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Smart and practical. Strategic and tenacious. Friendly and accessible. Best & Flanagan’s practice is founded on the belief that we provide the best advice when we understand our clients, their businesses, their goals and their people, and when the lines of communication with our clients and their other advisors are broad and deep. Whether we are providing business or real estate advice, individual estate and private wealth planning or representation in a dispute, you can expect a customized approach and a team dedicated to understanding where you want to go and helping you get there.
John A. Sullivan / Attorney
Elizabeth "Liz" Drotning HartwellElizabeth "Liz" Drotning Hartwell
Elizabeth Drotning Hartwell / Attorney
Daniel KaplanDaniel Kaplan
Daniel A. Kaplan / Attorney
Elizabeth CoxElizabeth Cox
Elizabeth R. Cox / Attorney
Brian LinneroothBrian Linnerooth
Brian J. Linnerooth / Attorney

My clients are often going through some of the most difficult experiences of their lives, and I give them effective tools to move forward. They appreciate that I’m a thoughtful advocate who’s always in their corner.

Elizabeth Drotning Hartwell is a member of the firm’s Family Law & Litigation practice areas. Her practice focuses on all aspects of family law matters, including dissolution, custody and parenting time, post-decree matters, child support, spousal maintenance, complex valuation issues, grandparent/third party custody, parental relocation, and domestic and international parental abduction. A skilled writer and negotiator, Liz enjoys crafting creative solutions and is always prepared to advocate for her clients and their children both in and out of the courtroom.


Clients hire me because I promise to be efficient, pragmatic, and results oriented. And they stay with me because I keep my promises.

Danny is a results-focused real estate and business attorney, providing practical advice and prompt service. Representative clients include start-ups and mature businesses, buyers and sellers, landlords and tenants, and business owners in a wide variety of industries. Danny has received a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating.


Elizabeth R. Cox is an Associate at Best & Flanagan and member of the firm’s Litigation practice group. Elizabeth focuses her practice on construction and business litigation, as well as representing clients in contract disputes.


Brian J. Linnerooth is an Associate at Best & Flanagan and member of the firm’s Business & Corporate Law and Employment Law practice groups. Brian leverages his experience in corporate compliance to assist clients implement policies and procedures and adapt to regulatory changes. 

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