Briefing Room

Alumni

Sachiyo Peterson ’10 named to Columbus Business First 40 under 40 list for 2021

Moritz alum Sachiyo Peterson (’10) was recently named to Columbus Business First 40 under 40 list for 2021. Peterson has spent the better part of 10 years at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP in Columbus, where she was named a […]

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9 Degrees of dedication

Raised to always believe they would graduate from college, sisters Sophia, Sylvia and Starling Tolliver responded by exceeding expectations. Together, they hold nine Ohio State degrees, abundant appreciation for the Young Scholars Program and a steadfast commitment to their communities.

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Judge Rupa Ranga Puttagunta, ’07: Nominee for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia

On March 30, President Joe Biden nominated 11 judicial candidates for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, which included Moritz alumnus Rupa Ranga Puttagunta. Ranga Puttagunta currently serves as an Administrative Judge for the D.C. Rental Housing Commission. Prior to joining […]

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Luz Lopez ’95 authors op-ed in The New York Times discussing mistreatment of migrant children

A senior supervising attorney with the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Immigrant Justice Project, Luz Lopez (’95) recently penned an op-ed in The New York Times titled, “Migrant Children Deserve Better.” “Scarred by the sights and sounds of separated, frightened children […]

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Tolliver sisters ’06 featured in Ohio State Alumni Magazine

“Collectively, the sisters hold nine Ohio State degrees. Sophia earned bachelor’s degrees in nutrition and biology in 2003 and ’04, a master’s degree in public health in 2008 and a medical degree in 2015. Sylvia earned her bachelor’s in political […]

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Tiiara N.A. Patton, ’01, appointed Bankruptcy Judge in Youngstown by United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

A 2001 graduate from Moritz, Tiiara N.A. Patton was recently appointed as a Bankruptcy Judge in Youngstown, Ohio by the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Judge Patton joined the court in August after serving as a trial attorney […]

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Why I Give | Mimi Dane

As a donor, Dane is part of a special tradition. Her generosity enriches the college’s legacy by helping to illuminate a career path of possibilities for exceptional students to pursue their dreams. Dane’s fondness for wanting to help students began when she was a law student at Ohio State.

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Time as Langdon Fellow helped propel John Minter, ’03, to career in mediation

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought much of the world to a standstill. The virus has affected all areas of life, and law is no exception.

However, one area of the law that has seen a surge that could continue is mediation. Due to social distancing efforts and less in-person interaction, virtual mediation has stepped to the forefront of law, as has Moritz alum John Minter.

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Mónica Ramírez, ’03, named to Time Magazine’s 2021 “Next 100” List

Moritz alumna Mónica Ramírez, ’03, was named to Time Magazine’s 2021 Next 100 list, which highlights 100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future.

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Alumni Spotlight – Melissa Wasser, Policy Counsel at the Project On Government Oversight

Moritz alum Melissa Wasser (’17) was recently featured by the Bill and Susan Lhota Office of Alumni Career Management for her work with the Policy Counsel at the Project On Government Oversight. – What brought you to The Ohio State University? […]

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Moritz alum RonNell Andersen Jones featured in The New Yorker

Moritz alum and current law professor at the University of Utah, RonNell Andersen Jones (’00), was recently featured in an article by The New Yorker titled, “When Your Law-School Homework Is Stranger Than Fiction.” “Let me take a second here to […]

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Moritz alum Rob Bilott (’90) helps settle $83 million lawsuit against chemical companies DuPont, Corteva and Chemours

Moritz alum Rob Bilott was recently depicted in the movie ‘Dark Waters’ for his work against the DuPont chemical company, fo their role in poisoning the drinking water nearby. In a recent lawsuit, Bilott helped settle an $83 million lawsuit […]

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