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Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC


3800 Embassy Parkway, Suite 300
Akron, OH 44333
United States
(330) 376.5300

Firm Details

Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs is Northeast Ohio’s business law firm. Serving the Akron, Canton and Cleveland areas for over 100 years, the region has become our home and the businesses in the region have become our family. We don’t just represent our clients; we support them and stand by them. We understand their business and become an extension of it. We celebrate with our clients and cheer for them. We go to great lengths for them and we listen to them.  Because of this we are more than a business law firm; we are a partner in business.

Our clients are representative of virtually every industry and trade, including transportation, food production, chemical manufacturing and distribution, construction, rubber and tire manufacturing, high technology, automotive parts and services, steel, agriculture and horticulture, finance, banking, insurance, health care, accounting and other professional practices.

The breadth of our practice enables us to avoid disputes by providing legal guidance before problems arise. When necessary, we represent clients in complex litigation and arbitration matters before courts, administrative agencies and arbitration panels. Our focus is on meeting client objectives, maximizing recovery and containing costs.

More importantly, our attorneys understand what it takes to run a business and help it thrive. Today we are recognized as one of the top business law firms in Northeast Ohio, but we are so much more than that. Find out why Buckingham is the law firm of choice for businesses:


John P. Slagter
Managing Partner of Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Akron in Banking and Finance Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Akron in Commercial Litigation with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Akron in Family Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Akron in Litigation - Bankruptcy with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Akron in Real Estate Law with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Akron in Tax Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Akron in Trusts and Estates with 6 lawyers

About Our Clients

A. Schulman, Inc.; Advanced BodyCare Solutions, LLC; Akron General Medical Center; Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority; Akron Zoological Park; Amicon Development Group, Inc.; Aris Horticultural Inc.; ASB Industries, Inc.; Audio-Technica U.S., Inc.; AultCare Corporation; Aultman Health Foundation; Aultman Hospital; The Austen BioInnovation Institute; Barberton Community Foundation; Bass Energy, Inc.; Builders Insurance Group; CCG Automation, Inc.; CCG Energy Solutions, Inc.; Chemstress Consultant Company ; City of Painesville; Cleveland Clinic Health Systems; Cookie Express; County Risk Sharing Authority (CORSA); Dellagenese Companies; Dennis Insurance Agency, Inc.; Dunlap Community Hospital; Elite Aluminum Corp.; Fairlawn Double Tree Hotel; Fairlawn Hilton West; FPIC Insurance Group; Frontier Fruit & Nut Co.; Frontline International, Inc.; GAR Foundation Institute; Hamlin & Burton Liability Management, Inc.; HCR Manor Care;  Itz-A-Puzzle; Kaiser Permanente; The Kenan Advantage Group, Inc.; Laura Corporation; Makotek, LLC; McNeil & NRM, Inc.; Mercury Plastics, Inc.; Metro Parks, Serving Summit County; Midway Mall; NatureCity, LLC; Oak Associates, ltd.; Ohio Dairyland Cheese; Ohio Realty Advisors; Okamoto U.S.A., Inc.; Point Management, Inc.; Pomerene Hospital; ProAssurance Corporation; R.W. Sidley, Inc.; Richfield Township; Richland Mall; RJK Management & Consulting, Inc.; Rubber Division, The American Chemical Society; Sandridge Food Corporation; Seese & Sveda Construction Co.; Singer Asset Finance Company, L.L.C.; Skycasters, LLC; SNS Nano Fiber Technology, LLC; Stein, Inc.; Struktol Company of America; Testa Companies; Tri-County Hematology and Oncology; Vacationland Federal Credit Union; VSAT Systems, LLC; Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging; Westfield, Inc.; Wonder Machine Services, Inc.; Yellow Roadway Corporation


Susan C. Rodgers
Employment & Workers' Compensation
Dirk E. Riemenschneider
Health & Medicine
John Hill
Nicholas T. George
Real Estate & Construction Law
David W. Woodburn
Trusts & Estates

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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Akron, OH

3800 Embassy Parkway, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333

United States

(330) 376.5300

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Canton, OH

4518 Fulton Drive, NW, Suite 200

Canton, OH 44718

United States

(330) 492.8717

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Cleveland, OH

1375 East Ninth Street, Suite 1700

Cleveland, OH 44114

United States

(216) 621.5300

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