Butler and Gianfagna Elected to Hahn Loeser Partnership

Christopher R. Butler, James M. Gianfagna

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP is pleased to announce that Christopher R. Butler and James M. Gianfagna have been elected to Partnership, effective Jan. 1, 2024. Both practice from the Firm’s Cleveland office.

“Partnership is a milestone in any attorney’s career. Chris and Jim are recognized for their professional achievements, hard work, and dedication to client service. Along with their exceptional legal skills, they represent the spirit of collaboration and integrity that are hallmarks of our Firm,” remarked CEO and Managing Partner Stanley R. Gorom III. “We look forward to a wonderful future with Chris and Jim as partners.”

Butler focuses his practice on intellectual property and related business law matters as a registered attorney at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He represents clients with both domestic and international intellectual property portfolios, including trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and patents. Butler began his Hahn Loeser journey as an intern in 2009, transitioning to law clerk in 2013 and an associate in 2015. He has earned Best Lawyers Ones to Watch recognition in each of the last four years and Super Lawyers Rising Stars in three straight years. Butler earned his J.D. from The University of Akron School of Law in 2015 and an MBA from Akron in 2016.

Gianfagna focuses his practice on corporate and real estate law matters. He advises clients on a variety of transactional matters, including corporate transactions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and commercial contracts, representing both buyers and sellers. Gianfagna joined the Firm in February of 2022. He has been named to Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars four times and has earned Best Lawyers Ones to Watch recognition in each of the last two years. Gianfagna earned his J.D. cum laude from Cleveland State University College of Law in 2015 and is currently participating in the Cleveland Bridge Builders Program.

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