Thompson Hine Names Todd M. Schild Cincinnati Office Partner-in-Charge

Date: May 05, 2020

Publication: Thompson Hine LLP

Thompson Hine LLP is pleased to announce it has selected Todd M. Schild as the new partner-in-charge of the firm’s Cincinnati office. Schild succeeds J. Shane Starkey, who will continue his significant practice at the firm advising public companies and senior executives on executive compensation matters.

“Todd is a highly regarded corporate lawyer with a deep knowledge of the issues and opportunities facing our clients and the Cincinnati business community. He understands the evolving market for legal services and is committed to offering unparalleled value and creativity in the services we deliver. We are confident the office will continue to thrive under his leadership,” said Managing Partner Deborah Z. Read. “Shane Starkey has been an exemplary leader in the Cincinnati market for more than 10 years. His significant impact on the firm and our clients will continue through his active and sophisticated executive compensation practice.”

Schild is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Transactions & Securities practice group. His practice focuses on U.S. and international middle-market mergers and acquisitions. He also advises clients on a wide range of other transactional and business matters.

“I am excited to lead the office as we continue our focus on the Cincinnati market and our leadership in the local business and civic communities,” said Schild. “Thompson Hine continues to set industry standards for innovating the legal service delivery model. With legal budgets stretched thinner than ever, SmartPaTH, our comprehensive approach to managing and providing legal services through the proactive use of legal project management, value-based pricing, flexible staffing and process efficiency, offers clients much-needed efficiency and a more disciplined, predictable and transparent approach to service delivery.”

Schild, who is active in the Cincinnati community, is a member of Class 43 of Leadership Cincinnati and currently serves on the boards of the European American Chamber of Commerce, Greater Cincinnati and Rockdale Temple and as an executive committee member of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati. He previously served as president and a board member of Mayerson Jewish Community Center and as a board member of various other non-profit organizations.