Summary

Regan focuses her practice on assisting businesses and industry groups in all aspects of their corporate needs, including negotiation of complex contracts, corporate governance, compliance, and real estate development. She also acts as a strategic business advisor to corporate clients helping them to achieve growth initiatives while minimizing risk. As a member of the firm’s Commercial Contracts practice area, she handles a variety of commercial contracts related to technology, supplier, and vendor matters, including SaaS agreements, licensing agreements, distribution agreements, and offshore sourcing agreements.

Regan is also experienced in the development, management, and implementation of legal compliance and safety programs, including international expansion, regulatory review, certifications and documentation.

Prior to joining Taft, she served as Assistant General Counsel for an automated technology entity of Honeywell International, Inc. and also previously served as Counsel of Macy’s, Inc., working on the retail brand’s financial institution and operations matters.

Regan earned a J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law, and a B.A. from Yale University in Russian and East European Studies. She was recognized by the YWCA as a Rising Star (2017-2018). She serves on the board of directors of the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, The Dragonfly Foundation, African American Chamber of Commerce for Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, and the Greater Cincinnati Minority Council Program (GCMCP). She is a 2019 Fellow for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.

Awards

  • Rising Star Honoree, YWCA  (2017 - 2018)

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law (2009)
  • Yale University (2003)

Admissions

  • State - Ohio
  • Federal - Northern District of Ohio
  • Federal - Southern District of Ohio
  • Federal - 6th Circuit Court of Appeals

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association

    Member

  • Ohio State Bar Association

    Member

  • Cincinnati Bar Association

    Member

  • Association of Corporate Counsel

    Member (2016-present)

  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)

    2019 Fellow

Community Involvement

  • African American Chamber of Commerce for Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

    Board Member

  • Greater Cincinnati Minority Counsel Program

    Board Member

  • The Dragonfly Foundation

    Board Member

  • Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati

    Board Member

  • Cincinnati Yale Club

    Member (2009-present)

  • Cincy Ivy League Alumni Club

    Member (2013-present)

  • Junior League of Cincinnati

    Former Member (2012-2014)

  • Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

    Former Associate Member (2013-2014)

  • Talbert House

    Former Board Member (2010-2012)