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Class Notes Andrew Folkerth ’87 is a partner at the Denver firm Holland & Hart LLP. He counsels clients on real estate, commercial, and development loan matters, including loan originations, modifications, workouts, receiverships, and foreclosures. For election news on Elizabeth Lee Gill ’87, see Page 87. Randall D. LaTour ’87, a partner with the Columbus office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America List, which entails an exhaustive peer-review survey. LaTour’s practice focuses on bankruptcy and related issues. Douglas R. Matthews ’87, a partner with the Columbus office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America List, which entails an exhaustive peer-review survey. Matthews’ practice focuses on commercial litigation and employment law. David A. Scott ’87 has been elected to a third consecutive one-year term as vice president of the Sierra Club’s national board of directors. In April, Scott, a Columbus attorney, was elected to a second three-year term on the environmental organization’s national board, finishing second out of nine candidates in voting by the Sierra Club’s members. Founded in 1892, the Sierra Club has more than 1.4 million members and supporters.

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Mark E. Vannatta ’87, a partner with the Columbus office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America List, which entails an exhaustive peer-review survey. Vannatta’s practice focuses on nonprofit/charities law, tax law, and trusts and estates. Philip F. Downey ’88, a partner with the Akron office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America List, which entails an exhaustive peer-review survey. Downey’s practice focuses on bet-the-company and commercial litigation. William J. Pohlman ’88, a partner with the Columbus office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America List, which entails an exhaustive peer-review survey. Pohlman’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and insurance law. Richard J. Helmreich ’89, a partner at Porter Wright, was recognized by Chambers USA 2012 as a leading lawyer in his field of employee benefits and executive compensation. Helmreich works in the firm’s Columbus office and serves as chair of the employee benefits practice group. John L. Landolfi ’89, a partner with the Columbus office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour

and Pease LLP, was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America List, which entails an exhaustive peer-review survey. Landolfi’s practice focuses on commercial litigation.

was included in the June 2012 issues of The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines. Wright is the practice group leader of Roetzel’s transportation law group.

Kristin L. Watt ’89, a partner with the Columbus office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America List, which entails an exhaustive peer-review survey. Watt’s practice focuses on environmental law and litigation.

Theodore P. Mattis ’91, a partner with the Columbus office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America List, which entails an exhaustive peer-review survey. Mattis’ practice focuses on commercial litigation and workers’ compensation law.

1990s Marc Booker ’90 has accepted the position of detention specialist with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice. For election news on Vincent A. Culotta ’90 and Frank Janik ’90, see Page 87. Paul M. Nick ’90 was awarded the 2012 Lori Eiler Award for Mock Trial Coaching Excellence on Sept. 24, 2012 by the board of trustees of the Ohio Center for Law-Related Education (OCLRE). The center sponsors the Ohio High School Mock Trial competition, where more than 300 Ohio high schools compete annually. Nick, the executive director of the Ohio Ethics Commission, has coached Worthington City Schools teams since 1996. Bradley A. Wright ’90, partner-incharge of the Akron office of Roetzel & Andress, has been selected as a 2012 Top-Rated Lawyer in Transportation Law by ALM and

The Rev. Daryl Winston ’91 was selected for 2012 PA Super Lawyers, chosen by their peers and among a group representing only 5 percent of the practicing attorneys in Pennsylvania. Winston has a thriving practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey that includes business litigation, employment matters, and catastrophic injury cases. In August 2012, Winston also became an ordained minister for a prominent New Jersey church. Robert A. Harris ’92, a partner with the Columbus office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, was included in the 2013 Best Lawyers in America List, which entails an exhaustive peer-review survey. Harris’ practice focuses on employment law.

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