Columbus, OH, August 17, 2021 — Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP attorney Jane Higgins Marx was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law.
Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this a significant and coveted accolade. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.
Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.
In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, Jane Higgins Marx was also listed in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the following practice areas:
For more than four decades, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Lawyers are not required nor allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, recognition by Best Lawyers is considered a singular distinction.
About Jane Higgins Marx
In August 2000, Jane Higgins Marx became a member of the Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP team, specializing in estate and business planning, probate, probate litigation, business succession planning, and elder law. Jane offers guidance to individuals, business proprietors, executives, and caregivers in matters concerning estate planning, estate and gift taxation, income taxation related to trusts and estates, charitable contributions, business succession, and probate affairs. Her practice encompasses thorough preparations for potential disabilities, encompassing advising on matters concerning special needs and elder law. Jane provides aid to executors, trustees, guardians, and other fiduciaries to ensure compliance with various legal and fiduciary obligations. Currently serving as CPM’s Managing Partner, Jane also holds the distinction of being the former chair of CPM’s Family Wealth & Estate Planning Group.
About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected lawyer ranking service in the world. For 40 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the lawyers best qualiﬁed to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers awards are published in leading local, regional and national publications across the globe.
Lawyers who are nominated for consideration are voted on by currently recognized Best Lawyers working in the same practice area and located in the same geographic region. Our awards and recognitions are based purely on the feedback we receive from these top lawyers. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo a thorough verification process to make sure they are currently still in private practice. Only then can these top lawyers be recognized by Best Lawyers.