Jeanne Seewald Intellectual Property & Business Law Attorney

Jeanne L. Seewald


5811 Pelican Bay Boulevard
Suite 650
Naples, Florida 34108

Primary Practices

Jeanne Seewald serves as a member of Hahn Loeser’s Board of Directors and focuses her practice on intellectual property, general business, and mergers and acquisitions.

Jeanne works with clients ranging from startups to established companies. She represents companies and entrepreneurs in all aspects of general business including mergers and acquisitions, business contracts, business transactions, joint ventures, corporate governance and franchise matters. She enjoys assisting clients in buying and selling businesses throughout the country and serving as a partner with her clients to achieve their goals and objectives.

As an intellectual property and business attorney, she provides advice in the areas of trademark and copyright registration, trademark portfolio management, trademark and domain name dispute resolution, trademark and patent licensing, software licensing, e-commerce, technology and Internet-related matters.

Of the 105,000 licensed attorneys in Florida, Jeanne is one of only 137 Florida attorneys that are board certified in intellectual property law.

Jeanne serves as general counsel to for-profit and nonprofit companies and represents closely held family businesses in sales to private equity and strategic acquirers. She regularly assists business clients with drafting and negotiation of contracts relating to all aspects of their business.

Jeanne has been named a Florida Super Lawyer 2007-2023, including being named a “Top 50 Women” Florida Super Lawyer in 2012 and 2013.  She has also been named in The Best Lawyers in America® 2006-2024.


Professional History

  • Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2007-present; Southwest Florida Offices Managing Partner, 2008-16; Board of Directors, 2016-present
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist, Intellectual Property Law, 2007-present


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1992
  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Summer Program, Tokyo, Japan, 1990
  • University of Central Arkansas, MBA, 1982
  • Hendrix College, B.A., Business and Economics, 1980
Community Involvement

Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2005-present; Vice Chair, 2007-present; Chair, Governance and Nominating Committee


The Forum Club of Southwest Florida, Board of Directors, 2023-present


eBella, Editorial Board, 2011-present


Gulfshore Business: Editorial Board, 2004-2019


International Women’s Forum, Florida Suncoast, Member, 2019-present


Gulf Shore Association of Condominiums, Board of Directors, 2019-23


Community Foundation of Collier County, Advisory Board, 2007-2011


United Arts Council of Collier County, Corporate Advisory Board, 2006-11


Leadership Collier Alumni Association, 2004-24; Member, Leadership Collier Class 2004

Awards & Distinctions

Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist, Intellectual Property Law, 2007-present


Certified Public Accountant, Arkansas (certificate only)


The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Intellectual Property, 2006-2024; Trademark Law, 2006-2024; Administrative/Regulatory Law, 2006-2024; Copyright Law, 2006-2024; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2006-24


Florida Super Lawyers®, 2007-23; Top 50 Women Florida, 2012-13


Top Lawyer, Naples Illustrated, Intellectual Property Law, 2018, 2020-23; Mergers and Acquisitions, 2020-22


“Chairman’s Award,” Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2017


“The Influentials: 29 of Southwest Florida’s Most Powerful Women,” Gulfshore Business, April 2012


“Florida’s Legal Elite,” Florida Trendmagazine, 2010-11


“Legal Eagles – 14 Go-To Lawyers You Want In Your Corner,” Gulfshore Business, February 2010


Collier County Women’s Bar Association, “Lawyer of the Year,” 2006


Outstanding Volunteer Award, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2005-06


AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell


Leaders in the Law Award, Florida Association of Women Lawyers, 2023

Bar Admissions

State of Florida, 1999; State of Arkansas, 1992


U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh and Eighth Circuits

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Member, Intellectual Property Law Section


The Florida Bar Association, Intellectual Property Board Certification Committee, Chair, 2013-15; Vice Chair, 2011-13; Member 2010-16; Executive Council, Business Law Section, 2003-11; Retreat Committee, 2007-17


Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education (BLSE), Grade Review Panel, Intellectual Property Law Certification


Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Member


Collier County Bar Association, President, 2012-13; President-Elect, 2011-12; Treasurer, 2010-11; Secretary, 2009-10; Board of Directors, 2005-14


Collier County Bar Foundation Inc., President, 2011-12; Board of Directors, 2009-12


Collier County Women’s Bar Association, President, 2003-05; Board of Directors, 2000-08


Lawyers-Pilots Bar Association, Member


Arkansas Bar Association, Member


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member


Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Member