James P. Oliver focuses his legal practice on corporate law matters. As an attorney in Hahn Loeser’s Business Practice Area, James provides strategic advice to clients on a wide variety of matters, including corporate transactions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts, financings and more. James strives to understand the business goals and objectives of each client and approaches legal issues with these goals and objectives in mind.
James received his juris doctor from Case Western Reserve School of Law where he was Publisher for the Case Western Reserve Law Review and a member of the Corporate Finance Law Alliance. He also served as an extern to the Honorable Donald C. Nugent of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. While attending Hamilton College, James spent one semester in Washington, D.C. interning at the Public Integrity Section of the United States Department of Justice, which oversees the prosecution of elected and appointed public officials at all levels of government.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, James attended St. Ignatius High School and continues to be an active alumnus.
Uncommon.org, Inc, Volunteer
Saint Ignatius Young Alumni Committee, Member
Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers®, Bankruptcy and Creditors Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2024; Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, 2024; Corporate Law, 2024; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024; Securities/Capital Markets Law, 2024
State of Ohio, 2018
American Bar Association, Member, 2017 – present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, 2019 – present
Federal Bar Association, Member, 2017 – present