OhioBWC - Common:  Sarah Morrison

Administrator/CEO Sarah D. Morrison

Adminstrator/CEO Sarah Morrison

Ohio Governor John Kasich appointed Sarah Morrison Administrator/CEO of the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation in May 2016. She leads an agency of more than 1,900 employees that serves more than 250,000 employers and administers nearly 1 million open claims.

Morrison joined BWC in November 2012 with more than 15 years of diverse legal experience. Prior to joining BWC, she was a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP in Columbus. She has specialized in various types of civil and commercial litigation, including complex litigation and class actions. Her trial practice involved appearances in federal and state courts, and she has argued before the Ohio Supreme Court.

Morrison began her career as a law clerk with the Chester Wilcox & Saxbe law firm. She also served one year as a judicial law clerk for Judge John D. Holschuh of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio.

She earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Ohio State University and a law degree from the Capital University Law School. She was named an Ohio Rising Star by Law & Politics magazine and was a recipient of Columbus Business First's "40 Under 40 Award" in 2005.