Class Notes

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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.

Rachel Ludwig, 2012

Rachel D. Ludwig ’12 joined Jackson Kelly PLLC’s Charleston, W.Va., office as an associate. She is part of the firm's health care and finance practice group.

Megan Whited, 2013

Megan E. Whited ’13 joined the Columbus office of Porter Wright as an associate in the firm’s corporate department. She is a member of the corporate and securities, and real estate practice groups. Whited has significant experience in transactional law and has worked on projects involving corporate governance, securities, legal disclosures, real estate, commercial leasing, and employment issues, among others.

Matthew Strayer, 2014

Matthew L. Strayer ’14 joined the Columbus office of Porter Wright as an associate in the firm’s litigation department.

Abbigail Brothers , 2014

Abbigail Brothers ’14 joined the Columbus office of Porter Wright as an associate in the firm’s corporate department. Her practice focuses on the areas of employee benefits and tax. She assists clients with transactional issues affecting corporations, taxation, corporate structure, and employee benefits.

Stephen Chappelear, 1977

Stephen Chappelear '77, senior litigator in Frost Brown Todd LLC's Columbus office, was named president of The Ohio State University Men’s Varsity “O” Alumni Association. He wrestled on the varsity team from 1970-1974. As president of the organization of former Ohio State athletes, he will lead the association as it lends support to current Buckeye athletes, selects new Hall-of-Famers, and presents various awards to the teams and players, recognizing academic excellence and team leadership.

Carla Moore, 1977

Carla Moore '77 was awarded the Akron Bar Association’s Judicial Pioneer Award, which is presented each year to someone who is the first person of his or her race, gender, or cultural background to hold a judicial position. She currently sits on the Ninth District Court of Appeals for Ohio. She has held judicial office for the last 25 years, serving 15 years on the Akron Municipal Court and 10 years on the court of appeals.

Zachary DiMarco, 2014

Zachary H. DiMarco '14 joined Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston as an associate. His practice focuses on real estate, estate planning, and corporate/business. He lives in Mount Vernon with his wife, Laura.

John Stipancich, 1993

John Stipancich '93 has been appointed executive vice president and chief financial officer at Newell Rubbermaid. He most recently served as executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, and executive leader of the company's operations in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Since August 2014, Stipancich has served as interim chief financial officer.