Class Notes

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Tyson Crist, 1999

Tyson Crist ’99 was named a “Rising Star” in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights in the 2011 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers. Crist is a partner in the Creditors’ Rights and Corporate Trust and Business Restructuring and Reorganization Practice areas of Schottenstein Zox & Dunn in Columbus.


Jeremy Grayem, 2000

Jeremy Grayem ’00 was named a “Rising Star” in the area of business litigation in the 2011 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers. Grayem is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Schottenstein Zox & Dunn in Columbus. He is also a member of the firm’s Products Liability and Public Sector Litigation Practice areas.


Jennifer McDaniel, 2002

Jennifer McDaniel ’02 was named a “Rising Star” in the area of workers’ compensation in the 2011 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers. McDaniel is an associate in the Columbus office of Schottenstein Zox & Dunn.


Erika Haupt, 1994

Erika L. Haupt ’94 was recently elected partner-in-charge of the Columbus office of Roetzel & Andress. Haupt has been a partner at Roetzel since joining the firm in 2004, and she focuses on wealth transfer and estate planning matters.


Robert Morwood, 2003

Robert Morwood ’03 was recently elected a partner of the firm Baker & Hostetler. As a partner in the firm’s Business Group, Morwood will focus his practice in the area of mergers and acquisitions.


Luis Alcalde, 1980

Luis M. Alcalde ’80 recently joined the firm Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter as of counsel. Alcalde brings to the firm more than 30 years of expertise in business, litigation, and international law. Alcalde previously served several years in supervisory and litigation roles for the Ohio Attorney General's Office as well as 20 years with Crabbe Brown & James LLP, where he was a partner.


Andrew Sonderman, 1976

Andrew J. Sonderman ’76 recently joined the firm Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter as of counsel. Sonderman brings to the firm nearly 30 years of experience representing public utility companies in civil litigation and in state public utility commission proceedings.


Kevin Shook, 2001

Kevin T. Shook ’01 was recently elected a partner at Frost Brown Todd. Shook practices in the firm’s Columbus office, where he focuses in the areas of property litigation, financial institutions, media law, and advertising law. Shook was also recently named a Rising Star in the 2011 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers.


Darrick Mix, 1997

Darrick Mix ’97, a corporate partner at Duane Morris, was the lead attorney in his firm’s representation of investment company Cohen & Company in its acquisition of JVB Financial, a Boca Raton-based broker-dealer, for total consideration of approximately $22 million. Mix practices in Duane Morris’ Philadelphia office.


Mario Medina, 2009

Mario A. Medina ’09 joined the Chatham County, Ga., District Attorney’s office as an assistant prosecutor.