Schottenstein Legal Services Focuses On Business Transactions, Real Estate Transactions And Business Litigation.

James M. Schottenstein

James M. Schottenstein

Practice Areas:

  • Small Business Formation, Transactions, Contracts and Representation
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business Litigation
  • Estate and Wealth Planning
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment


James M. Schottenstein, President of Schottenstein Law Legal Services Co., LPA, was born in Columbus, Ohio, February 8, 1947. Mr. Schottenstein was admitted to the Ohio bar in November of 1972 in Ohio, and to the Florida Bar in 1973. He was admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio and the U.S. Tax Court in 1975 and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio in 2003. In 2006, he was admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.


  • University of Wisconsin
    • B.B.A. – 1969
  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • J.D. – 1972
  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M. in Taxation – 1974

Bar Admission

  • Ohio, 1972
  • Florida, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1975
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio, 2003

Published Works

Representative Cases


Classes & Seminars

Pro-Bono Activities

Representative Clients


Past Positions

  • State of Ohio, Special Counsel to Attorney General, 1976 to 1982
  • State of Ohio, Assistant Attorney General, 1973


Ancillary Businesses

Fraternities or Sororities

Professional Associations

  • Columbus Bar Association, Employment Law Committee
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • The Florida Bar

Certified Legal Specialties

Current Employment Position