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Alumni

Moritz alum Kenneth Zak (’87) strikes racist covenant from house deed as part of centennial

Moritz alum Kenneth Zak (’87) and his wife Kyona recently discovered a racist covenant as part of their house’s deed and instead of letting it rest, they immediately took action. Zak, an award-winning author, recently detailed the experience in the […]

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Moritz Alum and 48 Hours journalist Erin Moriarty (’77) featured in Oprah Magazine

World renowned journalist and Moritz alum Erin Moriarty (’77) was recently profiled by Oprah Magazine as part of its Dream Jobs series. A lawyer-turned-journalist, Moriarty discussed her transition from litigation to journalism, the rise of true-crime stories in the mainstream […]

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Moritz alum Robert Solomon (’88) named vice president for inclusion, diversity and equal opportunity at Case Western Reserve University

Moritz alumnus and longtime Ohio State University diversity advocate Robert Solomon (’88) has been named the vice president for inclusion, diversity and equal opportunity at Case Western Reserve University, the school announced Jan. 17. “Rob brings deep experience and a profoundly […]

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Moritz alumnus Cat Packer (’15) featured in Los Angeles Times for work in cannabis industry

Cat Packer graduated from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law less than five years ago, but is already making a significant impact on the cannabis industry in California. On Jan. 12, Packer was featured in a Los Angeles […]

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Moritz alum Michael Ringle ’17 appointed Delaware County treasurer

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law alumnus Michael Ringle has been appointed the treasurer of Delaware County. He was chosen on Nov. 21 and sworn in on Nov. 25 by county Common Pleas Judge James Schuck. “I look forward […]

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Robert Bilott ’90 featured on CNN with Mark Ruffalo discussing battle with DuPont, upcoming film Dark Waters

Moritz graduate Robert Bilott was recently interviewed by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour about his ongoing battle against DuPont and the upcoming film that depicts that battle, starring Mark Ruffalo. The movie, Dark Waters, is set to be released in select theaters […]

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2019 Alumni Award Recipients Announced

The Moritz College of Law Alumni Society presents annual alumni awards in the areas of a distinguished alumna/us, outstanding recent alumna/us, judicial excellence, community service, and public service. This year’s recipients will be honored at a special ceremony during the Ohio State Homecoming Weekend.

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Robert Bilott ’90 authors new book chronicling legal battle with DuPont

A graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Robert Bilott (1990) has authored a book chronicling his well-documented legal battle against the DuPont chemical company. His new book, Exposure, takes the reader through Bilott’s personal experience of taking on […]

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Yvette McGee Brown ’85 named to Savoy Magazine’s 2019 Most Influential Women in Corporate America list

Yvette McGee Brown ’85 has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2019 Most Influential Women in Corporate America list. On January 1, 2011, she became the first African American female justice on the Ohio Supreme Court. McGee Brown was the founding president of […]

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LLM externship experience Q/A with 2015 Moritz graduate, Jane Aparecido

Jane Aparecido graduated from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2015, completing her LLM degree. She currently serves as the Director of Ohio State’s Brazil Gateway, where she leads Ohio State’s in-country efforts in Brazil towards internationalization […]

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Moritz alum Robert A. Bilott ’90 portrayed by Mark Ruffalo in upcoming film, Dark Waters

A Moritz College of Law graduate is set to be portrayed on the silver screen. Inspired by the true story of one of the biggest coverups in American history, Dark Waters stars Mark Ruffalo as Robert A. Bilott, a 1990 […]

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Moritz alum Daniel Best ’13 earns ABA Journal honor

Moritz graduate Daniel Best ’13 was recently named an honorable mention recipient of the 2019 Ross Essay Contest for legal fiction. His essay titled “Coiled,” is about a lawyer dealing with his unhealthy response to the stress of law firm practice, […]

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