James C. Carpenter
Member
(614) 458-9824
Office: Columbus
Energy
Business
Employment
Litigation
Attorney
J.D. Ohio State University
B.A. Ohio University
Licensure: OH
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Biography

James Carpenter focuses his practice in the areas of complex business, commercial, and banking litigation.

Work Experience

2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1981-1982 Chief of Staff (AA), Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Bob Shamansky
2006-2010 Carpenter Lane, LLC
1996-2006 Lane, Alton & Horst, LLC
1982-1996 Carlile Patchen & Murphy
1975-1980 Knepper, White, Arter & Hadden

Speaking Engagements

Lecture - Numerous Topics Including Lender Liability and Banking Litigation, Use of Experts In Products Liability Litigation, Use of Visual Aids In Complex Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Authored Outline of Ohio's Construction Contracting Laws In Connection With American Bar Association, Litigation Section Project

Key Experience

National and regional lead counsel in representation of banking industry in check payment and regulatory litigation, negotiable instruments, bank deposits and collection
Acted as lead trial counsel in dozens of cases defending claims of alleged architectural, engineering, accounting, legal or medical professional negligence/malpractice
Defended public and closed corporations, corporate officers in directors liability and fiduciary duty litigation

Memberships & Awards

Professional
Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America®
Best Lawyers® 2017 Central Ohio, Civil Litigation, Lawyer of the Year
Super Lawyers®
Columbus Bar Association (Chairman, Mentoring Committee; Common Pleas Court, Federal Court Committees)
American Bar Association (Litigation, Corporate Counsel, and Law Practice Management Sections)
Fellow Columbus Bar Association
Fellow Ohio State Bar Association (Litigation Section Board Member 2015 to present)
American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators
Mediator - Federal Court Mediation Program
Who's Who In American Law
Who's Who of Emerging Leaders In America
Who's Who In The Midwest
Member Million Dollar Advocacy Forum
Graduated Ohio University summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

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