Five Hahn Loeser Attorneys Earn Florida Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® Recognition

Jeanne L. Seewald, Theodore L. Tripp Jr., Joel W. Hyatt

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP is pleased to announce that Andrew J. Krause, Jeanne L. Seewald and Theodore L. Tripp Jr. have been selected as 2021 Florida Super Lawyers®, while Joel W. Hyatt and John Paul Bratcher have earned inclusion on the 2021 Florida Rising Stars® list. The list of Super Lawyers® represents no more than five percent of lawyers in the state, while Florida’s Rising Stars® recognize the top 2.5% of up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger and have been practicing for 10 years or less.

“These are well-deserved honors that come from a very thorough peer-evaluation process,” said Stanley R. Gorom, III, Hahn Loeser CEO and Managing Partner. “Having five attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers® speaks to how our Firm brings in quality people and prepares them for success. I commend all five attorneys for their work. We all take great pride in our colleagues’ accomplishments.”

Hahn Loeser’s 2021 Florida Super Lawyers®:

Krause, a partner in the firm’s Naples office, earned Super Lawyers® recognition for the 16th consecutive year. With 39 years of experience as a trusts and estates lawyer, he focuses his practice on family wealth transfer planning, estate and trust settlement and administration. Krause is certified as a Specialist in Wills, Trusts and Estates by The Florida Bar.

Seewald, also a partner in the firm’s Naples office, earned Super Lawyers® honors for the 15th straight year. She is a member of Hahn Loeser’s Board of Directors and focuses her practice on intellectual property, general business, and mergers and acquisitions. Of the nearly 90,000 licensed attorneys in Florida, Seewald is one of only 140 Florida attorneys who are board certified in intellectual property law.

Tripp, a partner in the firm’s Fort Myers’ office, earned his 16th successive year of Super Lawyers® honors. With over four decades of experience handling a wide range of complex civil lawsuits in both state and federal courts, Tripp has served as lead trial counsel in significant business disputes, probate, trust and other litigation matters.

Hahn Loeser’s 2021 Florida Rising Stars®:

Hyatt, an associate in the Fort Myers office, was recognized on the Florida Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars® list for the fifth consecutive year. Hyatt focuses his practice on complex commercial, construction, real estate and community association litigation. He provides clients with legal and business advice regarding business transactions, along with commercial and real estate contracts.

Bratcher, a partner in the Naples office, earned his first Florida Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars® accolade. Joining Hahn Loeser as an associate in 2015, Bratcher became a firm partner on Jan. 1, 2021. He focuses his practice on estate and trust planning and administration, business law, and fiduciary litigation. Bratcher also assists clients with business law and business succession planning.

Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual patented selection selections are made using a multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit