Stacey Tsarnas Hackenberg

Phone: (330) 255-0708
Fax: (330) 932-2371

Stacey is Of Counsel with the Firm and concentrates her practice on Real Estate and Business Law.  Stacey represents entrepreneurs, closely held companies, and family businesses, advising clients about business formation, business asset or stock sale agreements, and the transactions needed to keep the business running.  Forming long lasting relationships with clients, Stacey helps guide her business clients through legal questions and works closely with them to draft contracts and negotiate the transactions that sustain her clients’ business growth.  Stacey also advises her clients’ business succession planning, estate planning and employment-related questions that may arise, such as handling employment and consulting contracts, discipline and terminations, and drafting employee handbooks. 

Many of Stacey’s business clients are also real estate owners, sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants, and Stacey provides counseling in various aspects of their real estate transactions. Stacey advises buyers and sellers of commercial real estate, negotiating and drafting real estate purchase and sale agreements, guiding through the due diligence process to closings. Stacey has extensive experience counseling landlords and tenants in the leasing of commercial property.  Representative real estate sales and leasing transactions range form 30-acre-strip mail with 3000,000 rentable square feet, manufacturing facilities, storage and office parks, cell towers nationally known big box tenants to small locally owned tenants. 

Stacey provides candid and sound advice in her clients’ real estate and business transactions, ensuring her clients achieve their goals. Stacey maintains close contact with her clients to provide timely and effective advice.  With this range of experience and level of service, Stacey has been counsel to contractors, banks, publishers, credit unions, manufacturers, doctors, funeral homes, service providers, restaurants, real estate management and investment companies and a wide range of other businesses. 

An Akron native, Stacey resides in Hudson with her husband and children.  She appreciates good food whether cooking it herself or exploring new restaurants, and cherishes all that Northeast Ohio has to offer, especially enjoying Playhouse Square, sporting events and hiking our beautiful parks. 


  • Current Member, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) of Akron 
  • Current Member and volunteer, Hudson City Schools VIP 
  • Past Board Member, Hudson Preschool Parents 
  • Past Board Member, Hudson Parent Teacher Organization 
  • Past Member, Hudson City ad hoc citizen committee 


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


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