Stacey Tsarnas Hackenberg

Stacey is Of Counsel with the Firm and concentrates her practice on Real Estate, Employment, and Business Law.  Stacey represents entrepreneurs, closely held companies, and family businesses, advising clients about business formation, business asset or stock purchase/sale agreements, and business succession. Forming long lasting relationships with clients, Stacey helps guide her small business clients through legal questions and works closely with them to draft contracts and negotiate the transactions that keep her clients’ businesses growing.  

Many of her clients are real estate owners, sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants, and Stacey provides counseling in various aspects of all types of real estate transactions, drafting leases and negotiating real estate purchase/sale contracts.

Additionally, Stacey advises her business clients on employment related questions that may arise, such as compliance with state and federal discrimination and employment laws, wage and hour laws, and handling employee contracts, policies, leaves of absence, discipline, and terminations, and drafting employee handbooks.  


  • Current Member, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Akron
  • Past Board Member, Hudson Preschool Parents
  • Past Board Member, Hudson Parent Teacher Organization


  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for Southern District of Ohio 
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Cleveland Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association


  • Capital University, J.D., Order of the Curia, 1996
  • Miami University, B.A., Cum Laude, 1992