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SPOTLIGHT

Jaclyn Bryk ’04

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

Currently practicing as the director and managing counsel of litigation at The J. M. Smucker Company, Bryk succeeded in each of her previous roles, rising quickly in the industry as a young associate given responsibility beyond her years.Read more

Cory J. Reed ’95

Cory J. Reed ’95 studied finance and law because the future of farming, his father’s profession, looked much different 30 years ago than it does today. Reed, whose family raised corn, soybeans, and wheat on land near Fremont, Ohio, loved agriculture but wanted a more stable career.

“In the mid ’80s, agriculture was not an attractive possibility,” Reed said. “Having just gone through one of the worst decades in farming history, people my age were moving away from the farm because of the volatility of the industry.”Read more

Ryan L. Waggoner ’10

From a young age, Ryan Waggoner ’10 ambitiously aspired to be a judge, an ambassador, and a businessman. Refusing to settle for just one, he pursued a unique practice in international corporate law, and he now manages to combine all three passions into one fulfilling career.

Waggoner, an associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Princeton, New Jersey and New York City, has established a diverse practice advising both United States and international clients on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and other corporate matters. Read more

ALUMNI NEWS

  • 2016 OSBA Convention alumni reception

    Please join us on Thursday, April 28, from 6-7 p.m. at the Hilton Cincinnati at Netherland Plaza, located at 35 W. 5th St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, for an alumni reception during the 2016 OSBA Convention. To RSVP or to see who else is attending, please click here.

  • Chicago area alumni happy hour

    If you are in the Chicago please join your fellow classmates and alumni for happy hour on Wednesday, April 27, from 6-8 p.m. at the Hubbard Inn, located at 110 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, Illinois 60654, on the second floor. Hors d'oeuvres will be served, and a cash bar will be available. To RSVP or to see who else is attending, please click here.

  • Matthew Crall ’02 reelected as Crawford County prosecutor

    Matthew Crall ’02 has been reelected as the Crawford County, Ohio prosecutor. He has held the position since 2013. He previously served as city prosecutor for Bucyrus from 2003-2013 and city law director from 2008-2013. He also chairs the 20/20 drug abuse/public safety action team at the Crawford County Partnership for Education and Economic Development.

  • Evan Hirsch ’06 appointed to Orange Village council

    Evan Hirsch '06 was appointed as Orange Village, Ohio's new council member in February. He is an associate in the Jones Day Cleveland office where his practice focuses on representing individuals and companies engaged in real estate and business transactions.

  • Carol Mackey ’80 featured in article on local real estate growth

    Carol Mackey '80 and her business, CMC Real Estate Group, were mentioned in an article that ran in The Logan Daily News in February about the projected real estate growth for the Hocking Hills area in 2016.

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LAW SCHOOL NEWS

  • Moritz programs ranked among top in nation by U.S. News & World Report

    The Moritz College of Law is home to two of the top-ranked specialty law programs in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual graduate education rankings, which were released in March 2016.

    The report named the College’s renowned Alternative Dispute Resolution program as the No. 1 program in the 2016 rankings. The Legal Writing and Analysis program was also included in the top tier in its category, landing at No. 13, up one spot from the year before.

    The College’s overall ranking also moved up several spots, placing 30th in the nation. This is the highest position the Moritz College of Law has achieved since the rankings began in 1990.

  • 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.Read more

  • Moot court teams bring home national championships

    Two moot court teams from the Moritz College of Law brought home national championships last month from the Child Welfare and Adoption Law and Ruby R. Vale Corporate Law Moot Court Competitions.Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Chicago Area Alumni Happy Hour

    Wednesday, April 27, 6-8 p.m. at the Hubbard Inn, 110 W. Hubbard St., Chicago, Illinois 60654, on the second floor. Click here to register.

  • 2016 OSBA Convention Reception for Ohio State Law Alumni

    Thursday, April 28, 6-7 p.m. at the Hilton Cincinnati at Netherland Plaza, 35 W. 5th St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, in the Rue Reolon Room. Click here to register.

  • ALUMNI JOB CORNER

    • News

      Registration for the Fall OCI is underway. Click here to sign up. Session one is scheduled for Aug. 8-12 and session two will take place Sept. 12-16. We are also once again participating in the National Law School Consortium Job Fairs in New York, D.C., Chicago, Miami, and Houston. Please register for those events here. If you are interested in posting openings for students or alumni on our Symplicity site, please visit our website here.

    • Contact Information

      Linda Jones, Senior Director, jones.2609@osu.edu, 614-688-8669

      Sarah Evinsky, Recruitment Coordinator, evinsky.4@osu.edu, 614-292-0087            

    • If you are hiring…

      The career services office is happy to place a notice in the newly added Alumni Job Corner and/or place a posting on Symplicity, our job data bank.

      If you are seeking…

      The career services office often receives job postings for experienced attorneys. Below is a sample of current positions. These, and more positions, can be viewed in Symplicity.

      Please contact Kylee Gonzalez, gonzalez.571@osu.edu, if you would like to post a job or obtain Symplicity access.

    • Jobs

      Company:  Coolidge Wall Co

      Position Title:  Associate, corporate law department

      Location:  Dayton, OH

      Deadline:  June 30, 2016

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      Organization:  The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

      Position Title:  Managing Attorney

      Location:  Cleveland, Ohio

      Application Deadline:  April 15, 2016

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      Organization:  City of Xenia

      Position Title:  Law Director

      Location:  Xenia, Ohio

      Application Deadline:  April 15, 2016

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      Company:  Mowery Youell & Galeano, Ltd.

      Position Title:   Attorney

      Location:  Dublin, Ohio

      Application Deadline:  April 29, 2016

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      Company:  The Connor Group

      Position Title:  In-House Corporate Counsel

      Location:  Dayton, Ohio

      Application Deadline:  April 14, 2016

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