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Thomas E. Szykowny, Esq.
Thomas E. Szykowny, Esq.
VORYS, SATER, SEYMOUR AND PEASE LLP
(614) 464-5671
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Thomas E. Szykowny, Esq.
VORYS, SATER, SEYMOUR AND PEASE LLP
52 East Gay Street Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 464-5671
(614) 719-4990
P.O. Box 1008 Columbus, OH 43216-1008
Phone: (614) 216-7109
Regulatory Cnsl Mbr
Business Transactions, Legislative, Regulatory
Ohio
Bio
Tom is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the corporate group. He concentrates on insurance regulatory and
transactional matters as well as general business and corporate transactional matters.

Career highlights include:
-Representing Plaskolite Inc, an Ohio-based family owned acrylics manufacturing company, with operations throughout the United
States and Internationally, for over 20 years in numerous transactions, including:
--A $22.4 million facility expansion project
--A $24 million acquisition of an extruded acrylic sheet business
--A $4.8 million acquisition of a thermoplastic sheet business
--Establishing a joint venture to construct a manufacturing plant in Turkey
--$17.25 million acquisition of an extruded acrylic sheet business
--Corporate succession planning
-Representing one of the largest health care insurance companies in the United States in connection with its Form A filing and approval at the Ohio Department of Insurance
-Representing insurance brokers and others in a market conduct transaction before the Ohio Department of Insurance
-Serving as outside general counsel for one of the largest fraternal insurance associations in the United States

Tom is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus
Bar Association.

Tom received his J.D. from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law where he was the recipient of the William Oxley Thompson Alumni Award and was a member and the editor of the Ohio State Law Journal. He received his B.A. summa cum laude from Denison University where he was Phi Beta Kappa.

Insights
"Client Alert: Ohio’s New Captive Insurance Company Law Becomes Effective September 17th," September 17, 2014
"Client Alert: New Risk Management Tool - Ohio Captive Insurance Law," July 1, 2014

Professional and Community Activities
Denison University Board of Trustees, 1979-1981; 2013 – Current Trustee
Federation of Regulatory Counsel, Member
CBS Agency, Inc., Board of Directors, Current Member
Greater Columbus Arts Council, Current Trustee and Member of Executive Committee
I Know I Can, Former Trustee and Past President
The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, Former Trustee
The Columbus Academy, Former Trustee; past Board President; past
President of Parents’ Association
Denison University Research Foundation, 1992-1999
Buckeye Ranch, President, 1991-1992

Honors and Awards
The Best Lawyers in America, Columbus Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year, 2012
The Best Lawyers in America, Insurance Law, 2012-2017
Columbus CEO, Top Lawyers in Columbus, 2010-2014
Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
Columbus Jaycees Distinguished Service Award, 1989
Columbus Bar Association Service Award, 1992
Fellow of the Columbus Bar Foundation since 1994
Ohio State Bar Association Community Service Award, 1995
Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Foundation since 1995

Bar and Court Admissions
Ohio
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Practice Areas
Corporate and Business
Organizations
Insurance
Industries
Insurance
Manufacturing
Trade Associations
Transportation and Logistics

Education
The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law J.D., 1982
Ohio State Law Journal, Member and Editor, 1981-1982
Denison University, B.A., 1979, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

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