Mia focuses her practice on estate planning and wealth transfer matters, guiding individuals and businesses in structuring transfers of personal and business assets to achieve tax-efficient results. She also provides advice on a variety of tax-exempt and corporate entities, including formation, governance, and compliance issues for charities, nonprofit institutions, and closely held, emerging, and family businesses. Mia is driven by helping her clients navigate challenging issues to accomplish their personal and business goals.
In addition, Mia develops compliance strategies on complex regulatory systems in the cannabis and data privacy/cybersecurity industries. She also is experienced in the area of creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, helping clients avoid and mitigate loss from their customers filing for bankruptcy by developing and renegotiating contracts, obtaining relief from the automatic stay when necessary, filing claims, and developing robust defense strategies in avoidance actions to recover alleged preferential and fraudulent transfers.
Mia has been recognized by Crain’s Cleveland Business’
list of “Twenty in Their 20’s” and named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. An active member of Frantz Ward’s Diversity & Inclusion and Women’s Initiative committees, she also prioritizes community engagement having been selected to participate in the Cleveland Foundation’s ‘Foundations for Philanthropy’ and Cleveland Leadership Center’s OnBoard programs. In addition to her involvement on the Planned Giving Advisory Council at the Hospice of the Western Reserve and the Law & Policy Committee of Ohio End of Life Options, she is a frequent speaker at client seminars and panels and programs for law students.