Jeffery R. Rush

T 513.651.6893
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Jeffery is a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC, and his practice is concentrated in the banking and commercial law area. He counsels a wide range of financial institutions in all aspects of commercial lending, workouts and restructurings, consumer lending and regulatory issues. In the commercial lending area, Jeffery handles working capital facilities, construction loans, asset based loans, letter of credit backed bond financings, equipment leasing, asset securitizations and large multi-bank syndicated facilities involving borrowers located throughout the United States. He has significant experience in complex workouts and restructurings and has overseen the liquidation of numerous large loan portfolios.

In the consumer law area, clients are assisted in structuring consumer lending programs and compliance with consumer credit laws. Jeffery also advises financial institutions on compliance with federal and state laws and regulations regarding banks, savings and loans and credit unions. He has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA, America's Leading Business Lawyers.


$750 Million Three Step Accounts Receivable Securitization

$1.2 Billion Secured Revolving and Term Acquisition Facility

Three $20 Million plus Hotel Construction Loans in North Carolina, Tennessee and California

Workout of a $400 Million Revolving Credit Facility secured by properties in ten states

Representation of the Trustee in a defaulted $20 Million bond issue secured by a lien on a health care facility 

Highlights & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Lawyer of the Year," Corporate Law, 2013, Banking and Finance Law, 2015
  • Selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers® 2004-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2005-2019
  • AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Chambers USA, Banking & Finance, 2008-2018

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Corporate Law Section
  • Ohio Bar Association, Banking, Commercial and Bankruptcy Committee
  • Cincinnati Bar Association

Press Releases

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Beechwood Home, Board of Directors
  • The Seven Hills School, Board of Trustees

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Regular speaker on effective commercial and construction loan documentation and closings to financial institutions and trade groups.

Other Contact Info


Shawna Herman
T 513.651.6917