Dean DePiero has served as Of Counsel for McDonald Hopkins since 2005. He has a depth of experience working in state and local government as a lawyer and an elected official. Dean is currently the Law Director for the City of Aurora and Assistant Law Director/Prosecutor for the City of Broadview Heights. He also served as the elected Mayor of Parma, Ohio’s seventh largest city, from 2004-2012 and as an Ohio State Representative.
Dean’s considerable leadership experience as an elected official on both the state and local level enables him to provide useful insights and guidance to our government affairs and general business clients. He has nearly two decades of experience in private legal practice. Dean is known for his excellent communications skills and inspirational leadership that he used in building community relationships and partnerships based on trust in team settings.
Dean remains committed to the City of Parma and has served or continues to serve his community through numerous organizations and local efforts including:
Holy Name High School Advisory Board
West Creek Preservation Committee – Advisory Committee Member
Northern Ohio Regional Sewer District Trustee (2007-2012)
Ohio Municipal League (Former President and Board Member)
Northeast Ohio Area Coordinating Agency (Former Board Member)
Cuyahoga County Planning Commission (Former Member)
Parma Community Hospital Foundation (Current Board of Trustee Member)