CLEVELAND, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Katherine E. Wensink has joined the Cleveland office of McDonald Hopkins as Of Counsel in the firm's Estate Planning Department where she will focus on counseling individuals and businesses in the areas of estate planning and administration, tax, retirement plans, and corporate law.
Wensink has extensive experience drafting complex estate and business plans, including charitable foundations and trusts, as well as working with clients through the administration of an estate (including both probate and non-probate assets.) She also counsels clients regarding retirement plan issues, and has experience drafting defined contribution plans and deferred compensation plans. Wensink also has significant experience in the creation, maintenance, and dissolution of business entities, including recapitalizations, dealing with multiple classes of ownership, and other complex business structures.
"We are thrilled that Kate has joined our estate planning team," said Jeffrey Consolo, chair of McDonald Hopkins' Estate Planning Department. "Her depth and breadth of experience in estate, business and tax planning enhances our department's comprehensive approach to helping our clients meet their objectives."Wensink earned her J.D. from the University of Michigan School of Law and has a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Purdue University. She is licensed in Illinois, Iowa, Ohio, Michigan, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She is also an active member in several bar associations and community programs. Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Wensink spent nine years at McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman Co., L.P.A. Katherine Wensink can be reached at 216.348.5729 or email@example.com. About McDonald Hopkins McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with a more than 80-year history. The firm has offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. The president of McDonald Hopkins is Carl J. Grassi. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit mcdonaldhopkins.com. CONTACT: Deborah W. KelmMcDonald Hopkins LLC600 Superior Avenue, East, Suite 2100 Cleveland, Ohio 44114Phone: 216.348.5733Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE McDonald Hopkins