Hartschuh, Betsy L.B.

  • Attorney






Betsy joined the firm nearly 11 years ago after serving as a judicial attorney in the Ninth District Court of Appeals for four years.  Betsy focuses her practice in the areas of business litigation, business formation, business succession planning and estate planning.  She enjoys working closely with her clients to advise them on business problems and prides herself in finding creative solutions to help her clients save time and expense. Betsy represents a variety of local businesses, business owners and physicians, helping them create specialized corporate documents, succession planning documents, business covenants, employment agreements and policy manuals. She works with individuals, family businesses and professionals to help draft and implement estate plan documents that will assist her clients in achieving their goals and protecting their assets.  Betsy has extensive business litigation experience and success at both the trial court and appellate levels.

Areas Of Practice

  • Business Transactions and Estate Planning
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio


  • University of Akron School of Law, Akron, Ohio
    • J.D. - 2004
    • Honors: cum laude
  • College of Wooster
    • B.A. - 2001
    • Honors: cum laude


  • National Conference of Law Reviews, Presenter, 2004

Honors and Awards

  • Leadership Akron Distinguished Alumni Recipient, 2018
  • Akron Children's Museum Board of Directors, Co-Founder and Lifetime Trustee, 2012 - Present
  • Leadership Akron Board of Directors, 2018 - Present
  • Torchbearers Distinguished Alumni, 2017
  • ATHENA Young Professional Award Winner, 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Akron Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Bath United Church of Christ, Member
  • Alzheimer’s Association, Gala Committee, Member, 2005-2006
  • Greater Akron Professional Society, Co-Founder, 2004
  • Greater Akron Professional Society, Steering Committee, Member, 2004 – 2011
  • Destination College, Mentor, Volunteer 2006 –2013
  • Tri-County Jobs for Ohio Graduates, Board of Directors, 2006 – 2009
  • Torchbearers, Service Committee, Chair, 2006-2007
  • Torchbearers, Board of Directors, 2007-2009
  • Torchbearers, Alumni Steering Committee, 2010 – 2012
  • Akron Bar Association, University of Akron Liaison Committee, Member, 2007-2008
  • Akron Bar Association, New Lawyer’s Committee, Chair, 2006-2007
  • Akron Bar Association, Board of Trustees Ex Officios, 2006-2007
  • Akron Bar Association, New Lawyer’s Committee, Vice-Chair, 2005-2006
  • President, Board of Directors and Co-Founder, The Akron Children's Museum