Class Notes

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Brent Titus, 1984

Brent Titus ’84 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of real estate law. Titus is a shareholder at Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, P.C.


Kevin McDermott, 1977

Kevin R. McDermott ’77 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law. McDermott is a partner at Schottenstein, Zox, & Dunn Co., LPA.


John McDonald, 1961

John C. McDonald ’61 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law. McDonald is a partner at Schottenstein, Zox, & Dunn Co., LPA.


Stephen Smith, 1971

Stephen J. Smith, Sr. ’71 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law. Smith is a partner at Schottenstein, Zox, & Dunn Co., LPA.


David Gradwohl, 1972

David A. Gradwohl ’72 recently co-authored a law review article titled “Equity Receiverships for Ponzi Schemes,” which was published in the Seton Hall Legislative Journal. The article explains the complicated steps that victims of Ponzi schemes must take in order to maximize recovery of their investments. Gradwohl is a partner in the Blue Bell, Penn., office of Fox Rothschild.


Charles Kegler, 1968

Charles J. Kegler ’68 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of tax law and trusts and estates. Kegler is a director at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.


Donald Gregory, 1982

Donald W. Gregory ’82 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of construction law. He also was named as “Band 2” by Chambers. Gregory is a director at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.


Robert Cohen, 1988

Robert G. Cohen ’88 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of antitrust law. Cohen is a director at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.


Brian Shinn, 1996

Brian E. Shinn '96 was appointed general counsel by Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner on May 9, 2010. Previously, Shinn served as Brunner's assistant general counsel and chief elections counsel from January 2007 until May 2010.


Dan Weiss, 1985

Dan Weiss ’85 has served as the executive director and chief investment officer of the Ohio Highway Patrol Retirement System, a $700 million pension plan, since the beginning of 2010. He continues to teach accounting, finance, and business law as an adjunct member of the Senior Faculty at Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University. During 2009-10, Weiss served as president of the board of directors of the Jazz Arts Group.