Class Notes

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David Swift, 1978

David Swift ’78 was named to the 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers list in the field of estate planning. He is a partner in the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Columbus office and a member of the firm’s tax group. His practice handles matters that include estate planning, estate and trust administration, and representation of tax-exempt organizations.


Elizabeth Smith, 1984

Elizabeth T. Smith ’84 was named to the 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers list in the field of litigation. She is a partner in the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Columbus office where she focuses her practice on business, commercial, contract, employment, occupational disease, intentional torts, and probate litigation.


Carl Smallwood, 1980

Carl Smallwood ’80 was named to the 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers list in the field of litigation. He is a partner in the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Columbus office where he represents clients in litigation, arbitration and mediation of employment-related injury, wrongful termination, and toxic tort disputes.


Richard Schuster, 1981

Richard Schuster ’81 was named to the 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers list in the field of class actions/mass torts. He is a partner in the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Columbus office and chair of the firm’s toxic tort group. He represents clients in toxic tort actions, tort reform, and appellate work.


Martha Brewer Motley, 2008

Martha Brewer Motley ’08 was named a 2015 Rising Star in the field of litigation by Ohio Super Lawyers. She is an associate in the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Columbus office, where she focuses her practice on complex business, commercial, and contract litigation.


Bruce Paige, 2002

Bruce Paige ’02 was named a 2015 Rising Star in the corporate field by Ohio Super Lawyers. He is a partner in the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Columbus office, where he works with numerous Fortune 1000 corporations, local and regional health care providers, and various state instrumentalities, in the structuring and negotiation of joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions involving both private and public companies.


Robert Minor, 1975

Robert “Buz” Minor ’75 was named to the 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers list in the field of workers’ compensation. He is a partner in the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Columbus Office, where he devotes a majority of his practice to matters involving occupational safety and health and disability management.


Daniel Minor, 1981

Daniel Minor ‘81 was named to the 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers list in the field of real estate. He is a partner in the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Columbus office where he represents developers and lenders in mortgage loan financing transactions. He also handles local counsel opinion work and the general real estate needs of corporate clients.


Timothy McGranor, 2000

Tim McGranor ‘00 was named a 2015 Rising Star in Litigation by Ohio Super Lawyers. He is a partner in the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Columbus office where he focuses his practice primarily on oil and gas litigation and commercial litigation.


Theodore Mattis, 1991

Theodore “Ted” Mattis ’91 was named to the 2015 Ohio Super Lawyers list in the field of personal injury defense for medical malpractice. Mattis is a partner in the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Columbus office and a member of the firm’s health care and litigation groups. He has extensive experience defending physicians and hospitals in medical malpractice litigation and employers in workers' compensation and general employment matters.