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W. Reed Hauptman

Partner, Management Committee Member
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604


Barb Farkas

Reed Hauptman is a member of the firm's Management Committee.  Reed's principal areas of practice are banking and commercial law, real estate finance and development, land use planning and business law.

Reed has extensive experience in representing large and small businesses, and developers in a wide range of commercial transactions, including business formation and funding.  He is most active representing parties in the acquisition, disposition, leasing, construction and development of real property and has substantial experience in public and private financings to include commercial loans, tax credit financings, HUD loans, and state and federal loans and grants.  Reed’s practice also includes the representation of institutional lenders in new financing arrangements, loan workouts and secured transactions.


  • Ohio Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007
  • Toledo Business Journal, "Who's Who in Toledo Area Law"

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Michigan State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The Victory Center, Advisory Committee, past Chairman
  • Thomas M. Wernert Center, Board Member
  • Toledo Community Foundation, Toledo Community Venture Partner

Alternate biographies




  • J.D., Vanderbilt University, 1998
  • B.S., cum laude, Miami University, 1993

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Michigan, 1999
  • Ohio, 1998