Taft attorneys Marissa Huffman and Megan Okun will present "Benefit Corporations: A Primer on Ohio's New Corporate Form" at a program hosted by the Cincinnati Bar Association. The webinar will be Oct. 13 from 12-1 p.m. EDT.
The program will discuss the new provisions of the Ohio General Corporate Law (Chapter 1701 of the Ohio Revised Code), which provide for the creation of benefit corporations. Benefit corporations are companies with socially minded purposes and are intended to be beneficial for society as a whole. Okun and Huffman will also discuss the differences between benefit corporations and certified B-Corps. One hour of CLE credit is pending. For more information, or to register, click here.
Huffman focuses her practice on lending and finance related matters. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School. She received a B.A., cum laude, in International Relations from Michigan State University. Prior to law school, Marissa was a legal contracts analyst for GE Aviation.
Okun focuses her practice on counseling nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations. Given her knowledge and experience with international and transactional tax law, Megan helps clients navigate all tax and governance aspects of their organizations and operations. She received her undergraduate degree from Clemson University, magna cum laude, and an M.A. from The Ohio State University. She earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.