminar.
- January 3, 2019
Brouse McDowell Proudly Supports CREW Greater AkronThe firm is proud to support the work of CREW Greater Akron with an annual Silver Sponsorship to support the group's efforts throughout the year.
- January 2, 2019
Brouse McDowell Names New Partner and Practice Chair AppointmentsBrouse McDowell is pleased to announce a new partner and practice chair appointments effective January 1, 2019.