TOLEDO, OH – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda B. Vandercook to the role of Director of Professional Development & Recruitment for the firm. Ms. Vandercook is located in the Toledo, Ohio office and manages the firm’s lawyer recruitment functions, including the firm’s summer associate program, law school relations, and firm-wide professional development, training and retention initiatives.
“We are very pleased to have Linda back in Northwest Ohio and will benefit greatly from her professional recruitment experience as we continue to grow and attract outstanding lawyers to all five of our offices around the country,” said Paul W. Favorite, Chief Operating Officer of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP.
Ms. Vandercook has over 20 years of healthcare experience – 12 of which were spent in physician recruitment, relations and medical education. Most recently, Ms. Vandercook served as the Director of Physician Services for Lakeland Regional Health System in St. Joseph, Michigan. Prior to joining Lakeland, Ms. Vandercook served as Regional Manager at ProMedica Health System. A native of Toledo, Ms. Vandercook received her M.B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Findlay.
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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service law firm with more than 225 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina. Shumaker is a National Law Journal Top 250 law firm.