With more than 25 years of experience in business law, Jim Rownd is dedicated to seeking the best outcomes for his clients. His legal practice centers on corporate finance, commercial transactions and mergers and acquisitions.
Jim counsels closely-held businesses in the negotiation and preparation of merger agreements; establishment of joint ventures; and preparation of investment, asset purchase, stock purchase and buy-sell agreements.
Jim has helped corporate clients address a wide range of business-related issues including employment-related documentation, lending documentation, leases, noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements, license agreements, security agreements, and other contract-related documentation. He also advises emerging businesses on entity formation (corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships).
A participant in numerous marathons and triathlons, Jim has a special commitment to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Northern Ohio Chapter. He coaches runners of all levels as they train for marathon-based fund-raising efforts on behalf of the Society.