James Sisto is an accomplished and results driven lawyer, business executive and government leader. As Schuerger Law’s Chief Legal Officer he shares his top-tier law experience and C-suite level management and operations background to guide the Firm. His current practice includes commercial and corporate law, debt recovery, governmental contracting, international transactions and asset management.
Prior to joining Schuerger Law, Jaime’s legal practice has spanned top-tier U.S. & global law firms where he provided advice on international business, corporate and economic development transactions to a boutiquefirm specializing in technology, privacy and financial services law. In recent years he was recruited to provide transitional executive and legal leadership while developing strategic plans for two companies undergoing corporate restructuring. Jaime has also served as President, COO and General Counsel for a diversified small business specializing in government contracting, international asset recovery, collections and distressed property redevelopment. Three Ohio Governors employed Jaime as Ohio’s Deputy Director of Development and International Trade Director where he ran an eleven-country operation.He has conducted numerous CLE programs on international commercial transactions and sales law, has served as Adjunct Professor of International Business Law for two law schools,and held leadership positions in the Columbus and Ohio State Bar Associations. Since 1990, Jaime has been appointed by successive U.S. Secretaries of Commerce to the District Export Councils serving Ohio and he currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Southern Ohio District Export Council.
Georgetown University Law Center: LL.M. International & Comparative Law 1988
Capital University Law School: J.D. 1984
Ohio Wesleyan University: B.A. Economics, English 1981