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A sampling of Jack’s experience includes:

  • Serving as national construction and development counsel for large multi-state affordable and market rate multifamily housing developer on 30 projects commonly using HUD construction financing and LIHTC.
  • Representing owners in connection with development, finance and construction of new $300 million MLS stadium and surrounding mixed-use development.
  • Representing community improvement corporation serving as agency of Ohio municipality in connection with public-private partnership executing the redevelopment of 100+ acre site.
  • Representing investor-owner in approximately $800 million in transactions involving acquisition, disposition, development and construction of office, multifamily, industrial, retail and student housing projects in various locations throughout the United States.
  • Representing owner in development of approximately $60+ million chemical manufacturing facility project, including drafting and negotiating engineering, procurement and construction agreement with major EPC firm.
  • Representing nonprofit affordable housing developer and builder in connection with a variety of multifamily and scattered site housing developments.
  • Serving as construction counsel to affordable housing developer in acquisition and rehabilitation of more than 20 multifamily projects.
  • Representing owner-operator in the review, negotiation and drafting of agreements for procurement of construction services, professional services, materials and equipment for large-scale domestic energy facility.
  • Representing design firm in the review, negotiation and drafting of more than 100 different agreements with owners from a variety of industry sectors.
  • Representing construction manager in the review, negotiation and drafting of construction agreements and related documents for numerous multifamily development with project budgets ranging from approximately $30 million to $70 million.
  • Representing Ohio nonprofit organization in the acquisition of headquarters building through lease-purchase option.
  • Representing Ohio nonprofit organization in the construction of new headquarters and service center.
  • Drafting reciprocal easement agreement for historic retail/office building contemplating air rights splits and varying degrees of shared use common areas.
  • Conducting due diligence reviews of construction contracts and real estate documents in connection with a variety of property and portfolio transactions.
  • “Opportunity Knocking in Ohio,” Columbus Business First, April 2019
  • Contributor, “It’s All About the Contract,” ABA Forum on Construction Law, Plenary Paper, April 2019
  • “AIA, The Next Decade: Key Revisions in the 2017 Suite of Contracts,” The Practical Real Estate Lawyer, January 2018 (Part 1), March 2018 (Part 2)
  • “Update: Ohio Appellate Court Affirms Injunction on Local Hire Law,” Thompson Hine Construction Update, December 2017
  • “Trending Exception to the Exclusion: Finding a Subcontractor’s Defect Isn’t ‘Your Work,’” Thompson Hine Construction Update, March 2017
  • “Update: Court Grants Permanent Injunction in Local Hire Lawsuit,” Thompson Hine Construction Update, February 2017
  • “New Ohio Property Tax Exemption for Commercial and Industrial Development,” Thompson Hine Construction Update, January 2017
  • “Local Hiring Programs – Recent Updates and Legislation,” ABA, Under Construction, Vol. 18 No. 2, December 2016
  • “Impact of Tariffs and Trade Issues on Federal and Commercial Construction,” Thompson Hine Hot Topics in Construction: Taxes, Tariffs & Trending Topics Webinar, May 2018
  • “Do You Want to Upgrade to the Turbocharged Model? Will You Notice the Difference? New AIA Documents and BIM Incorporation,” Thompson Hine Construction & Real Estate Hot Topics Seminar, May 2017
  • Received a 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch recognition for Construction Law
  • Leadership Columbus, Class of 2021
  • Listed as a Rising Star in The Legal 500, 2021 to 2023; listed in The Legal 500, 2019 to 2023


  • The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D., 2016,
    cum laude
  • Rhodes College, B.A., 2012,

    Anthropology & Sociology

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio