Roetzel & Andress announces that Erika L. Haupt has been appointed Shareholder-in-Charge of its Columbus Office. Ms. Haupt previously served in this role from 2011-2015.
“Erika has been an effective leader for our firm and I know that our Columbus office is well positioned for the future,” said Bob Blackham, Chairman and CEO of Roetzel. “She commands enormous respect among our attorneys for her judgement and integrity, and her experience will greatly benefit the firm and our clients.”
Ms. Haupt, who is also Shareholder-in-Charge of Associates, focuses her practice on wealth transfer and estate planning matters, including business succession planning and all aspects of tax and business planning for owners of closely held businesses. Her clients include individuals, closely held, emerging and family businesses, a variety of corporations and other business entities, charities, nonprofit institutions, and professional practices.
Ms. Haupt has been named among the 2020 Best Lawyers in America® in the practice areas of Litigation – Trusts and Estates (2012-2020); Trusts and Estates (2012-2020); and Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law (2016-2020). She was also selected as The Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Trusts and Estates (2013 & 2020) in Columbus. Ohio Super Lawyers magazine has named her an “Ohio Super Lawyer” annually since 2004, as well as one of the Top 25 Female Lawyers in Columbus (2010-2020), Top 50 Lawyers in Columbus (2016 & 2020), Top 50 Female Lawyers in Ohio (2011-2012, 2016, 2019-2020) and Top 100 Ohio Lawyers (2020).
Ms. Haupt earned her bachelor’s degree at Miami University and received her law degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Ms. Haupt is admitted to practice in Ohio; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio and U.S. Tax Court.View PDF