About Me

Painter,JackAbout Me

I am a corporate attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Since 2009, I have written and spoken about our country’s founding principles and have been active in several liberty-oriented groups.


Winston & Strawn, Chicago, Illinois, from 1978 to 1986, handling a variety of corporate legal matters, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, public and private financing, and international transactions.

In-house corporate counsel from 1986 to 1993, most recently as Assistant General Counsel of Chiquita Brands International, Inc. (Cincinnati).

Private law practice from 1993 to 2013 representing a diverse group of corporate clients while acting as part-time general counsel to several publicly and privately-held companies.

In-house corporate counsel to Chemed Corporation (a former client) from 2013 to present.


B.S., Business Management, Indiana University, 1975

J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1978.

Civic activities

Current: Member of Cincinnatus Association.

Past:  Mentor to foster child through the Higher Education Mentoring Initiative (Cincinnati); Founder of Liberty Alliance Cincinnati; Board member of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority (SORTA), the Ohio Liberty Coalition, Riverside Academy Charter School in Cincinnati, Life Skills Center of Cincinnati, North Avenue Day Nursery (Chicago), and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati; Chairman of the Trustees of Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church in Cincinnati.

Professional associations

Cincinnati Bar Association, Federalist Society, and Association of Corporate Counsel.

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