Thompson Hine Again Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth Guide

Date: August 05, 2020

Publication: Thompson Hine LLP

Thompson Hine LLP is pleased to announce that its Personal & Succession Planning practice is one of only four ranked in the top band in Ohio in Chambers High Net Worth 2020, the fifth edition of Chambers & Partners’ publication covering the private wealth market in key global jurisdictions and featuring the world’s leading advisers to high net worth individuals and families. The firm has been recognized in the directory since its inaugural edition in 2016.

According to the directory, “Thompson Hine is ‘a top-notch firm with top-notch people,’ says an impressed source. Its personal succession planning practice wins high praise from interviewees in Ohio. One notes that the team ‘provides innovative and cutting-edge legal work,’ and another says that ‘they provide exceptional technical expertise.’”

Of practice group leader Mark Conway, who is personally ranked in the top band in Ohio, the guide says, “He is particularly highly regarded for advising business owners on tax and business succession planning. An interviewee enthuses: ‘He is very highly regarded. He is very personable and very highly respected as a technical practitioner and counsellor.’ Various sources describe Conway as ‘tremendous,’ ‘excellent’ and ‘a dedicated and knowledgeable professional.’”

The directory states that partner Patrick Saccogna “advises wealthy clients on business succession, charitable planning and other wealth transfer matters. A wealth professional says: ‘He is an amazing professional. His knowledge is strong, but it is also his ability to apply his insight to practical situations with clients. He brings a down-to-earth, common-sense approach, but always keeps the needs of the client at the centre of the process.’”

Partner James Spallino, Jr. “advises on a range of matters including estate planning, business succession planning and trust administration,” according to the guide. “A wealth professional explains: ‘He is very intelligent, very knowledgeable and highly respected in the community. He has a high level of expertise and experience in international estate planning and tax matters. He always provides excellent customer service.’”

Thompson Hine was recognized for the 19th year in a row as a leading law firm in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, which ranks lawyers according to technical legal ability, professional conduct, customer service, commercial awareness, diligence and commitment, based on interviews with clients and peers. In the 2020 edition, the firm is named a top firm in 12 practice areas.