James E Arnold & Associates, LPA
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James Arnold
Columbus, Ohio
614-460-1610 (Office)
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James E. Arnold

Managing Partner

James E. Arnold is recognized as one of Ohio’s top trial lawyers. He is consistently rated among the “Top 10” of all lawyers in the state of Ohio by Ohio Super Lawyers and as one of Central Ohio’s “Top 5” lawyers by Columbus’ Business First. In 2012 Mr. Arnold was selected by Best Lawyers in America as the “Ohio Securities Litigation Lawyer of the Year. Since 2001 he has consistently been recognized by Best Lawyers in multiple fields including bet-the-company, personal injury (plaintiffs and defense), commercial, intellectual property and securities litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Commercial Litigation
  • Stockholder Disputes
  • Business Torts
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Class Action Claims
  • Wrongful Death Claims
  • Complex Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. District Court – Illinois


Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio

  • J.D. cum laude – 1987
  • Honors: Order of the Barristers
  • Honors: Oralist
  • Honors: National Moot Court Team
  • Honors: Order of the Curia
  • Law Review: Capital University Law Review, Member, 1986 – 1987

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America (Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation)
  • Best in the U.S. (Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation)
  • Ohio Super Lawyers Top lists 2000 – 2017
  • Best Lawyers 2006 – 2017
  • Top 10: Ohio Super Lawyers
  • Top 5: Columbus Super Lawyers
  • AV 5.0 Preeminent rating Martindale Hubble

Memberships, Associations, etc.

  • Ohio State Bar, Member
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Board Member, Columbus Bar Association
  • Board Member, Columbus Bar Foundation


Local: 614-460-1600

Fax: 614-469-1066

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James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA

115 W. Main St., 4th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

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