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James S. Hogg

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Biography

Jamie is a member of Brouse McDowell’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group. With over 30 years of experience, he focuses his practice in the core areas of securities, corporate governance and merger/acquisition work.

Jamie has counseled Weatherhead 100, Fortune 50, NASDAQ and New York Stock Exchange companies in industries ranging from manufacturing to e-commerce. His extensive experience includes initial and secondary public offerings and private placements of securities, as well as tax exempt financings, and acquisitions and divestitures from $250,000 to $650 million. Jamie has also served as general counsel for securities and corporate advice for both public and private issuers.

In the municipal finance arena, Jamie has acted as bond counsel, issuer's counsel, underwriter's counsel and borrower's counsel in general obligation and revenue bond issues, including issuance by the State of Ohio, the Development Finance Authority of Summit County and the Akron, Bath and Copley Joint Hospital District.

Jamie is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated through Martindale-Hubbell.

  • Biography

    Jamie is a member of Brouse McDowell’s Corporate and Securities Practice Group. With over 30 years of experience, he focuses his practice in the core areas of securities, corporate governance and merger/acquisition work.

    Jamie has counseled Weatherhead 100, Fortune 50, NASDAQ and New York Stock Exchange companies in industries ranging from manufacturing to e-commerce. His extensive experience includes initial and secondary public offerings and private placements of securities, as well as tax exempt financings, and acquisitions and divestitures from $250,000 to $650 million. Jamie has also served as general counsel for securities and corporate advice for both public and private issuers.

    In the municipal finance arena, Jamie has acted as bond counsel, issuer's counsel, underwriter's counsel and borrower's counsel in general obligation and revenue bond issues, including issuance by the State of Ohio, the Development Finance Authority of Summit County and the Akron, Bath and Copley Joint Hospital District.

    Jamie is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated through Martindale-Hubbell.

  • Professional & Civic Activities
    • Wingspan Care Group, Board of Trustees
    • The Eleanor Gerson School, Advisory Board Member
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
    • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
    • National Association of Bond Lawyers, Member
    • Applewood Centers, Inc., Board of Trustees, Past Chair
  • Articles & Presentations
  • Representative Engagements
    • Counsel to a public company in multiple transactions involving disposition of large multinational subsidiaries
    • Counsel to a public company in a going private transaction
    • Counsel to a public company in offshore private placement of listed securities
    • Counsel to private companies in exempt private offerings of equity and debt securities
    • Bond Counsel in $60,755,000 State of Ohio (Treasurer of State) Capital Facilities Lease-Appropriation Bonds Series 2012 A and Series 2012 B
    • Bond counsel in $28,415,000 Kent State University, General Receipts Bonds, Series 2014A
    • Bond Counsel in $7,000,000 State of Ohio, Ohio Economic Development Revenue Bonds (Ohio Enterprise Bond Fund) Series 2013-3 (Pratt Industries, Inc., Project)
    • Borrower’s Counsel in private placement of $27,405,000 Akron, Bath, and Copley Joint Township Hospital District, Ohio Hospital Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2013B (Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron)
    • Bond Counsel in $9,090,000 State of Ohio, State Economic Development Revenue Bonds (Ohio Enterprise Bond Fund) Series 2012-9 (Clinton County Port Authority - AMES Project) (Tax-Exempt Bonds)
    • Borrower's Counsel in $94,980,000 Akron, Bath, and Copley Joint Township Hospital District, Ohio Hospital Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2012 (Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron)
    • Bond counsel in $10,000,000 Development Finance Authority of Summit County, Taxable Development Revenue Bonds, Series 2014 (Star of the West Milling Co. of Ohio Project)
    • Issuer's Counsel in $14,400,000 Development Finance Authority of Summit County, Taxable Development Revenue Bonds (Concord Testa Hotel Associates, LLC Project)
    • Bond Counsel in $19,600,000 Summit County Port Authority Refunding Bonds Series 2011 (Western Reserve Academy Project)
  • Distinctions
    • Cleveland’s Legal Leaders™ – Top Rated Lawyer in General Practice, and Securities — 2013