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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.
Joel P. Schroeder / Attorney
Elizabeth "Libby" DavydovElizabeth "Libby" Davydov
Elizabeth D. Davydov / Attorney
Robert WilliamsRobert Williams
Robert Q. Williams / Attorney
Martha EngelMartha Engel
Martha J. Engel / Attorney
Jake HiltJake Hilt
John J. Hilt / Attorney

What makes Best & Flanagan a great place to work is also what makes us a valued partner to our clients.  I’m lucky to have colleagues that are not only smart, insightful and dependable, but also fun to spend time with.

Libby provides business law advice to clients related to entity structure and governance, contract negotiation, and tax and regulatory compliance. Working with non-profit clients, Libby assists clients in applying for tax exemption and planning for governance and operational considerations particular to the non-profit sphere.


Real estate practice is as old as the legal profession itself, however today’s investors, developers, owners, users, and stewards value and interact with the land at the cutting edge of real time.  Shouldn’t their attorneys do the same?

Rob Williams advises businesses and institutions in all manner of modern commercial real estate transactions. From planning and development, to acquisition and financing, to leasing, management, and disposition, Rob’s experienced, hands-on approach is driven by a keen understanding of his client’s goals and a sharp focus on the quality work product and effective communication and technology leveraging necessary to get dirt law transactions done in today’s deal space. 


I relish the opportunity to find a creative solution for clients and to look at a problem from a different perspective. I even fought a T-Rex in an unconventional way that resulted in a financial benefit for the client. 
I will fight for you the same way – and with the flexibility Best & Flanagan can offer.

Martha protects and enforces intellectual property with a practical, phased approach.  As an engineer, she is a strategic, out-of-the box thinker.  She looks at problems from various angles prior to communicating a recommendation.  She provides a recommended IP strategy, while providing actions the client may also want to consider.

John Hilt

Jake is a member of Best & Flanagan’s Business & Corporate Law practice group.  He uses his accounting background to assist Best & Flanagan’s clients in a variety of transactional and governance matters.

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