Art advises boards of directors and senior management of public companies on corporate governance and securities matters, including internal and governmental investigations, accounting restatements, FCPA and other anti-corruption matters, major business combinations, and compliance with SEC and stock exchange requirements. His practice also involves corporate finance transactions, including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, and counseling companies in connection with general corporate and transactional matters. Art is listed in Best Lawyers in America under the securities regulation category. Art is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he teaches Securities Regulation and Advanced Corporations.

Art joined Taft as a partner in our Cincinnati office after 11 years of practice at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York. He earned his undergraduate degree in American history and literature from Harvard University in 1993. He then attended the Columbia University School of Law, where he earned a J.D. in 1997. Art was a senior editor of the Columbia Law Review and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.


All Service Areas


  • Columbia Law School (1997)
  • Harvard University (1993)


  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio
  • State - New York
  • State - Ohio

Community Involvement

  • Taft Museum of Art

    Board Member

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law

    Adjunct Professor