Brouse McDowell in the News
- July 13, 2022
Craig Horbus to be a Panelist at Team NEO's Cyber Threat WebinarOn July 13, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST, Partner Craig Horbus will be a panelist in Team NEO's Cyber Treat Webinar.
- June 30, 2022
Stacy Berliner Named Chair of CMBA's Insurance Law SectionBrouse McDowell Partner and Co-Chair of the Insurance Recovery Practice Group Stacy Berliner has been named as the Chair of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Insurance Law Section.
- June 24, 2022
Brouse McDowell Wins Appeal for Westlake ManufacturerLast week, Brouse McDowell obtained a win on appeal for its client, Iconic Labs, against a plaintiff who claimed he was a partner and entitled to half the client's profits. The plaintiff argued he was a partner pursuant to an oral agreement.
- June 22, 2022
Alex Quay to Present at the Akron Bar Association's CLE Webinar, "Title and Transactional Issues Arising from Existing Oil and Gas Leases and Wells"Brouse McDowell Partner Alex Quay is set to present at the Akron Bar Association's CLE webinar "Title and Transactional Issues Arising from Existing Oil and Gas Leases and Wells" on June 22 from 12:00 PM EST – 1:00 PM EST. To register or find more information, please click here.
- June 17, 2022
Lori Kilpeck Sworn in as Lake County Bar Association PresidentBrouse McDowell Partner and Co-Chair of the Trusts & Estates Practice Group Lori Kilpeck was sworn in as President of the Lake County Bar Association on June 17, 2022.
- June 14, 2022
Brouse McDowell Landscaped the Ohio Erie & Erie Canalway Towpath TrailBrouse employees from the Akron office returned to the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail on June 14 in partnership with the Ohio Erie Canalway Coalition to mulch, remove weeds, and plant flowers along the freshly cleaned stretch of Towpath Trail running along the Ohio Erie Canal.
- June 14, 2022
Joseph Cole Elected as Secretary of Toledo Bar AssociationBrouse McDowell is proud to congratulate Partner Joseph Cole on being elected as Secretary of the Toledo Bar Association and the other elected Board of Directors.
- June 9, 2022
Brouse McDowell Volunteers at Greater Cleveland Food Bank's Muni Lot DistributionEmployee's from Brouse McDowell's Cleveland Office participated in the Greater Cleveland Food Bank's Muni Lot Distribution event on Thursday June 9. Brouse is proud to work with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank to help fight food insecurity.
- June 7, 2022
Brouse McDowell Cleans the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath TrailOn June 7, 2022, employees from Brouse McDowell's participated in the Canal Cleanup with the Ohio & Erie Canalway Association to pick up trash & litter along the section of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail that runs by the Akron office.
- June 4, 2022
Youngstown Partners and Summer Associates Volunteer for 25th Annual StreetScape Planting DayIn celebration of the Great American Cleanup with Keep America Beautiful, Youngstown Partners Brian Coulter and Ed Smith along with Summer Associates Matthew Fennell and Joan Reardon were proud to participate in Youngstown CityScape's 25th annual Streetscape Planting Day event by weeding, mulching, and planting flowers at the John Young Memorial in downtown Youngstown.
- June 2, 2022
James T. Dixon Presents at Strafford Publication's CLE Webinar, "Revising Construction AIA Contracts and Effective Risk Transfer: Waivers of Subrogation and Builder's Risk Policies"On June, 2022 from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST, Brouse McDowell's James T. Dixon will present at Strafford Publications' CLE webinar, "Revising Construction AIA Contracts and Effective Risk Transfer: Waivers of Subrogation and Builder's Risk Policies."
- June 1, 2022
Chambers USA 2022 Ranks Insurance and Healthcare Practices and 9 Attorneys as Leading PractitionersChambers USA 2022 recognized Brouse McDowell for Insurance: Policyholder (Ohio) for the third year in a row and for Healthcare (Ohio) for the first time. In addition, nine attorneys from these practices were ranked as leading practitioners.
- May 25, 2022
Brouse McDowell Volunteers at the Akron Canton Regional FoodbankOn May 25, 2022, Brouse McDowell's Community Service Committee volunteered at the Akron Canton Regional Foodbank in an effort to combat hunger within our community. During the afternoon spent at the foodbank, 1,105 meals were prepared. Brouse is very proud to support such an important cause and provide relief to those in need.
