3L Garychka Sylvain never imagined leaving New York. The move to Columbus was a big leap of faith, but the risks she took as a 1L ultimately became her biggest rewards. After graduation Sylvain hopes to remain in the Columbus area to pursue a career in corporate litigation.
Alec Wightman ’75 found a way to combine his passion for complex business deals and giving back by developing a niche practice of assisting public companies in evaluating board effectiveness.
The Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic at Moritz gives students the opportunity to hone their skills building attorney-client relationships, learning the ins and outs of different business models, spotting areas of potential liability, managing transactions, and more.
At Abercrombie & Fitch, everyone from the interns to key members of the legal team dress with casual, comfortable, and effortless style—just like Abercrombie itself. Stacia Jones ’00 may wear jeans to the office, but she fiercely represents the retailer as senior manager and legal counsel.
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, combining all three passions as an associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.
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. Three decades later, as senior vice president of Intelligent Solutions Group for John Deere, he has a very different outlook.
Before law school, Jaclyn Bryk ’04’s Buckeye physician father gave her two rules: “You can’t sue doctors, and you can’t go to Michigan.” With an illustrious litigation career, a strong work ethic, and a winning case against Michigan, Bryk has made her Buckeye family proud.
Brigette Burnell ’02 found a role that suited her varied background and aligned her professional and personal goals as general counsel and corporate secretary for The Gorman-Rupp Company.
Kyra Fleming ’92 envisioned changes in the energy markets would create opportunities in an industry with a long history of stability. Two decades later as vice president and general counsel of DTE Energy, Fleming sees first-hand how vibrant and complex the industry is today.
Accomplishing two career goals in the first decade of your career is a considerable feat. Maureen Frangopoulos ’09 conquered her childhood dream of becoming a trial lawyer, before setting her sights on a new position as an in-house counsel at Uber.
Discussing the ever-expanding role of women in business leadership positions will be Christie A. Hill ’86, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Dun & Bradstreet Corp., Lynn Ready, Associate Vice President, Facilities Operations & Development for The Ohio State […]
3L Katie Kalbacher, 3L Ryan Edmiston, and 2LSusan Restrepo took second at the 27th annual Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Moot Court Competition on March 15.