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SPOTLIGHT

Kyle R. Williams ’07

Kyle R. Williams ’07 starts almost every day the same way. Surfing the net he checks the business news along with his emails to get up to speed on the most recent changes and forecasts in the financial services industry. He’s not looking to further his own investment portfolio or to monitor his retirement fund. As the legislative director for the National Urban League’s finance and housing division at the organization’s Washington Bureau, it’s his job to be up-to-date and ready to help change and influence national policy and regulation to give disadvantaged people living in urban areas better access to financial services and products.Read more

Maureen Frangopoulos ’09

Accomplishing a major career goal is a triumph anyone would be proud to achieve. Accomplishing two within the first decade of your career is a considerable feat. Maureen Frangopoulos ’09 not only conquered her childhood dream of becoming a trial lawyer, but after succeeding in the field, she set her sights on a new career path as an in-house counsel and is now excelling at that too. Frangopoulos is an attorney for Uber, the popular ride-sharing app, in the company’s insurance division in Chicago. Read more

Patrick J. Dugan ‘82

Healthcare as many people know it is changing. With large scale reforms already in place with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Patrick J. Dugan ‘82, a partner at Squire Patton Boggs who has a niche specialty in representing healthcare providers and payers on strategic and transactional matters, explained there has been a shift toward consolidating providers and payers, to create a better, more cohesive value-based experience for patients nationwide.Read more

ALUMNI NEWS

  • Robert Bilott ’90 profiled in New York Times Magazine article

    Moritz alumnus Robert Bilott ’90 was the subject of a New York Times Magazine profile, for his work taking on American chemical company DuPont. “[H]e chose to attend law school at Ohio State, where his favorite course was environmental law. ‘It seemed like it would have real-world impact,’ he said. ‘It was something you could do to make a difference.'” Read the article.
  • Steve Francis ’83 named chief of Columbus’ diversity office

    Stephen Francis '83 was recently appointed as Columbus' first chief diversity officer by Mayor Andrew Ginther. From The Columbus Dispatch: "Francis, now manager of corporate affairs for Honda, will start in mid-February. He seemed humbled by the selection and at times was emotional during his speech.Read more
  • David L. Landefeld named to municipal court

    David L. Landefeld '76 was appointed by Ohio Governor John Kasich to serve as a judge on the Fairfield County Municipal Court in November. Landefeld served as the prosecuting attorney for Fairfield County from 1983 to 2011. Following his retirement, he joined Crabbe, Brown & James where his practice focused on government relations, general litigation, and legislative affairs. Read more about his appointment here.
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LAW SCHOOL NEWS

  • Foley publishes new book, earns fellowship

    Professor Edward B. Foley, the Charles W. Ebersold and Florence Whitcomb Ebersold Chair in Constitutional Law and Director of Election Law @ Moritz, recently published a new book entitled Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States, available on Amazon here. Read more
  • Kaminski testifies at House of Representatives

    Professor Margot E. Kaminski testified at a December hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, entitled “The Disrupter Series: The Fast-Evolving Uses and Economic Impacts of Drones.”Read more
  • Professor Christopher Walker consults on federal government report

    Over the last year Professor Christopher Walker served as the academic consultant for the Administrative Conference of the United States -- a federal agency that conducts research and makes recommendations on how to improve the federal administrative state -- on a project exploring the role of federal agencies in the legislative process. Read more
  • Kathy Seward Northern to be invested as Robert M. Duncan/Jones Day Designated Professor of Law

    The investiture of Assistant Dean for Admissions Kathy Seward Northern as the Robert M. Duncan/Jones Day Designated Professor of Law is set for Thursday, Feb. 11, at 5:30 p.m. at the Barrister Club, 25 W. 11th Ave.Read more
  • Annual PILF Auction set for March 3

    This year's annual Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) Auction will be held on Thursday, March 3, at the Performance Center at the Ohio Union. Faculty, staff, students, and more than 200 professionals from the Columbus community are expected to attend. Last year the auction raised more than $50,000 to fund student fellowships in positions that serve communities across the nation and groups with limited access to legal services. PILF hopes to exceed that amount this year. Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • The investiture of Kathy Seward Northern

    Barrister Club, February 11, 2016. Email Teresa Kempton Dray at kemptondray.1@osu.edu or call (614) 688-8232 to RSVP.
  • PILF Auction

    The Ohio Union, March 3, 2016, Click here for more information.
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    • Women in Government Luncheon

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    The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
    55 W. 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210
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