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1960s Class Notes


Philip V. Moyles was inducted into the alumni hall of fame at Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Md. The honor was bestowed for his loyalty and contributions to “The Mount,” his professional achievements, and his charitable work.

Moyles practiced law in New York, with a focus on maritime law, and participated as a delegate of the Commité Maritime Internationale in Montreal and Venice. He established the Margaret E. and William P. Moyles Award for Excellence in Pre-Law Studies, given each year to a rising senior who exhibits academic excellence in the pre-law program at Mount St. Mary’s.


Robert L. Montague III and his son, R. Latane Montague IV ’97, teamed up on the weekend of October 3–5 to win first place in their class in the Turkey Shoot Sailing Regatta on the Rappahannock River. “I’m enjoying old boats, old cars, and old houses!”


G. Marshall Mundy received the Roanoke Bar Association’s highest honor, the Frank W. “Bo” Rogers Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is given to an outstanding lawyer in southwest Virginia with the highest standards of personal and professional excellence. Mundy has served on the board of the Roanoke Bar Association and as its president, as well as on the board of governors of the Virginia State Bar senior law section, the Virginia State Bar criminal law section, and the Virginia State Bar litigation section.

He has taken on numerous roles over the years in support of his alma mater, Virginia Military Institute, and has established a scholarship for a worthy cadet in memory of his father and brother, who were also graduates. He and his wife, Monika, have also established a fund with the Foundation for Roanoke Valley to provide grants to worthy organizations.

Mundy is a founding partner of Mundy Rogers in Roanoke, where he focuses his practice on personal injury law.

William A. Pusey died on March 6. Pusey began his law career with McCutchen Doyle Brown & Enerson in San Francisco, Calif., and later served as a prosecutor in Alameda County. He moved east to join Hunton & Williams in Richmond, Va., and later led business development for the firm in Fairfax, Va. and Washington, D.C. His practice focused on acquisitions and mergers, securities law, natural resources, and international transactions. He was general counsel for the Wolf Trap Foundation and the American Horticultural Society and served on the boards of the Community Idea Stations, Richmond CenterStage, and family entities Velpar Investments, Inc., James River Investment Corporation, and the Paul H. Pusey Foundation.


David Bottoms is executive managing director of Banyan Partners in Boston, where he manages a portfolio of over $100 million in assets.

David Whittemore writes “since our fabulous 50th reunion we traveled to Normandy, where the people were wonderful, the museums were first class, and we even visited with a 92-year old veteran on Utah Beach where he had landed the day after D-Day.”


Mike Slive was named the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Distinguished American Sportsman for 2015. Slive has helped shape college sports throughout his career. He has served as commissioner of the Southeastern Conference since 2002, during which time the SEC won 75 national championships in 17 of its 21 sports. He presided over the addition of two institutions to the conference, led the adoption of a league-wide NCAA compliance initiative, and oversaw the launch of the highly successful SEC Network on cable last August. Slive will retire from his position in July and will serve as a consultant to the SEC for four years.


Gene Dahmen was included in New England Super Lawyers 2014 in family law. She is senior counsel with Verrill Dana in Boston, Mass.


William Norman is a partner with Cooper, White & Cooper in San Francisco, Calif. He chairs the real estate solutions group and handles a full schedule of jury trials, primarily in partnership, real estate, and probate litigation.

Robert D. Pannell published an article, “Legal Opinions in Business Transactions: The Modern Roots of a Professional Discipline” in the journal of the business law section of the American Bar Association (69 Bus. Law. 923, May 2014). He has been a member of the Working Group on Legal Opinions in New York, a forum on legal opinions to third parties in business transactions, since 2008. An adjunct professor of law at Emory University Law School since 2009, Pannell teaches venture capital in the school’s “Doing Deals” business law clinical program.

Scott Street '68W. Scott Street III passed away on February 1, from a rare form of cancer. After graduating from the Law School, he practiced with several law firms in the Richmond area; for the last 34 years he was at Williams Mullen. His legal work focused on trial and appellate practice in civil and criminal matters, commercial real estate development, and the resolution of business disputes. He helped rebuild the financial structure of Liberty University, which has grown into the largest private university in Virginia. He chaired the Virginia State Bar section on education of lawyers, represented Virginia in the House of Delegates of the ABA, and was president of the Virginia State Bar for the 1999 to 2000 term. He was secretary-treasurer of the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners from 1972 until January 1 of this year.

An avid golfer, Street visited Scotland every summer from 1988 on and was a member of golf clubs in Scotland and Virginia. He was also a bluegrass musician and played the five-string banjo with different groups over the years. With, a nonprofit organization, he played music that reached thousands of students and other music devotees in the Richmond area.

Young and SchreckIn March J. Rutledge Young Jr. ’68 (near left) and Gordon D. Schreck ’69 attended the 225th anniversary celebration of the first convening of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina on December 14, 1789.

Young, who practices with Duffy & Young in Charleston, and Schreck, an admiralty lawyer in the Charleston office of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, were invited by U.S. District Judge Richard M. Gergel to serve on the court’s organizing committee for the celebration and to make presentations during the program. Young gave a talk on his ancestor, John Rutledge, a Charlestonian and the second chief justice of the United States, while Schreck spoke on admiralty practice in the district court, the primary source of the early court’s business. In addition to being fellow grads of UVA Law and long-time friends, both Young and Schreck are past presidents of the Charleston Lawyers Club.


Thomas G. Slater Jr. received the Richmond Bar Association’s Hunter W. Martin Professionalism Award in October. The award recognizes those who exemplify the highest standards of professional conduct. Slater is a partner with Hunton & Williams, where he focuses his practice on complex litigation matters with emphasis on antitrust, intellectual property, and unfair trade practices.

Kirk C. Shaw has been recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Best Lawyers 2015 for litigation-labor and employment in Mobile, Ala. He is also listed in employment law-management; labor law-management; and litigation-labor and employment. Shaw is a partner with Armbrecht Jackson.

The Hon. Louis A. Sherman has retired from the circuit court of the City of Norfolk and continues to serve as a retired/recalled judge. He is married to Carol Sherman and they have two sons, Eric and Scott, and three granddaughters: Elizabeth, Lily, and Ashley.

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