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Alan K. Veatch

Business Services, Business Transactions, Family Wealth & Estate Planning, Non-profit Services, Probate, Taxation

Columbus Business Attorney, Alan Veatch


Pursuant to a merger with the firm in which he was a principal since 1985, Alan has been a Partner at Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP since 2015. He primarily works with closely held and family businesses of all types and the individuals and families who own those businesses.

Alan’s practice areas cover a broad range of business and personal matters, including – tax-exempt nonprofits; real estate; estate planning and estate & trust administration; planning, structuring, and financing of new and existing businesses; negotiating and structuring multi-million dollar and smaller business acquisitions and divestitures; drafting and negotiating many types of contracts, including agreements with vendors and customers; designing and implementing consulting, employment, buy-sell, non-compete, and similar agreements; developing and negotiating commercial leases and property purchases and sales; and estate, tax, and succession planning for multi-generational family and other closely-held businesses. 

He represents a broad range of businesses, including manufacturing, retailing, technology, other services, vehicle dealerships, medical and dental practices, distributors and manufacturer’s representatives, and many others.

Professional Accolades 


Alan received his undergraduate degree (B.S.) from The Ohio State University in 1979 and his law degree (J.D.) from Capital University Law School in 1982 with Order of the Curia honors.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Alan is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association.

Professional Recognition

Alan Veatch has received the Martindale-Hubbell® rating AV Preeminent®. He has been listed as a “Best Lawyer” in Best Lawyers®.

Community Involvement

A resident of Central Ohio for over 40 years, Alan is actively involved in the legal and charitable community, serving various organizations.

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