Client Testimonials

Here's what clients are saying about the attorneys at Briker & Eckler

 

Dan Paoletti, CEO, Ohio Health Information Partnership

Dan Paoletti
CEO, Ohio Health Information Partnership

“What differentiates Bricker is that they are truly dedicated to our success. They treat our business like it's their business. I know that when I turn something over to them...." Read more

 

Colleen Carey, Owner, President and CEO, Mayco Colors

Colleen Carey
Owner, President and CEO, Mayco Colors

"We've been a client of Bricker & Eckler for 12 years. They have made a tremendous effort to really understand what our company does...." Read more

 
"The best health care attorneys in Ohio, Bricker & Eckler are experts in the field and responsive to client needs."

-- Mark Chilson, CareSource Management Group, as quoted in Best Lawyers 2014

 
"Bricker & Eckler provides daily guidance to our HR staff to ensure compliance and minimize risks.  Bricker's personnel have been able to handle expertly all issues we have had over the past seven years of working with them.  My company is highly demanding and time sensitive, and Bricker has been a very responsive and valued partner."

-- Ned Flynn, Castle Human Resources, as quoted in Best Lawyers 2014 


"Bricker & Eckler is a phenomenal firm to work with, and I would recommend them to both aspiring entrepreneurs and Fortune 500 companies alike. Our counsel has become an integral part of our team and not only offer legal advice, but serve as great business mentors as we navigate this high growth venture."

-- Don Hunter, Acceptd LLC, as quoted in Best Lawyers 2014

 
"Bricker & Eckler is outstanding in all aspects of construction law, including development of related agreements.  They have worked with me on very challenging and complex areas."

-- Michael Mayher, CPA, Lakeland Community College, as quoted in Best Lawyers 2014

 
"Jim [Petrie] is a very important part of our success and we do not make an employment decision without his valued review and recommendations....His true interest in the success of our business and prompt and accurate communication skills make for a successful relationship and allows us to focus on our core mission."
-- Bricker client as quoted by Lexology Client Choice Awards 2013

"Bricker & Eckler is an extraordinary group of experts that collectively provides the most comprehensive knowledge base I have had the pleasure to work with during my 17 years in Human Resources."

-- Dianna Maple LaVeck, Genesis HealthCare System, as quoted in Best Lawyers 2014


"I am familiar with the work of several of the attorneys at Bricker & Eckler.  I have always been very pleased with the results of their work to assist the city in debt financing.  However, what impresses me most about the firm is its assistance in maintaining our post-issuance compliance with debt financing and assistance in maintaining and improving our debt rating presence."

-- Debra Miller, City of Powell, OH, as quoted in Best Lawyers 2014

 
"Our companies have used Bricker & Eckler for several years and continue to be very pleased with the aggressive nature in which they pursue a successful outcome.  Doug Shevelow is our primary counsel.  We have found his engineering degree and previous construction industry experience provides a significant advantage in reducing the learning curve associated with our legal issues."

-- Mark Murray, Miller Bros. Construction Inc., as quoted in Best Lawyers 2014

 
"I have worked with Bricker & Eckler now for over 10 years...on a wide variety of human resource issues. They have always been extremely knowledgeable and helpful every time I have needed legal assistance....They are very professional while being understanding and supportive of the dilemmas that arise....Bricker & Eckler is a top-notch law firm that I would highly recommend to anyone!"

-- Traci Oswald, Avita Health System, as quoted in Best Lawyers 2014

 
"Bricker & Eckler is probably the best Health Care legal group in this region.  They are very responsive and cost effective.  They have a good reputation with state regulators and local officials.....I have [also] retained Bricker & Eckler for Malpractice defense work for over 20 years.  They are very thorough and excellent in court.  The firm is well thought of by both the plaintiff and defense bars in central Ohio."

-- Frank Pandora II, Esq., OhioHealth Corporation, as quoted in Best Lawyers 2014

 
"I have the utmost confidence in what [Jack Rosati] does: he gets to know his clients and what they like and don't like, and that's reflected in his work."

-- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2012

 
"David Conrad is recommended for his 'great personal skills and understanding of the business side of the deal.' "

-- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2012


Mark Evans
 is "detail-oriented and responsive."

-- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2012


Michael Gire
 "brings substantive knowledge" and is "responsive and very attuned to the issues and the risks."

-- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2012


Drew Campbell is "clear in his spoken communication, knowledgeable and even-tempered."

-- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2012


Quintin Lindsmith is a "wonderful lawyer" with "the right skill set for complex business litigation."

-- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2012


Kenneth Johnson
 has "a great knowledge base and a very good manner."

-- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2012


James Flynn
 is "professional and easy to deal with."

-- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2012


"Bricker is the one firm synonymous with healthcare in Ohio."
     -- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2011

Frank Merrill "is praised for his ability to 'quickly break down the elements of a complex subject and focus on the main issues.' ”
-- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2012


The Real Estate group shows "exceptional responsiveness to client concerns and a high attention to detail.” 
-- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2012

"Bette Squeglia's vast knowledge and experience in the areas of health care and insurance law has been critically important to us in administering a large health care plan. Bette's appreciation of our business needs has meant that she is very practical in her approach to our legal issues while always ensuring that the legal requirements are satisfied."
-- Bricker client quoted in Best Lawyers, 2010

"Karen Moore...takes the time to understand all the issues, and responds in a succinct and well organized manner to make the subject matter and options understandable. She prudently uses her junior staff to keep the cost under control and makes herself easily accessible when questions arise. I have referred Karen to an associate and would not hesitate to do so again in the future."
-- Bricker client quoted in Best Lawyers, 2010

Kimball [Carey] has the knowledge and expertise to assist with a variety of personnel issues. Our district employs over 2500 employees who belong to three labor groups. Many issues are complex in nature and Kimball has always assisted in seeking the appropriate resolution.
-- Bricker client quoted in Best Lawyers, 2010

Bankruptcy group chair Kenneth Johnson is ‘an excellent attorney who knows bankruptcy law very well and is able to identify an effective strategy and employ it.’ ”
     -- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2010

"Catherine Ballard lives medical staff issues daily and that experience cannot be overestimated. She handles such disputes in a cost-effective and professional manner. I would recommend her as "the best" in this area in all of Ohio."
    -- Bricker client quoted in Best Lawyers, 2010

Chris [Swank] is knowledgeable and tenacious in his work on tax credit financing, loans and project development.
     -- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2010

James Flynn is an outstanding communicator. Mr. Flynn makes complex matters understandable to all necessary parties, (client, board members, community members and physicians). Additionally, matters are handled in a very timely manner. Mr. Flynn is a trusted resource and excellent advisor. Jim’s understanding of the health care industry and health care law is a great benefit to his clients. This balance of industry understanding and legal expertise makes Mr. Flynn an outstanding business partner and a trusted strategic advisor.
     -- Tim Colburn, Berger Health System, as quoted in Best Lawyers, 2010

Bricker has a very strong and knowledgeable statewide [Construction] practice.
     -- Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2010

Rich [Lovering] is an outstanding defense lawyer. He is thorough, knowledgeable, appropriately aggressive, and professional. I take great comfort in Rich’s work and know that our best interest will always be first and foremost on his mind. I recommend him to everyone that seeks a referral from me.
     -- Joseph Nelson, Vice President of Finance, Kenyon College, as quoted in Best Lawyers, 2010

Dusty [(Charles) McCreary] is one of the premier commercial real estate guys in Columbus due to his ability to focus on the big picture.
     -- Bricker client as quoted in Best Lawyers, 2010

We engaged Jerry Allen in a very important tax appeal initiative for a large and complex piece of commercial real estate in the Columbus area. We ended with a very successful result, due to Jerry's positioning and understanding of the information and the asset, his follow through as it met with significant resistance, and his creativity in the final deal structuring, helping us achieve both short-term and long-term benefits. Jerry was a pleasure to deal with, and we will look to use him in the future."
     -- Tracy Green, President, Ohio Realty Advisors, LLC, as quoted in Best Lawyers, 2010
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Catherine M. Ballard

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Phone: 614.227.8806
Fax: 614.227.2390
Email: cballard@bricker.com

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