Taft Dayton attorneys Kristin Hardy, Jordan Jennings, and Christopher Wolcott were recently selected for the Dayton Bar Association 2021-2022 Leadership Development Program. The intensive nine-month program is designed to foster and build leadership qualities in participants, provide essential training, and engage them with key stakeholders in the Dayton community. Participants are selected based on their years of experience (must be practicing for less than five years) and their demonstrated initiative within the Dayton Bar Association.
Hardy is an attorney in Taft's Intellectual Property practice group. Her practice focuses on trademark clearance, trademark prosecution and enforcement, trademark litigation, copyrights and various IP infringement matters, as well as WIPO UDRP matters. She advises clients on protecting their brands and proprietary information, while providing guidance regarding brand development, clearance, registration, and maintenance for trademark portfolios, in addition to handling TTAB and litigation matters.
Jennings is an attorney in Taft's Employment and Labor Relations practice group. She is focused on advising clients in areas of employment law and privacy and data security. Jennings currently sits on the Board of Trustees for Daybreak, an emergency shelter for runaway and homeless youth in Dayton, Ohio.
Wolcott is an attorney in Taft’s Litigation practice group. He advises clients on business disputes, contract negotiations, and commercial litigation matters. Prior to joining Taft, Christopher was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Melissa T. Standridge at the Kansas Court of Appeals.