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Clone of Katie Cassidy Tranter '12 and Allison Kendall '12 DBL Law Join Firm as Associates


Allison Kendall '12

CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY: January, 2013— DBL Law is pleased to announce that Allison M. Kendall and Katie Cassidy Tranter have joined the firm as associates.

 

Ms. Allison M. Kendall is an associate in the firm’s Litigation group with an emphasis on Commercial, Banking, and Collections. She is based in DBL’s Crestview Hills Office. 

Ms. Kendall obtained her law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2012, where she graduated magna cum laude. She received her B.A. in History of Art with a Minor in English from the Ohio State University where she served as the Public Relations Executive for and also competed with Mock Trial at OSU. 

While in law school, Allison externed for the Honorable Judge Black of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, served as an Articles Editor of University of Cincinnati’s Law Review, and served as a class representative to the Student Bar Association her third year.

Allison was also a member of the Trial Practice team, competing in the Texas Young Lawyers Association Regional competition, placing first, and advancing to the National Competition in Austin, Texas.

Allison resides in Covington, Kentucky.

 

Ms. Katie Cassidy Tranter is an associate attorney practicing primarily in the area of employment law.  She joined DBL Law as a law clerk in May of 2011 and is based in the firm’s downtown Cincinnati office.  

Ms. Tranter obtained her law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2012, where she graduated cum laude. Katie has a bachelor's degree in Business Management with a concentration in Marketing from Boston College.

Katie Cassidy Tranter '12

During law school, Katie was an Associate Member of the Law Review and was named to the Dean’s Honors List. 

Katie resides in Hyde Park with her husband.

DBL Law is a full-service, mid-sized law firm with Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati offices. The firm was recognized by US News and World Report in 2010, 2011 and 2012 as a Best Law Firm and named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in the region by the Cincinnati Enquirer and the national surveying firm Workplace Dynamics. DBL Law serves private individuals and companies in many industries including banking, construction, health care, labor and employment relations, real estate and technology.

Rhonda Frey '96 and Kevin M. Tierney '00 Named as New Members to Frost Brown Todd


Rhonda Frey '96

February 6, 2013 (Cincinnati, OH) – Frost Brown Todd has recently named three attorneys in the Cincinnati office to serve as Member, out of which two are UC Law alumni. The new members include: Rhonda Frey '96 and Kevin M. Tierney '00.

Rhonda Frey '96 practices in the Regulated Business group. For the past five years, Frey has served as the Assistant Compliance Officer for TriHealth, Inc. In this capacity, she counsels hospitals and physicians with regard to medicare and Medicaid compliance, including billing and coding issues, provider-based facilities, auditing and monitoring, and anti-kickback and false claims violations. Frey is also a member of several organizations such as the Health Care Compliance Association and American Health Lawyers Association.

Kevin M. Tierney '00 is in the Business Litigation practice group. Tierney represents clients in matters concerning forgery, bank fraud, securities fraud, environmental crimes, healthcare fraud and abuse, and other white collar crimes. Prior to joining the firm, Tierney served as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Ohio. He also has experience as a Special Agent for the United States Secret Service for seven years, where he handled federal criminal investigations and prosecutions.

 

Kevin M. Tierney '00About Frost Brown Todd

Frost Brown Todd is a full-service law firm serving some of America’s top corporations and emerging companies. With attorneys regularly identified by clients, peers and industry organizations as leaders in their practice areas, the firm advises and protects clients in business transactions and litigation in industries including insurance, banking, financial services, manufacturing, transportation, real estate, construction, energy and healthcare. Its over 450 attorneys in nine offices throughout Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia provide unparalleled service to meet clients’ needs; deliver the insights and solutions available only from a diverse group of professionals; and support the communities in which they operate. To learn more, visit www.frostbrowntodd.com.

Five Alumni Named to America’s Leading Business Lawyers


James E. BurkeCincinnati, OH — Ten attorneys at Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL (KMK®) were selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers®, published by Chambers & Partners Publishing. In addition, KMK was recognized as a leading law firm in Ohio in the following practice areas:

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A
  • General Commercial Litigation.

 

The KMK lawyers designated as “Leaders in their Field” in Ohio byChambers USA 2013 are as follows.5 of the ten attorneys selected for inclusion are UC Law alumni:

James E. Burke '78— General Commercial Litigation [45208]

Robert E. Coletti '82— Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions [45243]

Gary P. Kreider '64— Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions [45157]

Robert E. Coletti

Kenneth P. Kreider '89— Real Estate [45206]

Michael L. Scheier '91— General Commercial Litigation [45140]

 

The Chambers & Partners research team spent a year canvassing clients and lawyers across the country to obtain a consistent market view of those firms and lawyers that are considered leaders in their fields. The directory contains a detailed and independently-researched editorial describing each listed law firm and lawyer and its strengths, details of recent work, quotes from clients and peers, and a list of active clients within each practice area.

 

ABOUT KEATING MUETHING & KLEKAMP

The law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL (KMK®), based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a nationally-recognized law firm delivering sophisticated legal solutions to businesses of all sizes — from Fortune 100 corporations to start-up companies. KMK received national and metropolitan rankings in the 2013 Best Law Firms survey (Metropolitan Cincinnati) by U.S. News and Best Lawyers KMK was named a Top Ranked Law Firm in the Midwest 2012 by Am Law. KMK has approximately 105 lawyers and a support staff of 150 employees. Additional information is available at www.kmklaw.com.

Kenneth P. KreiderGary P. KreiderMichael L. Scheier

Katie Cassidy Tranter '12 joins DBL Law Firm as Associate


Katie Cassidy Tranter '12

CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY: January, 2013— DBL Law is pleased to announce that Katie Cassidy Tranter has joined the firm as associate.

Ms. Katie Cassidy Tranter is an associate attorney practicing primarily in the area of employment law. She joined DBL Law as a law clerk in May of 2011 and is based in the firm’s downtown Cincinnati office.

Ms. Tranter obtained her law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2012, where she graduated cum laude. Katie has a bachelor's degree in Business Management with a concentration in Marketing from Boston College.

During law school, Katie was an Associate Member of the Law Review and was named to the Dean’s Honors List.

Katie resides in Hyde Park with her husband.

DBL Law is a full-service, mid-sized law firm with Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati offices. The firm was recognized by US News and World Report in 2010, 2011 and 2012 as a Best Law Firm and named one of the Top 100 Workplaces in the region by the Cincinnati Enquirer and the national surveying firm Workplace Dynamics. DBL Law serves private individuals and companies in many industries including banking, construction, health care, labor and employment relations, real estate and technology.

Bloomberg/BNA has published False Claims Act: Whistleblower Litigation, Sixth Edition by James B. Helmer, Jr. '75


BNA / Bloomberg has published in 1300 hardcore pages including a searchable cd rom the 6th edition of treatise: False Claims Act: Whistleblower Litigation. The False Claims Act turns 150 years old in 2013.

It is the government's primary tool for recovering stolen taxpayer dollars accounting for more than $30 billion in recoveries since 1986. Helmer's testimony in 1985, 1989, and 2008 before the United States Congress were the foundations for amendments to the Act signed by Presidents Reagan and Obama.

Anne B. Pellot '93 Bolsters Porter Wright's IP Practice


Anne B. Pellot '93CINCINNATI, Ohio —Porter Wright is pleased to welcomeAnne B. Pellotas an attorney in the firm's Intellectual Property Practice, resident in the firm's Cincinnati office.

"We are excited to add Anne's broad intellectual property knowledge and her extensive patent law experience to our strong IP practice," said Dave Croall, partner-in-charge of the firm’s Cincinnati office. "Her particular technical experience in the electrical, mechanical and computer software disciplines will be a great asset to the firm and our clients."

Porter Wright's Intellectual Property Practice Group leader, Holly Kozlowski, added, "We are very pleased to add Anne's knowledge and experience in the electrical and software areas to our growing IP practice, which now includes four Cincinnati-based attorneys and over 20 additional intellectual property attorneys throughout the firm's other offices."

Anne concentrates her work in all facets of Intellectual Property law. As a registered patent attorney, her practice has particularly focused on the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, as well as freedom-to-market, patentability and patent validity studies.

Over the past decade, Anne has maintained her own patent consultation business, working with a Fortune 500 medical device manufacturer to fast-track patent applications in a variety of electrical and mechanical technologies. She received her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and her undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton.

Outside of the office, Anne commits her time as a volunteer for Mason City Schools and St. Susanna Parish: Society of St. Vincent De Paul.

About Porter Wright:

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP is a large regional law firm that traces its origins to1846 in Ohio. With offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Dayton, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and Naples, Florida, Porter Wright provides counsel to a worldwide base of clients.

