Crabbe, Brown & James is pleased to announce that attorneys Larry H. James and Robert C. Buchbinder have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Mr. James has been recognized by Best Lawyers for his extensive practice in Administrative/Regulatory Law and Business Organizations. Mr. James is the managing partner of Crabbe, Brown & James and has been a prominent figure in the Columbus legal, business, civic, and political scene for three decades. Mr. James also practices in general defense litigation, labor/employment, and business/corporate matters.

Mr. Buchbinder has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his excellence in the field of Transportation Law. Mr. Buchbinder is a partner of Crabbe, Brown & James and has been with the firm since 1987. An experienced litigator, Mr. Buchbinder focuses his practice on transportation, insurance defense, and complex litigation matters.

Recognition by Best Lawyers reflects an attorney’s reputation for excellence in a certain practice area within the legal profession. The organization uses a rigorous peer-review survey and authentication process to determine the top lawyers across different practice areas and geographic regions. The Best Lawyers peer designation is awarded to only a select number of accomplished attorneys in each state. Search for our firm and attorneys’ profiles at