Tax and Benefits attorney Michelle Rood joins the Cleveland office of McDonald Hopkins


CLEVELAND (November 8, 2016) – Michelle Rood has joined the Tax and Benefits department as an associate at McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm.

Rood gained experience as a core tax intern at BDO, corporate law clerk and Progressive Casualty Insurance Company, and legal extern/intern for Justice William M. O’Neill at the Ohio Supreme Court. She also served as a press intern for U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown and as a district office intern for the late Congressman Steven LaTourette.

Prior to law school, Rood worked as a legislative assistant for the American Jewish Committee and as a staff/research assistant for The Brookings Institution’s Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform.

Rood earned a J.D., from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 2016, an M.B.A. from Monte Ahuja College of Business and a B.A., magna cum laude, in Political Science and Judaic Studies from the University of Miami in 2008.

Michelle Rood can be reached at mrood@mcdonaldhopkins.con or 216.348.5741.    

About the Tax and Benefits Department at McDonald Hopkins

Tax planning needs to be strategic. Working together with your accountants, financial and professionals advisors, we will help you develop a comprehensive business and tax plan. No matter what tax law issues you or your business face, our mission is to identify the most effective solution so you can meet your financial goals. Our experience in all areas of federal, state and local taxation gives us the ability to provide strategic counseling. Many of the members of our tax practice have Big Four experience or advance degrees in taxation, making them especially effective when assisting you with tax-related legal issues.

About McDonald Hopkins

Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with locations in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit


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