Class Notes

Do you have something to share? Get a new job? Earn that promotion? Win an award? Get married? Have a child? Let us know! We are always interested in keeping up with our alumni. These Notes that you submit may be used in alumni publications and appear on this web site.


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.


Roger Quillen, 1980

Roger K. Quillen ’80 has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011. Quillen is a partner in the Atlanta office of Fisher & Phillips LLP. He is the managing partner and chairman of the management committee. His 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.


Michael Flowers, 1979

Michael E. Flowers ’79 has been appointed Columbus city executive of Keith B. Key (KBK) Enterprises, a real estate development firm with work in several cities in Ohio, Pittsburgh, New Orleans, New York City, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. Flowers will lead and manage the growth of KBK Enterprises in Columbus and surrounding communities. Flowers will also retain his title of chief legal officer and the responsibility for the nationwide legal matters of KBK Enterprises.


Douglas Morgan, 1982

Douglas Morgan ’82 in June received the Columbus Bar Association’s Community Service Award. The award was presented in recognition of his contribution of time and effort in service to the Central Ohio community and to the legal profession. Morgan is a partner in Hahn Loeser’s Columbus office.


David McCarty, 1992

David M. McCarty ’92 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of workers' compensation law. McCarty is a director at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.