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As a member of Thompson Hine’s Office of General Counsel, Amy conducts research and advises the firm’s lawyers on a variety of substantive legal ethics and professionalism issues. She also reviews and analyzes business intake conflict matters, outside counsel guidelines and ethical screens; advises the firm’s lawyers on bar admissions matters; and provides guidance on ethics and professionalism issues to administrative departments throughout the firm.
Tom is the senior member of Thompson Hine’s Office of General Counsel and its loss prevention partner. As a member of the firm’s Business Litigation practice group, he has counseled and represented numerous attorneys on malpractice, ethics and business issues. He is a past chair of the Defense Research Institute’s Lawyers’ Professionalism and Ethics Committee and Law Firm Counsel Subcommittee.
Jennifer S. Roach
Jen serves as co-ethics counsel for the firm. As a member of the Business Litigation and Antitrust, Competition & Distribution practice groups, she focuses her practice on litigating unfair competition, intellectual property, trade secret misappropriation, distribution and antitrust matters, and providing advice and guidance to clients concerning distribution, antitrust, advertising and unfair competition issues and the protection of intellectual property.
J.A. serves as co-ethics counsel for the firm and is also a vice chair in the Business Litigation practice group. He focuses his practice on handling complex business and construction litigation, as well as litigating and advising on matters involving covenants not to compete, nonsolicitation agreements, trade secret protection and other post-employment obligations.