James L. Rench is a partner in Stark & Knoll’s Business Services Group. Jim practices in general corporate, corporate transactions and commercial lending. Follow Jim’s frequent postings on issues of interest to corporate practitioners at LinkedIn & Twitter.


Jim has been advising clients and advising on mergers and acquisitions for more than 40 years.

Court Admissions
  • Ohio State Courts
  • Northern District of Ohio
Bar Associations
  • Akron Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • The Ohio State University, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Juris Doctor, 1973
  • Miami University
Honors & Awards
  • Best Lawyers in America (Banking)1997– Present
  • Ohio Super Lawyers (Business / Corporate) 2004-2008