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True Partnership

 
 

We Go All In

At MMM+B, we’ll put some of the best, most creative, savvy attorneys in your corner with the kind of motivation that only comes with skin in the game. Our attorneys go all in—evaluating your case, staffing it, fighting for it, seeing it through to the very end. If that’s what you’re looking for in your legal team, you’ve found it.

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Joseph F. Murray

614 610.9651 direct

614 599.0401 mobile

murray@mmmb.com

Joe is an accomplished trial attorney with extensive experience solving complex problems. He has tried cases in federal and state courts, as well as before a variety of administrative agencies. He works on securities class actions, shareholder derivative cases, complex commercial disputes involving trade secrets, breaches of fiduciary duty, fraud, and retirement or profit sharing plans. He’s described as a great strategist, incredibly hard working, and savvy. He has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubble. He’s consistently recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a “Top Lawyer” and has been named the “Best of the Best” in Columbus.

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 1994

Order of the Coif

Editor, Ohio State Law Journal

University of Southern California Marshall School of Business

B.S. Finance 1991

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Brian K. Murphy

614 610.9652 direct

614 599.0402 mobile

murphy@mmmb.com

A member of our litigation group, Brian has extensive experience handling business disputes, close corporation, and minority shareholder disputes, as well as investors’ rights actions, class actions and administrative actions. He’s been involved in jury and bench trials, administrative hearings and arbitrations, appearing before the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit as well as in federal and state courts in Ohio, California, Florida, Illinois, and Michigan.

 

An internationally renowned author, he’s also an expert on Internet and computer-related legal issues and was featured in People magazine for his innovative use of Internet technologies in representing a former client.

 

Formerly with Jenner & Block in Chicago, Brian has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

 

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 1994

Order of the Coif

Editor, Ohio State Law Journal

Columbia College

B.A. Film/Video 1990

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Geoffrey J. Moul

614 610.9653 direct

614 599.0403 mobile

moul@mmmb.com

A commercial litigator and one of our founding partners, Geoff has more than 20 years of experience resolving business disputes both in and out of a courtroom.

 

He regularly counsels clients in disputes between owners of companies, lenders and borrowers, employers and employees, and customers and vendors. His clients range from successful individuals and small business owners to public utility companies, large banks, public pension funds, real estate developers and construction companies, placement agencies, manufacturers and chemical companies.

 

Geoff has argued in jury and bench trials, administrative hearings and arbitrations, and has helped clients earn the following victories:

 

+ What was then the largest consumer class-action settlement in Franklin County.

+ $600 million securities-fraud settlement that was the largest in the four-state region of Ohio, Michigan, Tennessee, and Kentucky

+ Successfully represented the State of Ohio in civil rights class action filed against it and settled

+ Recovered tens of millions of dollars for lender, arising out of commercial real estate loan defaults in $60 million + loan portfolio.

 

Before joining us, Geoff litigated complex commercial disputes at Chicago’s Kirkland & Ellis. He also formerly served as a law clerk for the Honorable Joseph P. Kinneary, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of Ohio.

 

He has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, was selected as an “Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star” by Law and Politics magazine, and was rated a “Top Lawyer” by Columbus Business First. 

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 1994

Order of the Coif

Editor, Ohio State Law Journal

University of Florida

B.A. History 1991

Phi Beta Kappa

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Brian A. Basil

614 610.9654 direct

614 599.0404 mobile

basil@mmmb.com

Brian has almost 30 years of experience handling business transactions for a wide range of clients, from startups to public companies, in a variety of industries.

 

He prides himself in being thoughtful, pragmatic and efficient. He is a business transaction and real estate attorney that handles business transactions of all types including those involved in purchasing, selling, financing, leasing, employment, and franchising.

 

Licensed to practice in Ohio and Florida, Brian was an associate at Porter Wright and Jones Day before founding our firm. He was named a “Rising Star” by Law and Politics magazine in 2005, 2006 and 2007, and an “Ohio Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2015- 2022.

 

He also contributes his skills and experience to organizations in need and has been recognized by The Columbus Bar Association and The Columbus Bar Foundation with their award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service By An Individual for his efforts.

 

Brian holds three degrees from The Ohio State University, including a law degree cum laude, an MBA cum laude and a bachelor’s degree in economics, magna cum laude.

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 1995

High Honors

The Ohio State University Fisher College Business

M.B.A. 1995

The Ohio State University

B.S. Economics 1991

Phi Beta Kappa

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Jennifer L. Fate

614 610.9658 direct

fate@mmmb.com

Jennifer handles all types of business and commercial transactions for our clients, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, entity formations, joint ventures, distressed transactions, restructurings, loan workouts, secured and unsecured credit facilities, mezzanine loans, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, and commercial leasing.

 

Her individual and business clients include financial institutions, commercial developers, manufacturers, and professional services firms in a broad range of industries.

 

Jennifer had a 13-year career at Jones Day prior to joining us as well was a practicing CPA with both Deloitte & Touche and Arthur Andersen.

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 1997

Summa Cum Laude

Order of the Coif

Miami University Farmer School of Business

B.S. Accounting & Finance 1990

Magna Cum Laude

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JB Hadden

614 610.9660 direct

614 440.2168 mobile

hadden@mmmb.com

JB counsels our clients on public policy and energy matters and serves as their advocate in all the Federal and State courts of Ohio.

 

JB serves on the Rules Committee of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and is a Life Delegate to the Judicial Conference of the Sixth Circuit. He was a law clerk to the Honorable Edmund A. Sargus, Jr., United States District Judge, and the Honorable Norah McCann King, United States Magistrate Judge. He was recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer for the years 2009 through 2014, and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Utilities Law.

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 1992

Miami University

B.A. Economics 1989

Honors

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Jonathan P. Misny

614 610.9657 direct

misny@mmmb.com

A member of our litigation group, Jonathan has experience handling commercial, employment, consumer, securities and class action cases.

 

He is licensed to practice before all Ohio state courts and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.

 

While in law school, he served as a judicial extern to Chief Magistrate Judge Terence P. Kemp at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. 

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 2013

Magna Cum Laude

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business

B.S.B.A. Finance & Economics 2010

Summa Cum Laude

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