Class Notes

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Patrick Jefferson , 1994

Patrick O. Jefferson ‘94, Louisiana state representative for District 11, spoke at Grambling State University’s Founder's Day Convocation in September. He was elected to the Louisiana State House of Representatives in 2011 where he now serves as vice chair of the House Education Committee and on the Civil Law and Procedures and Judiciary committees. He is also an executive board member for the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus and serves as chaplain. Jefferson was appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives to serve on the Commission of Civic Education and was recently named an Early Learning Fellow by the National Conference of State Legislatures.


Benjamin Hayes, 1999

Benjamin Hayes ‘99 was named chief privacy officer at Nielsen. There he oversees the company’s global privacy program, building upon Nielsen's current privacy best practices. He joined Nielsen from Accenture LLP, where he spent eight years as the North American data privacy lead.


Robert Steinberg, 1966

Robert A. Steinberg ‘66 was appointed to chair the Federal Courts and Practice Committee for the Ohio State Bar Association for 2014-2015. He owns and operates his own law firm, Robert Steinberg, Attorney & Counselor at Law, where his practice focuses on professional mediation services, settlement administration services, expert witness services, employer consultation, and selected civil litigation.


Joseph McCoy, 2014

Joseph McCoy '14 joined Reminger Co., as an associate in the firm's Youngstown office, where he practices in the areas of professional liability, medical malpractice, and products liability.


Gregg Eisenberg, 1997

Gregg. A. Eisenberg '97 has been named managing partner and executive committee member at the Cleveland law firm Benesch. He focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions as well as public and private debt and equity financings.


Scott Kelly, 1998

Scott J. Kelly ‘98 joined the Cleveland office of McGlinchey Stafford as of counsel in the firm’s national commercial litigation practice. His practice is primarily focused on the representation of banks and other financial services institutions in compliance issues and commercial litigation matters including contested foreclosures, foreclosure-related litigation, and complex business litigation.


Doug Hart, 1982

Doug Hart ’82 was elected to a third consecutive term as president of the Northridge Board of Education during the board's Jan. 14 organizational meeting. His legal practice focuses on business matters and commercial civil litigation.


James Long, 1984

James F. Long '84 has been appointed as a Kettering Municipal Court judge, replacing Judge Thomas M. Hannah, who retired.


Kenneth Young, 1993

Kenneth Young '93 was promoted to executive vice president of planning and development and general counsel at the central office of United Church Homes. He has served as general counsel for UCH since 1993.


Nathan Spencer, 2014

Nathan B. Spencer ‘14 joined the Cincinnati office of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP as an associate in the firm’s litigation department. His practice focuses on commercial litigation. Spencer’s extensive experience with preparing matters for trial, including answering complaints, drafting motions, and filing requests for discovery, allows him to assist clients in achieving cost-effective resolutions.