Class Notes

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Gregory Vincent, 1987

Dr. Gregory Joseph Vincent ’87 was selected by the University of Pennsylvania to receive the Penn GSE Educator of Year Award during the 2016 Commencement Exercises. This award recognizes an outstanding graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, preferably of the Graduate School of Education, who demonstrates unusual involvement in and commitment to identifying and helping to resolve school problems and current issues in education. The recipient of this award must be a dedicated educator who is an inspiration, risk-taker, innovator, and role model and who demonstrates a commitment to the betterment of the Graduate School of Education.

D. Brent Mulgrew, 1975

D. Brent Mulgrew ‘75 was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Columbus CEO as part of the publication’s 2016 Healthcare Achievement Awards. Mulgrew is executive director & co-CEO of the Ohio State Medical Association. He started there in 1974 as a government affairs lobbyist before later becoming chief counsel and then director of government relations and managing director. He was named executive director in 1992. As executive director and co-CEO, Mulgrew oversees the largest physician association in the state, with membership including 20,000 physicians, practice managers, medical students, and residents.

Evan Hirsch, 2006

Evan Hirsch '06 was appointed as Orange Village, Ohio's new council member in February. He is an associate in the Jones Day Cleveland office where his practice focuses on representing individuals and companies engaged in real estate and business transactions.

Paul Dunn, 1964

Paul J. Dunn '64, along with nine other attorneys, had an amazingly successful launch of a co-authored book titled, A Cup of Coffee With 10 Leading Attorneys In The United States. Its first-day sales ranked in the top 1/10th of 1 percent of Amazon’s nearly 23 million same-day book sales. As a result, the book was awarded Amazon’s Best Seller Status. Mr. Dunn has been practicing law in Prescott for the past 30 years. He is the founder of Arizona Estate & Trust Law, Plc, a law firm devoted to estate and trust administration. The firm’s website can be found at

Carol Mackey, 1980

Carol Mackey '80 and her business, CMC Real Estate Group, were mentioned in an article that ran in The Logan Daily News in February about the projected real estate growth for the Hocking Hills area in 2016.

David Coyle, 1987

David J. Coyle ’87, a partner in the Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Toledo office, was appointed chair of the Bankruptcy Law Sub-Committee of the Ohio State Bar Association’s Banking, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Committee. Coyle’s work routinely focuses on commercial litigation, bankruptcy, commercial foreclosures, replevin actions, condemnation proceedings, and business torts.

P. Douglas Barr, 1983

P. Douglas Barr ‘83 has been named managing director of Stoll Keenon Ogden. He is a member and leader of the firm’s business litigation and intellectual property practice groups. Barr’s practice focuses on a wide range of complex business litigation including, patent infringement litigation and related patent litigation, intellectual property licensing disputes, trademark infringement, trade secret litigation, fiduciary litigation, complex employment litigation, breach of contract litigation, and internet disputes.

Cassandra Mott, 1999

Cassandra Mott ’99, a partner at Thompson & Knight, has been selected for membership in the Greater Houston Partnership’s Executive Women’s Partnership (EWP). EWP is one of Houston’s most prestigious and effective networking groups for female senior executives providing an opportunity to form close relationships while continuing to grow, both professionally and personally.

Anthony Sharett, 2002

Anthony Sharett '02, a partner in BakerHostetler's Columbus office, was named national co-chair of the firm's financial services industry group. Approximately 110 lawyers nationally are part of this group. Sharett's practice at the firm focuses on complex commercial litigation, securities litigation and regulatory enforcement, and class action defense.

Jason Gallourakis, 1995

Jason Gallourakis '95 has been named vice president of talent development at Nationwide Insurance. Since joining the company in 2006 he has served as AVP of IT learning and development and AVP of learning solutions.