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Emily C. Hoyt


Emily Hoyt is a partner in LP’s Corporate and Tax Planning & Litigation Practice Groups. With unparalleled optimism and energy, Emily helps middle market companies solve significant business challenges, no matter the scope or complexity of the problem presented.

She assists clients with the design, implementation and administration of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) as an effective business succession strategy. Emily draws on her considerable tax law background to help her clients achieve the short and long-term benefits of ESOPs. She enjoys helping her clients navigate the interwoven business and legal issues that arise during the complete life cycle of an ESOP stock purchase transaction.

Bringing a big picture perspective to her work advising leading businesses, Emily handles a broad range of general corporate matters for clients, including business formation, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiation and tax structuring. For clients facing state and local tax issues, Emily examines current statutes and regulations as well as other guidance to determine an appropriate course of action tailored to the client’s needs.

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Additional Information

Education & Admissions

  • Northwestern University School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, with honors
  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D.
Bar Admissions
  • Illinois
  • Missouri


  • American Bar Association - Tax Division
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Ladder Up Associate Board Member


  • What is your favorite movie?
    Clue with Tim Curry

  • What’s the best piece of advice you ever received?
    A quote from my Dad, “Nothing gets done until somebody does something”

  • What’s your most productive day of the week?

“Well that was a long road! By far we had the best legal representation in this debacle, and I’m very appreciative of that. Emily and Marc, as our main facilitators, were great to partner with and both did excellent work. Great job, and thanks again.” - Craig Higgins, Imperial Frozen Foods

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