To assist with the firm’s ongoing growth and expanded work in the public law arena, Roetzel & Andress LPA welcomes the addition of Galen L. Schuerlein as Director, Roetzel Consulting Solutions. Galen is based in the firm’s Cleveland, Ohio, office.
As Director of Roetzel Consulting Solutions, part of Roetzel’s Public Law Group, Galen focuses on providing comprehensive strategic solutions for public, private, and nonprofit clients at the state and local level. Her prior experience includes providing strategic counsel to assist public entities, local school districts, libraries, private corporations and trade associations reach their specific goals. Additionally, Galen has extensive experience in traditional governmental relations, including procurement. Galen has been involved in the political process and has campaign experience with public libraries, county reform, community colleges, park systems, local schools, and human services. She has also provided strategic counsel to local and state candidates.
“We’re delighted to have Galen join our government relations team,” said Lewis Adkins, Jr., Partner and Practice Group Manager for Public Law, Regulatory and Finance. “Her extensive relationships with both public and private entities across Cuyahoga County, and deep familiarity with the many issues affecting our community, will be tremendous assets to our clients.”
Galen’s professional career includes service as Chief Counsel for the City of Cleveland under former Mayor Jane L. Campbell and as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Cuyahoga County.
Galen earned her B.A. in Political Science from Seattle University and her. J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Actively involved in the community, she is a member of the Lakewood Catholic Academy Development Committee and a past board member of both the Cleveland Landmarks Commission and BAYarts. Among other distinctions, Schuerlein was selected as one of the members of the 2010 class of Crain’s Cleveland’s “Forty Under 40.”