Jack concentrated his practice in the areas of antitrust and franchise law for more than 40 years and was a former chair of the firm's Antitrust practice. He tried both criminal and civil antitrust suits, and represented clients in numerous antitrust suits and investigations. This litigation experience covered all aspects of the antitrust laws and includes suits brought by the federal government, various state attorneys general, and private plaintiffs.
Jack served as lead counsel in franchise cases throughout the nation, representing both franchisors and franchisees. He also served as counsel for franchisee associations. He counseled businesses with respect to antitrust, marketing, franchise and related matters, and has extensive experience in antitrust and health care.
Jack was past chairman of the Board of Governors of the Antitrust Section of the Ohio State Bar Association and is a former member of both the Forum on Franchising and Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association. He was selected as 2021, 2020, 2017, and 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati for Antitrust Law by Best Lawyers in America. He is also ranked in Chambers USA and was listed as a Leading Lawyer by Cincy magazine while in active practice. Jack has been admitted to practice in the U.S. 4th, 6th, 10th, and 11th Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, and in the state of Ohio.
Honoree, Senior Statesman, Chambers USA
Honoree, Ohio Super Lawyers (2004 - 2016)
Honoree, Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America, Litigation – Antitrust (2021)
Honoree, Best Lawyers in America (2001 - present)
Honoree, Leading Lawyers (2008 - 2018)
AV Peer Review Rated, LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell
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- University of Cincinnati College of Law (1971)
- The Ohio State University
Taft Tops Chambers USA 2021 Rankings in the Midwest with 54 Attorneys and 24 Practices Recognized
Two Hundred and Thirty-One Taft Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2021
Fourteen Taft Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® 2021
Fifty-three Taft Attorneys and 20 Taft Practices Recognized by Chambers USA 2020
- American Bar Association
Former Member, Antitrust Section/Forum on Franchising
- Cincinnati Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Ohio State Bar Association
Former Member, Board of Governors, Antitrust Section