Lindsay Karas Stencel is a rarity: a woman in the male-dominated world of venture capital.
Karas Stencel recently took a big step forward in her career when she joined Thompson Hine LLP as a partner and manager of the large law firm’s Columbus office of Early Stage & Emerging Companies practice. Karas Stencel previously was chief legal counsel and a managing partner at NVT Ventures, a Columbus-based venture capital firm.
She also started and still operates her own law firm, LKS Law, is an adjunct professor at Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (her law school alma mater), and is a founder of Launch New York, a nonprofit venture capital firm based in Buffalo, her hometown. Karas Stencel and her husband, Chris Stencel, own CrossFit Westerville.
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Written by Steve Wartenberg.
Originally published June 21, 2020.