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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

McGuireWoods Scores 3 New Former U.S. Supreme Court Clerks: Katherine Mims Crocker '12, Brian Schmalzbach '10 and Rebecca Gantt '11 (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Four Law School alumni featured in New York Times article on the perceived polarization of Supreme Court clerks. (New York Times) More

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Christine Tschiderer ‘12 Helped Represent Pregnant Client in Victory Against Chipotle (The Washington Post) More

Monday, August 8, 2016

Emily Renzelli ‘12 Makes ABA's 40 Young Lawyers List (ABA) More

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Anisha Singh ‘12 Makes Forbes' Top 30 Under 30 (Forbes) More

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Law & Policy 30 Under 30: Emily Renzelli '12 (Forbes) More

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Jeree Thomas '11 Wins Youth Justice Emerging Leader Award (National Juvenile Justice Network) More

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Monday, May 9, 2016

Sri Lankan Nilakshi Parndigamage ‘10 Appointed to Top Yale Position (The Sunday Times Sri Lanka) More

Monday, January 17, 2011

Karla Hardy '10 is on loan from Hogan Lovells in Washington, D.C., in order to intern as an assistant district attorney in Anderson County, Texas. (Palestine Herald Press) More

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Elisabeth Custalow ‘09 Fights for Animal Rights (William & Mary) More

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Rebecca Vallas '09Says Criminal Records Drive Job Seekers Into Poverty (PBS Newshour) More

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Advocacy groups have formed a coalition and are rallying against potential cuts to the Supplemental Security Income program for severely disabled children. Rebecca Vallas '09 is a lawyer at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia which is part of that coalition. Vallas says cutting the SSI program could have disastrous consequences ... (NPR) More

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Double 'Hoo Karin Agness '09 founded the Network of Enlightened Women as an undergrad. MORE magazine includes Agness in "This is What THE NEW FEMINISTS Look Like." (MORE magazine) More

Monday, November 9, 2009

Christopher Frankenfield ’09 received the 2009 Sidney M. Perlstadt Memorial Award for his paper, The Relationship Between ERISA, State and Local Health Care Experimentation, and the Need for National Health Care Reform. The award was granted by the American College of Employee Benefits Counsel in its fifth annual employee benefits writing competition. (American College of Employee Benefits Counsel Release) More

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Elizabeth Canter ‘08 Makes Partner at Covington & Burling (Bloomberg) More

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Amy Woolard '08 on Juvenile Criminal Justice Changes (WVTF) More

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Michael Hollander '08 Uses Tech Savvy to Help Formerly Incarcerated Expunge Records (The Philadelphia Citizen) More

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Michael Hollander ’08 Named 2015 ABA Journal Legal Rebel (ABA Journal) More

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Amy Woolard '08, a senior policy attorney with Voices for Virginia’s Children, stopped writing poetry for 10 years, during which she earned her law degree. Now she works for policy change and is back to writing her acclaimed poetry. (The Atlantic) More

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Heather Axford '07 on Working with Immigrants Seeking Assylum from Organized Crime (The New Yorker) More

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Melany Grout ’07 was featured in O magazine for her work teaching girls in West Bengal about land rights and how to grow food for sustenance and income, while living in a culture that favors sons. Grout is based in Seattle with the nonprofit, Landesa. (O magazine) More

Thursday, April 12, 2012

When Toby Mergler '07 found his legal job ending, he seized the opportunity to pursue his entrepreneurial dream -- starting an online fantasy sports business that lets players compete across different sports. (Washington Times) More

Friday, February 18, 2011

Chris Nasson '07 has joined the Northern Kentucky office of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky. Nasson said that during his first appearance in U.S. District Court it "hit him" that he had the job he wanted since law school. (Zanesville Times Recorder) More

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Howell ORear '07 fears many songwriters are unaware of their termination rights under the Copyright Act, which provides the chance to take back copyright after an original transfer. (American Songwriter) More

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Tommy Goodman ’06 Helps Pitch Baseball in Cuba (The New York Times) More

Thursday, September 3, 2015

NBC to Produce Comedy Pilot of Kassia Miller '06 (Deadline Hollywood) More

Friday, August 21, 2015

Raqiyyah R. Pippins ‘06 on Black Lawyers Becoming Partner (New York Times) More

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Andrea Dvorak '06 Ready to Take on The UCI World Cycling Championships (Charlottesville Newsplex) More

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

CNN featured U.S. Army Maj. Frank Rosenblatt '06 and his wife, Alexandra '06, in a story about his latest deployment to Iraq, his first as a husband and father. (CNN) More

