Brian C. Cruse

Brian Cruse, Attorney at Seeley, Savidge, Ebert & Gourash

Brian C. Cruse

Direct: 216-535-4519

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Brian Cruse is a member of the firm’s Estate Planning, Business Succession and Probate Group; Business, Transactional, Securities and Corporate Group; Regulated Products Group; and the Entertainment and Sports Group. Brian joined the firm in 2011 after more than twenty years of general practice in a small firm setting where he gained experience in a diverse range of legal matters. While working there, he also developed an expertise in liquor permit law. Mr. Cruse has maintained a Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent AV rating since 2004.

Brian is a life-long resident of the Cleveland area and currently lives in Bay Village with his wife, and together they have two grown children. He enjoys martial arts training, boating and almost any outdoor activity.

  • B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University, 1980
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1989
  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Served on the Board of Trustees and as an Officer of The Cleveland Yachting Club
  • Secretary of the Bay Village Kiwanis
  • Bay Village City Council for 10 years with the last six years as City Council President
  • Active in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Program
  • Active in the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • The Village Foundation Member