October 2011

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Alumnus to compete in ‘toughest footrace on earth’

Richard Davies ’80 has never run a marathon, and he does not go on camping trips.

So when he told family and friends his plans to participate in the Marathon des Sables – a six-day ultramarathon across 155 miles of the Sahara Desert in Morocco – their reaction was not entirely surprising.

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Baker Hostetler gives $500K to support Mentoring and More @ Moritz

The Baker Hostetler Endowment for Professional Development generously provided a $500,000 gift to support the Mentoring and More @ Moritz program, which brings together law students and practicing attorneys. ››Read more

Law School News

New Moot Court Program coordinator to focus on recruiting alumni

The Moot Court Program at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law gives students an opportunity to practice making decisions and apply what they have learned in the classroom in a setting that’s the next-best-thing to the real world, explained Elizabeth Sherowski ’96, who became the program’s new coordinator in July. ››Read more
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Berman, Davies, Foley awarded prestigious professorships

Three distinguished members of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law have been awarded professorships, as recently announced by Dean Alan C. Michaels. ››Read more

David H. Bodiker Lecture on Criminal Justice to focus on reasons for defending

“How can you defend those people?” It’s a question all criminal defense lawyers are asked at some point – and one to which Abbe Smith replies, “How can you not defend those people?” ››Read more

Award-winning author to discuss latest book at Moritz

The Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies will present Lynn Powell, author of Framing Innocence: A Mother’s Innocence, a Prosecutor’s Zeal, and a Small Town’s Response, on Nov. 4 at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. ››Read more

Lawrence Negotiation Competition draws students, alumni

Douglas L. Williams ’80, senior vice president and general counsel of Limited Brands, Inc., will present the 2011 Lawrence Negotiation Lecture on negotiating business contracts in an international context. ››Read more

Game clock ticking on chance to register for football tailgates

Time is running out to register for the two remaining Moritz College of Law Tailgates, scheduled for Oct. 29 (Wisconsin) and Nov. 19 (Penn State). ››Read more
   
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Relive Reunion Weekend 2011

More than 250 alumni and their guests returned to campus for Reunion Weekend Sept. 9-11. Activities included a dinner downtown, alumni awards, and a tailgate before the Ohio State vs. Toledo football game. ››View Photos

Photos from Race Judicata

Plenty of Moritz alumni and students participated in September's Race Judicata at Fred Beekman Park. Did our lens catch you? ››View Photos

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Week in Pictures

Week in Pictures

View photos taken recently from around the Moritz College of Law ››View Photos
   
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Moritz 'On the Record'

Ever pick up the Sunday paper and read a quote by one of your former professors? Check out where Moritz professors were mentioned in the last month. For the most recent appearances, visit the Faculty in the News page.
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Bodiker Lecture

Abbe Smith, professor of law at Georgetown University and director of the Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic, discusses, "How Can You Not Defend Those People?" ››Register Today

Alumni Tailgates

Join us at the Barrister Club prior to kick-off for our famous tailgate party! ››Register Today
 
Alumni News

Laura Holleman '92 was named by International Financial Law Review magazine as one of the 21 most influential bankers' counsel globally in its September 2011 edition. Holleman has been the general counsel of the investment banking division of Goldman Sachs since 2007.

Roger K. Quillen '80, managing partner and chairman of the management committee in the Atlanta office of Fisher & Phillips LLP, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Quillen’s practice involves litigation covering a wide range of employment discrimination issues, employee welfare benefit plans, the Railway Labor Act, and issues arising before the National Labor Relations Board and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. His special emphasis is in federal appellate litigation. For the past three years, Quillen has been named to the 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys in the United States by Human Resource Executive magazine.

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