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Advisory Board

The Managing Partners Diversity Initiative Advisory Board is made up of representatives from signatory law firms, law schools, government organizations, and bar associations. The MPDI Advisory Board meets regularly to discuss the strategy for implementation of each element outlined in the 5-year plan.

Bill Nolan
Managing Partner, Barnes & Thornburg

Marcelius Braxton
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Title IX Deputy Coordinator, Capital University Law School  

Jill Snitcher
Executive Director, Columbus Bar Association

Shweta Chaubey, APABA-CO
President, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Central Ohio; Attorney

Dean Lincoln Davies
Dean, OSU Michael E. Moritz College of Law 

Melinda S. Molina
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Associate Professor of Law, Capital University

Rachel M. Janutis
Dean & Professor of Law, Capital University Law School 

Henrique Geigel
HNBA Regional President, Hispanic National Bar Association Region X; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Brenda Rinehart
First Assistant Attorney General, Office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost
Noel C. Shepard
Columbus Member-In- Charge, Frost Brown Todd LLC
Meredith Rockwell
Chief of Human Resources & Labor Counsel, Office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost
Brian Shinn
Chief of Claims Section & Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein
Jim Flynn
Managing Partner, Bricker & Eckler
Bob Tannous
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Dean Michael States
Assistant Dean for Admission, Financial Aid, & Diversity Initiatives at OSU Moritz College of Law

Janay Stevens
JMLBA President, John Mercer Langston Bar Association; Associate, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

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