MD Announces New Collaboration with OSWA

MD is excited to announce a new collaboration with the Ohio Stormwater Association (OSWA) to provide regulatory support and information related to stormwater environmental regulations in Ohio. The OSWA is a group of public and private citizens dedicated to advancing the management of stormwater and related natural resources through education, leadership, watershed-based coordination and technical assistance in Ohio. Learn more about the OSWA and exciting educational opportunities at https://ohioswa.com/.

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MD Attorneys Selected to 2022 Ohio Super Lawyers

Gregory DeGulis, Wendlene Lavey, Louis McMahon, Michael McMahon, and David Nash were selected to the 2022 Ohio Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit SuperLawyers.com.

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Ohio Funds Brownfield Remediation Program

Nearly $350 million has been made available to brownfield sites in Ohio under new rules released by the Ohio Department of Development. Of those dollars, $262 million were made available on a first-come, first-serve basis for any site qualifying as a brownfield. Under Ohio law, an abandoned, idled, or under-used industrial, commercial, or institutional property where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by known or potential releases of hazardous substances or petroleum is considered a brownfield.

The Brownfield Remediation Program also sets aside $1 million for each of Ohio’s 88 counties, to be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis until June 30, 2022 at which time the money will revert to the general fund.

Funds were also authorized for the Building and Demolition Program, which was created to award grants for the demolition of commercial and residential buildings and revitalization of surrounding properties on sites that are not brownfields.

For more information on MD’s brownfield work, please contact Greg DeGulis at gdegulis@mdllp.net or 216.367.1403. More about the Brownfields Redevelopment Program is available here.

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MD named a Tier 1 Cleveland “Best Law Firm” in two practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2022

McMahon DeGulis LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been named a Tier 1 firm in Cleveland for Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental in 2022 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. In addition, the firm received a Tier 3 National ranking in Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the Twelfth Edition of “Best Law Firms.”

Firms included in the 2022 Edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

MD is honored by this national and metropolitan recognition by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. Across Ohio and beyond, we strive to match our clients with the attorney best-suited to serve their particular need resulting in the flexible, efficient and focused practice of law to the benefit of our clients.

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Six MD Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022

Congratulations to the six McMahon DeGulis LLP attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022! Each attorney listed below was selected by his or her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2022 in the indicated fields:

  • Greg DeGulis: Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental.
  • Wendy Lavey: Environmental Law.
  • Lou McMahon: Environmental Law, Litigation-Environmental, and Water Law.
  • Mike McMahon: Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental.
  • Dave Nash: Environmental Law, Litigation-Environmental, and Energy Regulatory Law.
  • Steve Daniels: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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