Jeffrey M. Folkman


Jeffrey M. Folkman is chair of the firm’s Taxation and Employee Benefits practice.

At Hahn Loeser 

He is experienced in partnership and corporate taxation, succession planning, estate planning, and state and local taxation. Jeffrey is also experienced in all areas of employee benefits, including ERISA, pension, profit-sharing, stock bonus, target, 401(k) and ESOP executive compensation and welfare and cafeteria plans.

Jeffrey is listed in the 2008-16 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the categories of Employee Benefits Law and Tax Law. He is also named to the 2009-12 lists of "FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Managers." Jeffrey is AV® Preeminent™ Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest available rating for legal ability and professional ethics.



Brown University B.A., magna cum laude 1975


Brown University M.S., Computer Science 1975


Harvard University J.D., cum laude 1978

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Section of Taxation


Florida Bar Association, Member




Bar Admissions

State of Florida


State of Ohio


U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

Awards & Distinctions

The Best Lawyers in America®, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, 2008-19; Tax Law, 2009, 2012-19


FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Managers, 2009-12


AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell