1960s Class Notes
Several members of the Class of 1960 toured Chattanooga battlefields last fall. Pictured, front row, left to right: William Izlar, Henry Simpson, Lloyd Smith, and Robert Hiden. Back row, left to right: Jack Ackerly III and Anthony Unger.
Henry H. McVey III was honored by the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys on October 20 and received the Excellence in Civil Litigation Award.
Leighton Q.J. Klevana, with Advanced Global Investments, splits his time between offices in Tampa, Fla., and Prague in the Czech Republic. Advanced Global Investments is in the business of locating and packaging investments in the less-developed countries in Eastern and Central Europe.
Frank Galloway was appointed to the judicial liaison committee of the Alabama State Bar for 2006–07. More recently, he was appointed to serve on the board of directors of the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority. Frank is a partner in Hand Arendall’s Birmingham office and has represented lenders, including many out of- state institutional lenders and developers, with respect to secured loans during the course of his real estate and commercial lending practice.
Benson A. Snaider of New Haven, Conn., has been listed in New York Magazine’s 2006 survey as one of the New York area’s “Best Lawyers for Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law.”
Last year, Louis L. Broudy merged his law firm of 26 years, Broudy & Associates, with a larger New York City
firm to become Salon Marrow Dyckman Newman & Broudy to take advantage of their additional capabilities as well as
synergies. He is still concentrating on corporate law, asset-based lending, and real estate.
Joseph F. Dillon has been named in Michigan Super Lawyers. He has also been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 1987 and, starting in 1996, has been added to Who’s Who in American Law every year since then. Joe continues to work with Cox, Hodgman & Giarmarco in the fields of taxation, corporate, and international law. He is married to the former Diane K. Long of Grosse Pointe, and together they have four children. They split their time between Naples, Fla., where they spend the winter months,
Walter M. “Chip” Dickey served nearly a decade on the Johnson County (Kansas) Postal Council to improve customer service and postal efficiency. He married the sister of the chief judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals and interviews prospective applicants to UVA.
Gail Starling Marshall, of Rapidan, Va., has been elected a board member of the Virginia Capital Representation Resource Center in Charlottesville. The center’s mission is to work to ensure that adequate representation is provided to financially eligible persons in federal and state death penalty habeas corpus proceedings and in federal and state capital prosecutions. She was also elected secretary of the Commission on South African Partnership by Bishop Peter J. Lee. The commission fosters contact between the Diocese of Virginia and parishes and missions in the Diocese of Christ the King near Johannesburg, South Africa. Marshall was named in Best Lawyers in America for her work in appellate practice.
Don Zachary has enjoyed a busy and varied litigation career on the West Coast for many years and a few months ago was named one of the Los Angeles area’s Best Lawyers for 2006. Since 2002, Zachary has been of counsel to Fox Spillane Shaeffer, where his practice continues to focus on business litigation, particularly intellectual property (trademark and copyright), entertainment, and media cases. In his spare time, Don is co-chair of the copyright committee of the ABA’s intellectual property committee of the litigation section and teaches media law at the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communications’ School of Journalism.
Simon Reeves (LL.M.) recalls that in 2008 it will be 40 years since he traveled from New Zealand to enter the Law School. He was the first New Zealander to have done so, but there have been many since then, all of whom have enjoyed their time at UVA.
Gordon D. Schreck, with Buist Moore Smythe McGee in Charleston, S.C., has again been listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of maritime law. He has appeared in each edition of that publication since its inception. He has also recently been re-elected to the board of trustees of Hampden-Sydney College and chairs that board’s admissions committee. In 2006, he was asked by the new Charleston School of Law to assist in organizing the Charleston Maritime Law Institute (CMLI), and to serve as the founding chair of the CMLI’s Advisory Board. The institute was formed to encourage and foster the development of an admiralty and maritime law program at the new law school, with particular emphasis on intermodal transportation law.