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James practices extensively in the areas of financial restructuring, workers’ compensation, and corporate and business law. He is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Ohio, as well as the United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme Court. James also leads the firm’s Mobility & Transportation industry team.


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Legal Work Highlights

Potter Stewart Inn of Court

Executive Editor of The Northern Kentucky Law Review

Tax Moot Court

Certified Public Accountant


Law School

Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D., 1990, magna cum laude
Executive Editor Northern Kentucky Law Review

Undergraduate School

The Ohio State University, B.S.B.A., 1985, cum laude

Bar Membership

James is licensed to practice in the following state:

Ohio, 1990


Local & National Recognition

AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

The Best Lawyers in America®, 2014 – 2019

Selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2011-2019 (Top 50 in Cincinnati, 2012)

Ohio State Pacesetters Award

Exxon Award for Superior Scholarship

Stephenson Award for Scholastic and Athletic Accomplishments

Ambrose Lindhorst Scholarship for the Study of Law

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Cincinnati Bar Association, 1990

Ohio State Bar Association, 1990

Past President of the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Alumni Board of Governors

Firm Committees

James serves on the following committees at Frost Brown Todd:

Executive Committee, Member

Contingent Fee Committee, Member

Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Member

Advancement Committee, former Member

Compensation Committee, former Member