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Corl honored by Greater Columbus Community Helping Hands

04.30.2019

Greater Columbus Community Helping Hands, Inc. (GCCHH) will honor Christina L. Corl of Plunkett Cooney, one of the Midwest’s oldest and largest law firms, as a role model for youth in the greater Columbus area.

Corl will be honored at GCCHH’s 14th Annual Scholarship & Awards Celebration on Saturday, May 4, at 6 p.m. at the Columbus Hilton at Easton in Columbus. Corl and five other award recipients will be recognized for service in their professions and through their community involvement.

“It is such an honor to receive this award,” said Corl, who serves as the managing partner of Plunkett Cooney’s Columbus, Ohio office. “I’ve been involved for many years with organizations that provide scholarships to underprivileged students. Many of them are first-time college attendees, and it’s such a privilege to help them take the next step toward advancing their career opportunities.”

According to GCCHH , Corl, who is a co-leader of the firm’s Labor & Employment Law Practice Group, will be honored because she exemplifies leadership excellence and because she has championed diversity and inclusion throughout her career.

GCCHH is a 501c (3) tax-exempt non-profit organization was founded in 2006 to serve the youth in the greater Columbus area. The organization provides support to local non-profit service organizations to help youth enhance their knowledge, understanding, and social skills and to gain volunteer experience, develop self-esteem and character.

Admitted to practice in Ohio, Michigan and Georgia, 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 Board of Directors of the USA Track & Field Association and having previously served as Associate General Counsel to the National Fraternal Order of Police.

Additionally, Corl serves as Special Counsel to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. In this capacity, she represents The Ohio State University, Miami 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.

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, personal injury, 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 eight Michigan cities, Chicago, Illinois, Columbus, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. Plunkett Cooney has achieved the highest rating (AV) awarded by Martindale-Hubbell, a leading, international directory of law firms. The firm was also recently selected by Crain’s Business Media as its inaugural Law Firm of the Year.

For more information about Plunkett Cooney attorney Christina Corl’s recent honor from the Greater Columbus Community Helping Hands, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008 or jcornwell@plunkettcooney.com.

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