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Mary E. Dennison Joins Sutter O’Connell

Posted on October 5th, 2021 by Jennifer Novotny

Sutter O’Connell is pleased to announce that Mary E. Dennison (Burns) has recently joined the Firm as an Associate. She will concentrate her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, construction law, premises liability defense, products liability, and warranty defense. Her office is located the Firm’s Cleveland location. Mary received her Juris Doctor from Capital…

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Jonathan M. Menuez Named Managing Shareholder

Posted on September 21st, 2021 by Jennifer Novotny

Sutter O’Connell is pleased to announce that Jonathan M. Menuez has been elected Managing Shareholder of the Firm. A graduate of The Ohio State University and the University of Akron School of Law, Menuez joined Sutter O’Connell in 2002 as a Shareholder. He has served as an Officer, member of the Firm’s Board of Directors…

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New Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Statutes Discussed in new Article by Denise Dickerson and Derek Hartman in DRI’s December Issue of For The Defense

Posted on December 14th, 2020 by Matthew C. O’Connell

Recently states have begun to adopt broad statutes to fill the void created by a lack of effective Congressional action to protect electronically stored personal data. These new enactments impose new duties on companies that obtain personal data and new remedies for individuals when those companies are hacked.  Shareholder Denise Dickerson and Associate Derek Hartman…

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Sutter O’Connell Tees Off in Support of the Next Generation of Trial Lawyers

Posted on November 23rd, 2020 by Matthew C. O’Connell

Even a global pandemic can’t stop Sutter O’Connell from giving back to the legal community and supporting the next generation of trial lawyers.  Teaming up with the University of Akron School of Law,  Sutter O’Connell partners Jim Popson and Dan Bray recently led the way as sponsors for the school’s trial competition team at an…

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Denise Dickerson Presents on Current Issues of Litigating in the Covid Era

Posted on September 11th, 2020 by Matthew C. O’Connell

Shareholder Denise Dickerson, a member of the Product Liability Advisory Council, served as a panelist in a recent webinar, “Challenges for In-House and Outside Law Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic”. Her presentations included a discussion about the factors and considerations in re-opening a law firm following COVID-19 closures, as well as issues and practice adjustments…

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Sutter O’Connell Obtains Dismissal of Taxpayer Action

Posted on August 4th, 2020 by Matthew C. O’Connell

The Ninth District Court of Appeals has affirmed the Medina County Court of Common Pleas’ dismissal of a taxpayer action where the taxpayer argued that the filing fee was the statutorily required security for a taxpayer action.  The taxpayer had challenged the Medina County Solid Waste Management District’s award of a construction and services contract…

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