Paul L. Reynolds Joins Dinsmore & Shohl’s Cincinnati Office

November 20, 2013News Releases
Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that Paul L. Reynolds has joined the Cincinnati office as Partner Of Counsel practicing in the Corporate Department.

Reynolds comes to Dinsmore from Fifth Third Bancorp where he was most recently the Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer and Secretary. Reynolds spent 23 years with Fifth Third and played an integral part in its expansion. He developed the legal department to align with the needs of the growing company. When Reynolds became the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer in 2009, he oversaw all the Administrative support departments in addition to Legal. Reynolds’ experience in that role included mergers and acquisition negotiation and integration, Marketing, Human Resources, facilities management, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, community affairs and global sourcing. He became in house counsel for Fifth Third after spending four years as outside counsel while practicing at Graydon, Head & Ritchey.

Reynolds earned his J.D. from the University of Kentucky School of Law and received his Management Degree from Northern Kentucky University. He has served as a member of the General Counsel Roundtable, the Financial Services Roundtable, the American Bankers Association (as a member of the American Banker’s Council and a member of the Government Relations Executive Committee) and is a past chairman of the Ohio Bankers League. Reynolds served as Co-Chair of the Governor’s panel on Financial Institutions for the State of Ohio. He is involved with the University of Kentucky College of Law as a member of the Visiting Committee and is an Emeriti member of the Board of the Center for Banking and Finance for the University of North Carolina School of Law. Reynolds is active within Cincinnati, having served as Chairman of the Board of the Art Academy of Cincinnati as well as the serving on the Southwest Ohio Workforce Investment Board. He has also served on the Board of Trustees for Mercy Neighborhood Ministries.