Board Members

Consisting of 32 active alumni and one current student representative, and spanning several decades of class years, members of the Law Alumni Association Board demonstrate professional excellence in the corporate, non-profit, private, and public sectors. Each year, members of the Board distinguish themselves as steadfast contributors and stewards of the law school with gifts to the Law School Annual Fund support and volunteer activities that support students, faculty, alumni, and staff.


Eric B. Levasseur ’02
Partner, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

Vice President

Anthony J. O'Malley ’84
Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease LLP

Secretary / Treasurer

Nicole Braden Lewis '01
Counsel, Tucker Ellis LLP

Past President

*George M. Moscarino ’83
Founding Partner, Moscarino & Treu, LLP


Matthew E. Albers  ‘00

Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP


David B. Cupar ‘99

Member; Chair, Intellectual Property Department;

Board of Directors, McDonald Hopkins


Kyle Cutts ’08




Rhonda Baker Debevec ’97


Debevec Law Firm


Heather Doherty ‘11


Picard Kentz & Rowe LLP


Molly Drake ’08

Senior Counsel



David Drechsler ’89


McDonald Hopkins


Sheldon (Shelly) G. Gilman ’67

Attorney at Law


Kelly Grigsby '95


Williams, Moliterno & Scully Co., L.P.A.


Margaret "Maggie" J. Grover ‘83

Mediator, Investigator, Counselor

Workplace Solutions


Valissa Turner Howard, Esq. ’07

First Assistant Deputy Inspector General

and Chief Diversity Officer

Cuyahoga County Agency of Inspector General

Catherine Kilbane ’87

Attorney at Law


Michael J. Lyle ’88


Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP


Harini Narayanswamy ’07

Founder/Managing Partner

Narayanswamy Associates


* Matthew O’Connell ’83

Partner, Sutter O’Connell


Hon. Ronald J. O’Leary ’97

Judge, Cleveland Municipal Court, Housing Division


Thomas Mester ‘69

Retired Senior Partner

Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy


James Pasch ‘10

Regional Director

Anti-Defamation League


Joseph Shell ’20

3L Student Representative


*Michele A. Smolin ’92

VP and General Counsel

Ranpak Corp.


Matthew Spaeder ’07


PW Power Systems


Judith Steiner ’87

Executive VP & Chief Risk Officer

Banner Bank


Benjamin Stulberg ’07


Jones Day

Brooke Tyus ’18

Associate in Real Estate Practice Group

Ulmer & Berne LLP


Alexander van Voorhees ’06

Assistant General Counsel

Bank of America Merrill Lynch


Fahreen Velji ’17


Outten & Golden LLP


William Weir ’84


Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP


Veronica Xu LLM ’08


Brennan Manna & Diamond