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John W. Hilbert, II

Partner
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604
Direct419.321.1390
Fax419.241.6894
jhilbert@slk-law.com

Assistant

Vanessa Eastwood
Direct419.321.1363
veastwood@slk-law.com

Jack has extensive experience representing large, medium-sized and small companies, both public and private, in all stages of their corporate existence – from structuring and formation issues, to complex acquisitions and dispositions. He has substantial experience in representing international companies in acquisitions of Ohio-based companies, companies, developers, and apartment owners in site acquisition and development, leasing transactions, construction activities for strip centers and shopping malls – all in the context of public and private financings. In addition, Jack also practices in the areas of trade regulation and antitrust counseling.

Jack acts as special counsel for a number of Toledo area banks in their commercial business and real estate loan transactions. Through his representation of ventures as diverse as shopping centers, businesses, and ESOP loans, he has gained an invaluable and unique insight into the lending process. He frequently negotiates loan transactions for clients, including commercial loans, HUD financed loans, state loans, and SBA transactions. Jack also served as an instructor in real estate law at The University of Toledo for more than 15 years.

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America, 1995 - 2019
  • Ohio Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2004 - 2005, 2008 - 2011
  • Best Lawyers“Toledo Corporate Lawyer of the Year,” 2012
  • Toledo Business Journal, “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law”
  • Top Rated Lawyer in Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy, 2013
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Banking and Commercial Law Committee

News Releases

09.10.2018Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in Toledo Business Journal’s "Who’s Who In Toledo Area Law"
08.15.2018Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019
08.17.2017Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018
08.16.2016Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2017
08.19.2015Shumaker Lawyers Recognized in The Best Lawyers In America® 2016
09.05.2014Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
08.21.201483 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015
08.15.201383 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014
09.12.2012Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
08.28.201281 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
10.21.2011Best Lawyers' 2012 Lawyers of the Year
09.15.2011Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Toledo Area Law” Recognition
09.07.201170 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers In America® 2012
12.20.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2011 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars
08.12.201070 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011
07.29.2010Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Selected for Toledo Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in Area Law” Recognition

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Education

  • J.D., cum laude, Ohio State University, Order of the Coif, 1971
  • B.A., Ohio State University, 1968

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 1971

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