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950 Main Avenue, Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44113
216.696.4224 (direct dial)
216.592.5009 (fax)
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Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1998
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Education

  • Boston University School of Law (J.D., 1998) BMI/Cardozo Entertainment Law Moot Court Team
  • University of Michigan (B.A., 1995)

Erica E. McGregor

Erica McGregor focuses her practice on estate planning, federal wealth transfer taxation, estate and trust administration, business succession planning, and charitable planning.

Erica is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) and is an Ohio State Bar Association Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law. She has been named one of The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Trusts and Estates. Ohio Super Lawyers® has named Erica a Rising Star six times.

Erica has been a frequent speaker on estate planning and estate tax related topics, including as a presenter at the Ohio State Bar Association’s 2011 Marvin R. Pliskin Advanced Probate and Estate Planning Seminar in Columbus and twice at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Estate Planning Institute. Erica has been published in the Probate Law Journal of Ohio.

Erica received her B.A. in political science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law. She has served as President of the Estate Planning Council of Cleveland and serves on the Executive Council for the Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association. Erica also serves on the Executive Committee of the CMBA’s Estate Planning Institute and in 2015 was the Chair of the Institute.

In addition to her professional activities and affiliations, Erica, an avid golfer, is a member of the Board of Directors for The First Tee of Cleveland, a youth education organization that teaches core values and life skills through the game of golf. A Michigan native and proud Wolverine, she has also served as President of the University of Michigan Alumni Club of Greater Cleveland.

Civic & Professional Involvement

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Fellow
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law Section
    • CMBA Estate Planning Institute, Executive Committee
      • Chair (2015)
      • Vice Chair (2014)
      • Curriculum Chair (2013)
      • Outlines Chair (2012)
      • Executive Council
  •  Estate Planning Council of Cleveland
    • Immediate Past President (2010-2011)
    • President (2009-2010)
    • Vice President (2008-2009)
    • Secretary (2007-2008)
    • Treasurer (2006-2007)
    • Program Chair (2005-2006)
  • University Hospitals Diamond Advisory Group
  • The First Tee of Cleveland
    • Board of Directors, Secretary

Speaking Engagements

  • "ESOPs As an Estate Planning Tool: An Introduction to Employee Stock Ownership Plans," 43rd Annual Estate Planning Institute, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Cleveland, Ohio (October 2016)

Publications

Awards & Professional Recognition

  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars® (2006, 2009-2013)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®  (2014-2017)

 

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