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Irving and Selma Harris Distinguished Visitors

The Irving and Selma Harris Distinguished Visitors series was established in 2000 to bring outstanding models of professional excellence to the College to engage students in conversations about professionalism, leadership, and civic responsibility.

Harris Distinguished Visitors


Rachael Rowe
Executive Partner, Keating, Meuthing, Klekamp


Irene C. Keyse-Walker
Partner, Tucker Ellis

Alexandra Schimmer
Solicitor General of Ohio


Judge Denise Cote
United States District Court
Southern District of New York

Justice Dana Fabe
Alaska Supreme Court


Barbara J. Howard ‘79
President, Ohio State Bar Association
Principal, Barbara J. Howard, Co., L.P.A.


Eric H. Kearney ‘89
Ohio State Senator, 9th District


William J. Seitz III ‘75
Ohio State Senator, 8th District
Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister

Kathleen Brinkman ‘75
Porter Wright Morris and Arthur
Assistant U.S. Attorney for Southern District of Ohio (retired)


Hon. William A. McClain
Judge, Hamilton County Municipal Court (retired)

William J. Keating, Sr. ‘50
Congressman, Ohio 1st Congressional District
Chairman, CEO & Publisher, The Cincinnati Enquirer
Chairman of the Board, Associated Press (retired)


Mary Asbury
Executive Director, Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati

Stanley M. Chesley ‘60
Senior Partner, Waite, Schneider, Bayless & Chesley

Prior to 2006

Major General John D. Altenburg, Jr. ‘73
Assistant Judge Advocate General, Dept. of the Army

Bernard J. Bonn III ‘69
Of Counsel, Dechert, Price & Rhoads

Erwin Chemerinsky
Professor, University of Southern California

Del Stiltner Dameron ‘77
VP and General Counsel
General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems

Irving A. Harris ‘51
Owner, Harris Interests

Hon. Norman A. Murdock ‘68
Judge, Hamilton County Common Pleas Corut (retired)
Ohio State Representative

Gary Orfield
Professor of Education and Social Policy, Harvard University
Founding Co-Director, Harvard Civil Rights Project

Andrew F. Reardon’74
President & CEO, TTX Company (retired)

John M. Rosenberg
Director Emeritus, Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky

Milton J. Schloss, Sr. ‘37
President & CEO, Hilshire Farms (retired)

James L. Seal
Partner, Berkes Crane Robinson & Seal LLP

Pamela Shifman
Project Officer on Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Humanitarian Crises for UNICEF

Ned B. Stiles ‘58
Partner, Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton (retired)

David Stimson ‘77
Chief Trademark Counsel, Eastman Kodak

Daniel J. Westerback, Jr. ‘72
General Counsel, Santa Fe Railroad (retired)

John Yoo
Professor, University of California at Berkley School of Law