Class Notes

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Daniel Karon, 1991

Daniel Karon ’91 has launched Karon LLC, a consumer-fraud and antitrust class-action litigation firm in Cleveland. He has taught class-action law as an adjunct professor at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and lectured on the topic at multiple schools around the country including Ohio State, Columbia, Vanderbilt, Notre Dame, and Tulane. Karon serves on Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies’ U.S. Advisory Board. He also chairs the ABA’s National Institute on Class Actions and is a member of the Ohio Association for Justice’s Board of Trustees.


Adrian Thompson, 1986

Adrian D. Thompson ’86 was recently named the first chief diversity officer for Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP. In that role he helps drive the firm’s commitment to and strategy regarding diversity and inclusion across its offices and in the communities it serves. A partner at the firm, Thompson’s practice focuses on providing counsel for private sector clients on issues including equal employment opportunity litigation, wage-hour problems, employment of the disabled, federal housing, and other labor matters.


Sherri Dahl, 2000

Sherri Dahl ’00 was named a “Leading Lawyer” in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA in the area of bankruptcy/restructuring. She recently started her own firm, Dahl Law LLC.


James Snyder , 1986

James M. Snyder ’86 has been named “Lawyer of the Year” in the public finance law practice area in Chicago by The Best Lawyers in America 2016. He is a partner at Ice Miller LLP where his primary practice focuses on municipal finance, with an emphasis on economic development transactions such as those involving tax-increment financing, multi-family housing, solid waste disposal facilities, and manufacturing facilities.


Daniel Sharpe , 1975

Daniel R. Sharpe ’75 was named to the 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list in the field of employee benefits. He was also selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. Sharpe is of counsel to Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC's Buffalo, New York office where his practice focuses on employee benefits and executive compensation.


Scott Stitt , 2001

Scott Stitt ’01 was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. Counsel at Tucker Ellis LLP’s Columbus office, his national litigation practice focuses on ERISA and related employment and business disputes.


Joseph Koncelik , 1993

Joseph Koncelik ’93 was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. He practices in Tucker Ellis LLP's Cleveland office where his practice focuses on environmental law.


Curtiss Isler , 1975

Curtiss Isler ’75 was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. A partner in Tucker Ellis LLP’s Los Angeles office, his practice focuses on product liability defense and asbestos litigation.


Peter Igel, 1986

Peter Igel ’86 was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. A partner at Tucker Ellis LLP, his practice focuses on tax law.


Miranda Fields Stephani , 2006

Miranda Fields Stephani ’06 has joined Levi Strauss & Co. as associate general counsel for commercial transactions in the firm's San Francisco, California headquarters. Prior to joining Levi’s, Miranda was at L Brands, Inc. in Columbus.