Class Notes

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Anthony Sharett, 2002

Anthony M. Sharett '02 received the Ohio Women's Bar Association's inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Sponsor Award at the OWBA's Annual Conference. The award is designed to recognize a legal professional who has individually championed the careers of women and diverse attorneys in the legal profession.

Cherish Cronmiller, 2006

Cherish Cronmiller '06 has been promoted to vice president and chief operating officer for the Community Action Partnership of the Greater Dayton Area. She has been at the agency since October of 2009 and has served as compliance officer and director of resource development.

Frederick Coombs, 1975

Frederick "Fritz" Coombs '75 was recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer for 2016, the seventh consecutive year he has received that honor. He has also been busy on the lecture circuit, speaking on the topic of student loans in bankruptcy at the 2016 White-Williams Bankruptcy Institute and the 2016 William J. O'Neill Great Lakes Regional Bankruptcy Institute. Coombs chairs the Creditors' Rights practice group at Harrington, Hoppe & Mitchell, Ltd. in Youngstown, Ohio

Zachary Bolitho , 2007

Zachary Bolitho '07 was named Campbell University School of Law "Professor of the Year" for the second consecutive year following a vote by the student body.

Brian Kelso, 2015

Brian W. Kelso '15 has joined Dagger, Johnston, Miller, Ogilvie and Hampson, LLP as an associate. His practice focuses on general litigation with an emphasis on operating a vehicle under the influence and traffic defense, employment law, and personal injury.

Carla Moore, 1977

Carla Moore '77 was selected by the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland as the recipient of this year's St. Thomas More Award. The annual award pays tribute to St. Thomas More, the patron saint of lawyers. It is given to a member of the legal community who has shown outstanding personal integrity, community service and professional excellence.

Brad Sprayberry, 1989

Brad Sprayberry ’89, director of attorney recruiting and professional development at Gunster, was elected to serve on the board of directors for the National Association for Law Placement (NALP) for its 2016-2017 term, which began in April. NALP is a 2,400-member nonprofit educational association dedicated to facilitating legal recruitment and retention, legal career development, and counseling of practicing attorneys and law students.

William Rohrer, 1981

William D. Rohrer ’81 has joined Duane Morris' Miami office as a partner in the firm’s tax practice within the corporate practice group. He is an international tax attorney and a certified public accountant. His practice focuses on strategic tax planning for foreign and domestic clients, many of whom have tax issues spanning several jurisdictions. Rohrer’s experience covers business transactional planning, with emphasis on inbound, tax-advantaged structures for doing business. He represents multinational, public and closely-held companies doing business inside and outside the United States as well as high net worth individuals, resident and non-resident, and their closely-held businesses.

Erika Haupt, 1994

Erika L. Haupt ’94 was named one of the Top 50 Ohio women lawyers, Top 50 Columbus lawyers, and Top 25 Columbus women lawyers in the 2016 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers magazine. She is a partner at Roetzel & Andress LPA where her practice focuses on wealth transfer and estate planning matters, including business succession planning and all aspects of tax and business planning for owners of closely held businesses.

Ronald Kopp , 1979

Ronald S. Kopp ’79 was named one of the Top 100 lawyers in Ohio and one of the Top 50 lawyers in Cleveland in the 2016 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers magazine. He is a partner at Roetzel & Andress LPA where his practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, representing numerous large and middle-market clients.