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Donald S.Mendelsohn


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Donald S.Mendelsohn


Focus Areas

  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers America© 2012 to 2021 in the fields of Corporate Law and Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law

Professional Associations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities, Subcommittee on Investment Companies and Investment Advisers

Professional Activities

  • Greater Cincinnati Mutual Funds Association, co-founder and former trustee
  • Ohio Division of Securities, former member of the Small Business & High Technology Committee

Community Activities

  • Cincinnati Opera, Board of Trustees
  • Leadership Cincinnati, Class XII
  • Leadership Cincinnati, former member of the Steering Committee; former vice president of Projects of Alumni Association
  • School Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, former president
  • United Way,  former member of the Prospectors Group
  • Human Involvement Project, Inc., former president
  • Cincinnati Symphony Association, former president of the Research and Development Committee
  • The Literary Board, former president
  • Joy Outdoor Education Center, former trustee


  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 1975
  • Yale University, B.A., 1971,
    magna cum laude

    Phi Beta Kappa (elected junior year)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


  • French