Taft employs nearly 400 attorneys who work out of nine offices
in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Arizona. The
firm operates in just about every practice area, including business
and finance, business restructurings, environmental, health and
life sciences, intellectual property, labor and employment,
litigation, private client, real estate and tax, among many
19th Century Origins
Taft traces its roots back to 1885, when Judge William
Worthington and Edward W. Strong founded Worthington & Strong.
A few years and a name change later, John L. Stettinius and John B.
Hollister joined the firm's ranks. In 1924, a year after
Worthington's death, former President William Howard Taft's sons
joined the firm, and Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP was born.
Within a couple of decades, the firm established itself with
groundbreaking work, most prominently the Taft-Hartley Act in
Working Well With Others
Taft attorneys often partner with members of the firm's
affiliated businesses to provide comprehensive service to clients.
These partnerships allow clients to access business consulting
across a variety of disciplines, from general planning and
forecasting to government relations and public policy. Taft's
affiliated businesses include Focused Capitol Solutions LLC,
Ginovus LLC, Ingardus LLC, Taft Business Consulting LLC, Taft HR
Solutions LLC and The Mid-American Regional Center.
In a move to stay connected with clients on a global scale, Taft
has a membership with both the Interlex Group and Lexwork
International. The Interlex Group is an association of leading law
firms around the world that collaborate to provide a complete range
of international legal and business services to clients. Through
its affiliation with The Interlex Group, Taft is able to identify
and develop new ways of assisting businesses engaged in
Similarly, Lexwork International is a strategic alliance of
midsized law firms based in major cities in the United States,
Canada and Europe, with additional offices in Asia. Each member
firm supplies the legal services required by corporate clients,
within its own jurisdiction. Together, these firms also provide
support for cross-border and cross-jurisdiction transactions, as