Briefing Room

commercial and consumer law

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3L finds friendship, calling in Short North boutique

Alya Sulaiman walked out of her apartment, across the street, and into a newly-opened boutique called Royal Factory in the Short North, located just south of Ohio State’s campus. She left the shop with a spark of interest that redirected her legal career.

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Free to empower consumers: Brain surgeries led alumna to start own company

Hit with a painful chronic medical condition that required three brain surgeries and unsure if big firm life was for her, Tiffany Smith ’09 did what anyone would do: She became her own boss. Working at a prominent law firm [...]

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Timothy Barnes ’95 to serve as bankruptcy judge

A partner in the restructuring and insolvency group at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP, Timothy Barnes ’95 has been appointed as bankruptcy judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Barnes was appointed by Chief [...]

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Will Kohn ’76 Created Assistance Programs in Illinois, Ohio

What makes William I. Kohn ’76 admirable is not his ideas of how to help others, but how he personally ensures those ideas come to fruition.

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Robertson ’90: Making bankruptcy her business

Jean Robertson ’90 has been fine-tuning her bankruptcy and restructuring skills since law school, and, albeit an unfortunate time for the economy, the current climate has made her expertise more valuable than ever before. “We know and expect to be [...]

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Bankruptcy boom

To remember a time when the economic climate was drastically different people do not need to peer back years, just months. And because thoughts of the high times are still fresh in the minds of most, the downed economy stings [...]

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