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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 decades of experience solving complex problems. He handles securities class actions, shareholder derivative cases, complex commercial disputes involving trade secrets, breaches of fiduciary duty, fraud, and retirement or profit sharing plans and has tried cases in numerous federal and state courts as well as a variety of administrative agencies. Joe is a great strategist and is incredibly hard working and savvy.

 

Before co-founding our firm, Joe was an associate at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease.

 

Joe has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, is consistently recognized as an Ohio Super 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, close corporation, and minority shareholder disputes, as well as investors’ rights actions, class actions, and administrative actions. A seasoned trial attorney, he has argued in jury and bench trials, administrative hearings, and arbitrations and has appeared before federal and state courts nationwide, including the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. 

 

An internationally renowned author, Brian is 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.

 

Prior to co-founding our firm, Brian was an associate with Jenner & Block in Chicago. 

 

Brian has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, has consistently been named an Ohio Super Lawyer, and was recently recognized by legal news source Law360 as a “Legal Lion.”

 

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

Geoff has nearly 30 years of experience as a commercial litigator, resolving business disputes both in and out of the courtroom. A highly skilled trial attorney, Geoff has argued in jury and bench trials, administrative hearings, and arbitrations. 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, construction companies, placement agencies, manufacturers, and chemical companies. 

 

Prior to co-founding our firm, Geoff litigated complex commercial disputes at Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago.  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.

The victories Geoff has earned for his clients include a consumer class-action settlement that was then the largest of its kind in Franklin County, a $600 million securities fraud settlement that was the largest in the four-state region of Ohio, Michigan, Tennessee, and Kentucky, and a and the recovery of tens of millions of dollars for a commercial real estate lender. Geoff also successfully defended the State of Ohio in a civil rights class action, reaching a settlement.

 

Geoff has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, is consistently recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer, and has been rated as 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 as a business transaction and real estate attorney and is licensed to practice in both Ohio and Florida. His clients range from startups to public companies in a variety of industries. Brian handles business and real estate transactions of all types, including those involved in purchasing, selling, financing, leasing, employment, and franchising. He prides himself on being thoughtful, pragmatic, and efficient.

 

Brian 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.

 

Before co-founding our firm, Brian was an associate at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur and Jones Day.

 

Brian has a Distinguished rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is consistently recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer.

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 1995

Cum Laude

The Ohio State University Fisher College Business

M.B.A. 1995

Magna Cum Laude

The Ohio State University

B.S. Economics 1991

Phi Beta Kappa

Magna Cum Laude

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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, and she was previously 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 federal and state courts of Ohio.

 

He 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. JB served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edmund A. Sargus, Jr., United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, and the Honorable Norah McCann King, United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Ohio.

 

Prior to joining our firm, JB was an associate at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur.

 

JB has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is consistently recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer. He has also 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

Jonathan has extensive experience litigating complex class action cases and commercial disputes and is also skilled at handling employment, consumer, and securities cases in Ohio and federal courts nationwide, including the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Jonathan takes pride in his diligent preparation, takes a no-nonsense approach to his cases, and has a knack for problem solving. 

 

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. 

 

Jonathan was recently recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star.   

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 2013

Magna Cum Laude

Order of the Coif

Editor, Ohio State Law Journal

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business

B.S.B.A. Finance & Economics 2010

Summa Cum Laude

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Matthew E. Nakasian

614 488.0400 

nakasian@mmmb.com

Matt has experience in both the litigation and transactional sectors, working on contract dispute litigation, assisting with commercial real estate closings, and drafting articles of organization, resolutions, and other corporate documents.

 

While in law school, he served as a judicial extern to Judge Edmund A. Sargus, Jr. at the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

Education

Pittsburgh University School of Law

J.D. 2022

Cum Laude

Managing Editor, Journal of Law and Commerce

 

The Ohio State University

B.S. Financial Services 2018

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James R. Stanley

614 488.0400 

stanley@mmmb.com

As part of our litigation group, Jimmy handles securities cases, commercial disputes, and business litigation in Ohio and federal courts. 

 

Prior to joining our firm, Jimmy worked for five years as a criminal prosecutor, where his strategic focus resulted in numerous bench and jury trial wins.

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 2017

Staff Editor, Ohio State Technology Law Journal

 

The Ohio State University John Glenn College of Public Affairs

M.A. Public Policy and Management 2017 

Cum Laude

 

The Ohio State University

B.A. History and Political Science 2013

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Austin C. Strohacker

614 488.0400 

strohacker@mmmb.com

A member of our litigation group, Austin’s primary focus is on securities cases. He is also experienced in handling contract disputes and insurance litigation. 

 

While in law school, Austin served as a law clerk at the Franklin County Public Defender’s Office and was a member of the Executive Board of The Ohio State Technology Law Journal. 

Education

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

J.D. 2022

 

The Ohio State Fisher College of Business

B.S.B.A. Logistics 2019

Magna Cum Laude

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