Class Notes

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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.  


Allan Townsend, 2002

Allan Townsend '02 is now a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division Employment Litigation Section in Washington, D.C.


Whitney Hadanek, 2005

Whitney Hadanek '05 and her husband, Brian Sauer, welcomed their son, Aiden Lee, on June 4 at 10:33 p.m. Aiden was 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and 21.5 inches long.


James Graley, 2003

James Graley '03, who was elected as a partner with Campbell Woods, PLLC in January, has been recognized by Chambers and Partners as among the top corporate/commercial attorneys in West Virginia. Graley was also recently recognized by Super Lawyers as a rising star for the second consecutive year. He and his wife, Jessica, reside in Proctorville, Ohio with their son, Garrett.


Dawn Hays, 2001

Dawn Hays ’01 has joined Beggs Caudill LLC as a partner. She will represent employees in employment claims and litigation. Previously Hays practiced labor and employment law at Hahn Loeser and Parks LLP.