WHP is pleased to announce the promotions of Mr. Timothy J. Pillari and Ms. Rachelle Kuznicki Zidar to Shareholder.
Mr. Pillari is a member of WHP’s Probate & Estate Planning Department. In addition to probate and estate administration services, he provides innovative business succession and estate planning counsel tailored to each client’s unique needs.
Mr. Pillari was raised in Bay Village, Ohio where he now resides with his family. He is a member of various professional bar associations and serves on the Advisory Board of the French Creek YMCA in Avon, the Board of the Directors for the American Red Cross Lake Erie/Heartland Chapter and the Advisory Committee for the James R. Nicholl Memorial Foundation.
Ms. Zidar is a member of the Firm’s Litigation Department, specializing in complex commercial litigation. Since her admission to the Ohio Bar in 1996, Ms. Zidar has practiced regularly before the Federal District Courts, Ohio Appellate District Courts, and Ohio Supreme Court. Her practice includes representing businesses in contract disputes, litigating restrictive and non-competition covenants, copyright and trademark law.
Ms. Zidar resides with her family Avon, Ohio. She is a published writer, having authored an article on a seminal libel case for the Media Law Resource Center’s Media Law Letter. She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, as well as the Erie County Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, Ms. Zidar is actively philanthropic. She has worked with several charitable foundations including the Second Harvest Food Bank, and currently sits on the board of the Karen P. Nakon Breast Cancer Foundation.