Don is a partner in the Corporate Transactions & Securities practice group.  His practice focuses his practice on the creation and counseling of investment companies, investment advisers and broker-dealers. In connection with the design, offering and operation of public and private pooled investment vehicles, he renders advice on federal and state securities, corporate/business trust, merger/reorganization, regulatory compliance and enforcement matters. Don also has significant experience in general corporate and business law, including business formation, acquisitions, contracts and financial issues.

  • 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 and Civic

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