James E. Arnold Named Top Lawyer in State of Ohio

Super Lawyers Magazine Puts Him at Top of Prestigious Rankings

January 25, 2012 (Columbus, OH) — Ohio Super Lawyers magazine has named James E. Arnold the 2012 top lawyer in the state of Ohio, according to the most recent publication. Arnold has been selected to the Super Lawyers rankings for the last nine years running, but was the top vote getter among all Ohio attorneys for 2012.

"Our clients already know how we work tirelessly on their behalf, but it’s wonderful when the legal community also recognize what we’ve built here and our standards," said Arnold. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. Super Lawyers magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers.

About James E. Arnold

Ohio Super Lawyers magazine selected him as the 2012 top lawyer in the state of Ohio, and has recognized him since 2009 as one of Ohio's top 10 lawyers. Best Lawyers in America selected him as the "2012 Securities Litigation Lawyer of the Year," where he has also been recognized since 2001 for his expertise in "Bet-The-Company," commercial and tort litigation. He has been identified as one of Central Ohio's Top 50 Lawyers by Columbus' Business First, among the top 10 lawyers in the state by Cincinnati Magazine, and by Lawdragon as one of the "500 Leading Plaintiff's Lawyers in America." Mr. Arnold is a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, which is by invitation only and limited to the top 1% of trial lawyers of any state. Jim obtained record jury verdicts in the areas of intentional tort, underinsured motorists coverage, consumer sales practices act violations and medical malpractice. At the same time, he successfully prosecuted and defended major class action litigation involving ERISA claims, public utilities and mortgage fraud. Today, he continues to focus on both commercial and traditional tort litigation for plaintiffs and for the defense. He and the firm work in significant business and commercial, class action, real estate, probate, ERISA, wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases.

About James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA

James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA specializes in trial practice for a diverse client base including individual, corporate and nonprofit clients. In the past several years, the firm’s lawyers have obtained numerous multi- million-dollar verdicts. James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA attorneys are regularly recognized for excellence by clients and peers in national publications, including Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers. For more information about James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA, visit www.arnlaw.com.