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Corl elected to WMU-Cooley Law School Board of Directors

March 13, 2019

The board of directors of Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolChristina Corl recently elected Christina L. Corl to its board of directors.

A member of the Columbus office of Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, Corl was elected to her first four-year term as a member of the board. The 11-member board manages the Law School's business and has the ultimate authority for determining and directing institutional policy.

Admitted to practice in Ohio, Michigan and Georgia, Corl focuses her litigation practice primarily on employer liability issues. The managing partner of the firm’s Columbus, Ohio office and co-leader of Plunkett Cooney’s Labor and Employment, Education and Workers’ Compensation Law Practice Group, she also has extensive experience in commercial litigation, product liability, premises liability, professional liability and municipal law.

Corl’s clients include national retailers and corporations, governmental entities, including law enforcement personnel, and nonprofit organizations. She also has the distinction of serving as Associate General Counsel to the Board of Directors of the USA Track & Field Association and as Special Counsel to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, representing The Ohio State University, Miami University and the University of Cincinnati in employment law and Title IX disputes.

A summa cum laude graduate of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 1994, Corl graduated first in her class and received numerous academic accolades. She received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Western Michigan University in 1991.

Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School is an independent, private, non-profit educational institution affiliated with Western Michigan University. As an independent institution, the Law School is solely responsible for its academic program. Cooley Law School is accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of transactional and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 150 attorneys in eight Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, another leading, international directory of law firms. The firm was also recently selected by Crain’s Detroit Business as Law Firm of the Year.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney partner Christina Corl’s election as a WMU-Cooley Law School board member, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing & Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008 or via email at jcornwell@plunkettcooney.com.


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