Randy D. Briggs

Of Counsel | Akron

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About Randy:

I am an attorney with deep experience in labor & employment matters and both Civil and Criminal litigation, both in the private and public sectors. Years ago, I ran my own firm, and I am very excited to bookend my career by returning to private practice at Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs. I am passionate about working with clients on labor relations issues and representing them throughout the process up to and including litigation, if needed.


  • Joined Buckingham in 2024
  • Previously worked as the Deputy Mayor for Labor Relations for the City of Akron from 2013 to 2022 and Assistant to the Mayor for Labor Relations from 2022 to 2024
  • Extensive experience in all areas of labor relations including representing unions, governmental agencies, employers and employees, and going before SERB and the US Department of Labor
  • First chair trial experience in numerous trials in State and Federal Courts throughout the states of Ohio, Florida and other National and international venues.
  • International experience representing clients at The Hague
  • Additional experience in intellectual property law and criminal defense
  • Former NFLPA (National Football League Players Association) Certified Agent representing NFL Players. Also represented LPGA players, US Women’s Olympic Soccer Team and MLS soccer players.
  • Served as General Counsel under two Summit County Sheriffs
  • General Counsel for Premier Global Sports

  • University of Akron School of Law (J.D., 1983)
  • State University of New York at Fredonia (B.A., summa cum laude, 1980)
  • Attended the University of South Florida (1978-79)


  • Ohio

  • Was recognized in 2021 in Summit County with “Randy Briggs Day”

  • Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board
    • Board Member (2009 –2020, 2023- present)
    • Former President (2011-2016, 2017 - 2018)
  • Adult Guardian Services Board Member
  • Summit County Jail Advisory Committee Member
Past Affiliations
  • Former VP of the Summit County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former Magistrate for the Akron Municipal Court

  • CLE and Seminar Lecturer on Labor and Employment, and Intellectual Property


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