Bruce P. Paige

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Offices Columbus
Phone 614.464.6359
Fax 614.719.4705
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Bruce is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and the chair of the firm’s M&A practice group.  He regularly assists firm clients, including numerous Fortune 1000 corporations, local and regional health care providers and various state instrumentalities, in the structuring and negotiation of joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions involving both private and public companies.  He also works with both public and private companies in matters involving corporate governance, director and officer liability, fiduciary duties, and risk management. He serves as corporate counsel to a number of closely-held businesses and nonprofit corporations, and in the course of such representation, frequently negotiates and prepares general corporate and commercial agreements.  He has been loaned to multiple clients, including two of Ohio’s largest public companies and a large local health care provider, to join their in-house legal team for extended periods of time.

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Bruce received his J.D. with honors from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, where he served as the associate editor of the Ohio State Law Journal.  He received his MBA from The Ohio State University and his B.A. summa cum laude from Ohio University, where he was Phi Beta Kappa.

Bruce is a frequent speaker regarding issues impacting businesses as well as colleges and universities. Most recently he co-presented “Affiliated Entities” at the Ohio Attorney General's 24th Annual Conference for Public College and University Attorneys.

Bruce was a member of the Leadership Columbus class of 2011.  He also is a member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio, where he currently serves as both the Secretary and a member of the Executive Committee.  Paige has also dedicated significant time to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio as a “Big Brother” and mentor.

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