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As Director of Roetzel Consulting Solutions, part of Roetzel’s Public Law Group, Galen focuses on providing comprehensive strategic solutions for public, private, and nonprofit clients at the state and local level. Her experience includes providing strategic counsel to assist public entities, local school districts, libraries, private corporations, and trade associations reach their specific goals. Additionally, she has extensive experience in traditional governmental relations, including procurement. Galen has been involved in the political process and has campaign experience with public libraries, county reform, community colleges, park systems, local schools, and human services. She has also provided strategic counsel to local and state candidates.
Galen’s professional experience provides a unique perspective on the interactions between private sector and government. Prior to her consulting career, she was the Chief Counsel for the City of Cleveland, managing all Collective Bargaining, Labor and Employment, Real Estate Development, and Public Records law sections. She also served as an Executive Assistant to the Mayor of Cleveland, focusing on communications and labor relations. Galen began her legal career as a guardian ad litem, later moving to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s office where she served as an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney representing Children and Family Services. In that role, she prosecuted neglect, abuse, and dependency complaints.
While she is a licensed attorney and admitted to the Bar in Ohio, Galen is not providing legal advice in her role as Director of Roetzel Consulting Solutions.