The Vorys General Counsel Series

Lacey Bundy Speaking in General Counsel Series Fall 2013

Lacey Bundy, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Express Inc., speaks to law students.

The Vorys General Counsel Series brings leading attorneys of prominent businesses to The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law to speak to law students about their role as general counsel and about current topics in their industry.

The series was designed to bring exceptional general counsel to campus, and has several primary goals: to help students understand the role of the attorney in a business context and to understand the skills they must develop to be successful in-house, and to provide career models for Moritz students who hope to work as General Counsel at some point in their careers.

The series, an integral part of the program, has hosted in-house counsel from Goldman Sachs, BuzzFeed, Cardinal Health, Honda, Express, Limited Brands, Hosting.com and Dun & Bradstreet, among others.

The Law, Finance and Governance program thanks the law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP for its generous support of the general counsel series.

Corporate Practice Prep: Navigating Your Career in Corporate Legal Practice

October 4, 2016
Location: Saxbe Auditorium

Learn how to navigate your career in corporate legal departments from a panel of attorneys practicing in that area. The panel of speakers will discuss the top things “I wished I’d known before entering corporate practice.” In this first panel of the series, speakers will introduce students to corporate practice by focusing on: (1)  getting […]

Vorys General Counsel Series with GC and CEO of Finance Fund

September 26, 2016
Location: Barrister Club

This event is open only to students of the Moritz College of Law. Register below (required.) Andrew Swary (Moritz, ’02) and Diana Turoff will discuss leading, as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and President & CEO, respectively, Finance Fund and Finance Fund Capital Corporation (FCAP). Finance Fund is a statewide nonprofit community development entity that moves public and private […]

Distinguished Lecture with Daniel N. Shaviro: Tax Policy and Income Inequality

September 19, 2016
Location: The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Drinko 246

The Distinguished Lecture will be presented by Daniel N. Shaviro, Wayne Perry Professor of Taxation at New York University School of Law. Shaviro will discuss the role of the tax system in wealth and income inequality. Shaviro is among the nation’s leading legal scholars on tax policy, Daniel Shaviro is a graduate of Princeton University and […]

Doing Good — Doing Well: Emerging Issues in Corporate Social Responsibility

February 18, 2016

The spectrum of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is broad and ever-changing. It encompasses topics affecting peoples’ everyday lives and as well as massive global challenges such as environmental sustainability and poverty, just to highlight a couple. In observance of the United Nation’s World Day of Social Justice, the Moritz International and Graduate Affairs Office is co-hosting a panel event and networking […]

Entrepreneurs and Executives: Barry Igdaloff of Rose Capital

February 10, 2016

The Entrepreneurs and Executives Series welcomes Barry Igdaloff to speak to a small group at the Public Service Law Center. Lunch will be served. Registration required. Barry A. Igdaloff has been a director of Dynex Capital since 2000. Mr. Igdaloff has been a registered investment advisor and the sole proprietor of Rose Capital in Columbus, […]

Entrepreneurs and Executives Talk: “Building a Business”

November 30, 2015
Location: Public Service Law Center 136

Learn first-hand about building a business from attorney/businessperson Michael L. Finn. A Moritz alumni (and survivor of an avalanche in the Himalayan Mountains), Finn is President of Central Power Systems, a full service wholesale distributor of outdoor power equipment in Columbus, Ohio. Finn has helped the company grow and evolve into a national corporate entity, Power Distributors, formed from the merger of […]

Vorys General Counsel Series with Brigette Burnell, ’02

November 9, 2015
Location: Barrister Club

Brigette Burnell, ’02, is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of The Gorman-Rupp Company, an Ohio-based global pump manufacturer that is a publicly-traded company on the NYSE MKT Exchange.  Gorman-Rupp has operations and employees on six continents and in ten states. Prior to joining Gorman-Rupp, Burnell served as Corporate Counsel for Red Capital Group, LLC, a real-estate […]

A Conversation with Nabiha Syed, Assistant General Counsel at Buzzfeed

November 5, 2015

The Law, Finance, and Governance Program is excited to welcome Nabiha Syed for a small format off-campus talk for students on November 5 at 5 p.m. Forbes.com has listed Nabiha as one of their Forbes 30 under 30 for Law and Policy and said she is “Considered one of the best emerging free speech lawyers.” She was […]

Women in Business Leadership Roles

October 19, 2015
Location: Barrister Club

Discussing the ever-expanding role of women in business leadership positions will be Christie A. Hill ’86, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Dun & Bradstreet Corp., Lynn Ready, Associate Vice President, Facilities Operations & Development for The Ohio State University., and Beth Spain, ’02, Associate General Counsel, Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  Moritz Law Professor Stephanie Hoffer […]

Building Bridge Park with Jeff Roberts of Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter

October 7, 2015
Location: Drinko 245

The Program on Law, Finance, and Governance @ Ohio State and the Real Estate Law Association (RELA) present Building Bridge Park: a Look into the Private Practice of the Real Estate Attorney Behind Dublin’s $350M Bridge Street District  with Jeff Roberts of Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter. RSVP for a Chipotle-catered lunch (max. 25) by […]

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