Received the highest ranking for legal ability and professional ethics from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.
James J. Maiwurm
Jim Maiwurm, chair and global CEO of Squire Sanders, a top-25 global legal practice with 1,300 lawyers, is a seasoned law firm leader and business and transactional lawyer. During his tenure as chair and global CEO of the legal practice, he has led combinations with a major UK/Western European firm and an Australian firm that added 550 lawyers, and also expanded the global practice’s presence in Asia. His law practice has involved the representation of a diverse range of businesses in private equity infusions, public offerings and sophisticated domestic and international acquisitions, dispositions, financings and joint ventures.
Jim also counsels senior management and boards of directors on matters such as corporate governance and disclosure issues, development of acquisition strategies and dealing with financing sources.
Jim brings to his practice a unique business perspective. In addition to leadership positions within Squire Sanders, he served as chair and CEO, and led the restructuring, of a prominent publicly held international engineering firm. Jim dealt with clients throughout the world, negotiated and managed major asset dispositions, orchestrated a debt restructuring and built effective relationships with divergent constituencies including bondholders, stockholders, joint venture partners, employees and customers. Jim has served on the boards of publicly held companies, an ESOP-owned government services provider and a joint venture performing a high-visibility US Department of Energy contract.
Jim is listed in Who’s Who in America
and several other Who’s Who
directories. He is active in business, community and nonprofit organizations.
University of Michigan, J.D., 1974The College of Wooster, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1971
District of Columbia,
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Ct. of App., District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Ct. of App., Sixth Circuit
U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of Ohio
U.S. Dist. Ct., Dist. of Columbia