Lacie L. O'Daire

Lacie L. O'Daire

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Cleveland, OH

Walter | Haverfield LLP
 | The Tower at Erieview, Suite 3500, 1301 East 9th Street
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-781-1212
Fax: 216-575-0911
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (40%),
  • Tax: Business (30%),
  • Employee Benefits (30%)
    Attorney Profile

    Lacie is a partner with the firm’s Tax and Wealth Management section. She has a Master of Laws in Taxation and over a decade of specialized experience in both public accounting and extensively, in the legal profession. Lacie’s practice encompasses all areas of taxation, including individual and business income and transfer tax planning, ERISA, estate planning, executive compensation, non-profits, Subchapters C & S, mergers and acquisitions, employee benefits (including the Affordable Care Act) and IRS and tax court controversy practice. Lacie designs and implements individually-designed owner dominated pension and profit sharing programs for owners of closely held businesses; she also has extensive experience dealing with the Internal Revenue Service on ERISA and related matters. Lacie works closely with families and entrepreneurs on multi-generational wealth preservation and transfers and the related tax consequences. Lacie’s vast tax background gives her the ability to work on diverse issues in addition to her specialty areas – for example, she has developed a niche in New Market Tax Credits and Historic Tax Credits, having worked on many of the large development programs in the Northeast Ohio area.

    About Lacie O'Daire

    Admitted: 2003, Ohio

    Professional Webpage:


    • In 2005, Lacie attained the highest level of education in her specialty, earning a Masters of Law in Taxation (LL.M.) from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Ohio State Bar Association and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association; Member, Tax Club of Cleveland

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Volunteer, Community Legal Aid Services, Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • "Setting up Fido for Life: Estate Planning for Pet Owners," through the Cuyahoga County Bar Association, September 19, 2007

    Educational Background:

    • Case Western Reserve University School of Law LL.M. (Taxation), 2005; Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., 2003; Kenyon College, B.A., 1998
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    Office Location for Lacie L. O'Daire

    The Tower at Erieview, Suite 3500
    1301 East 9th Street
    Cleveland, OH 44114

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    Last Updated: 6/9/2021

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