Black McCuskey is pleased to announce that Jason A. Brown and Michael J. Class have joined the firm as Associate Attorneys. Both attorneys participated in the firm’s summer associate program in 2019.
Jason is an associate with Black McCuskey and focuses his practice in the areas of real estate development & finance, business law and trusts & estates. While attending The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Jason served as Staff Editor for the Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution. He also participated in the Oxford University Moritz College of Law summer program where he studied comparative law subjects including dispute resolution and criminal sentencing. Prior to law school, Jason attended The University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business and obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting, graduating summa cum laude. During this time, he worked as a tax intern at an accounting firm. See Jason’s bio: BIO
Michael is an associate with Black McCuskey and focuses his practice in the areas of litigation, labor & employment, and business law. While attending The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Michael worked as a Civil Division Clerk for the Columbus city attorney. In addition, he was the Staff Editor for the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law and was a Moot Court competition participant that qualified for the Texas Young Lawyers Association National Championship. During law school, Michael volunteered his time as a mock trial coach for The Ohio State University undergraduate team. Upon graduation, he was named a member of The Order of the Barristers for demonstrating exceptional skill in trial advocacy. Prior to law school, Michael graduated magna cum laude and obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Psychology from The Ohio State University where he also minored in Economics. Michael was a Captain and Vice President of the mock trial team and received the All-American Award. During this time, he was a policy page for the Ohio House of Representatives. See Michael’s bio: BIO
“We are pleased to have both Jason and Michael as practicing attorneys at Black McCuskey,” said Bruce Soares, Managing Partner. “Michael adds depth to the firm’s Litigation practice group while Jason will serve clients in key practice areas of the firm.”