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Corl named managing partner of firm's Columbus office


Dennis G. Cowan, the President & CEO of Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest Christina Corl, Plunkett Cooney trial attorney, Columbus, Ohiolaw firm, has named partner Christina L. Corl to serve as the managing partner of the firm’s Columbus, Ohio office.

“Christina is an outstanding trial attorney and leader,” Cowan said. “She’s committed to growing the firm’s practice in Ohio, and I look forward to working with her as a member of the firm’s management team.”

A partner in the firm’s Labor & Employment Law Practice Group, Corl focuses her litigation practice primarily on employer liability issues. 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 USA Track & Field Association.

Also of note, Corl serves as Special Counsel to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. In this capacity, she represents The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati in employment and Title IX disputes. Her special counsel duties extend to other state agencies, including the Ohio Department of Insurance, Department of Corrections and Secretary of State.

Corl received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest peer-review rating of AV Preeminent™, and she was selected in 2015 and 2016 as an Ohio Super Lawyer in Civil Litigation: Defense by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine. She is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts in Ohio and Michigan, in the state courts of Georgia and in the federal appellate courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

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.

Plunkett Cooney established its office in downtown Columbus, just blocks from the state capitol in January 2001. Members of the firm’s Columbus office provide a full-range of litigation and transactional services in the areas of banking and finance law, bankruptcy, corporate law, real estate law, insurance law, professional liability, title insurance, general and commercial litigation, premises liability and employment law.

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 nine Michigan cities; Chicago, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, an international directory of law firms, and it was named by American Lawyer Media as a “ go-to” law firm in 2016. The firm has also received several awards naming it among the top workplaces in the legal industry.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney attorney Christina Corl serving as the managing partner of the firm’s Columbus office, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008 or


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