Brouse McDowell Names Ranier, Shelton, Coulter as Partners

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Brouse McDowell, a business law firm in northern Ohio, this week announced that Shelby Ranier, Kyle Shelton and Brian Coulter have been elected as partners of the firm.

Coulter is a member of the litigation practice group, with a focus on real estate and construction. He has experience representing clients ranging from publicly traded corporations, to small multi-generational family-owned businesses and startups. For his work, Coulter was honored on the 2021-2022 Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” list for commercial litigation. He serves his community as president of the Mahoning Valley Young Professionals.

Ranier is a member of the business transactions and corporate counseling and tax practice groups. Her practice focuses on corporate tax planning. She has experience creating tax models and calculations for various transactional scenarios, reviewing transactional documents, providing tax efficient acquisition structuring alternatives for various corporate transactions, corporate and partnership tax due diligence, purchase price agreements, or escrow. Shelby was honored on the Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” list for corporate law.

Shelton is a member of the litigation practice group with experience in federal and state courts representing companies of various sizes at the trial and appellate levels. His practice is focused on counseling and representing clients in a variety of business disputes. Shelton was honored on the Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch” list in 2021, in addition to being selected to serve the legal community as an Ohio State Bar Foundation honorary fellow.

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