2018-2019 Foundation President: Stephanie Dutchess Trudeau
Stephanie Dutchess Trudeau, a partner at Ulmer & Berne LLP, is the 2018-2019 CMBF President. Stephanie is a longstanding active member and leader of the CMBA, having served on the Board of Trustees and as a section chair. For the past four years, she has co-chaired CMBF’s “Rock the Foundation” event which is our most significant annual fundraiser. Stephanie’s commitment to community service runs deep, as she is also a volunteer for the Legal Aid Brief Advice Clinic, a judge for the Ohio High School Mock Trial Competition, a judge for the American Mock Trial Association, and Cleveland Regional Undergraduate Mock Trial Tournament.
Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® and designated one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Ohio and Top 25 Women Attorneys in Cleveland on the Ohio Super Lawyers list, Stephanie is a Board-Certified Specialist in employment and labor law. She is a board member of the Ohio State Bar Association’s Specialty Certification Board which handles the credentialing process for attorneys applying for certification as a specialist in employment and labor law. She also serves as Vice Chair of the Employment Law Section of the Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys.