George H. Vincent

George H. Vincent

Managing Partner & Chairman

Biography

George’s understanding of business and the drivers behind growth and profitability, coupled with his background of political party leadership, have made him a valuable resource to his clients for over three decades. He counsels businesses with regard to strategic growth, through acquisitions, mergers and funding, and regulatory oversight, whether by state and local authorities or nationally by agencies such as the SEC or FTC.

Widely respected as a corporate attorney, clients see George as a fair-minded, success-oriented and accessible business connector. Recognized by clients and the firm as a natural leader, his diligent and thoughtful approach to solving clients’ needs has led to what clients often refer to as a “special relationship” lasting decades and founded on trust, success, results and reliability.

As Managing Partner of the firm, George has driven Dinsmore's significant expansion and continues to lead the firm's strategic efforts. He also serves as Chairman of the firm's Board of Directors and Finance Committee, as well as numerous area business and community organizations.

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School  (J.D., 1982)
  • University of Michigan  (B.A., 1979)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation, Executive Board
  • Artswave
    • Executive Committee 
    • Board member 
    • Chair of the 2013 Community Fundraising Campaign raising $11.5 million
  • The Center for Closing the Health Gap in Greater Cincinnati 
    • Board member
    • Health Expo Chair (2012)
  • Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
    • Board Chair (2011) 
    • Board Member
    • Board of Trustees
    • Executive Committee 
    • Audit Committee past Chairman
    • Administration past Vice Chair 
  • The Christ Hospital
    • Member
    • Chairman of the Board
  • Cincinnati Art Museum
    • Past Board of Trustees Chairman
    • Past Board of Trustees President
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
    • Continuing Legal Education Committee past Chairperson
    • Corporate and Securities Law Committee member and former Chairperson
  • Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority
    • Past member
    • Past Chairperson and Vice Chairperson
  • Cincinnati Museum Center
    • General counsel 
    • Member 
    • Board of Trustees past Chairman
  • Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
    • Board of Trustees, Vice Chair 
  • Commonwealth Club
  • Commercial Club
    • President 
    • Member
    • Past Secretary
  • Dan Beard Council of the Boy Scouts of America
    • Board of Trustees past Chairman
    • Member
  • Dan Beard Foundation, Chairman
  • Elizabeth Gamble Deaconess Home Association
    • Member 
    • Board of Trustees Secretary
  • Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Governing board member
  • Hamilton County Board of Elections, past member and Chairperson
  • Hamilton County Tax Levy Review Committee, past member and Chairperson
  • Hamilton County Republican Party 
    • Past Chairman
    • Executive Committee past Chairperson 
    • Nominating Committee past Chairperson
  • Hamilton County Public Defender Commission, past member
  • National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
    • Board of Directors past member
    • Executive Committee past member
  • Ohio Business Roundtable
    • Member
    • Business Alliance for Higher Education and the Economy Director
  • Queen City Club
    • Past President
    • Board of Trustees 
  • University of Michigan, Political Science Department, Board of Advisors
  • University of Michigan Law School, Development and Alumni Relations Committee
  • Leadership Cincinnati, Class 19

Distinctions

  • Best Lawyers®
    • "Lawyer of the Year" in Cincinnati for Corporate Governance Law (2017)
    • "Lawyer of the Year" in Cincinnati for Corporate Law (2015)
    • "Lawyer of the Year" in Cincinnati for Mergers & Acquisitions Law (2014)
    • "Lawyer of the Year" in Cincinnati for Corporate Governance Law (2012)
    • Commercial, Corporate, Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities Law 
  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • BTI Client Service All-Star Team for Law Firms (2007)
  • Chambers USA®: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate/M&A 
  • Ohio Super Lawyers®
  • One of Ohio's Top 100 Attorneys by Law & Politics - Ohio Super Lawyers® (2004, 2007)
  • The Legal 500 United States, Volume I Corporate and Finance (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Cincy Leading Lawyer, Cincy Magazine