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Jim Rench is a Shareholder in the law firm of Stark & Knoll Co., L.P.A., Akron, Ohio. Jim has enjoyed a Martindale-Hubbell rating of “av” for many years and has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America (Banking Law) since 1995 and in Ohio Super Lawyers (Business, General) since 2004 . He is a member of numerous Bar and professional associations, including the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Association for Corporate Growth.


Practice areas


  1. Corporate: 50%
    42 years
  2. M & A: 25%
    42 years
  3. Securities Offerings: 10%
    42 years
  4. Debt Agreements: 5%
    42 years
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Hourly ($200-250/hour)

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Contact info

Stark & Knoll Co, LPA

3475 Ridgewood Road
Akron, OH, 44333-3163


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ohio Super LawyersN/A2004
Best Lawyers in AmericaN/A1995
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderStark & Knoll Co., LPA1985 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Corporate Directors Member2003 - 2007
Association for Corporate GrowthMember2000 - 2007
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1974 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Ohio.Merger.Blawg A blog on recent and topical developments in corporate transactions law 2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Ohio State University Moritz College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Miami University of OhioBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1969