Marie-Jolle C. Khouzam of Grandview has been named the new management partner at Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP.

Marie-Jolle C. Khouzam of Grandview has been named the new management partner at Carlile Patchen & Murphy LLP.

She currently serves as Carlile Patchen & Murphy's marketing partner and chairs the marketing committee. As the head of the firm's employment law group, Khouzam's practice consists of advising and defending clients ranging from small to multi-state businesses, nonprofits, municipalities and individuals involved in non-compete disputes. She also serves as the legislatively appointed city attorney for Grandview Heights.

Khouzam is active in several organizations, including the Ohio Management Lawyers Association, the Ohio Municipal Attorneys' Association, the Grandview Area Chamber, Children's Hunger Alliance and St. Stephen's Community House. She is also involved in the Columbus, Ohio State and American bar associations, and has held several leadership positions with the Columbus Bar Association.

Khouzam was named a 2009 Most Powerful and Influential Woman by the Ohio Diversity Council and a 2008 Northwest Rotary Woman of the Year.

She is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Law and Bowling Green State University.