Claire focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning for high net worth individuals and families, business succession planning, and administration of decedent’s trusts and estates. Claire strives to create estate plans for her clients that are comprehensive and sophisticated but also practical and understandable.
Claire has broad experience touching all aspects of estate planning including tax planning, premarital planning, special needs arrangements, probate avoidance, asset protection and business succession planning. Claire is licensed to practice law in Ohio, Kentucky and Florida and counsels clients concerning Florida residency.
Claire serves as a co-chair of the firms Women’s Initiative Committee.
Prior to joining Keating Muething & Klekamp, Claire served as a sole practitioner (2003-2005), as an associate at Drew & Ward Co. L.P.A. (1997-2003), and as an associate at Dinsmore & Shohl (1995-1997).
Professional and Community Involvement
UC Blue Ash College, Dean's Advisory Board, 2017- present
Cincinnati Bar Association, Basic Estate Planning, Probate Institute Planning Committee, 2001-2003; Chair, 2002
Kentucky Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, Regional Board Member, 2012-2013
Junior Achievement, Volunteer
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, WE Lead Class II
Awards & Recognition
News & Resources
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1995, Order of the Coif
B.A., Indiana University, 1991