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Bricker & Eckler LLP

5 National Rankings & 47 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Real Estate Law

Bricker & Eckler's various real estate attorneys handle the majority of our deals. They are always responsive and provide outstanding experience for the deals we are working on. It is a pleasure to work with their group.

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Both the verbal presentations and written summaries to management and our trustees have been concise, clear and completely effective in communicating background, current issues, risks, and proposed next steps. Because of the quality and thoroughness of Bricker & Eckler's work, we feel confident in our understanding of our position and approach.

Employment Law - Management

We are a relatively small organization, but seem to have sophisticated employment law issues. Bricker & Eckler understands our issues and are exceedingly helpful and responsive -- which may be even more important given our size and lack of internal expertise. We rely on Jim Petrie for his wise counsel and positive approach.

Health Care Law

Bricker & Eckler has assembled the best group of smart, skilled, experienced, and resourceful health care attorneys in the state.

Mary Gallagher Ohio Hospital Association

Education Law

I usually only deal with the Education Law attorneys, Rick Ross and Nicole Donovsky, of Bricker & Eckler. They are both outstanding. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend both of them.

Education Law

Bricker & Eckler is large enough to provide very specific expertise, but small enough to form personal and trusting relationships.

William Wise South-Western City School District

Education Law

We are fortunate to work with Bricker & Eckler. They are very responsive and available, and are truly partners with us!

Valerie Browning-Thompson Pickerington Local School District

Real Estate Law

We typically engage Brickler & Eckler, and specifically Dusty McCreary, for three to five significant projects each year. For 27 years, Dusty has provided very sound legal direction. Of all Dusty's many qualities as an attorney, the one we value the most is his ability to quickly ascertain the key issues and work toward a solution. If you want to get a deal done in real estate, there is none better than Dusty McCreary.

Clay Cookerly Hammerhead Investments

Public Finance Law

Bricker & Eckler is simply outstanding in all aspects of public finance law. We've used Bricker & Eckler in several complicated financing transactions. Their knowledge, experience, planning, and dedicated service significantly stand out.

Michael Mayher Lakeland Community College

Health Care Law

Bricker & Eckler is a first-class law firm in a number of areas. We mainly use their Health Care group and use them almost exclusively. I always highly recommend them to my peers.

Michael Winthrop The Bellevue Hospital

Real Estate Law

The attorneys associated with Bricker & Eckler are knowledgeable with regards to the telecommunication industry of which I am affiliated. They execute the template documents according to our corporate directive, provide ample risk assessments of our exposure, and negotiate well on our behalf. The firm has our company's best interest in mind.

Dan Noble Verizon Wireless

Education Law

I have always had complete confidence in the Bricker & Eckler lawyers that I have worked with over the past 36 years. They are highly responsive and readily accessible. They identify issues created by new regulations and enable us to be proactive in our preparedness. Their knowledge of education law is exceptional, including the area of career and technical education. They take a genuine interest in their clients and truly listen to our questions and concerns. They are consistently highly professional and thorough.

Nancy Luce Upper Valley Career Center

Health Care Law

Our organization has used Bricker & Eckler for decades, and they have a well-deserved reputation for excellence in our industry.

Health Care Law

Bricker & Eckler is a great firm with knowledgeable counsel.

Public Finance Law

I have found Bricker & Eckler to be extremely helpful at the concept stage of a project. They discuss the different finance pathways and the issues related to the various paths. This is very helpful when dealing with development and mixed-usage projects.

Debra Miller City of Powell

Employment Law - Management

I have been working with Bricker & Eckler for the past 20 years and have continued to be impressed with the energy and attention they have given to all the matters on which we have worked. In my opinion, their greatest strengths are that they have taken the time to understand our organization and culture to help us formulate strategies and solutions, that they are timely and responsive, and that they listen.

Dianna LeVeck Genesis HealthCare System

Construction Law

Bricker & Eckler does a tremendous job with listening, evaluating and providing professional guidance with construction law issues. They take the time to review the circumstances, evaluate each specific circumstance and assist in guiding toward solutions.

Scott Gilbert Miamisburg City School District

Education Law

The attorneys at Bricker & Eckler are extremely conscientious, hardworking, and determined to put my interests first. Whatever my issues happen to be, Bricker & Eckler attorneys are the first people I call. I want my school district to be legally compliant, and Bricker & Eckler is always there to make it happen!

Doug Ackermann Lockland City School District

Education Law

Melissa Carleton at Bricker & Eckler is a top-notch attorney. Her knowledge of the law is vast and deep. Melissa responds to all of my questions swiftly and thoroughly which is not an easy task. I value her opinion and trust her implicitly.

Samantha Hughes Kenyon College

Energy Law

Glenn Krassen at Bricker & Eckler is THE expert for utility law in Ohio. He is extremely knowledgeable and understands the needs of our industry.

Janice Parham Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Cleveland

Education Law

The expertise of the lawyers at Bricker & Eckler is second to none no matter what facet of education law. Whether the issue is special education, labor law, construction or another topic, this firm is well versed in the laws pertaining to the subject.

Rhonda Melchi Bowling Green City School District

Oil & Gas Law

In my time with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Bricker & Eckler proved to be a breath of fresh air in the oil and gas space. Specifically, Matt Warnock served as a voice of reason in contentious issues between the industry and the ODNR. His understanding of complex policy and uncanny ability to rationalize issues that often are only viewed from a subjective lens proved very effective in finding compromise.

Eric Mikkelson Hicks Partners

Real Estate Law

Bricker & Eckler’s real estate team is not only one of the best groups in Columbus, but their knowledge of the lending environment and how this impacts real estate negotiation is the main reason why this firm is our go to firm for outside legal services. David Conrad is an exceptional leader of this group and provides insight well beyond just legal issue but understands the business side of transactions and is pragmatic.

Paul Ghidotti The Daimler Group

Construction Law

Bricker & Eckler, particularly Jack Rosati, has been extremely supportive and responsive to our needs. They are willing to explain issues in layman’s terms and are willing to talk things through when needed. When we do have an issue we are heard and they will adjust as necessary.

Tax Law

Attorneys at Brickler & Eckler are responsive and professional.

Trent Stechschulte Equitas Health

Real Estate Law

Bricker & Eckler's commercial real estate group is the best I have worked with over the past 13 years. They are fair in their dealings and price and are willing to go the extra mile to both facilitate and educate our bank members and our clients. Through the downturn, their documents were routinely used to make sure the bank was protected and in no instance I can remember where the documents or work was lacking. Every time I document a loan or issue, I essentially trust them on some level with my career and credibility and their performance makes me comfortable with that.

Banking and Finance Law

Bricker &Eckler's banking and finance team have been invaluable to me and my team in structuring, negotiating, and administering senior lending transactions. I have found them to provide the utmost attention to protecting the interests of our bank while at the same time representing us well in the eyes of our customers.

Lance Rapp The Huntington National Bank

Real Estate Law

The lawyers at Bricker & Eckler are truly professionals in the world of real estate transactions. They are my go-to firm for complex transactions.

Employment Law - Management

Bricker & Eckler is a great resource for human resource professionals. Their firm provides an extensive level of experience and expertise in matters related to employment law. Their legal team is responsive, effective and equally important; they work as a partner with their clients. I have worked with this firm for many years and would rank them as the best!

Lisa Halley Holzer Health System

Environmental Law

Bricker & Eckler has been a pro-active and practical thought partner. We value their counsel and direction immensely and would absolutely recommend them.

Education Law

We are very pleased with services provided by Bricker & Eckler for our district. Specifically, David Lampe has been diligent in his efforts to serve our district.