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Experienced Business Tax and Wealth Transfer Attorney Michael Petrecca Joins Vorys

Vorys announced today that Michael Petrecca has joined the firm’s Columbus office as of counsel in the taxation and probate group. Prior to joining Vorys, he spent 20 years as the managing partner of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Columbus office. 

“Over the span of our careers, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Mike in community and non-profit organizations. He’s professional, dependable, trusted and widely respected,” said Michael Martz, Vorys managing partner.  “We’re excited to welcome him to Vorys. I know that he will fit in well at our firm and provide reliable counsel to our clients.”

Petrecca has more than 30 years of experience helping privately held companies, their investors and their shareholders with tax-related issues.  He has helped these clients with tax structuring, planning and compliance issues which may impact both the businesses and their owners.    

“I have always known Vorys as that firm that brings the right people with the right experience to the table to get the best outcome,” said Petrecca.  “I am looking forward to joining the firm and working with the other attorneys to produce the best results for our clients.”

Petrecca has been extremely active in Central Ohio. He has served terms as the chair of the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) and the Columbus Museum of Art boards.  In addition, he has served on other boards including: Zoombezi Bay, the American Red Cross of Central Ohio, the Columbus Rotary Foundation, the Mt. Carmel College of Nursing, Experience Columbus and the Childhood League.

Petrecca received his J.D. from the Cleveland-Marshall College of law.  He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Walsh University.  He has gone on to serve as an executive committee member and treasurer of the Walsh University board.

About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and currently has nearly 375 attorneys in eight offices in Ohio, Washington, D.C., Texas, Pennsylvania and California.  Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine. 

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