BUCKINGHAM NAMES NEW PRESIDENT: Client service and strategic growth remain key priorities

[Akron, Ohio, November 1, 2018] Buckingham is pleased to announce that Steven A. Dimengo is the new president of the Firm, and succeeds John P. Slagter as Managing Partner.

New president Steven Dimengo has been with the Firm for 29 years and focuses his practice on corporate law and taxation

“I am honored to be Buckingham’s next Managing Partner.  I believe we have something special at our Firm; I believe in our ability to continue innovating in order to best guide our clients, exceed their expectations and evolve with them,” says Dimengo. “My goal as the Firm’s new leader is to build a strong foundation for our Firm to grow and to embrace positive change within our Firm and within the legal industry as a whole.”

John P. Slagter transitions after leading for 17 years

Slagter, a 21-year veteran of the Firm, transitioned from his leadership position after having served the Firm in a leadership capacity for 17 years, 10 of which included his tenure as Buckingham’s Managing Partner.

“As Buckingham enters the final stage of our Vision 20/20 strategic plan, we are well positioned for new leadership to continue to shape and guide the Firm as a leading business law firm in the region,” says Slagter. “I have always been impressed with Steve’s passion for client service and our Firm.  I am confident in Steve’s ability to lead this Firm and take us to the next level.”

Slagter was named President of the Firm in 2009. During his tenure, Buckingham created a renewed vision and developed a strategic plan that led to better brand visibility, diversity & inclusion efforts and client service offerings.

Buckingham remains committed to its clients and its focus on middle market businesses in Northeast Ohio and beyond.

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About Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs:

Buckingham is a corporate law firm that counsels Middle Market executives and business leaders all over Ohio and beyond. With offices in Canton, Akron, and Cleveland, Buckingham offers clients Business Law Reimagined through sophisticated and practical legal services. Serving the region for over 100 years with nearly 70 attorneys, Buckingham’s mission is to deliver meaningful experiences through the practice of law, exceed expectations in terms of service, counsel and business sense, and to offer continuous value to the industries, communities and clients they serve. Visit bdblaw.com to learn more.


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