James G. Floyd

Floyd JimShareholder

Level 2
The Commerce Bldg.
Youngstown, OH 44503
T 330.743.1171
F 330.743.1190

James G. Floyd, a seasoned Attorney, has experience across a board range of commercial areas including real estate transactions, construction, commercials litigation, creditor’s rights, creditor’s bankruptcy and Uniform Commercial Code matters. Jim represents creditors, Trustees and committees in cases under Chapter 7, 11 and 12 of the bankruptcy code as well as in the non-bankruptcy arena as to his appointment as a State Court Receiver for the control and liquidation of large real estate developments and also served as an assignee for the assignment of the benefit of creditors.

As a result of Jim’s experience in commercial transactions he represents financial institutions, creditors, and in commercial transactions has been appointed by courts to serve as a Special Master as well as engaged as an expert witness. The courts also have appointed him in complex commercial and construction matters as a Mediator.

Jim serves as an elected board member on the statutory Western Reserve Port Authority as well as was the Director and was the organizing Chairman of the statutory Trumbull County Transit Board. From his experience and service on these boards he has gained an understanding as to the issues involving funding in the form of tax exempt issues, grants from both the Federal and State government, economic development financing in the area of energy districts as well as brownfield reclamation.

Jim graduated from the University of Denver Law School in 1969 and was admitted to practice in Ohio in 1971, and lives with his wife, Charlotte, in Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio.


Professional Associations

Ohio State Bar Association

Trumbull County Bar Association

Mahoning County Bar Association

Admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio


Community Involvement

Western Reserve Port Authority
Board Member of the Economic Development and Aviation Committees

Organizing Director and initial Chairman for the Trumbull County Transit Board

Serves on the Bar Association Grievance Committees for both Mahoning and Trumbull Counties

Serves on the Bar Associate Courts Committee in Trumbull County, Ohio

Presbyterian Church Elder

Served on the Eastminister Permanent Judiciary and Committee on Ministry

Trustee Circle of Butler American Museum of Art


Other Experience

United States Navy Commander

Frequent Lecturer on the UCC, Mechanics’ Liens, commercial foreclosures and creditor rights