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Calvin Buford

Calvin D. Buford

Dinsmore & Shohl
255 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Calvin Buford is a Partner in the Corporate Department and Chair of the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group. Calvin focuses his practice in general corporate and transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of publicly and privately held businesses; and debt and equity financings including senior, mezzanine and venture capital financing. He is a member of the firm's Associate Evaluation Committee and Diversity Committee.


J.D., Harvard Law School, (1985)
M.P.P., Harvard University, (John F. Kennedy School of Government, 1985)
B.A., Northwestern University, (1981)

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Community involvement:

Cincinnati Art Museum, Board of Trustees, Member of Executive Committee
Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC), Board of Trustees, Member of Executive Committee
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cincinnati Business Advisory Council
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Minority Business Accelerator, Leadership Council
Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Board of Trustees
Mercy Health Partners of Southwest Ohio Foundation, Board of Trustees
Walnut Hills High School Alumni Foundation, Board of Trustees
The Urban League of Greater Cincinnati, Board of Trustees, past Chairman
Queen City Club, Member
Commonwealth Club, Member
Leadership Cincinnati, Class XX