Jason D. Tonne
Jason is the Service Team Leader for Frost Brown Todd’s Privately Held and Entrepreneurial Business Teams. He is also a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Team and of the firm’s International Services Group. He focuses his practice on corporate transactional work. Aside from regularly handling mergers and acquisitions, Jason serves as outside general counsel to privately held companies of all sizes. He is also periodically involved in cross-border transactions.
Jason uses his broad legal background to resolve complicated issues in a practical manner. He advises owners, directors, and officers on a variety of matters, including business formations, reorganizations, dissolutions/business divorces, operating agreements/shareholder agreements, joint venture agreements, commercial leases, asset protection, executive compensation, and various contract and licensing issues. With a solid track record of meeting and exceeding client expectations, Jason solves his clients’ problems in an efficient manner and provides high quality legal advice.
Served as lead counsel in numerous mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, and business divorces.
Substantial experience in business start-ups.
Serves as outside counsel to numerous privately held companies of all sizes.
Successfully resolved countless business disputes through negotiation, mediation, or litigation.
University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 2003
University of Cincinnati, B.B.A. in Accounting & Real Estate, 2000
Federal Southern District of Ohio
Federal Eastern District of Kentucky
Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars® 2007, 2009, 2011-2017
“Rising Star” Attorney Award, Law and Politics Ohio 2007-2013
American Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Member of Association for Corporate Growth
Firm Liaison to Financial Executives International, Cincinnati Chapter
Member of Western Economic Council
American Bar Association Mergers and Acquisitions, Middle Market and Small Business, Committee Member
Greater Cincinnati Sigma Chi Fraternity Alumni Chapter, Former Secretary & Board Member
Appellate Judge Beth Myers, Treasurer
St. Xavier High School Mock Trial Team, former Coach and Legal Advisor
FEI Presentation: Mergers & Acquisitions During the Pandemic, March 30, 2021
“Ohio’s limited liability company law updates: What you need to know,” UC News, March 11, 2021
July 1, 2020 | Blogs
Although some mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) have paused in light of the uncertainty and e...
December 2, 2016 | Press Releases
Frost Brown Todd is pleased to announce that 29 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2017 ed...
December 2, 2015 | Press Releases
Frost Brown Todd is pleased to announce that 33 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2016 ed...