Among other affiliations and activities, Jack A. Donenfeld:
- together with the firm, has been awarded the “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell® Lexis-Nexis®, the highest and most prestigious rating awarded to lawyers for professional expertise and adherence to legal ethics. The rating is conferred based on confidential questionnaires and personal interviews with members of the Bar and the Judiciary.
- together with the firm, has been selected for listing in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™, the definitive guide to the most distinguished law firms in America. For over 90 years, the Bar Register has been America’s most exclusive directory of lawyers, listing only the legal community's most eminent professionals from the select law practices that have earned the highest (AV) rating from Martindale-Hubbell and have been designated by their colleagues as preeminent in their field. Jack Donenfeld is listed for his work in securities law.
- is a member of the Thomson Reuters Expert Witness Services, a service that “connects top litigators to preeminent expert witnesses.” Donenfeld offers his services as an expert witness in litigation involving securities and corporate law matters. For example, he served as an expert witness for one of the largest national law firms in connection with ethics, professional misconduct and legal malpractice claims involving a firm partner’s personal participation in a client’s real estate, intellectual property and business and technology development activities over many years and the significant losses that the client claimed to have suffered relating to the lawyer’s malpractice, professional misconduct and breach of ethical duties.
Martindale Hubbell® Listing for Jack A. Donenfeld
Admitted: 1976, Ohio; 1977, District of Columbia; 1983, 2014, Colorado; U.S. Supreme Court; 1987, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
Law School: Boston College, J.D.
Bar Association Memberships: Colorado, Boulder, Cincinnati, Ohio, District of Columbia and American Bar Associations.
Biography: Harvard Law School Program of Instruction for Lawyers, 1981, 1988. Legal Intern, Office of the Attorney General of the State of Massachusetts, 1976. Member, Registration and Exemption Advisory Committee, Ohio Division of Securities, 1988—. Member, 1983— and Director, 1985-1986, University of Cincinnati Real Estate Roundtable. Adjunct Associate Professor of Real Estate Law, University of Cincinnati College of Business Administration, 1983—. Member, 1985— and President, 1993-1994, Real Estate Investment Association (formerly known as the Real Estate Securities and Syndication Institute). Arbitrator, Securities and Exchange Commission vs. Prudential Securities Incorporated, C.A. No. 93-2164 (HHG), D.D.C. Registered Investment Advisor, Ohio, 2001—. Co-Author, "Instant Asset Protection, Safeguard Your Wealth Now to Protect Your Lifestyle Later."
Born: Dayton, Ohio, October 9, 1951
Agencies: Securities and Exchange Commission