Class Notes

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Peter Krebs, 2003

Peter E. Krebs ’03 joined the Toledo, Ohio, office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick as an associate in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group. Krebs has extensive experience representing buyers and sellers of both public and private businesses and business units and has substantial experience in representing clients in complex business reorganizations, debt restructurings, and insolvency matters.


Garrett Smith, 2000

Garrett Smith '00 married Charity Haines. Smith is vice president & corporate counsel for Professional Service Industries, Inc. (PSI). Haines is the director of membership for WTTW Television (PBS) Chicago. The couple reside in Chicago.


April Bucknell, 2002

April Bucknell '02 and her husband, John Bucknell, are pleased to announce the June 17 birth of their son, Emory Xavier. Emory joins brothers Isaac and Eamon. April is an attorney at Alexsy Law Group in Detroit, Mich. John is an advanced research engineer for General Motors.


Frederick Luper, 1965

Frederick M. Luper ’65 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Luper is a founding member of Luper Neidenthal & Logan in Columbus. His practice focuses on alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy and reorganization, business litigation, creditors' rights, collections and medical malpractice.


William Logan, Jr., 1974

William B. Logan, Jr. ’74 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Logan is a shareholder of the Columbus firm of Luper Neidenthal & Logan. His practice focuses on alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy and reorganization, business litigation, creditors' rights, collections, and medical malpractice.


Roger Whitaker , 1976

Roger T. Whitaker ’76 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Whitaker is a shareholder of the Columbus firm of Luper Neidenthal & Logan. His practice includes business organization, estate planning, probate and taxation.


Richard Barnhart, 1978

Richard A. Barnhart ’78 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of banking law and corporate law. Barnhart is a partner at Schottenstein, Zox, & Dunn Co., LPA.


James Davidson, 1980

James E. Davidson ’80 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of commercial litigation and labor and employment law. Davidson is a partner at Schottenstein, Zox, & Dunn Co., LPA.


Paul Bittner, 1993

Paul Bittner ’93 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of labor and employment law. Bittner is a partner at Schottenstein, Zox, & Dunn Co., LPA.


Stephen Chappelear , 1977

Stephen E. Chappelear ‘77, partner-in-charge of the Columbus office of Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, was recently named chair of the Trial Techniques Committee of the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. Chappelear focuses his practice in the areas of business and complex litigation, construction law, patent and trademark litigation, employment litigation, probate litigation, dispute resolution and appeals. He and his wife, Sharon, live in Pataskala, Ohio.