Briefing Room

leadership

Amber Zibritosky

Alumna leads northeast Ohio city as law director

When Amber Zibritosky ’10 first pictured what a career in public service would look like, running for an elected position in a town of 35,000 people wasn’t quite what she had imagined. Now as law director of the city of Stow, she said the experience has been a rewarding one.

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Jack Thomas

Jack Thomas ’82 uses skills learned in law school as Emmy Award-winning writer, executive producer

Jack Thomas ’82, an Emmy Award-winning writer and executive producer for DreamWorks Animation, talks about how the skills he learned in law school have helped shape his work in television.

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Dr. Gregory Vincent

Dr. Gregory Vincent ’87 named president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Dr. Gregory Vincent ’87, a national expert on civil rights, social justice, and campus culture, has been named the 27th President of Hobart College and the 16th of William Smith College.

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Moritz Federalist Society Chapter Award

Moritz Federalist Society named National Student Chapter of the Year

The Moritz College of Law Federalist Society Student Chapter was awarded the 2016-2017 James Madison Award for Student Chapter of the Year at The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies’ national student symposium earlier this month.

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1L pursues law degree as another means to serve

1L Amy Riedel has always felt a strong commitment to community and service. Her time in the Navy and her volunteer work led her to pursue a J.D. in hopes of making a difference in multi-planetary exploration and resource cultivation as the world looks toward the future.

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Inside the boardroom

Alec Wightman ’75 found a way to combine his passion for complex business deals and giving back by developing a niche practice of assisting public companies in evaluating board effectiveness.

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Remembering Voinovich ’61

Former Ohio Gov. George V. Voinovich ’61 passed away on Sunday at the age of 79.

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Professor Amna Akbar receives American Constitution Society award

Professor Amna Akbar was awarded this year’s Columbus Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society’s Progressive Young Leader Award at its annual awards reception in April.

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Asim Z. Haque ‘06 named PUCO chairman

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has appointed Asim Z. Haque ‘06 the next chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

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Alumna thrives as director of litigation practice at Smucker’s

Before law school, Jaclyn Bryk ’04’s Buckeye physician father gave her two rules: “You can’t sue doctors, and you can’t go to Michigan.” With an illustrious litigation career, a strong work ethic, and a winning case against Michigan, Bryk has made her Buckeye family proud.

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Alumna enjoys vibrant, complex career in energy

Kyra Fleming ’92 envisioned changes in the energy markets would create opportunities in an industry with a long history of stability. Two decades later as vice president and general counsel of DTE Energy, Fleming sees first-hand how vibrant and complex the industry is today.

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New Congressional Conversations initiative kicks off with Portman, Pelosi

The Ohio State University continues its proud heritage of developing future policymakers and legislative leaders with Congressional Conversations, an initiative that brings prominent federal legislators to the university on a regular basis. The inaugural speakers will be U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) April 8, and U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) April 22.

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