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What we Are 
The Center for Law and Entrepreneurship provides a direct link for Chase students to the robust entrepreneurial ecosystem of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Whether you want to represent businesses and entrepreneurs or have your own start-up, the Center for Law and Entrepreneurship will give students access to the people and information they need.  Students can expect to build a personal network with supporters of the local entrepreneurial community (entrepreneurs, accelerators, incubators, investors, etc.) which has been nationally and internationally recognized for its work in entrepreneurship. The Center will help prepare students to expand on their law school education with business skills and access to the entrepreneurship community.  
who we are 
Jack Wyant

Jack Wyant '77 

Director Jack Wyant '77 is an integral member of the regional entrepreneurial community and founder and managing director of Blue Chip Venture Company, a venture capital and private equity firm that has invested in and helped to build more than 150 companies. Jack founded Blue Chip in 1990 and has been responsible for some of its most successful investments, including USinternetworking, the first application service provider; Richwood Pharmaceuticals, the creator of Adderall; and Digex, the first internet service provider.

Prior to founding Blue Chip, he founded Blue Chip Broadcasting, a radio station group that was built from start-up to a sale for $180 million. Jack was also the CEO of two venture-backed companies, Home Entertainment Network and Nutrition Technology Corporation, after starting his career in brand management at Procter & Gamble and general management positions with Taft Broadcasting Company. He is actively involved with a coalition of entrepreneurs and investors that provides potential startups with business guidance and access to capital. 

Jeannine Abukhater Lambert

Jeannine Lambert
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Jeannine Abukhater Lambert '11 is the Executive Director of Centers & Programming overseeing and administering the College of Law's Center for Law and Entrepreneurship as well as W. Bruce Lunsford Academy for Law, Business + Technology and Law + Informatics Institute. She also manages all special events and conferences along with alumni and donor relations and alumni programming at the College of Law.

Jeannine is active with her local and national bar associations including the American Bar Association and Northern Kentucky Bar Association serving as co-chair of multiple committees. She co-chairs and plans the annual Women of Legal Tech Summit at ABA TECHSHOW in Chicago each spring. She has an interest in foreign languages and cultures having grown up in Jerusalem, Israel, studied in Aix-en-Provenc, France, and taught English in Busan, South Korea. She is a graduate of NKU Chase College of Law and the University of Kentucky (B.A. in History and minor in Islamic Studies).

Cheryl Borland

Cheryl Borland '94 

Cheryl L. Borland '94 is the business attorney advisor for the Center for Law and Entrepreneurship and of counsel at Griesing Law, LLC and chair of the Firm’s Trusts & Estates practice group. Cheryl has over 20 years of experience as corporate counsel advising closely-held companies throughout the full life cycle of their businesses. She devotes much of her practice to helping small- and women-owned businesses navigate the legal system and launch their companies. Cheryl extends her commitment to diversity to a variety of non-profit endeavors, including the Women’s Business Council Ohio River Valley (Volunteer of the Year in 2016) and serving on Executive Council for the Ellevate Network and Co-President for the Cincinnati Chapter and First Vice Chair of the Steering Committee for the Derby Diversity & Business Summit, which aims to promote diversity within executive leadership and the corporate supply chain. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Reaching Out For Kids, Inc. and the Dupuytren Foundation.