Roetzel Welcomes Experienced Lobbyists, Attorneys to Public Law Group

Collen Matthews

COLUMBUS, Ohio (February 24, 2020) — Roetzel & Andress is pleased to announce the addition of Todd Book and Sherri Warner to its Columbus office. Mr. Book and Ms. Warner are joining Roetzel’s Public Law team and will enhance the firm’s ability to represent its clients in Columbus and throughout the state.

“We continue looking for growth opportunities in the Columbus market,” said Roetzel Chairman and CEO Bob Blackham. “Todd and Sherri are exceptionally talented attorneys whose legal skills and government relations insights will be of great benefit to our clients.”

In addition to his legal work, Mr. Book will focus his practice on state lobbying and government relations. A former Ohio State Representative, representing the 89th House District, Mr. Book served four terms. He also served as Assistant Executive Director of Policy and Public Affairs at the Ohio State Bar Association and as Economic Development Director of Scioto County. Mr. Book built his practice through experience representing constituents and organizations at the state and local government levels.

Mr. Book received his J.D. from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary, and earned his B.A., magna cum laude, from Western Michigan University.

Ms. Warner will focus her practice on state lobbying and government relations. She brings over 25 years of political, association, and government experience to Roetzel, with expertise in operations and management, lobbying, strategic planning, contract review, legal compliance and revenue generation. Ms. Warner most recently served as a Beneficiary Ombudsman in the Ohio Department of Medicaid for the last two governors, and previously as Legal Counsel for the Ohio Republican Party and the Ohio Trucking Association.

Ms. Warner received her J.D. from Capital University and earned her B.A. from Kenyon College.

“Todd and Sherri are valuable additions to our Public Law Group,” said Lewis W. Adkins, Jr., Practice Group Manager, Public Law, Regulatory and Finance and President, Roetzel Consulting Solutions. “They bolster our firm’s veteran presence in Columbus that our clients need. The combination of experience and proven skill sets are unparalleled. We look forward to welcoming our colleagues to the Roetzel Team.”

About Roetzel
Roetzel is a full-service law firm with offices located throughout Ohio and Florida, and in Chicago. The firm provides comprehensive legal services to national and international corporations, closely held and family-run businesses, institutions, organizations, and individuals. Roetzel Consulting Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Roetzel & Andress LPA and is a full-service, bipartisan consulting group that creates innovative strategies to help define and reach client objectives at the local, state and national levels. While some member of our team are licensed attorneys, RCS does not provide legal advice. For more information, visit ralaw.com.