The firm's representation of the Ohio State Football players in the NCAA "Tatoogate" investigation is highlighted in a new book The System. The New York Times Best Seller, written by Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian, Is an overview of "The Glory and scandal of big-time college football." Chapter 15 is based on an interview with Larry James by the authors and summarizes the firm's efforts on behalf of the players.
Jeff Brown, Mike Henry, Larry James, Dan Hurley, Rob Buchbinder, Brian Hurley and Bob Gehring have been named Super Lawyers by Super Lawyer Magazine for 2012. Laura Comek, Christina Corl and Jeff Houser have been named Rising Stars. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the State are named to the Rising Stars list.
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