Stories and Press Releases
Civil procedure scholar added to College of Law faculty
June 10, 2013
Business law expert to join College of Law faculty
June 5, 2013
Toledo Law in the News
6/4/2013 – Professor Kara Bruce considers reasons for increase in region’s bankruptcy filings in The Toledo Blade article “Bankruptcy filings up by over 2% in 21 county area.”
6/2/2013 – Business Insurance Magazine quotes Professor Geoffrey Rapp in "Private firms will face more retaliation litigation if Sarbanes-Oxley is extended."
5/31/2013 – Professor Geoffrey Rapp discusses recent lawsuit against NCAA with the Centre Daily Times in "Paternos, supporters sue NCAA for ‘entire Penn State community’."
5/24/2013 – The Toledo Blade speaks with Professor Joseph Slater in “Toledo casino workers easily agree to unionize; UAW, USW to jointly represent 800 workers.”
5/9/2013 – Professor Joseph Slater is quoted by Bloomberg Businessweek in "Christie Linked to Walker as Civil-Service Changes Anger Workers."
Alumni in the News
February 26, 2013 – Chief Judge Roderick Kennedy ’80 of the New Mexico Court of Appeals was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) at its annual meeting in Washington, D.C. to represent its jurisprudence section. Chief Judge Kennedy co-authored a chapter concerning jurisprudence for the book Forensic Science: Current Issues, Future Directions published by Wiley-Blackwell earlier this year for the AAFS.
January 10, 2013 – The governors of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers elected Chuck Poplstein ’80 a college fellow. Poplstein is a partner at Thompson Coburn LLP in St. Louis, Missouri and the co-chair of the firm’s labor and employment practice. He has more than 30 years of experience in a broad range of labor and employment issues.
January 8, 2013 – Kent M. Shimeall ’81 was named the director of the Ohio Supreme Court’s legal resources division. Previously, Shimeall served as section chief of the Ohio Attorney General’s constitutional office section, which provides legal counsel to all statewide elected officeholders.
January 7, 2013 – Gerald D. Greiner ’81 has been appointed as Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited’s head of global clearing.
January 4, 2013 – Marie-Joelle Khouzam ’91, a managing partner at Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP in Columbus, Ohio, was named an Ohio Super Lawyer in her field for 2013. Khouzam concentrates on representing employers and management in labor and employment law matters, workers’ compensation, and municipal law. She has been previously listed in Ohio Super Lawyers (Corporate Counsel list, Employment Law list, Top 25 Women in Columbus list); listed in Best Lawyers in America; and listed in Super Lawyers Business Edition2011 (Employment & Labor).