Richard Cordray '86 Appointed Keynote Speaker for Meigs County Democratic Party’s Annual Kennedy Day Dinner

Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray will be the keynote speaker at the Meigs County Democratic Party's annual Kennedy Day Dinner.

Cordray was elected attorney general last November. He previously served as Ohio Treasurer of State, Franklin County Treasurer, state representative, and as Ohio's first Solicitor General.

An accomplished lawyer, Cordray has argued six cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and taught Constitutional law for 13 years at The Ohio State University's law school. In 2003, he earned the Presidential Service Award from the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation for his work supporting legal services for the poor, and in 2000 the Human Rights Campaign named him "Humanitarian of the Year" for his efforts to promote tolerance and understanding.

Cordray earned a master's degree with first-class honors from Oxford University in England and graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was the editor of the Law Review.