Class Notes

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Drew Romig, 2011

Drew B. Romig '11 has joined the Columbus office of McDonald Hopkins LLC as an associate. His practice there focuses on energy, mineral title, and oil and gas.


Ethan Clunk, 2016

Ethan J. Clunk '16 recently joined the firm of Clunk, Paisley, Hoose Co., L.P.A. His practice there focuses on foreclosures, representing national mortgage lenders and servicers.


Matthew Chisman, 2010

Matthew J. Chisman '10 has joined Kaufman & Company, LLC as an associate in the firm's Cleveland office. His practice there focuses on breach of contract, construction, commercial litigation and business torts, intellectual property, and professional/fiduciary liability.


Jeffrey Hall, 2013

Jeffrey A. Hall '13 has joined Day Ketterer as an associate in the firm's Canton and Hudson, Ohio offices. His practice focuses on estate planning and probate administration. He assists clients with all aspects of estate planning, probate and trust settlements, probate and trust disputes, guardianships, and powers of attorney.


Charles Elsea, 2009

Charles M. Elsea '09 has been named partner at Stebelton Snider. His practice there focuses on business issues, product liability, probate and trust matters, and real estate and zoning.


Jonathan Mester, 1998

Jonathan D. Mester '98 was profiled in article that ran in the Cleveland Jewish News in January 2017. The piece explained that Mester chose to pursue a law degree for two reasons; his love of an intellectual challenge and his passion for helping others. Mester is now a partner at Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy where his practice focuses on representing victims of medical malpractice, including obstetrical malpractice cases in which the baby suffers severe deficits at birth including Cerebral Palsy and Erb’s Palsy.


Robert Kiss, 1982

Robert S. Kiss '82 has rejoined Bowles-Rice as partner in the firm's Charleston, West Virginia office. He left in 2013 to serve on Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's administration. Kiss' practice at Bowles-Rice focuses on tax, estate planning, and commercial law.


Tal Simon, 2016

Tal Simon '16 has joined Bailey Cavalieri LLC as an associate in the firm's Columbus office. Her practice there focuses on corporate business and employee benefits.


Christopher Meltzer, 2013

Christopher Meltzer '13 has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in the firm's Orange County, California office. His practice focuses on assisting banks, national life insurance companies, and other institutional lenders in commercial real estate finance transactions, including loan originations, modifications, note purchase agreements, and other finance-related transactions.


Thomas Berry, 1987

Thomas E. Berry, Jr. '87, a principal with the St. Louis office of Jackson Lewis P.C., has been selected to serve as the company’s representative on the Board of Directors for the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois. A longtime resident of Edwardsville with a significant practice in the local business community, Berry’s law practice is focused exclusively on representing management before state, federal or local administrative agencies as well as before both state and federal courts nationwide.