(Akron, OH, January 23, 2018) – Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC is pleased to announce that Michele Hoza has joined the firm’s Akron office as a partner in the Business Practice Group.

Hoza has more than 15 years of experience in managing corporate securities matters and Private Equity transactions. She often has served as general counsel for clients, offering both legal counsel and boardroom strategy support. She joins Buckingham from Kohrman, Jackson & Krantz LLP.

As a member of the Business Practice Group’s Mergers & Acquisitions team, Hoza joins a highly-focused and diverse group of attorneys.

Buckingham’s Mergers & Acquisitions team guides numerous companies, from start-ups to large corporations, through sophisticated transactions. The team works in collaboration to assist businesses with the reorganization, and economic and financial consolidation of current and future assets. They work with both buyers and sellers in recommending strategies, preparing contracts and disclosure statements, and advising clients on complex regulatory compliance issues.

“Whether I’m problem solving, helping my clients capitalize on opportunities, or guiding organizational leaders through strategic change, I go above and beyond to offer added value whenever I can, and ensure there are never any surprises.,” said Hoza.

Michele is highly experienced in M&A transactions and securities. She has been involved with numerous transactions including $413 million private sale of a company, $200 million merger, $300 million formation and strategic acquisition of a business and has represented both privately-held and publicly-traded companies.

“Michele is an experienced business attorney who brings sophisticated corporate and securities skills that will enhance the firm’s overall bench strength for the benefit of our clients,” said Managing Partner John Slagter. “We are proud to add yet another outstanding business attorney to our firm’s existing significant business practice group.”

Hoza has been selected to Ohio’s Super Lawyers Rising Stars.  She graduated cum laude with her Juris Doctor from Cleveland-Marshall Collect of Law, Cleveland State University. Read Michele Hoza’s full bio at https://www.bdblaw.com/attorneys/michele-l-hoza/ or contact her directly at [email protected].


About Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs:

For more than a century, Buckingham’s guiding principle has been to provide clients with responsive and efficient legal advice and representation. As a preeminent business law firm in northeast Ohio, corporate law is the cornerstone of Buckingham. With 65 attorneys in Akron, Canton and Cleveland, Buckingham has extensive experience working with owners of closely held businesses in all aspects of their operations. Buckingham attorneys collaborate to deliver outstanding value to clients.   For more information, visit bdblaw.com.