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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.

Other Info About James


Law School

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

Undergraduate School

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


Certified Public Accountant

Bar Memberships

James is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Ohio, 1990


Local & National Recognition

AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®

The Best Lawyers in America®, 2014-2022

Selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2011-2022 (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

Potter Stewart Inn of Court

Firm Committees

James serves or has served in the following leadership role(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Executive Committee, Member

Contingent Fee Committee, Member

Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Member

Advancement Committee, former Member

Compensation Committee, former Member

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