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Jack C. Butler

Banking & Finance, Business Services, Business Transactions, Intellectual Property, Non-profit Services, Taxation


Jack Butler is a Partner at Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP, and he concentrates on business matters and tax law. He focuses on company representation (corporate, LLC, and joint venture), including establishment, venture structuring, business relationship agreements, governance, and ongoing services; M&A transactions; debt and equity financings; captive insurance companies; business advisory; transaction planning and structuring; syndications; business succession planning; tax planning; and taxpayer representation. Jack has represented and provided legal services for start-ups, small to large privately held companies, and large (NYSE) companies. His experience spans multiple industries, including agriculture, engineering, architecture, manufacturing, food services, health care providers, IT and hard sciences technology, distribution, insurance agencies, vehicle dealerships, real estate, and venture and private equity financing. 

Professional Accolades 


Jack received his undergraduate degree from Miami University, his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and his Master of Laws (LL.M) Taxation from the University of Miami College of Law. 


Professional Associations & Memberships

Jack is a member of the American, Ohio, and Columbus Bar Associations. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court. 

Professional Recognitions

Speaking Engagements

Jack has lectured and written for various legal education and public education organizations or sponsors, including the Columbus Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, Ohio Institute for Continuing Legal Education, Illinois Center of Continuing Education, University of Cincinnati College of Law, The Ohio State University College of Agriculture, Extension Service and Columbus Chapter of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Jack has also been an Adjunct Law Professor at Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University and an instructor for The American College. 

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