James Jalil - Executive Director
Jim is a member of the Thompson Hine Executive Committee and a partner in the Corporate Transactions & Securities and International practice groups. He also chairs the firm’s India Desk and Cryptocurrency group, and is a principal member of the Family Office Services group. An extensive authority on securities and corporate transactions, in the United States and internationally, Jim counsels clients on contract drafting and negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, SEC registered public offerings, private placements of securities exempt from registration, venture capital financings, and hedge fund, investment adviser and broker-dealer formation and compliance, and cryptocurrency issues. A prominent thought leader on cryptocurrency, Jim provides insight into the unique regulatory challenges surrounding alternative financial services, and is a frequent presenter and commentator on the legal implications of Digital Currencies. Outside of his law practice, Jim is an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law, where he teaches an upper level course in specializing on securities regulation.