Join us with Past Presidents, Leadership Institute Alumnae, and Association Members in
Enjoy heavy appetizers and bar service available at this reception-style event.
Date: March 1, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Fees: $50 for OWBA Members
$75 for Non-Members
$35 for Government Attorneys
$35 for University Faculty & Staff
|Location: Hilton Polaris, 8700 Lyra Drive
City: Columbus, Ohio 43240
Yvette McGee Brown focuses on litigation and appeals. She has represented clients on constitutional issues, corporate investigations, employment litigation, and government regulatory matters and frequently advises clients on appellate matters in state and federal court. Her clients include Fortune 100 companies and local government.
Yvette successfully represented the City of Cleveland in a lawsuit with the ACLU challenging the city's security regulations for the 2016 Republican National Convention. In preparation for the convention, Yvette worked with the City to develop regulations on First Amendment expression and constitutional policing.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Yvette served as the 153rd Justice on the Supreme Court of Ohio and as a Judge on the Franklin County Common Pleas Court for nearly a decade. She brings a unique combination of judicial, legal, and corporate experience to her practice. She has served as a corporate director for M/I Homes, Motorist Insurance, Glimcher Realty Trust, and Fifth Third Bank of Central Ohio.
Yvette is also the Partner-in-Charge of Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement for the Firm. In this role, she chairs the firmwide diversity committee and works with her colleagues around the globe on diversity and retention efforts.