For Immediate Release
March 31, 2009
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Ulmer & Berne LLP
Kimberly G. Schmittel
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(BPRW) Ulmer & Berne Attorney Christie Bryant Elected to Two Boards; Also Selected for Leadership Program

(BLACKPRWIRE) (March 31, 2009) CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Christie Bryant, an attorney with Ulmer & Berne LLP, has recently been elected to two Boards of Directors: the Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce, and the Leadership Council of the Womens Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. The Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce also appointed her Chair of its Government Affairs Committee.
Ms. Bryant was also selected to participate in C-Change, the young professional leadership development program put on by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. 

As an attorney with Ulmer & Berne, Ms. Bryant focuses her practice on employment & labor law, unions and business litigation matters. She also handles business start-ups and practices small business law and nonprofit law. Her experience in general litigation in state and federal courts includes discovery, motion practice and trial preparation. Ms. Bryant represents a variety of companies from individual proprietorships to large, national corporations in various aspects of business litigation, including breach of contract and general tort litigation, contract disputes, and employment-related issues. Ms. Bryant received both her J.D. and B.A. from the University of Cincinnati. 

About Ulmer & Berne LLP
Ulmer & Berne LLP, established in 1908, is one of Ohios largest law firms. A full-service firm with approximately 175 attorneys in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Chicago, Ulmer & Berne represents publicly traded and privately held companies, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, family businesses, international joint ventures and affiliations, investor groups, start-ups and emerging businesses, public bodies, and nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit 

About the Organizations
The Greater Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky African American Chamber of Commerce mission is to establish, cultivate, and strengthen consumer and business relationships; provide access to major corporate markets for our members to help increase business opportunities; and assist in developing strategic partnerships and alliances for the purpose of strengthening and growing the business community.
The Leadership Council of the Womens Funds vision is to be a primary force for women and girls in the Greater Cincinnati area, enabling them take their place as equal partners in the creation of a just and sustainable community. 

C-Change is a 10-month leadership, career and life-skills program that connects young professionals with established leaders and community resources.
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