Julie D. Vannatta Senior Associate General Counsel, Senior Associate Athletic Director

Julie was a member of the Ohio State Law Journal and received the Rebecca Topper Memorial Award for outstanding contribution to the Law Journal. Prior to joining the University in 1992, she worked at Thompson, Hine and Flory focusing in the area of commercial litigation

Areas of Primary Responsibility

  • Department of Athletics

Recent Presentations

  • Julie has spoken on numerous topics including Title IX, Legal Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, Coaches' Contracts, Coaches' Compensation Systems, Equipment/Apparel Contracts, Tax Aspects of Corporate Sponsorships in Athletics and Legal Issues in NCAA Bowl Games. She has spoken regularly to local law school classes and at Ohio's Annual Conference of Public College and University Attorneys, the Annual Conference of the National Association of College and University Attorneys and the NCAA Convention.

Professional Associations

  • National Association of College and University Attorneys

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio


  • The Ohio State University J.D.
  • Miami University B.A.


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