William G. Deas '72 named to the 2013 Ohio Super Lawyer list


William G. Deas '72DAYTON, Ohio – Porter Wright is proud to announce that two attorneys in the firm's Dayton office have been named to the 2013Ohio Super Lawyers® list. With their colleagues in other Porter Wright offices, those honored in Dayton bring the firm's total number of Ohio Super Lawyers to 48.

In addition, the Dayton office has one attorney named to the 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. This brings the total number of Porter Wright attorneys named to Rising Stars to 18 attorneys across all offices.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. No more than five percent of lawyers in each state are chosen for their high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars are age 40 or younger or have been practicing law for 10 years or less, and represent the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state. Less than 2.5 percent of lawyers are selected for Rising Star status.

Porter Wright's attorneys named to the 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists in Dayton include William G. Deas, Jeffrey W. Morris and Tami H. Kirby. Primary practice area of William G. Deas '72 is Real Estate.


About Porter Wright
The complete 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers list can be found at www.superlawyers.com where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP is a large law firm that traces its roots to 1846 in Ohio. With offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and Naples, Florida, Porter Wright provides counsel to a worldwide base of clients.www.porterwright.com

Nicole Hanna '12 Joins Dinsmore’s Cincinnati Office


CINCINNATI (January 18, 2013) – Dinsmore is pleased to announce that Nicole Hanna '12Nicole Hanna '12 has joined the firm as an associate in the Corporate Department and member of the Tax, Benefits and Wealth Planning Practice Groups. She will practice in the firm's Cincinnati office.

Prior to joining the firm, Hanna clerked for Ralph A. Kerns & Associates. Earlier in her career, she was an extern for the Honorable J. William L. Mallory, Jr. of the First District Court of Appeals. Hanna earned her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law and her B.A. from the University of Toledo.

About Dinsmore
Dinsmore is comprised of more than 475 attorneys practicing in 13 cities throughout Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Washington D.C. For more than a century, Dinsmore has provided a broad range of integrated services to meet the needs of both large and small businesses as well as institutions, associations, governments, professional firms and individuals. For more information, please visit www.dinsmore.com.

Peggy Sullivan '04 appointed in Frost Brown Todd, Cincinnati Office


January 14, 2013 (Cincinnati, Ohio) – Frost Brown Todd is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members in the Cincinnati and West Chester offices. The new members are: Peggy (M. Margaret) Sullivan, Shannah J. Morris, and William S. Morriss.

Peggy (M. Margaret) Sullivan, located in the Cincinnati office of Frost Brown Todd, practices in the areas of real estate as well as lending and commercial services. She represents clients in a wide-array of national, regional and local commercial real estate transactions, including leases, development projects and loans. Peggy also advises clients on lending and regulatory issues and handles working capital facilities, asset securitizations and large multi-bank syndicated facilities.

About Frost Brown Todd

Frost Brown Todd is a full-service law firm serving some of America’s top corporations and emerging companies. With attorneys regularly identified by clients, peers and industry organizations as leaders in their practice areas, the firm advises and protects clients in business transactions and litigation in industries including insurance, banking, financial services, manufacturing, transportation, real estate, construction, energy and healthcare. Its over 450 attorneys in nine offices throughout Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia provide unparalleled service to meet clients’ needs; deliver the insights and solutions available only from a diverse group of professionals; and support the communities in which they operate. To learn more, visit www.frostbrowntodd.com.

Whitney C. Gibson named Partner in Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease


Whitney C. GibsonVorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease is pleased to announce that Whitney C. Gibson has been named partner of the firm.

Gibson is a member of the firm’s litigation group in the Cincinnati office. He has particular experience representing companies and individuals in cases involving Internet issues, including Internet defamation. Gibson also has experience in False Claims Act cases, RICO cases, government contract cases, class-actions, medical- malpractice litigation, probate, trust and fiduciary litigation, breach of contract, copyright, trademark, false advertising litigation and complex commercial litigation. He received his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law where he was a member of the Order of the Coif and was an associate member of the Cincinnati Law

Review. Gibson received his B.S. from Penn State University.
Gibson, who currently lives in suburban Cincinnati, is one of two attorneys elevated to partner in the firm’s

Cincinnati office and is among 13 throughout the firm to be elevated in 2013.

Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio-based law firms with 375 attorneys in six offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and Houston, Texas. Its Cincinnati office has more than 75 attorneys and is among the fastest growing in the city. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.