We Go All In
At MMM+B, we’ll put some of the best, most creative, savvy lawyers in your corner with the kind of motivation that only comes with skin in the game. Our attorneys go all in—evaluating your case, staffing it, fighting for it, seeing it through to the very end. If that’s what you’re looking for in your legal team, you’ve found it.
A Shared Stake
At most law firms, the lawyers are partners and the customers are clients. Not here. Here, we’re all partners. Partnership means we own the problem together. We share in the risk. And, likewise, we share in the reward and recovery. It’s an approach that’s absolutely dependent on your success. And we wouldn’t have it any other way.
One of our founding partners and a member of our litigation group, Joe has extensive experience handling business disputes, executive employment matters, close corporation and minority shareholder disputes, and investors’ rights actions. He’s also experienced at representing clients in administrative actions, including actions against the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Joe has appeared before the United States Supreme Court, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and federal and state courts in Ohio, California, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and New York. He’s also tried numerous cases before juries, judges, administrative bodies and arbitration panels, earning multiple million-dollar verdicts.
He has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, was selected by Super Lawyers magazine as one of the “Best of the Best” in Columbus. He’s also been rated one of Columbus’ “Top Lawyers” by Columbus Business First.
Formerly with Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease, Joe holds a law degree from The Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law, as well as a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Southern California.
A proud father of four, he spends his free time coaching youth sports in his hometown of Upper Arlington. He also serves on the board of directors of the First Tee of Central Ohio.
A member of our litigation group, Brian has extensive experience handling business disputes, close corporation, and minority shareholder disputes, as well as investors’ rights actions, class actions and administrative actions. He’s been involved in jury and bench trials, administrative hearings and arbitrations, appearing before the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as well as in federal and state courts in Ohio, California, Florida, Illinois, and Michigan.
An internationally renowned author, he’s also an expert on Internet and computer-related legal issues and was featured in People magazine for his innovative use of Internet technologies in representing a former client.
Formerly with Jenner & Block in Chicago, Brian has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
A Powell resident and father of three, he earned his law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in film from Columbia College.
A commercial litigator and one of our founding partners, Geoff has more than 20 years of experience resolving business disputes both in and out of a courtroom.
He regularly counsels clients in disputes between owners of companies, lenders and borrowers, employers and employees, and customers and vendors. His clients range from successful individuals and small business owners to public utility companies, large banks, public pension funds, real estate developers and construction companies, placement agencies, manufacturers and chemical companies.
Geoff has argued in jury and bench trials, administrative hearings and arbitrations, and has helped clients earn the following victories:
+ What was then the largest consumer class-action settlement in Franklin County.
+ $600 million securities-fraud settlement that was the largest in the four-state region of Ohio, Michigan, Tennessee, and Kentucky
+ Successfully represented the State of Ohio in civil rights class action filed against it and settled
+ Recovered tens of millions of dollars for lender, arising out of commercial real estate loan defaults in $60 million + loan portfolio.
Before joining us, Geoff litigated complex commercial disputes at Chicago’s Kirkland & Ellis. He also formerly served as a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph P. Kinneary, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Ohio.
He has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, was selected as an “Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star” by Law and Politics magazine, and was rated a “Top Lawyer” by Columbus Business First. A graduate of the University of Florida with a bachelor’s degree in history, he earned his law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
An Upper Arlington resident, he’s the proud father of two children. He also serves on the Columbus Bar Association’s Professional Ethics Committee.
Brian has two decades of experience handling business transactions for a wide range of clients, from startups to public companies, in a variety of industries.
He prides himself in being thoughtful, pragmatic and efficient. He is a business transaction and real estate attorney that handles business transactions of all types including those involved in purchasing, selling, financing, leasing, employment, and franchising.
Licensed to practice in Ohio and Florida, Brian was an associate at Porter Wright and Jones Day before founding our firm. He was named a “Rising Star” by Law and Politics magazine in 2005, 2006 and 2007, and an “Ohio Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015- 2018.
He also contributes his skills and experience to organizations in need and has been recognized by The Columbus Bar Association and The Columbus Bar Foundation with their award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service By An Individual for his efforts.
Brian holds three degrees from The Ohio State University, including a law degree cum laude, an MBA cum laude and a bachelor’s degree in economics, magna cum laude.
An Upper Arlington resident, he’s a member of the boards of the Riverside Hospital Foundation, First Community Village Foundation, and 20Liters. He is the proud father of four and in his free time, he enjoys playing tennis and golf with his wife and children.
Jennifer handles all types of business and commercial transactions for our clients, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, entity formations, joint ventures, distressed transactions, restructurings, loan workouts, secured and unsecured credit facilities, mezzanine loans, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, and commercial leasing.
Her individual and business clients include financial institutions, commercial developers, manufacturers, and professional services firms in a broad range of industries.
Jennifer had a 13-year career at Jones Day prior to joining us. Before earning her law degree summa cum laude from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, she was a practicing CPA with both Deloitte & Touche and Arthur Andersen.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Miami University.
JB counsels our clients on public policy and energy matters and serves as their advocate in all the Federal and State courts of Ohio.
JB serves on the Rules Committee of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and is a Life Delegate to the Judicial Conference of the Sixth Circuit. He was a law clerk to the Honorable Edmund A. Sargus, Jr., United States District Judge, and the Honorable Norah McCann King, United States Magistrate Judge after graduating from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
JB also holds a bachelor’s degree from Miami University, was recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer for the years 2009 through 2014, and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Utilities Law.
Jennifer is experienced in handling a variety of legal matters, from business disputes and consumer litigation to employment issues, including non-competition agreements, employment contracts, and discrimination and retaliation claims.
She is licensed to practice before all Ohio state courts and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.
During her studies at Capital University Law School, where she earned her degree summa cum laude, Jennifer served as a judicial extern at the Ohio Supreme Court for Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor and at the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit for the Honorable Jeffrey S. Sutton. She also holds a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in psychology from the University of Evansville.
Jen is a member of our business practice group and assists our clients with an array of business transactions and agreements including mergers; stock and asset acquisitions; real estate financing, purchase, sale and lease agreements; loan transactions; joint ventures and other business collaborations; and general corporate matters. She has close to a decade of experience with buy and sell side mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance issues, entity formation and maintenance, corporate restructurings, securities offerings, and credit facilities.
Her legal career began as a mergers and acquisitions associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Subsequently, Jen served as Corporate Counsel for industrial manufacturing company Gardner Denver, Inc. in Wayne, Pennsylvania and then, most recently, as Assistant General Counsel at New Albany-based seat manufacturer Commercial Vehicle Group, Inc.
Licensed to practice in Ohio, Jen earned her law degree cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. She also holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Alabama and a bachelor’s degree cum laude in psychology from the University of Miami.
Jen is an Indiana native who now resides in Powell and is the proud mother of two daughters.
Dan practices in the area of government affairs. He has represented clients for over 30 years before both State Legislatures and the Congress. His areas of focus include insurance, financial, retirement and pension issues. He has both a BA and JD from Capital University.
A member of our litigation group, Jonathan has experience handling commercial, employment, consumer, securities and class action cases.
He is licensed to practice before all Ohio state courts and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.
Jonathan earned his law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law magna cum laude. While in law school, he served as a judicial extern to Chief Magistrate Judge Terence P. Kemp at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Jonathan also holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics summa cum laude from The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business.