Jennifer A. Savage

Jennifer A. Savage




Jennifer serves as a high net worth family counselor with knowledge and understanding of sophisticated estate planning techniques and the broader needs of high net worth families.

Her strength lies in communicating complex matters in plain terms and working collaboratively as part of an advisor team to provide practical counsel to multigenerational families consistent with their risk tolerance, goals, family dynamics, and desire for complexity.

Licensed to Practice



  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., 1990, cum laude
  • Rice University, B.A., 1987, cum laude

Admissions & Associations

  • State of Ohio
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law Section


Professional Involvement

  • Fellow, The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

  • Estate Planning Institute, 2005 Chairman and current Curriculum Committee Member
  • Estate Planning Council of Cleveland,
    • Programming Committee Chair 2010-2011
    • Treasurer 2011-2012, Secretary 2012-2013
    • Vice President 2013-2014, President 2014-2015
  • Estate Planning Institute

Awards & Honors

  • Best Lawyers® 2014-present
    • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
    • Trusts and Estates

 Jennifer Savage-Best Lawyers 2020

  • Best Lawyers® - Lawyer of The Year 2019
    • Trusts and Estates

  • Best Lawyers® - Lawyer of The Year 2018
    • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Ohio Super Lawyers® 2012-present
    • Estate Planning & Probate

Community Activities

  • Jewish Federation of Cleveland, Professional Advisory Council Steering Committee Member
  • NCJW Signature Project “Live Special”, Steering Committee
  • Cleveland Orchestra Advisor Club, Member
  • Case Western Reserve University Estate Planning Advisory Council, Member
  • Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center Planned Giving Advisory Committee, Member

Recent Articles & Presentations

Areas of Practice

Licensed to Practice


Awards & Recognition

ACTEC Primerus Worlds Finest Law Firms Super Lawyers