Friday, December 9, 2011

CNN features Maj. Franklin Rosenblatt '06, the last U.S. Army Judge Advocate to serve in Kirkuk, in a story about how troops in Iraq are going to court to win justice for a U.S. soldier who was killed. ( More

Monday, November 29, 2010

North Carolina native Christopher Kavanaugh '06 relishes his part in prosecuting cases with nationwide interest as an assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C. (Gaston Gazette) More

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Sarang Damle '05 Named General Counsel at U.S. Copyright Office ( More

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Jake Olcott ‘05 Discusses Cyber Risks and How Companies Assign Value (Forbes) More

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Court of Appeals Judge Herbert Phipps JLLM ‘04 to Retire ( More

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Q&A with TechFreedom President Berin Szoka ‘04 (Bloomberg BNA) More

Monday, January 11, 2016

For Charlottesville's New Mayor, Mike Signer ‘04, Public Service is 'Cause of My Life' (The Daily Progress) More

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Justice David Chandler '04 Resigning from SCOMISS to Oversee Foster Care (Clarion-Ledger) More

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Thomas Saylor '04 Sworn in as Pa.'s 56th Chief Justice (Pittsburgh Business Times) More

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

The Colbert Report features alumna Allison Orr Larsen ‘04 and the Virginia Law Review. (Colbert Report) More

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

How Adrienne Penta '03 Uses Her Law Degree And Legal Experience To Support Women's Wealth (Above the Law) More

Monday, July 7, 2014

Sharon Yuan '03 travels to China this week for the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. Yuan is head of the U.S. Treasury Department's trade and investment policy and its chief China coordinator. (Bloomberg) More

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Mariners' Museum Names Howard H. Hoege III ‘02 New President, CEO (Daily Press) More

Monday, August 8, 2016

Michael McCann ‘02 Tells Aspiring Sports Lawyer About Career (the aspiring sports lawyer) More

Friday, February 20, 2015

Michael McCann ‘02 on How LeBron James' New Role Could Impact NBA (Sports Illustrated) More

Friday, May 17, 2013

A Maryland state court judge has vacated a 1981 double murder conviction that Ropes & Gray counsel Ryan Malone '02 has worked on for 12 years as a pro bono case. Also a member of the team that worked to free the West Memphis Three, Malone estimates he works 500-600 pro bono hours per year. (American Lawyer) More

Monday, March 25, 2013

Longwood University has named UVA Miller Center Director W. Taylor Reveley IV '02 as its new president, June 1. Fellow Wahoo, Patrick Finnegan '79, resigned as Longwood's president last summer because of health problems. (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

Monday, January 17, 2011

Elena Parent '02 was sworn in as the new State Representative of Georgia's District 81. Her victory was significant, as Parent was the only Democrat on the state level to unseat a Republican, and one of fewer than 10 to accomplish the feat nationwide. (Champion FreePress) More

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

Departing Federal Prosecutor Andrew Boutros ‘01 Wanted to Give Back (Chicago Sun-Times) More

Friday, August 21, 2015

Ryan Coonerty '01 Called to Serve (Santa Cruz Sentinel) More

Friday, February 20, 2015

Brendan Johnson ‘01, South Dakota's Top Federal Prosecutor, to Resign (Associated Press) More

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Boutros '01 and others who worked for years to build a case and prosecute international honey brokers, resulting in the biggest case of food fraud in U.S. history. (BusinessWeek) More

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Doug Bacon ‘00 Joins Kirkland & Ellis as Corporate Partner (Oil & Gas Financial Journal) More

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Influencers: Jonathan Waldrop '00 Links Complex Worlds of Tech and Law (Ebony) More

Monday, September 12, 2016

Andrew Gladin '00, a Romanian Immigrant, Became a Top US Legal Adviser to Banks (The Wall Street Journal) More

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

After years of negotiating budget talks between Republicans and Democrats, Rohit Kumar '00, Senator Mitch McConnell's chief negotiator, is leaving. (Washington Post) More

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

David E. Patton ‘99 Representing Ahmad Khan Rahami (The Wall Street Journal) More

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Q&A with Raquel Whiting Gilmer ‘99 (Baltimore Magazine) More

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Sandra Hebert '99 Named Deputy Criminal Chief of Rhode Island U.S. Attorney's Office (Providence Journal) More

Monday, December 21, 2015

Matt Petersen ‘99 Elected Chairman of the Federal Election Commission (The Salt Lake Tribune) More

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

University of Wyoming Hires Klint Alexander '99 as Law School Dean (University of Wyoming) More

Monday, November 24, 2014

Bob Trammell '99 Elected to Georgia General Assembly (Newnan Times-Herald) More

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Marc Berger '99, a veteran federal prosecutor, is the new chief of the securities fraud unit for the U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan. Berger will supervise a team that has brought a series of high profile insider trading prosecutions against hedge fund traders and other corporate insiders. (New York Times) More

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

David E. Patton '99, a visiting law professor at Stanford University, has been named the new head of New York’s influential federal public defender’s office. More

Monday, March 1, 2010

Forestry company to pay hefty settlement to farm workers thanks to collaboration (C-ville Weekly) More

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

The Federal Election Commission unanimously elected Matthew S. Petersen '99 as Chairman for 2010. The FEC is an independent regulatory agency that administers and enforces federal campaign finance laws. (Federal Election Commission) More

Friday, October 9, 2009

New York ADA Pierce Moser '99 is a member of the elder abuse prosecution team that secured a victory in the case against Brooke Astor's son. (NY Law Journal) More

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Jeff Kreisler '99 was featured on UVA blog, chronicling his life from Law School to comedian and author. More

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Monday, July 6, 2015

Jim Neale '98 Explains How Innocence Project, Norfolk Inmate Helped Change Exculpatory Evidence Law (ABC 13 Norfolk) More

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Jeff Kreisler '98 Talks Comedy in Advance of Aspen Performance (The Aspen Times) More

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

MarkD.Martin '98 LL.M. Wins N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Seat (Charlotte Observer) More

Monday, December 30, 2013

Who is the Honorable Robert Shelby '98? A short profile of the federal judge who recently wrote that "Utah’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage violated the Constitution’s guarantees of equal protection under the law, and said that the ban denied gay and lesbian couples 'their fundamental right to marry.'" (The New York Times) More

Friday, December 6, 2013

U.S. District Court Judge Robert J. Shelby ’98 is weighing the constitutionality of Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage. Shelby's ruling will be the first since historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling in United States v. Windsor this summer. (The Salt Lake Tribune ) More

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Robert Shelby ’98 was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the newest judge on the federal bench in Utah. Nominated last December, Shelby fills a vacancy court officials say was causing a judicial emergency. (The Salt Lake Tribune) More

Thursday, December 1, 2011

President Barack Obama has nominated Salt Lake City lawyer Robert Shelby '98 to serve as U.S. District Judge for the District of Utah. (Salt Lake Tribune) More

Monday, December 6, 2010

Indiana's Lake County Courthouse was renamed in honor of Robert Rucker LL.M. '08, the first African American to serve on the Indiana Supreme Court. (Chicago Tribune) More

Monday, February 22, 2010

New Jersey State Sen. Bill Baroni '98 confirmed he will leave his legislative seat for the top state spot at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. ( More

Friday, January 15, 2010

S. C. Appeals Court Judge Kaye Gorenflo Hearn LL.M. '98 was sworn in to the Supreme Court of South Carolina. South Carolina is the only state where lawmakers alone select judges. (Augusta Chronicle) More

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Deborah Gramiccioni '97 Nominated for Bench in New Jersey (New Jersey Law Journal) More

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

SEIA Appoints Tom Kimbis '97 Interim President (Solar Industry) More

Monday, January 11, 2016

Delegate Jennifer McClellan '97: 'I listen first.' (RVA News) More

Monday, November 23, 2015

Gerald Lee ’97 Launches Modern Logistics in Brazil (Bloomberg Business) More

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Global Automakers Hires Charles Haake '97 as Director and Assistant General Counsel (PR Newswire) More

Thursday, December 18, 2014

U.S. Senate Confirms Amit Priyavadan Mehta ‘97 as a Federal Judge (NDTV) More

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Florida's Attorney General has named Timothy Osterhaus '97 as the state's new solicitor general. The SG represents the state before appellate courts including the Florida and United States Supreme Courts. (Miami Herald) More

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Christopher Burke '97, senior executive for Black Hills Energy in Pueblo, Colo., was featured in the Pueblo Chieftain in honor of Black History Month. "... I've traveled the world, both in the Navy and as a businessman, and despite our problems and flaws, there is no other country that offers its citizens the kind of opportunity ... More

Monday, August 24, 2009

Lobbyist Heather Podesta '97 was featured as an "Insider's Insider" in the Washington Post. (Washington Post) More

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Glenn Saks '97 was interviewed on National Public Radio's Marketplace report and on WLRN Miami Herald News about the mortgage foreclosure crisis and how it is impacting tenants (NPR's Marketplace) More

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Judges Remove 'Interim' From US Attorney John Horn '96's Title in Atlanta (Daily Report) More

Thursday, January 15, 2015

John A. Horn ‘96 has assumed acting leadership of the Atlanta U.S. attorney’s office. (Main Justice) More

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Hogan Lovells corporate partner William Curtin III '96 was noted for his work as the lead lawyer on Ford Motor Company's $1.8 billion sale of Volvo last year. In American Lawyer he addresses the challenges in cross border transactional work, as well as the future of the international M&A market. (American Lawyer) More

Monday, December 20, 2010

Steve Newmark '96, formerly senior vice president of business operations at Roush Fenway Racing, has been named the organization’s new president. More

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Kraig Powell ‘95 Appointed to 4th District Court in Utah ( More

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Jeannette Theriot Knoll ‘95 Celebrates Last Day on Bench (KLFY) More

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Peter Vincent ‘95 Says We Should Welcome Syrians to U.S. (San Francisco Chronicle) More

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Rise and Fall of El Chapo," Featuring Peter Vincent '95 (History) More

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Peter Vincent '95 Discusses Colombia Cease Fire Deal (CCTV) More

Monday, February 29, 2016

Peter Vincent ‘95 Talks About El Chapo's Delusional Nature (60 Minutes) More

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Associate Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll ‘95 to Retire from Lousiana Supreme Court (WGNO) More

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Eric Broyles '95: From Disengaged High-Schooler to Corporate Attorney and CEO ( More

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Wall Street Journal takes a look at the rulings of J. Travis Laster '95, vice chancellor on the nation's most influential business court, the Delaware Court of Chancery. (The Wall Street Journal) More

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Virginia House of Delegates member Robert Bell '95 was profiled in the Richmond Times-Dispatch; Bell is running for state attorney general. (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

Monday, February 4, 2013

Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse '82 and lawyer and senior fellow of the Independent Women's Forum Gayle Trotter '95 debate the banning of high capacity weapons at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. (Washington Post) More

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

The retiring Honorable Randall Shepard LL.M. '95 has stepped down as Indiana's Chief Justice. Shepard is the longest serving state chief justice in the nation. (News Sentinel) More

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Justice Denise Johnson LL.M. '95 steps down after two decades on Vermont Supreme Court. Johnson was the first female justice to serve on the court and is cited as a "civil rights giant." (Burlington Free Press) More

Friday, December 17, 2010

Leah Ward Sears LL.M. '95, retired chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court and partner at the Atlanta office of Schiff Hardin, argues that reducing the gap in marriage rates among low- and high-income Americans will renew the middle class (CNN Opinion). More

Friday, August 6, 2010

U.S. Senate confirmed James Wynn Jr., LL.M. '95, a North Carolina state judge, to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. (Legal Times) More

Friday, April 23, 2010

In his first year on the five-member Delaware Chancery Court, J. Travis Laster '95 is not going unnoticed. (Business Week) More

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall Shepard LL.M. '95 will receive a national award for excellence from the American Judicature Society early next year. ( More

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

President Obama had nominated N.C. Court of Appeals judge, James Wynn LL.M. '95, to the Fourth Circuit. (Greensboro News-Record) More

Monday, November 2, 2009

Former corporate lawyer J. Travis Laster '95 on his first weeks on Delaware's Court of Chancery. (Delaware Online) More

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Delaware's governor has nominated corporate lawyer Travis Laster '95 for the state's Court of Chancery, which hears a large number of high-profile business and shareholder disputes. (WSJ Law Blog) More

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Leah Ward Sears LL.M. '95 stepped down as Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. In 1992, she became the first woman -- and youngest person -- appointed to Georgia's highest court. Sears recently wrote about "disposable marriage." (

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Monday, December 28, 2015

Craig Silliman ‘94 Promoted to General Counsel for Verizon (Bloomberg BNA) More

Monday, June 9, 2014

Cary Douglas Pugh '94, currently counsel in the tax department at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, has been nominated by President Obama to serve as a judge on the United States Tax Court. ( More

Monday, June 17, 2013

Immigration and Customs Enforcement director John Morton '94 will step down after leading the Homeland Security department for more than four years. During Morton's tenure, ICE prioritized the removal of criminal and dangerous illegal immigrants. Morton will reenter the private sector after two decades of public service. (The Washington Post) More

Monday, July 2, 2012

For years sports agent Rob Plummer '94 has dealt with the "fluidity" of signing young baseball recruits from the Dominican Republic. Twenty percent of all Major League Baseball players come from the D.R. Plummer took part in a documentary about the "industry," Ballplayer: Pelotero. Yahoo Sports takes a look at the film, ... (Yahoo Sports) More

Monday, August 16, 2010

Geoffrey Blackwell '94, member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation and former FCC senior attorney has been named head of the FCC's new Office of Native Affairs and Policy, tasked to expand broadband availability in tribal lands and Native communities. (The Hill) More

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

President Obama will nominate Cleveland lawyer John Nalbandian '94 to the 11-person board of the State Justice Institute. ( More

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Jaunt Names Hearst Ventures President George Kliavkoff '93 as CEO (The Hollywood Reporter) More

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Former Top U.S. Military Lawyer, Richard Gross ‘93, Named Senior Fellow (Columbia Law School) More

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Kelly Currie '93 Named to Replace Loretta Lynch in Eastern District (The Daily Progress) More

Monday, December 29, 2014

Kelly Currie ‘93 in Running for Top Federal Prosecutor's Slot in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Bloomberg) More

Monday, April 29, 2013

Dickens “Deke” Mathieu '93 has been named Syracuse University's general counsel. (The Post Standard) More

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

California lawyer Harmeet Dhillon '93 is the first woman ever elected as vice chairman of the state's Republican Party. Dhillon hopes to expand the party, bringing new appeal to younger voters. (The Washington Times) More

Friday, March 30, 2012

As counsel to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Brig. Gen. Richard Gross '93, focuses on international law and the law of armed conflict. He and his staff work to interpret laws and policies that dictate when the military can and can't use force. (Knoxville News Sentinel) More

Monday, August 29, 2011

Florida freshman legislator Dana Young '93 is credited with getting an important pro-business bill passed in the Florida legislature. The bill eliminates costly background security procedures unique to the state, making Florida ports more competitive. (Gulf Coast Business Review ) More

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger appointed Christopher R. Bowen '93 to a judgeship in the Contra Costa County Superior Court. (Contra Costa Times) More

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Dionne E. Thompson has been appointed as the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamations Chief of Congressional and Legislative Affairs. She will oversee Reclamation's congressional and legislative affairs activities and serve as Reclamation's primary liaison with Congress. (U.S. Dept of Interior) More

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Friday, June 17, 2016

New CEO of Major Anti-Poverty Nonprofit, Maurice Jones '92, Started Life on a Virginia Tobacco Farm (The Huffington Post) More

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Jim Ryan '92 Tells Story of Being Reunited with His Birth Mother (YouTube/ Harvard University) More

Friday, March 18, 2016

Roman Lifson '92 is Fastest Lawyer in Richmond (Richmond BizSense) More

Friday, January 3, 2014

Virginia's Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe has nominated Maurice Jones '92, a former newspaper publisher and current Obama administration official, as his choice for secretary of commerce and trade. The position is a key cabinet post as the state faces federal budget cuts and tries to lure the FBI headquarters to Springfield. (Washington Post) More

Friday, November 22, 2013

Neil MacBride ’92, the Eastern District of Virginia’s former U.S. attorney, will join Davis Polk & Wardwell in Washington, D.C. next spring and focus on government investigations and white-collar criminal defense work. (Washington Post) More

Friday, August 23, 2013

After successfully prosecuting cases ranging from financial fraud to Somali pirates murdering Americans, U.S. Attorney Neil MacBride ’92 is stepping down. The Eastern District of Virginia is home to both the CIA and the Pentagon and has “long played host to some of the nation’s most high-profile” cases. (Washington Post) More

Monday, December 17, 2012

Since Sept. 11, 2001, the US Attorney's office led by Neil MacBride '92 has become a hub for some of the highest-profile terrorism and national security cases in the country. MacBride’s 130+ prosecutors are currently working on cases that reach into more than 60 countries on six continents. (Washington Post) More

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

New York Life CEO Ted Mathas '92 became CEO of New York Life Insurance Company in 2008 after becoming president in 2007. Forbes recently recognized Mathas as one of America's youngest CEOs. (Forbes) More

Monday, September 26, 2011

President Barack Obama will nominate The Virginian-Pilot publisher Maurice Jones '92 as deputy secretary for the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Jones, publisher of The Pilot since 2008, has served as commissioner of the Virginia Department of Social Services and deputy chief of staff to then-Gov. Mark Warner. ... (The Virginian-Pilot) More

