Jason’s practice is focused on advising public, for-profit and non-profit clients as they encounter a myriad of legal, regulatory and strategic issues. Jason is well-versed in public law, including public finance, public-private partnerships, compliance, legislative matters, public labor and employment law, governmental relations and navigating local, state and federal government administrations. He also focuses his practice on assisting both public and private parties in economic development and real estate development projects, bringing an in-depth knowledge of incentives, development finance, development structures, real estate matters, land use and zoning. Jason also advises corporate entities and small businesses on real estate, leasing, commercial transactions and governance needs.
As a Director of Roetzel Consulting Solutions, Jason focuses on providing comprehensive solutions to both public and private clients alike, including governmental relations, business development, communications and crisis management. He understands that most complex matters involve strategic, practical and political considerations, and he assists his clients in balancing these dynamics during their decision-making process. Jason’s experience in local and state government and politics enable him to provide unique and valuable insight to obtain his client’s desired outcome.
Prior to joining Roetzel Consulting Solutions, Jason served as Chief of Staff to two County Executives in Summit County, Ohio over an 11-year period. Immediately prior to serving as Chief of Staff, Jason served as Assistant Director of Law for Summit County. He also represented public, for-profit and non-profit clients before joining the Summit County Executive’s Office. Jason has Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Akron School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, in political science from the University of Akron.
- Former Chief of Staff to Summit County Executives Russ Pry and Ilene Shapiro
- Former Assistant Director of Law, County of Summit
- Greater Akron Chamber’s 30 for the Future Award Recipient
- Former Councilmember and Charter Review Commission Member – Village of Mogadore
- Akron Bar Association
- Greater Akron Chamber, Board Member
- Summit County Developmental Disabilities Board, Secretary
- Akron Bar Foundation Fellow
- Boy Scouts of America, Great Trail Council, Board Member
- Leadership Akron - Class 29