William M. Lane
(614) 458-9886
Office: Columbus
J.D. University of Michigan
B.A. Amherst College
Licensure: OH
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Speaking Engagements

Lecturer-numerous topics, including Director's Liability, Community Organizations, Charitable

Key Experience

Represented the Scioto Conservancy District during its formation, operation, and dissolution
Represented the Ohio Insurance Guaranty Association at the time of its formation
Represented individuals and companies before administrative agencies, including the Department of Insurance, Department of Natural Resources, Board of Pharmacy, and the Department of Commerce, Division of Financial Institutions and Division of Securities

Memberships & Awards

Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review A-V Preeminent, Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards 2010
Named to list of Top Lawyers in Columbus CEO Magazine 2010, 2013-2018
The Best Lawyers of America®, Trusts and Estates
Admitted, Supreme Court of the United States
Admitted, United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Ohio State Bar Association (Agricultural Law, Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law and Real Property Law Sections)
American Bar Association (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, Business Law and Taxation Sections)
Columbus Bar Association (Probate Committee, Real Estate Law Committee, Estate and Gift Tax Section, Taxation Committee)
Fellow, Columbus Bar Foundation and Ohio State Bar Foundation
Member, Professional Advisory Committee, Columbus Foundation
Member, Professional Advisory Committee, Delaware County Foundation
Member, National Professional Advisor Network, American Cancer Society
Columbus Estate Planning Council
Columbus Rotarian of the Year, 2006
Roundtable of Real Estate Brokerage Attorneys, Ohio Association of Realtors
Awarded American Cancer Society National Division St. George's Medal
Awarded American Cancer Society Ohio Division Franklin County Unit Robert E. Matthews Award
Distinguished Service Awards from Childhood League, United Way of Delaware County, American Cancer Society, and Delaware County Foundation