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Introduction

McDonald Hopkins is a midsize Midwest firm with 140 attorneys working out of offices in Ohio, Illinois, and Michigan, plus one in South Florida. The firm advises startups, family-owned businesses, public companies, hospitals, universities, and other business clients—including Ohio’s own Vitamix—in a wide variety of practices, including business counseling, restructuring, IP, tax, employment, litigation, and real estate. The firm also takes pride in its history of being on the forefront of technology.

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Major Office Locations

Chicago, IL...


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Major Practice Areas

Business Counseling...

About the Firm

McDonald Hopkins is a midsize Midwest firm with 140 attorneys working out of offices in Ohio, Illinois, and Michigan, plus one in South Florida. The firm advises startups, family-owned businesses, public companies, hospitals, universities, and other business clients—including Ohio’s own Vitamix—in a wide variety of practices, including business counseling, restructuring, IP, tax, employment, litigation, and real estate.

Farm Boys Making Good

McDonald Hopkins traces its history back to Tim McDonald—who grew up on a farm and was educated in a one-room school house—opening his law practice in Cleveland, Ohio in 1930. Sixteen years later, he was joined by fellow former farm boy W. Dean Hopkins, a tax law specialist. In 1990, the firm merged with Burke, Haber & Berick, a firm founde...

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