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Dean's Roundtable with Yvette McGee Brown
March 26, 2013 | 12:10-1:15 PM | The Barrister Club
This is an invitation-only event.
Yvette McGee Brown joined Jones Day in 2013 after a long and distinguished judicial and public service career. Fresh off the Ohio Supreme Court her focus is on business and tort litigation and appellate practice. She has experience deciding complex business, constitutional, regulatory, tort, health care, and insurance cases. In addition, she brings extensive experience with nonprofit and corporate boards. Justice McGee Brown served on the public company board of M/I Homes, one of the nation's largest home builders, and on the board of directors of Fifth Third Bank of Central Ohio.
Justice McGee Brown was first elected to the Franklin County Common Pleas Court, Domestic Relations and Juvenile division in 1992. She served on the Common Pleas Court until 2002, when she retired from the bench to create the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children's Hospital. As one of four presidents at NCH, she had responsibility for a $30 million budget and 400 employees overseeing the hospital's Behavioral Health, Child Abuse, and Developmental Pediatrics departments. Her experience as a health care president gives her unique insight into the challenges facing health care institutions.
Justice McGee Brown has been an active community leader in Columbus and throughout Ohio. She has served on the boards of Ohio University, the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and the National Council of the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. She is a former chair of the United Way of Central Ohio, The Ohio State University Alumni Association, and the YWCA Columbus Board of Directors.