January 18, 2008
DALE PERDUE and ANDY LIST have established the law firm of Clark Perdue & List Co, and will be joined by their colleague of 19 years, GLEN PRITCHARD, along with four veteran paralegals. Perdue was the founding partner of Clark Perdue Arnold & Scott, which has reorganized as a boutique litigation firm practicing statewide in the following select areas of law: injury and death resulting from motor vehicle crashes, explosions, fires, product failures, premises liability, pharmaceuticals and medical device, as well as mass torts, consumer class actions, and other claims for damages on behalf of individual investors and small business. The firm offices will remain in the Motorists Building, 471 E. Broad Street, Columbus.
LESLEY R. AVERY of Schottenstein Zox & Dunn is the first attorney in Ohio to receive the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Professional Accreditation, created by the US Green Builders Council for demonstrating a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles, and the technical use of the LEED rating system used nationwide to ensure building projects meet the highest green building and performance measures.
The domestic relations firm of Sowald Sowald & Clouse announces the change of its name to Sowald Sowald Anderson & Hawley. GERARD J. CLOUSE has taken inactive status with the Ohio Supreme Court. BEATRICE K. SOWALD and HEATHER G. SOWALD were again named Ohio Super Lawyers (2008).
KATHLEEN M. TRAFFORD, a partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur appears on the cover of Ohio Super Lawyers 2008, an annual publication highlighting leading attorneys in Ohio. Her cover appearance and feature story stem not only from her achievement of precedent-setting legal victories but from her ability to secure those victories while maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and civility – a quality Ohio Super Lawyers dubbed “the power of nice.” Ms. Trafford is Columbus Bar’s president-elect, to be installed as president in June.
Luper Neidenthal & Logan is pleased to announce MATTHEW T. ANDERSON has joined as an associate attorney, concentrating on business law and supporting the firm’s litigation, real estate and insurance subrogation practice areas.
Baker & Hostetler announces the addition of five associates in its Columbus office:
DUSTIN A. FRAZIER, also a licensed Illinois CPA with inactive status; KELVIN M. LAWRENCE, MATTHEW C. ROESCH, JASON E. STARLING, ROBERT J. TUCKER.
Rhiel & Associates announces the relocation of its office to 394 East Town Street, Columbus 43215, and welcomes DANIEL J. HUNTER to its bankruptcy practice. Mr. Hunter was the former General Counsel to the Ohio Insurance Liquidation Office.
ROB EDMUND, formerly of Porter Wright, has joined the Ohio Business Roundtable as the Director of Policy and External Relations. The Roundtable is an independent, nonpartisan organization working to shape Ohio's public policy in key areas like education and healthcare. Edmund’s new phone is 614/469.1044.
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