DBL Law Partner James A. Dressman was recently awarded the Bishop Hughes Award from his alma mater Thomas More College. Dressman received this honor for his involvement in Catholic higher education. The award was named in for the former chancellor of the college and retired bishop of the Diocese of Covington, Bishop William A. Hughes.
Dressman is a 1970 graduate of the Covington Latin School and a 1974 graduate of Thomas More College, earning his B.A. in history. He completed his law degree from the University of Kentucky in 1977. He began practicing law at DBL Law immediately following graduation and is currently managing partner and the head of the commercial law and banking practice group.
Dressman represents profit and nonprofit entities and individuals in financial transactions, business mergers and asset acquisitions and sales, and real estate acquisitions and development. He provides guidance for entity structuring, reorganization, owner and employee buy/sell arrangements and management and owner successions, and with respect to general business and tax matters.
In addition to his involvement with Thomas More College, Dressman is active on many boards and committees throughout Northern Kentucky, including Freestore Foodbank, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers, Inc., among other civic and professional contributions.« Back to news