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Michelle Chavanne ’01

Michelle Chavanne '01 is general counsel for the Ohio Department of Higher Education.  “I loved college. I loved law school. It’s nice to have that connection with higher learning,” she said.
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Erica Temple ’98

Erica Temple '98 is disciplinary counsel for the Washington State Bar Association. “Our job is to work to protect the public and to ensure the ethical behavior of lawyers. I think probably the most rewarding thing is ensuring that lawyers who commit misconduct are sanctioned so that the public is protected from their misconduct,” she said.
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Mary Gallagher ’92

Mary Gallagher '92 is the executive vice president and chief of staff of the Ohio Hospital Association. “The rapid change and transformation within health care has been amazing—especially in hospitals and the clinical world,” she said.Read more


  • Join us for the 2016 Buckeye football tailgates

    Join The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law for two alumni tailgates this fall before heading to Ohio Stadium to catch the Buckeyes take on Rutgers and Nebraska. The first tailgate is scheduled for Oct. 1 from 9-11:30 a.m. on the Drinko Hall front lawn. The Buckeyes take on Rutgers at noon. The second tailgate will take place on Nov. 5 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Moritz College of Law's Barrister Club. Kickoff against Nebraska is at 8 p.m. For more information, or to register, click here.

  • Nimesh Patel ’95 named new director of diversity and inclusion at WilmerHale

    Nimesh Patel ’95 has joined Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr as the firm’s director of diversity and inclusion. He previously headed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion as executive director.Read more

  • Judith L. French ‘88 appointed to federal judiciary’s national policy-making body

    Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith L. French ‘88 has been appointed to serve a three-year term on an advisory committee of the federal judiciary’s national policy-making body, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Appellate Rules. She was appointed by U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on June 13. Her term begins on Oct. 1.Read more

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  • 2016 public service fellows named

    The Moritz College of Law is home to multiple post-graduate public service fellowships, which place recent graduates in nonprofit positions where they begin their careers in the public sector. Click read more to see the list of this year’s fellows.Read more

  • Kaminski selected to serve as Center for Democracy & Technology fellow

    Professor Margot Kaminski has been invited to serve as a Fellow of the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) for 2016. A D.C.-based, non-profit, public interest organization, CDT is a leading voice in global internet policy and works to advance the rights of the individual and the constitutional and democratic values of free expression, privacy, and individual liberty. CDT invites roughly 15 leading academics to serve as fellows each year.

  • Shane pens essay on U.S. v. Texas decision for The Atlantic

    Professor Peter M. Shane, the Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, wrote an op-ed for The Atlantic  on U.S. v. Texas, a challenge to the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program that went before the Supreme Court. In the piece, he explained, the questions at the heart of the case weren’t a matter of presidential power, but of ordinary administrative law.Read more


  • Cocktail Reception and Alumni Awards Ceremony (open to reunion classes only)

    Sept. 30, 2016, 6 p.m. at the Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St. Click here to register.

  • All-Alumni Tailgate: Rutgers vs. Ohio State

    Oct. 1, 2016, from 9-11:30 a.m. on the front lawn of Drinko Hall, 55 W. 12th Ave. Click here to register.

  • All-Alumni Tailgate: Nebraska vs. Ohio State

    Nov. 5, 2016, 5-7:30 p.m. at the Barrister Club, 25 W. 11th Ave. Click here to register.


    • Contact Information

      Linda Jones, Senior Director,, 614-688-8669 / Sarah Evinsky, Recruitment Coordinator,, 614-292-0087              

    • If you are hiring…

      If you are hiring students to work for next summer our OCI program is a great chance to meet with students. Click here to learn more. While we have two weeks dedicated to OCI, we are happy to arrange for them at any time convenient for you. If you want to post a job for students to work during the school year, please let us know as well.   

      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,, if you would like to post a job or obtain Symplicity access.

    • Jobs

      Company: Varghese & Associates, P.C.

      Position Title: Criminal Defense Associate

      Location: New York, New York

      Application Deadline: July 27, 2016

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      Company: Ice Miller LLP

      Position Title: Litigation Attorney

      Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

      Application Deadline: July 31, 2016

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      Company: McGlinchey Stafford

      Position Title: Commercial Litigation Associate Attorney

      Location: Cleveland

      Application Deadline: Aug. 8, 2016

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