Taft Columbus partner Ukeme Awakessien Jeter has been selected as a speaker for the University of Maine’s Spring Commencement, taking place May 6-8, 2022. Jeter will address the commencement celebration for alumni of the Classes of 2020 and 2021. Jeter earned her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from UMaine in 2004 and currently serves on the UMaine Alumni Association Board of Directors.
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Jeter is a partner in Taft’s Intellectual Property practice. She focuses on negotiating and structuring intellectual property licenses, options, and related agreements. Jeter serves on the board of directors for Ohio Legal Help, is an appointed member of the Community Relations Committee for the City of Upper Arlington, and serves as a member on the United Way of Central Ohio – Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council.