Linda Bluso is currently president at Linda L. Bluso, LLC. Prior to this position, Linda served as the Chair Emeritus of the School of Business at Baldwin Wallace University and worked at Brouse McDowell, Co., serving as partner-in-charge for the Cleveland office from 2005 to 2011. Her areas of focus spanned corporate counseling, joint ventures, venture capital, real estate and construction, mergers and acquisitions and dispute resolution. She also served for 19 years as one of the named and founding partners of the law firm formerly known as Buckley, King & Bluso.
In board leadership and volunteer roles, Linda has served the Greater Cleveland Partnership, the Council of Smaller Enterprises, the American Red Cross Northeast Ohio Chapter, the Union Club, MetroHealth Foundation, YWCA Greater Cleveland and others. She also is a 2003 alumna of Leadership Cleveland, and in 2012, she served on the panel of judges for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Northeast Ohio region. Linda was a 2011 YWCA Greater Cleveland Woman of Achievement and is featured in the Corporate Law section of Best Lawyers 2011. She was recognized also as a Leading Lawyer by Inside Business, an honor reserved for the top one percent of Northeast Ohio attorneys, and named both a 2011 Woman of Influence by the Girl Scouts of Northeast Ohio and as COSE’s 2007 Volunteer of the Year.
Linda graduated magna cum laude from Cleveland State University and received her J.D. from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.