Cincinnati, OH, August 12, 2008 – Julia B. Meister, a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, was named a Business Courier’s 2008 Forty Under 40 Award recipient. The Forty Under 40 program was started in 1995 to identify and recognize the Tri-State's up-and-coming business, community and economic leaders. Competition for this year's program included nearly 250 applications, and 40 awards were given. A twenty-member panel, consisting of Forty Under 40 alumni, made the selections.
Meister has a general commercial litigation practice with a focus on class action, complex, and estate, trust and probate litigation matters. She serves as Chair on the Admissions Committee for the Cincinnati Bar Association and is a member of the firm's Employment and Ethics Committees. She is a member of two arts organizations' boards of trustees and is a member of the Board for Cincinnati Area Senior Services.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Northern Kentucky; Phoenix, Arizona; and Beijing, China. With more than 320 attorneys, the firm provides a broad range of legal services to businesses and individuals, including litigation, corporate and business law, securities and municipal financing, tax and estate planning, labor and employment law, real estate and environmental, health care, intellectual property and unfair competition and antitrust law.