November 1, 2011 / Press Release

New Associates join Porter Wright

Porter Wright is pleased to announce that three new Associates have joined the Firm in its Columbus and Cleveland offices:

Columbus

  • Jared M. Klaus – Associate, Litigation
  • Amy C. Strang – Associate, Corporate

Cleveland

  • Christopher J. Diehl – Associate, Corporate

Jared Klaus is a graduate of The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law where he was a member of the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law and was honored with a Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Award in criminal law and the Joshua Dressler Award for Excellence in Criminal Law. He received both a Masters of Science in Journalism and Bachelors of Business Administration from Ohio University. Jared served as a research assistant at the Moritz College of Law and as an investigative reporter for Scene Magazine in Cleveland, where he received a "Best Reporter" award from the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists.

Chris Diehl received a law degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law where he was a member of the Case Western University Law Review, Jonathan M. Ault Mock Trial Team and Dunmore Moot Court Board. Chris was honored with seven CALI Awards and was a competition finalist in the Dunmore Moot Court Competition, where he received the Best Brief Award. He received a Bachelors of Business Administration from Ohio University, cum laude. Chris has served as a research assistant at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, judicial extern with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and intern with both the Office of Adult Probation and Ohio Auditor of State.

Amy Strang is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law where she served as managing editor of the Journal of Law & Politics and as a member of both Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity and Virginia Law Women. Amy was a Dillard Scholar and LexisNexis student associate. She received a Bachelor of Arts in English Pre-Law and Philosophy Pre-Law, magna cum laude, from Ohio University, where she served as the assistant director of Students Defending Students. Amy has also served as an intern at the National Whistleblowers Center.