EMPLOYMENT LAW, HUMAN RESOURCES AND HEALTHCARE EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION and BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Yale Law School, J.D. 1986
  • The Ohio State University, B.A. 1982, summa cum laude, with honors and with distinction
  • George Washington University, graduate certification in Health Care Corporate Compliance, 2014


  • ORISE Fellow, Innovation Center, Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), 2014-15


  • Admitted to the Bars of The Ohio Supreme Court, The United States Supreme Court, The Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit


EXPERIENCE

  • Of Counsel, Thorman Petrov Group - employment lawyers
  • Senior Counsel,  Cleveland Clinic, chair of Employment and Contracts practice groups 
  • Sr. VP of Human Resources and General Counsel, LOCUM Medical Group
  • Director, CASA for KIDS of Geauga County
  • In-house Counsel, State Industrial Products
  • Associate, LItigation and Employment Law, Squire Sanders & Dempsey
  • Judicial Clerk, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Member of the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Executive Committee, Yale Law School Association
  • Life Member, 8th District Judicial Conference
  • Member, Employment Inn of Court
  • Board Secretary, Stand Up for Workers
  • Member, Society for Human Resource Management
  • Guardian ad Litem, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court
  • Member, Chagrin Valley Rotary
  • Leadership Geauga Alumna
  • Former Vice-President, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
  • Board, Ohio Employment Lawyers Association
  • Past Co-Chair, Women in Law Section of the CMBA
  • Board, Near West Theatre
  • Past President, Northeast Ohio Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Former Commissioner, Russell Citizens' Park Board
  • Former Board Member, Geauga Park Foundation
  • Former Board Member, Geauga United Way


  • 2018 Candidate for United States Congress OH-14