- May 21, 2022
Brouse McDowell Mentioned in Akron Beacon Journal for Participation in Boy Scouts Over the EdgeBrouse McDowell was noted in an Akron Beacon Journal article titled "Volunteers go over the edge, rappel down FirstEnery building in Akron for Boy Scouts" for helping to raise over $100,000 for the Great Trail Council of Boy Scouts of America.
- May 19, 2022
Brouse McDowell Proudly Sponsors the Cleveland 2030 District "Building Education Series 2022"Brouse McDowell is a proud sponsor of the Cleveland 2030 District's "Building Education Series 2022: How Do We Build Better Buildings?" The event takes place on May 19, 2022 from 8am - 10am EST.
- May 16, 2022
Stacy RC Berliner Presents at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Spring 2022 Insurance Law SeminarOn Monday, May 16th, 2022, Brouse McDowell's Stacy RC Berliner will speak at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association's Spring 2022 Insurance Law Seminar, where she will cover supply chain disruption.
- May 4, 2022
Brouse Noted in Bloomberg Law Regarding Summary Judgement Win for Client Mercy HealthBrouse McDowell is noted in Bloomberg Law's Daily Labor Report, "Mercy Health Worker Who Took Needle, Syringe Loses Job Bias Suit" for successful representation of Bon Secours Mercy Health, a ministry-led health care system, in a matter involving a surgical assistant's claim of wrongful termination.
- May 12, 2022
Brouse McDowell Sponsors 2022 Access to Justice Awards DinnerBrouse was proud to sponsor the 2022 Access to Justice Awards Dinner on May 12, 2022, supporting Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Legal Aid of Western Ohio, and the Toledo Bar Association Pro Bono Legal Services Program.
- May 10, 2022
Brouse is Proud to be a Presenting Sponsor for the Greater Akron Chamber's Annual MeetingBrouse McDowell is proud to sponsor the Greater Akron Chamber's Annual Meeting and support its mission to drive economic growth and prosperity for Greater Akron.
- May 6, 2022
Partner Jerry F. Whitmer Honored as Recipient of the Sir Thomas More AwardBrouse McDowell partner Jerry F. Whitmer was recognized by the Akron Bar Association and the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland as the recipient of the 2022 Sir Thomas More Award.
- May 3, 2022
Molly Z. Brown Presents at Strafford Publication's CLE Webinar, "Partial Liquidity Transactions for Middle Market Companies: Structuring Alternatives; Legal, Tax, and Governance Issues"On May 3, 2022 from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST, Brouse McDowell's Molly Z. Brown will present at Strafford Publications' CLE webinar, "Partial Liquidity Transactions for Middle Market Companies: Structuring Alternatives; Legal, Tax, and Governance Issues."
- May 3, 2022
Brouse McDowell Proudly Sponsors Pegasus Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center's Second Annual Pull for Pegasus EventBrouse was proud to sponsor the second annual Pull for Pegasus clay shooting event hosted by Pegasus Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center at Hill 'N Dale Club. Among the event attendees were Brouse attorneys Jarman J. Smith, Craig S. Horbus, and Shelby L. Ranier.
- May 3, 2022
Attorney Molly Brown Speaks Alongside Cascade Partners' Arjun Murthy for a Strafford WebinarThe topics covered in "Partial Liquidity Transactions for Middle Market Companies" have a wide-reaching audience in the business industry.
- April 29, 2022
Attorney Nicole Thorn Moderates Panel at the Medical/Legal Summit 2022Nicole Thorn will moderate the second panel on Day 2 at this year's Medical/Legal Summit.
- April 27, 2022
Youngstown Partner Brian Coulter Named an MVP of Mahoning Valley Young Professionals' 25 Under 35 ListBrouse McDowell is proud to congratulate Brian A. Coulter, a partner in the firm's Youngstown office, for being awarded one of the three MVP awards at the 2022 Mahoning Valley Young Professionals' 25 Under 35 ceremony, which took place on April 27, 2022 at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown.
- April 6, 2022
Partner Paul Rose Speaks to Law360 on Recent Opioid RulingPartner Paul Rose provided insight to Law360 for an article discussing the recent ruling in AIU Insurance Company et al v. McKesson Corporation, a case that was generally favorable for policyholders but was decided in favor of the insurers based upon its particular facts and distinct features of California law.