Thursday, January 27, 2011

A federal public defender since 1994, Natasha Perdew Silas '92 has been nominated by President Barack Obama to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. (The White House) More

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Julie Lynn '92: A look at the work of a Double-Hoo film producer. (Virginia Magazine) More

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

The Senate unanimously confirmed Virginia Supreme Court Justice Barbara Milano Keenan LL.M. '92 to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. (Washington Post) More

Monday, March 1, 2010

The office of U.S. Attorney Neil MacBride '92 was one of two chosen by Attorney General Eric Holder to prosecute Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. (The New Yorker) More

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

President Barack Obama has nominated Justice Barbara Keenan LL.M. '92 of the Virginia Supreme Court to the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Keenan has served on the Virginia Supreme Court since 1991. (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

Friday, August 7, 2009

Neil MacBride '92 has been nominated by President Obama to be the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

6 Things You Didn't Know about Laura Ingraham '91, RNC Speaker (CBS Local) More

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Steve Okun '91 Improves Lives in Bali with New Business Model (UVA Today) More

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Helgi Walker '91 on her SCOTUS Friend-of-Court Appearance ( More

Friday, April 15, 2016

Steve Okun '91 on Preparing Social Enterprises for Investment (EMPEA) More

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Tea Party Favorite Ken Paxton '91 Elected Texas Attorney General (Breitbart) More

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The New York Times features the reach of political commentator and talk show host Laura Ingraham '91 in David Brat's unexpected defeat of U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor in the Virginia Primary. (New York Times) More

Thursday, December 6, 2012

Virginia Beach attorney Kevin Martingayle '91 was voted the next president-elect of the Virginia State Bar after the organization's first contested election in 11 years. (Virginian Pilot) More

Friday, December 16, 2011

Timothy J. Heaphy '91, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, has been appointed by U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to a two-year term on the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee. (Daily Progress) More

Thursday, September 8, 2011

President Barack Obama is sending Washington lawyer Mark Brzezinski '91 to Sweden to serve as U.S. ambassador. Brzezinski has been manager of the international law practice at McGuireWoods in D.C. He now awaits Senate confirmation to the post of ambassador. (Legal Times) More

Monday, June 27, 2011

The National Law Journal included Jeffrey Ferguson '91, managing director and general counsel of The Carlyle Group, as one of the 20 most influential in-house attorneys. More

Thursday, April 28, 2011

A Q & A with Timothy Heaphy '91, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, focuses on his efforts to target crime prevention as community outreach. ( More

Friday, November 19, 2010

President Obama appointed McGuireWoods anti-corruption law expert and former Fulbright Scholar Mark Brzezinski '91 to the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. ( More

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Zane David Memeger '91 has been nominated as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. (The White House) More

Friday, October 16, 2009

Following confirmation by the Senate, Timothy Heaphy '91 was sworn in as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia. ( More

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Matthew Winter LL.M. '91 has been named President and CEO of Allstate Financial. ( More

Monday, August 3, 2009

President Obama has nominated Richmond lawyer Timothy Heaphy '91 for U.S. Attorney of Virginia's Western District. ( More

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Thursday, March 10, 2016

D.C. Superior Court Preparing to Swear In Robert A. Salerno '90 (Virginian-Pilot) More

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Richmond Commonwealth's Attorney Michael N. Herring ‘90 Wins Virginia State Bar Award (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Donald Jackson ‘90 May Help Player Get to Virginia More

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Top FBI Official Chuck Rosenberg '90 to Helm DEA (The Washington Post) More

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Federal Election Commission member Lee E. Goodman '90, appointed by President Obama on the recommendation of Sen. Mitch McConnell, has been elected chairman for election year 2014 by members of the commission. (RollCall blog) More

Monday, October 28, 2013

Denver District Court Judge William Hood III ’90 has been appointed as the 103rd Colorado Supreme Court justice. Hood has experienced the justice system from most sides: a prosecutor, criminal defense attorney, and civil litigator. (The Denver Post) More

Monday, June 24, 2013

President Barack Obama nominated Lee Goodman '90, an attorney with LeClair Ryan, to serve on the Federal Election Commission. More

Monday, January 10, 2011

The Honorable John M. Roll LL.M. '90 was among the six people slain at an event hosted by U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Tucson, Saturday. Ross, who served as chief judge of the U.S. District Court in Arizona, was appointed to the federal bench in 1991 by President George H.W. Bush. (New York Times) More

