OSU Navigation Bar

The Ohio State University

Moritz College of Law

Moritz Home Page

Moritz College of Law

Moritz College of Law

Moritz Law  /  Alumni

Upcoming Alumni Events

There are no upcoming alumni events scheduled at this time.

Alumni News

Daley, Smith win awards from Class of 2013
Professor Rick Daley ’78 and Monte Smith ’90, assistant dean for academic affairs, were honored by the Class of 2013 as the Morgan E. Shipman Outstanding Professor and Outstanding Staff Member, respectively.

CBA to honor Moritz faculty, alumnus

The Columbus Bar Association will present the Liberty Bell Awards to two professors at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in June and honor one alumnus for his outstanding tradition of service to the organization.

Recent Class Notes

Chad W. Makuch was recently promoted to partner at national law firm BakerHostetler, where he practices in the firm's Cleveland office. Chad is an estate planning and tax lawyer who focuses on counseling wealthy families, institutional trustees, other fiduciaries and tax-exempt organizations. He earned his J.D. from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law and his A.B. from Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Chad was previously an associate at the firm.
Michael Stinziano Elected Franklin County Auditor Columbus City Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano, a 2007 graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, was elected Franklin County Auditor this November, becoming the first Democrat in 80 years to lead that office. Commenting on his victory in the election, Stinziano said I am humbled and honored that the people of Franklin County have elected me as their Auditor and will lead an office that is accountable, protects taxpayer dollars and provides excellent constituent services. President Pro Tem Stinziano currently serves as the Chair of Columbus City Council's Neighborhoods Committee, Technology Committee, and Public Utilities Committee. Michael also serves as Chair of award winning Age Friendly Columbus, one of Michael's most successful efforts. This citywide initiative works to ensure that individuals of all ages and abilities can remain in their homes, living independently and maintaining a high quality of life. On Council, Michael has proven himself to be a sensible and innovative leader who works in a bipartisan manner to get results for our community. He finds effective solutions to solve problems and fights to build a better future for central Ohio. Outside of Council, Michael is an Adjunct Law Professor at Capital University Law School where he teaches a course on legislation. From 2011 to 2016, Michael proudly represented the residents and businesses of Columbus in the Ohio House of Representative. At the Statehouse, Michael received numerous honors and awards including several Legislator of the Year, including the Legislator of The Year Award from the Central Ohio Association for Justice in 2014.
David M. Dirr \'10 has been named a partner at DBL Law. His practice focuses on healthcare-related issues including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, anti-kickback law, the Stark Law, and HIPAA.

Alumni Notes - Keep us Informed!

Get a new job? Earn that promotion? Win an award? Get married? Have a child? Let us know! We are always interested in keeping up with our alumni. These notes that you submit may be used in alumni publications and may appear on this web site. Submit your Notes Now.

Photo Galleries

Michigan TailgateMichigan Tailgate
Photos from the Nov. 27 tailgate preceding the Michigan game

Penn State TailgatePenn State Tailgate
Photos from the Nov. 13 tailgate preceding the Penn State game

Kim ShumateKim Shumate '92 Mentoring and More @ Moritz
See pictures from the Oct. 26 event featuring Kim Shumate '92