January 28, 2011
Taft Stettinius & Hollister announces that KEVIN M. HILVERT has joined the firm’s Health and Life Sciences Practice Group as a Partner in its Columbus office. Hilvert focuses his practice on counseling healthcare providers on regulatory matters, including structuring and negotiating physician practice acquisitions and a variety of hospital-physician integration strategies.
BILLY C. RAULERSON, Calfee Halter & Griswold, has been elected to partnership in the firm, focusing on patent litigation and counseling clients on procuring and enforcing intellectual property rights in the U.S. and abroad.
Franklin County Common Pleas – General Division Judges nominated and approved Judge CHARLES A. SCHNEIDER to serve as Administrative Judge for 2011; General Division, Domestic Relations/Juvenile Division and Probate Courts nominated and approved Judge DAVID W. FAIS to serve as Presiding Judge during 2011.
Roetzel & Andres announced the appointment of ERIKA L. HAUPT as Partner-in-Charge of the law firm's Columbus office. She replaces Jim Petro, who will assume the position of Partner-in-Charge of Client Strategy and Service. Ms. Haupt has been a partner at Roetzel since joining the firm in 2004, focusing her practice on wealth transfer and estate planning matters.
The Supreme Court of Ohio Board of Commissioners on Grievances & Discipline has elected attorney STEPHEN RODEHEFFER of Portsmouth as its 2011 chair; LAWRENCE ELLEMAN of Cincinnati as vice chair. The Board is composed of 28 members, appointed by the Court. Four are public members, seven are active or retired judges, and 17 are lawyers from throughout the state. The board issues findings and recommendations to the Court on ethical misconduct complaints lodged against Ohio attorneys and judges.
Isaac Brant Ledman & Teetor is pleased to announce that JESSICA K. PHILEMOND and SCYLD D. ANDERSON have been elected to the partnership. Ms. Philemond concentrates her practice in representation of individuals, school districts and local governments in all areas of the law including employment law, civil rights and commercial litigation. Mr. Anderson practices in the areas of insurance and civil litigation, including construction, engineering negligence, and county and municipal defense.
Lane Alton & Horst announces that seven of its attorneys are named to the 2011 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers: MARY BARLEY-MCBRIDE (Professional Liability Defense); CURTIS F. GANTZ (General Litigation); JOSEPH A. GERLING (Civil Litigation Defense); JEFFREY W. HUTSON (Construction Litigation); RICK E. MARSH (Civil Litigation Defense); GREGORY D. RANKIN (Personal Injury Defense: General); ALAN W. SHEPPARD (Alternate Dispute Resolution).
Freund Freeze & Arnold announce that among the firm’s designees selected by Law and Politics (Columbus Monthly), SANDRA R. MCINTOSH is a four-year Rising Star.