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Mary Bauer '90, who has directed the Southern Poverty Law Center's Immigrant Justice Project since its inception in 2004, has been named as the SPLC's new legal director. ( More

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Friday, September 9, 2016

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves '89 Rules Confederate Emblem Unconstitutional (Huffington Post) More

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Carlton Reeves ‘89: Mississippi Law Creates Inequality for Gay Marriage More

Thursday, February 25, 2016

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves '89 Receives 2016 Distinguished Jurist Award (Mississippi State University) More

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

The Man Behind The Speech: Judge Carlton Reeves '89 Takes On Mississippi's Past (NPR Code Switch) More

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Karl Racine '89 Wins First-Ever Race for D.C. Attorney General (The Washington Post) More

Thursday, September 18, 2014

TheCalifornia Public Employees’ Retirement System, the largest U.S. pension, has picked Ted Eliopoulos '89 as chief investment officer. (Bloomberg) More

Thursday, January 31, 2013

In recent media appearances, NFL Players Association Chief DeMaurice Smith '89 Brings Players' Health Realities Front and Center (Washington Post) More

Friday, February 17, 2012

Judge Elissa F. Cadish '89 has been a district court judge on the Eighth Judicial District Court of Nevada, based in Las Vegas, since 2007. President Obama has nominated her to the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. (White House) More

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

NFL players are reporting to training camps, thanks to DeMaurice Smith '89, Executive Director of the NFL Players Association. Smith has worked tirelessly with players and owners to find the common ground needed to end the months-long walkout. (Washington Post) More

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

U.S. EPA attorney Stefania Shamet '89 received the agency's most prestigious national award recognizing work to protect wetlands. Shamet is credited with representing the agency in "some of the most environmentally significant, legally complex, and politically sensitive water and wetlands matters.” ( More

Friday, December 31, 2010

Carlton Reeves '89 was sworn in as a U.S. District Judge before a standing-room-only crowd in the largest courtroom in the U.S. District Courthouse in Jackson, Mississippi. (Clarion Ledger) More

Friday, June 18, 2010

As the number of contractors in eastern Virginia has grown, so has the number of fraud cases. U.S. Attorney Stephen Haynie '89 has been charged with investigating the fraud. (The Virginian-Pilot) More

Thursday, April 29, 2010

President Obama has nominated Carlton Reeves '89 of Pigott Reeves Johnson for the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi (White House) More

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

In a Congressional hearing, DeMaurice Smith '89, executive director of the NFL players association, called for more independent study of head injuries and promised that players’ safety would not be a bargaining issue with the league. (New York Times) More

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Cornell's First Woman President, Elizabeth Garrett '88, Named UVA's 2016 Distinguished Alumna (UVA Today) More

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Elizabeth Garrett ‘88: Time to Look at Higher Ed. Through Different Lens (The Washington Post) More

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Eric Taylor '88 Elected California Judges Association President for Second Time (Metropolitan News-Enterprise) More

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

VBA Installs Harry M. “Pete” Johnson III ‘88 (The Virginia Bar Association) More

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

With Elizabeth Garrett '88’s Ascension to Cornell Presidency, Women Will Lead Half of the Ivy League (The Washington Post) More

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Cornell University Board of Trustees unanimously elected Elizabeth Garrett '88, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Southern California, Cornell's next president. Garrett will assume the presidency July 1, 2015. (Cornell University) More

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Mary Beth Keller '87 Named New Chief Immigration Judge (LexisNexis) More

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Leading Questions: A Chat with PETA Lawyer Jeff Kerr '87 (The Wall Street Journal) More

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Jerry Falwell Jr. ‘87 and Franklin Graham Reinvent Their Fathers' Legacies (The New York Times) More

Monday, January 11, 2016

Donald Yee '87: College Athletes Could Force a Change (The Washington Post) More

Thursday, October 1, 2015

PETA Lawyer Jeffrey Kerr '87 Discusses Monkey's Copyright Suit over Selfie (ABA Journal) More

Monday, April 20, 2015

Q&A with Calvin "Woody" Fowler '87, Williams Mullen’s New Head Honcho (Richmond Biz Sense) More

Friday, January 9, 2015

Williams Mullen Law Firm Elects Calvin Woody Fowler Jr. '87 CEO and President (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

Monday, December 8, 2014

JPMorgan Exec Katherine Keating '87 Named Commonfund CEO (ThinkAdvisor) More

Friday, October 31, 2014

Joseph Saveri '87, 'Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar,' Saw Potential for Class Action Against Tech Giants More

