Class Notes

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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.

S. Miller, 1963

S. Michael Miller ’63 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of non-white-collar criminal defense and white-collar criminal defense. Miller is of counsel at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.

Paul Ritter, 1956

Paul D. Ritter ’56 was named in the 2011 edition of Best Lawyers in the area of corporate law and employee benefits law. Ritter is a director at Kegler, Brown, Hill and Ritter.

Craig Bryson, 2000

Craig Bryson '00 has accepted a position as senior counsel, global projects at Abbott Laboratories. Abbott Labratories is a global health care company. He has been with the company since 2007. Bryson and his family are relocating to Basel, Switzerland in August.

Rita DeCaria, 2005

Rita DeCaria '05 has been promoted to business development director of Reed Smith LLP, one of the 15 largest law firms in the world. DeCaria is currently on a six-month secondment in Reed Smith's London office where she is acting as European and Middle Eastern business development director. DeCaria is otherwise based in the firm's New York office. She has been with Reed Smith since May 2007.

David Groshoff, 1996

David Groshoff '96 graduated from Harvard University Graduate School of Education in 2009 and has spent the last year as a non-tenure track finance professor at Providence College, and recently began an appointment as a tenure-track assistant professor of law at the Western State University College of Law in greater Los Angeles. Groshoff will teach courses in corporate law and finance. His most recent scholarship, regarding entrepreneurial sex-segregated urban charter schools, is scheduled to be published in the upcoming BYU Education & Law Journal.

Lark Mallory, 1991

Lark Mallory '91 was recently re-appointed to the Columbus/Franklin County Affordable Housing Trust Corporation Board of Trustees by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and the Mayor of the City of Columbus. Her three-year term will end June 19, 2013. Mallory is an attorney at Chester, Willcox & Saxbe, LLP where she specializes in representing tax exempt organizations and closely held businesses in all taxation and business transactions.