Biography

Jim Jansing is co-leader of the firm’s Business Representation & Transactions Group. His practice is concentrated in the general corporate, finance and international corporate areas. He acts in a general counsel capacity for several firm clients. He has substantial experience in private aircraft financing transactions, ship construction, ship financing and logistics (container, generator and chassis) matters. He represents both public and closely-held corporations pertaining to international, general corporate, joint venture, acquisitions and divestitures, contract and licensing matters.

Representative clients for which Jim performs services include Chiquita Brands International, Inc., Meridian Bioscience, Inc., Cintas Corporation, F&M Mafco, Inc., The Regis Investment Company, Transfreight, LLC, The Davitt & Hanser Music Co., Kustom Musical Amplification, Inc., Whirlpool Corporation, PepsiCo, Inc., AtriCure Inc., and Aniara Diagnostica.

Jim is a member of the Board of Directors at Keating Muething & Klekamp and also serves on the firm’s Women's Initiative Committee.

What Clients Say

Jim Jansing at Keating Muething & Klekamp has led our financing process a number of times during the last 10 years. He has provided excellent advice, leadership and oversight at all times. Jim has excellent business skills and has gone the extra mile to understand our business. His experience in deals makes him an invaluable asset to our company. – Dennis M. Berning, President, Regis Companies

Professional and Community Involvement

American Bar Association, International Law Section

Cincinnati Bar Association

Maritime Law Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association

The Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon, Board of Directors and Participant

The Altiora Fund, Board of Trustees

Elder High School Fund Trust, Board of Trustees

Alzheimer's Association, ALZ Stars Marathon Participant

Leukemia Society, Team In Training Marathon Past Participant

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk Participant

Seton High School, Board of Trustees (2006-2011)

Elder High School, Advisory Board (1997-2006); President (2003-2006); Volunteer Instructor

Awards & Recognition

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2020

Named to Ohio Super Lawyers

AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

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Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio

Education

J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 1982

M.A.I.R., University of Cincinnati, 1979

B.S., University of Cincinnati, 1978, magna cum laude

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