James E. Arnold

James E. Arnold


Arnold & Clifford LLP

Recognized since 2001

Columbus, Ohio

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Securities

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Litigation - Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - Securities
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James E. Arnold is recognized as one of Ohio's top trial lawyers. He was recognized by Best Lawyers as Central Ohio's "Securities Litigation Lawyer of the Year" in 2012, as the "Bet-The-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year" in 2013, and as the "Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyer of the Year" in 2014. 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.

In 2012 and 2014 Mr. Arnold was selected by Ohio Super Lawyers as the top rated lawyer in the state. He has been honored by Ohio Super Lawyers for the last 10 consecutive years, always in the top 10.

Mr. Arnold was inducted as a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2005. Induction is by invitation only and is limited to the top 1% of trial lawyers of any state. In 2016 he was inducted as a fellow in the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, whose ranks are limited to the top 500 lawyers in the country below the age of 70.

Location

  • 115 West Main Street, Fourth Floor
    Columbus, OH 43215

Education

  • Ohio State University, Bus. Adm., graduated 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, Ohio
  • Ohio, U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio
  • Ohio, U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • Ohio, U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • Ohio, U.S. Supreme Court

Affiliations

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • American College of Trial Lawyers - Fellow
  • Columbus Bar Association - Member
  • Columbus Bar Foundation - Trustee
  • Ohio State Bar Association - Member
  • Ohio Superlawyers - Ohio’s Top Lawyers

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Litigation - Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Litigation - Securities

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Columbus, OH (2021)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Columbus, OH (2016)
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property, Columbus, OH (2014)
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation, Columbus, OH (2013)
  • Litigation - Securities, Columbus, OH (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Litigation - Securities
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus

  • Aviation Litigation
  • Brain Injury
  • Business Disputes
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Civil Fraud
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Disputes
  • Complex Litigation
  • Large Case Litigation
  • Mass Tort
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Plaintiffs' Class Action
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Trade Secrets
  • Wrongful Death

Awards:

  • AV 5.0 Preeminent rating Martindale Hubble
  • The Best Lawyers in America (Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation)
  • Best in the U.S. (Commercial Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation)
  • 500 Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America
  • Ohio Super Lawyers Top lists 2000-2018
  • Best Lawyers 2006-2018
  • Columbus’ Top 10 Lawyers
  • Top 10: 2017 Ohio Super Lawyers
  • Top 5: 2017 Columbus Super Lawyers

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