Monday, October 6, 2014

The Minority Media & Telecommunications Council has named Kim Keenan '87 president and CEO. (Broadcasting & Cable) More

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

As Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown’s top aide, Nancy McFadden ’87 is known for her finesse and shrewd political instincts. (Los Angeles times ) More

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Although John Rogovin '87 was happy "working the corridors of power" in Washington, D.C., when Warner Brothers approached him about becoming its general counsel he jumped at the chance. "The legal issues facing the content community are the most novel, interesting and exciting." (Los Angeles Times) More

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Geoff Mearns '87 was a high school track star who went on to break an Olympic gold medalist's indoor two-mile record as a college freshman, and to qualify for the 1984 Olympic Trials while in law school. Mearns, the new president of Northern Kentucky University, sees the parallels between law and endurance running. (The Cleveland Plain Dealer) More

Friday, April 27, 2012

Washington D.C. lawyer, Beth Wilkinson '87, has been hired by the FTC to determine if Google has abused power and manipulated its search results and if a formal case should be brought against the technology giant. (New York Times) More

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Geoffrey Mearns '87 was selected as the next president of Northern Kentucky University, a public institution with more than 15,000 students. Mearns has served in the administration of Cleveland State University for six years and prior to that was a federal prosecutor and in private practice. (Cleveland Live) More

Thursday, November 17, 2011

PETA, along with marine-mammal experts and trainers, is filing the first case of its kind against Sea World for allegedly violating the 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution as it pertains to the treatment of killer whales. Jeffrey Kerr '87 serves as PETA's general counsel. (LA Times) More

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Robert Ballou '87, of Johnson Ayers & Matthews in Roanoke, was selected by U.S. District Court judges to fill a vacancy as a magistrate judge for the federal courts in Western Virginia. (The Roanoke Times) More

Friday, September 9, 2011

Sports management expert Donald Yee '87 strongly contends that the NCAA has outlived its usefulness. Yee believes the organization stands in the way of college sports reform and does not serve as a credible regulator. (Cleveland Plain Dealer) More

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Sports Agent Donald Yee '87 was part of a discussion on the state of amateurism in college football, exploring ways to prevent the types of scandals that have hit programs involved in some of the biggest games during this bowl season. (NPR's All Things Considered) More

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

President Obama appointed John Bridgeland '87 to the White House Council for Community Solutions. The Council will provide advice to the President on the best ways to mobilize citizens, nonprofits, businesses and government to work more effectively together to solve specific community needs. (White House) More

Friday, August 20, 2010

Pro Agent Donald Yee '87 says college football is a big business that deserves market-driven reform. (Washingtong Post) More

Friday, July 31, 2009

R. Hewitt Pate '87 was tapped by Chevron to become its general counsel. Pate has been global competition group head in Hunton & Williams' Washington, D.C. office, after serving as head of the DOJ's antitrust division. ( More

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Todd Wagner ‘86 Shares How He Became A Billionaire (Celebrity Net Worth)

Monday, December 28, 2015

David L. Faigman ‘86 Named Acting Chancellor and Dean of UC Hastings (UC Hastings College of Law) More

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

David Baldacci '86: 'My 5 Best Novels' (The Telegraph) More

Friday, March 20, 2015

David Baldacci '86 Says Law School Inspired Novel-Writing Career (Arrive) More

Monday, March 25, 2013

Northern Kentucky University named Jeffrey Standen '86 as its new dean of the Chase College of Law. Standen joins NKU from Willamette University in Salem, Ore. (Business Courier ) More

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Charles L. Becton, LL.M. '86, an attorney and former judge on the N.C. Court of Appeals is now interim chancellor of N.C. Central University. The former judge recently served as the John Scott Cansler Lecturer at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law and a visiting professor at the Duke University School of Law. (Raleigh News Observer) More

Monday, December 20, 2010

Wells Fargo & Co., the fourth-largest U.S. lender by assets, hired John Fowler '86, who has led European health care at Deutsche Bank AG to expand its investment-banking division. More

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Boston-based Susan White Murley '86 named as one of two co-managing partners at WilmerHale, will chair the firm's transactional practice. (Wall Street Journal) More

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

William Isaacson '86 and Beth Wilkinson '87 Make Litigators of Year List (The American Lawyer) More

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Tom Donilon ‘85 Named to Clinton-Kaine Transition Team (USA Today) More

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