James A. Giesel - Frost Brown Todd LLC

James A. Giesel

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005
Phone: 502-568-0307

James has substantial experience representing clients in public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic corporate planning, private placements, venture capital transactions, investment adviser compliance, takeover battles, periodic reporting by public companies, corporate governance, and other matters in the general corporate law field.  He has counseled the Firm’s clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, banking and finance, energy and natural resources, and food service. He  serves as Chair of the Firm’s Business Combinations and Capital Transactions practice group. James has been a frequent speaker and author on securities law matters, corporate governance, and general corporate law issues.

Yale UniversityBA 1982Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1985
Louisville Bar FoundationLouisville Bar Association

Office Location

400 West Market Street, Suite 3200
Louisville, KY 40202-3363
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law of the Louisville Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Securities / Capital Markets Law of the Louisville Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law of the Louisville Metro Area
James A. Giesel has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!James A. Giesel has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!James A. Giesel has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law (Corporate Governance, Investment Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities)
Corporate Governance Law
Corporate Law
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
Securities / Capital Markets Law (Capital Markets, Corporate, Disclosure, Hedge Funds, Mergers & Acquisitions, Regulatory, Transactions)
Securities Regulation