- April 5, 2022
Partner Libby Schultz-Horbus Provides Commentary for LexisNexis' Commercial Leasing ReportBrouse McDowell partner Libby Schultz-Horbus was interviewed by LexisNexis for the 2022 edition of its recently released Commercial Leasing Report on the evolving commercial leasing market.
- April 1, 2022
Teresa Santin and Julie Zurn Present at Akron Bar Association's 26th Annual White-Williams Bankruptcy InstituteOn April 1, 2022, Teresa G. Santin and Julie K. Zurn presented at Akron Bar Association's 26th Annual White-Williams Bankruptcy Institute, where they discussed debt settlement companies.
- March 31, 2022
Youngstown Partner Brian Coulter Named to Mahoning Valley Young Professionals' 25 Under 35 ListBrouse McDowell is proud to announce that Brian A. Coulter, a partner in the firm's Youngstown office, has been named a 25 Under 35 honoree by the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals.
- March 23, 2022
Stacy Berliner Comments on Recent Ohio Supreme Court's Decision Finding Faulty Product Parts Are CoveredPartner Stacy RC Berliner provided commentary for Law360's Insurance Authority in an article discussing a recent Ohio Supreme Court decision in Motorists Mut. Ins. Co. v. Ironics, Inc., case that she says "is favorable for the numerous component manufacturing companies in Ohio."
- March 14, 2022
Brouse McDowell Welcomes New Partner, George Millich, Jr.Brouse McDowell is proud to welcome George P. Millich, Jr. to our Trusts & Estates Practice Group.
- March 4, 2022
Nicole Thorn Presents at Ohio Medical Group Management Association's Winter Practice Management ConferenceOn March 4, 2022, Nicole Thorn presented at Ohio Medical Group Management Association's Winter Practice Management Conference, "What's UP for 2022," covering Ohio labor laws and mandates. This event took place from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio.
- March 2-5, 2022
Brouse Attorneys Attend and Present at the American Bar Association's 2022 Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE SeminarOn March 2-5, Brouse attorneys Amanda Leffler, Stacy Berliner, and Wes Lambert attended the American Bar Association's 2022 Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar in Tucson, Arizona. Andrew Miller presented on coverage implications of the Florida condominium collapse.
- February 9. 2022
Joseph Cole Provides Insight for Law360 on an Upcoming Ohio Supreme Court Decision involving COVID-19 Insurance CoveragePartner Joe Cole comments in a recent Law360 article on an insurance coverage case currently pending before the Ohio Supreme Court, which is likely to have a significant impact on policyholders across Ohio that suffered losses due to Covid-19.
- February 8, 2022
Amanda Leffler and Wes Lambert Present at NEO RIMS February Virtual Zoom MeetingOn February 8, 2022, partners Amanda Leffler and Wes Lambert will present Claims Best Practices: Ensuring Your Insurance Claim is Positioned for Success during the NEO RIMS February Virtual Zoom Meeting.
- January 25, 2022
Amanda Leffler Presents at Strafford Publication's Live CLE Webinar, "Insurability of Punitive Damages in Civil Litigation: Reducing Uncertainty of Coverage and Insurer Duties"On January 25, 2022 from 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST, partner Amanda Leffler presented at Strafford Publications' live CLE webinar, "Insurability of Punitive Damages in Civil Litigation: Reducing Uncertainty of Coverage and Insurer Duties."
- January 19, 2022
Irving B. Sugerman and Matthew G. Vansuch Present at the City of Green's "Code Enforcement, Ordinances, & Zoning Training" SeminarPartners Irving B. Sugerman and Matthew G. Vansuch presented a 3-hour seminar on zoning and land-use issues January 19, 2022.
- January 2022
Attorney Theodore Ward Becomes Honorary Lifetime Member of the Ohio State Bar AssociationIn honor of Ted's service and commitment to the profession of law, the Ohio State Bar Association has officially noted him as an honorary lifetime member.
- January 2022
Managing Partner Daniel Glessner Named to The Cleveland 500 List For Two Years in a RowManaging Partner Dan Glessner named to The Cleveland 500 List for 2022.
- January 6, 2022
Brouse McDowell Announces Three New PartnersBrouse McDowell, a business law firm in northern Ohio, is pleased to announce that as of January 1, 2022, Shelby Ranier, Kyle Shelton, and Brian Coulter were elected as Partners of the firm.