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Senior attorney Grendell joins firm’s Columbus office


Senior attorney James Grendell recently joined Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, as a member of its Real Estate Litigation & Title Insurance Practice Group.  

A member of the firm’s Columbus office, Grendell concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of real estate law, business law and title insurance litigation.

For over a decade, Grendell has represented clients across Ohio in matters involving commercial loan workouts, easement and pipeline issues, receiverships, consumer litigation, mortgage repurchase agreement disputes, as well as contract and residential real estate disputes. His expertise also includes matters involving unregulated securities, private equity and qualified investing in alignment with Securities and Exchange Commission regulations.

Grendell is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association. He received his law degree from University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2011 and his undergraduate degree from John Carroll University in 2008.

Plunkett Cooney established its Columbus office in 2001. The firm’s Oho practice includes a range of litigation and transactional services in such areas as banking and finance law, bankruptcy, corporate law, real estate, insurance law, product liability, premises liability, professional liability, title insurance, general and commercial litigation, personal injury, premises liability and employment law.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of business law and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 130 attorneys in seven Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Plunkett Cooney recently received Mansfield Rule Certification for midsize law firms, which recognizes leaders in diversity, equity and inclusion within the legal industry. The firm has also achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms, and it was recently named a 2023 “Best Law Firm” nationally in 12 practice areas as determined by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®.

For more information about James Grendell joining Plunkett Cooney’s Columbus office, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;