• Ohio, 2012
  • Wisconsin, 2019


University of Toledo, J.D. magna cum laude, 2012

University of Toledo, B.A. magna cum laude, 2009


"I enjoy bringing practical and strategic solutions to clients, helping them meet their overall business objectives in a purpose-driven and efficient manner."

As a member in Eastman & Smith’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Law, Real Estate and Health Care Practice Groups, and currently serving as the chair of the Personnel Committee of the Firm, Breanne M. Rubin sees the value of practical and strategic solutions.   Her practice focuses on several areas of law.

Business Law and Mergers & Acquisitions

She represents clients of all sizes on a wide range of corporate matters, such as:

  • entity formation and governance;
  • mergers, acquisitions;
  • joint ventures;
  • venture capital;
  • private placements;
  • commercial contracts;
  • succession planning;
  • regulatory matters;
  • information security; and
  • drafting and negotiating contracts of all types. 

Real Estate

Ms. Rubin’s experience representing clients in commercial real estate transactions encompasses all forms and sizes of transactions, with an emphasis on commercial real estate development and investment arrangements.

Health Care

Helping her health care clients navigate the confusing and ever-changing regulatory landscape of the health care industry is the crux of Ms. Rubin’s health care practice.  As counsel to a variety of different types of health care providers, both emerging and established, Ms. Rubin frequently advises health care providers on:

  • corporate, transactional and regulatory compliance needs;
  • compliance issues including Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act and other fraud and abuse regulations;
  • HIPAA, 42 CFR Part 2;
  • licensing;
  • tax exemption;
  • corporate practice of medicine prohibitions; and
  • other federal and state laws. 

Ms. Rubin lives in Toledo, Ohio, with her husband, Matt, and their young children.

Honors & Affiliations

Community/Professional Affiliations

Professional Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association (former chair of Corporate Counsel Section)
  • Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys (Northwest Ohio Representative, Board of Directors)

Community Involvement

  • Business Development Services Advisory Board, Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce (member)
  • Community of Hope Free Health Clinic (outside legal counsel and former member of the governing committee)

Honors & Awards

  • 20 Under 40 Award Recipient in 2021
  • Named an Ohio Rising Star by Super Lawyers, 2018, 2022, 2023 and 2024.
  • Designated One to Watch for business organizations law in 2021, 2022 and 2023 by Best Lawyers in America®.  Also in 2023 Ms. Rubin received the One to Watch designation for health care law as well as mergers and acquisitions law. Ones to Watch is given to attorneys who demonstrate "outstanding professional excellence."
  • Most Outstanding Student in the Department of Political Science, 2009

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