Feb 6, 2017 | Akron Office, Cleveland Office

Lewis W. Adkins Jr. Appointed to University of Akron Board of Trustees

Roetzel is pleased to announce that Lewis W. Adkins Jr. has been appointed to the University of Akron Board of Trustees. This nine-year appointment, which began February 3, 2017, and ends July 1, 2025, was announced by the office of Governor Kasich.

Mr. Adkins leads the firm’s Public Law practice. He serves as lead counsel to numerous large, public, and private entities throughout Ohio and Washington, D.C. Mr. Adkins has also acted as lead counsel for several multi-million dollar development projects. His clients include public and private entities, as well as diversified energy companies, governmental entities, housing authorities, and nonprofit organizations. Additionally, Mr. Adkins previously served as General Counsel to Summit County, Ohio.

“It is a privilege and honor to be appointed to the University of Akron’s Board of Trustees,” said Mr. Adkins. “I am deeply committed to upholding the values of the university and look forward to continuing my involvement within the Northeast Ohio community.”                 

Roetzel’s Public Law practice group develops solutions for clients' immediate legal and government relations needs at the federal, state, and local levels. The firm’s clients include Fortune 200 companies, trade associations, counties, cities, villages, school districts, public utilities, universities, libraries, townships, port authorities, and other governmental entities.

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