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HHM Elects Employment Lawyer Ries as New Member

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WARREN, Ohio — Matthew M. Ries, an employment and civil litigation lawyer, has been elected to membership (ownership) in the regional law firm of Harrington, Hoppe &  Mitchell Ltd. With his addition, HHM now has 13 members, the firm reported Monday.

Ries, a lawyer since 2008, was recently recognized as a “Rising Star” by the Super Lawyers organization and as a “25 Under 35” honoree by the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals. In 2015, Ries received a community service award from the Ohio State Bar Foundation.

“Matt’s skills and dedication have enhanced HHM’s capabilities to deliver favorable results for our clients,” said Kevin P. Murphy, chair of HHM’s management committee. “He has worked hard as an associate to earn the trust of his clients and colleagues, as well as those he works with in community service activities. We are very pleased to welcome him as a member.”

Ries serves on the board of directors of the Warren City Schools Foundation and is a high school mock trial coach and advisor. A graduate of Warren G. Harding High School, he holds a B.S. degree in accounting from the Farmer School of Business at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a Juris Doctor from the Capital University Law School in Columbus.

Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell Ltd. is the area’s largest law firm, with offices in Youngstown, Warren and Salem. The firm provides legal solutions to corporations, other businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies and individuals.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.