James C. Carpenter

Columbus, OH

Quick Info

(614) 458-9824
Columbus, OH


James Carpenter focuses his practice in the areas of business litigation, corporate law, banking, real estate and construction law.

Professional Snapshot


  • J.D. Ohio State University
  • B.A. Ohio University


2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
1981-1982 Chief of Staff (AA), Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Bob Shamansky
2006-2010 Carpenter Lane, LLC
1996-2006 Lane, Alton & Horst, LLC
1982-1996 Carlile Patchen & Murphy
1975-1980 Knepper, White, Arter & Hadden

Memberships & Awards

Peer Review Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
The Best Lawyers in America®
Super Lawyers®
Columbus Bar Association (Chairman, Mentoring Committee; Common Pleas Court, Federal Court Committees)
American Bar Association (Litigation, Corporate Counsel, and Law Practice Management Sections)
Fellow Columbus Bar Association
American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators
Mediator - Federal Court Mediation Program
Who's Who In American Law
Who's Who of Emerging Leaders In America
Who's Who In The Midwest
Member Million Dollar Advocacy Forum
Graduated summa cum laude, Ohio University
Graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Ohio University