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James R. Saywell (Jim)


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  • The Ohio State University (J.D. summa cum laude 2014; Valedictorian; Order of the Coif; Chief Articles Editor, Ohio State Law Journal; Moot Court Champion, Sutherland Cup and Herman Competition); University of Dayton (B.A. summa cum laude 2011, with Scholars distinction)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


  • Law Clerk to: Justice Samuel Alito, U.S. Supreme Court (2017-2018); Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton (2015-2016) and Judge David W. McKeague (2014-2015), U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Jim Saywell focuses on appellate litigation and complex trial level motions.

Jim is a former U.S. Supreme Court clerk and also served two federal court clerkships where he worked on criminal and civil proceedings, including corporate civil actions, constitutional cases, federal habeas proceedings, federal criminal cases, and matters involving civil procedure and the federal courts.

Areas of Focus

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