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Pamela A. Bresnahan Elected to ABA Board of Governors

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Press release reposted with permission from Vorys

Bresnahan_Pamela APamela A. Bresnahan, a partner in Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Washington, D.C. office, was recently elected to the American Bar Association (ABA) Board of Governors. At the ABA mid-year meeting in Chicago last month, Ms. Bresnahan was elected to serve as an At Large Member for a three-year term beginning in August 2014.

The Board of Governors is the body that decides ABA policy and governs when the House of Delegates is not in session.  Ms. Bresnahan has served in the ABA House of Delegates since 1987 and currently serves as the Chair of its Drafting Policy and Procedures Committee.

Ms. Bresnahan has also served on the ABA Section of Litigation’s Council and chaired the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability.  She has also served on the ABA Standing Committee on Federal Judiciary and on the ABA Commission on Women in the Profession.  Ms. Bresnahan presently serves on the Board of Trustees of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy.  In addition, she is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and serves on its Commercial Litigation Committee.

Ms. Bresnahan’s practice focuses on representing lawyers, law firms, insurers, financial institutions, financial professionals, and officers and directors.  She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland, New York, California, and Illinois.  She is the head of  the Vorys D.C. office litigation practice group.

About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio-based law firms, with nearly 375 attorneys in seven offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine. Learn more at

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