What has surprised you most about your career?
I am surprised about how much I can help make a difference in peoples’ lives by being a lawyer. In my energy law career, I have been able to help utility consumers – individuals, businesses, and Ohio school districts – save money on their energy bills and landowners in Appalachian Ohio protect their valuable mineral rights. Helping people in ways they are not able to do on their own is a unique skill set that lawyers possess, whether you are lucky as I have been to do so in your everyday work or through volunteer activities outside of your day at the office. That provides the most career satisfaction over the course of a long career.