Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Private Wealth Law Department

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Hahn Loeser & Parks provides a comprehensive legal service to the Ohio market. Its trust and estate department advises on the full spectrum of wealth management matters and has extensive expertise in asset protection, business succession and fiduciary matters.

"It is a very talented firm, they have a very talented and solid bench there," states a market commentator; "they have a sophisticated practice with sophisticated clients." Others add that "they have some very smart lawyers" and "they have good technical capabilities."

Notable practitioners

Christina Evans advises clients on the full range of private wealth matters, including business succession and charitable tax planning. "She is the nicest person you will meet," enthuses a source, who continues: "In addition to being competent and capable, she is thoughtful and considered, and she is very empathetic."

Patricia Culler is a well-respected trusts and estates practitioner in Ohio. "She has been in the the business a long time and has an incredible amount of experience. She has got a very impressive skill set," says a source. "She is incredibly knowledgeable - she is a lawyer's lawyer - she knows the law line and verse and is practical in her application," reports another interviewee, who adds: "In addition to practising her craft, she is very generous sharing her knowledge and being an agent of change in developing the law in Ohio."

Stephen Gariepy "enjoys a very firm solid reputation as a solid practitioner who is highly regarded by clients and colleagues," says a local attorney. Gariepy has a broad estate planning practice, assisting business owners and families with wealth succession matters. "He is a top lawyer - experienced, creative, has the technical skills and represents sophisticated clients," says a market insider. Another adds that "he is a creative business planner who is strong on business succession and planning."