Ulmer Partner Christine E. Watchorn has been named to Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 2018 list of “Women Worth Watching,” an award reserved for women of purpose and drive who represent diversity within their spheres of influence.
Profiles in Diversity Journal is a publication dedicated to recognizing ambitious people, initiatives, and programs that support the success of diverse workforces across the country and around the world. The winners of the publication’s “Women Worth Watching” award were nominated based on passion, potential, and positive influence in the workplace and in the community. The women who received the award represent corporations, government agencies, law firms, and nonprofits from across North America and Europe.
“Christine is an asset to both the legal and local community,” notes Alexander Andrews, Partner-in-Charge of Ulmer’s Columbus office. “Through her civic leadership, dedication to clients, and her passion for improving the world around her, Christine continues to have a positive influence on the lives of so many.”
Christine focuses her practice on defending clients in complex litigation, including mass tort, commercial disputes, and business litigation. She has extensive experience handling financial services and banking litigation, copyright matters, and employment discrimination cases. She has successfully represented clients in trial and at administrative hearings before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.
“I am honored to receive this distinction from Profiles in Diversity Journal because it is a priority of mine to ensure that I have a positive impact not only in my workplace but within the community,” said Christine. “I thoroughly enjoy sharing my knowledge and experience to help others achieve their goals. This is true for both my clients and the law students and new lawyers I have had the opportunity to mentor.”
Christine received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Ohio Wesleyan University and her Juris Doctor degree, summa cum laude, from Capital University Law School. She serves as a mentor for aspiring lawyers through her involvement with The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s “Mentoring and More at Moritz” program, as well as Capital University Law School’s “Career Advantage Program.”