August 22, 2012 - CINCINNATI, OHIO – Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that Monica Gearding, a partner in Taft’s Cincinnati office has been selected to participate in the 2012-2013 Class of the WE Lead program. The WE Lead program is presented by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and is targeted to women on established career tracks who want to gain the skills necessary to advance to higher levels. The program is designed for accomplished managers, business owners and leaders and helps to refine leadership and communication skills for women advancing in both their professions and the community.
Monica Gearding is a partner in the Real Estate and Business & Finance Practice Groups of Taft. She received her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, graduating cum laude. Gearding focuses her practice on commercial and corporate law, with an emphasis on real estate matters, commercial lending and construction and development.
Gearding is a Board Member and CEO of Advanced Industrial Measurement Systems, Inc. (AIMS). She is also a member of Taft’s Professional Women’s Resource Group (PWRG), a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Cincinnati Management Committee, and is in her fourth term as a member of the Wilder, Kentucky City Council.
Since the firm's founding, one of Taft's fundamental principles has been that giving back to the community is an integral part of what defines a responsible company and its employees. Today, Taft attorneys and staff are actively involved in more than 150 organizations in the communities where we live and work. From the arts and cultural groups to non-profits and professional organizations, the firm takes great pride in its volunteer service.
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates our more than 330 attorneys every day. Taft has offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Covington, Kentucky; and Phoenix, Arizona. The firm practices across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including Business and Finance; Litigation; Labor and Employment; Intellectual Property; Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights; Environmental; Health and Life Sciences; Private Client Services; Real Estate; and Tax. With a proven track record of experience since 1885, the firm offers breadth and depth of legal expertise coupled with a trusted business perspective to help our clients, big and small, regionally, nationally and internationally, reach their goals.