TOLEDO, OH - The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Cheri A. Budzynski, partner in the Toledo office, was sworn in as President of the Toledo Women's Bar Association ("TWBA") at their annual meeting on May 25, 2016 held at The Toledo Club.
The TWBA is a professional organization of lawyers in Northwest Ohio whose mission is to encourage and recognize the contributions of women to the legal profession and improve and promote the advancement of women in the community through leadership, education, social networking, philanthropy and professional development.
Cheri is a partner in the environmental practice group. Her practice area has an emphasis on air and water issues that impact the industry. Since joining Shumaker, she has been involved in a range of environmental regulatory, permitting, and compliance issues that affect various industries, including the Utility Industry, the Steel/Coke Industry, the Pharmaceutical Industry, and the Ethanol Industry. Cheri has also worked on environmental litigation at both the State and Federal level.
Cheri is admitted to practice in Ohio, Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the United States District Court of Ohio, Northern District; and the United States District Court of Ohio, Southern District.
Cheri received her J.D., magna cum laude, from The University of Toledo College of Law. Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Cheri received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology with an emphasis in Behavioral Neuroscience from Bowling Green State University. She worked as a professor at Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio where she also served as the Chair for the Department of Psychology. Cheri received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Lourdes College.
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Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a premier provider of quality legal services with more than 245 lawyers, 55 paralegals and 500 employees in five offices: Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina. Whether through its commitment to clients or its work in all of our communities, involvement lies at the core of all Shumaker’s initiatives.