Jim Seiffert is a Member of the firm based in its Louisville office, where he is a member of the Business & Corporate Services and Tax Service Groups. He has been with Stites & Harbison since 1986 and his practice focuses on venture capital financing, closely held business, taxation, mergers and acquisitions and general business law.
Global Executive Forum: Foreign Trade Zones, Optimizing Savings and Operations
panelist, presented by World Trade Center Kentucky, April 18, 2019
Six ways Louisville could attract investors to its Opportunity Zones
Guest Comment, co-author with Gill Holland, Louisville Business First, October 25, 2018
Chapter: Subchapter S Corporations: A General Tax Overview
Learn How New Markets Tax Credits Stimulate Growth
Drafting Considerations for Majority Owners of Limited Liability Companies
New Market Tax Credits can aid Georgia's Metro and Rural Areas
University of Louisville Entrepreneurial Council, Member
Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation, Director and Executive Committee
Association of Capital Growth Kentucky, Director
A widely respected authority on business entities, Mr. Seiffert was co-chair of the 1994, 1996, 1998 and 2000 Kentucky Limited Liability Company Act Committee, which drafted and amended KRS Chapter 275, the Kentucky Limited Liability Company Act. He was also the founding editor of the Innovation Newsletter for the firm. Jim was President of the Kentucky Bar Association Business Law Section in 2006, is a member of the University of Louisville Entrepreneurial Council (2003-present), a director of the Executive Committee for the Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation (2001-present), director of Association of Capital Growth Kentucky and a former member of the executive committee of the Kentucky World Trade Center (2008-20).
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Tax Law (2006-21)
Best Lawyers in America®, Louisville Area Lawyer of the Year for Tax Law (2017)
Best Lawyers in America®, Louisville Area Lawyer of the Year for Mergers & Acquisitions (2016)
Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2008-19)
Chambers USA, "America's Leading Lawyers for Business," Corporate/M&A (2003-21)
IFLR1000 United States, Highly Regarded in Banking & Finance, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions (2020)
Louisville Magazine Top Lawyers (2016)
James Seiffert is noted for the scope of his practice, advising on matters such as venture capital financing and M&A. He also assists with taxation issues.
. . . draws particular acclaim for his strengths in tax matters, with one impressed client saying: 'He is an expert on tax credit transactions. On such transactions with any complexity, James is a go-to!'
. . . excellent results . . .