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Anita M. Steele died Dec. 4 at the age of 88. After attending Radcliffe College, Steele raised a family and a herd of Angus cattle on a farm in Catawba, Va., and developed a shopping mall. She enrolled at the Law School at the age of 40, and after graduating moved to Seattle, where she obtained a degree in law library science from the University of Washington. She joined the newly established law school at the University of Puget Sound as director of the law library and assistant professor of law. In short order she created the law library there from scratch. She remained library director while serving as a full law professor.


George W. House is listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers 2017 in environmental litigation and in Best Lawyers 2017 for environmental law, litigation (environmental), mining law, natural resources law and water law. He is a partner with Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard in Greensboro, where he focuses his environmental law practice on matters relating to mining law, water law, hazardous waste and substances, and air compliance.


G. Franklin Flippin is listed in Best Lawyers 2017 in banking and finance law, corporate law, financial services regulation law, and mergers and acquisitions law. He is a partner with Gentry Locke in Roanoke, Va., where he focuses his practice on business planning, representing management and equity owners in formation, succession planning, acquisitions and divestitures.

Fredrick R. Tulley '73Fredrick R. Tulley is listed in Louisiana Super Lawyers 2017 in business litigation.

He is a partner with Taylor Porter in Baton Rouge, where he focuses his practice on commercial litigation, securities litigation, malpractice, construction, antitrust, RICO, commercial bankruptcy and insurance insolvency.


Whittington W. Clement was appointed to the University of Virginia Board of Visitors by Gov. Terence McAuliffe and is serving a four-year term. Clement is a partner and head of the state government relations practice group at Hunton & Williams in Richmond.

William B. Schultz '74William B. Schultz returned to Zuckerman Spaeder in Washington, D.C., after serving as general counsel with the Department of Health and Human Services from 2011 to 2016 in the Obama administration. Schultz represents health care consumers, payers and providers with complex regulatory issues, as well as generic drug companies, nonprofit organizations and other clients.

Monsignor Peter J. Vaghi published his sixth book, “Meeting God in the Upper Room: Three Moments to Change Your Life.” Vaghi is pastor at Little Flower Parish in Bethesda, Md.


Walter W. Bardenwerper '76Walter W. Bardenwerper recently spent a week in Dilley, Texas, at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s South Texas Residential (Detention) Facility for asylum-seeking women and children. Under the auspices of the CARA Project (www.caraprobono.org), he assisted families who have fled violence in Central America in preparing for credible-fear interviews with U.S. CIS asylum officers and developed a new perspective on the concept of “fear.” Bardenwerper is a retired vice president and general counsel of Towers Watson & Co. and is on the adjunct faculty at Georgetown University Law Center.

William P.H. Cary is listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers 2017 in employment/labor law. He is a partner with Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard in Greensboro, where he provides employment law counsel to guide employers through challenging transitions

F. Bradford Stillman continues his mediation practice with the McCammon Group, a leading provider of mediation, arbitration, judge pro tempore and other services in the mid-Atlantic region.


Blair M. Gardner relocated to Jackson Kelly in Evansville, Ind., from Charleston, W.Va.

A member of the environmental practice group, he focuses his litigation practice on the defense of environmental enforcement actions brought by citizens’ groups and government agencies. “I’m looking forward to returning to Charlottesville in May for the 40th class reunion,” he writes.

Louisiana State Treasurer John N. Kennedy was elected to the U.S. Senate in November. He won the race against his Democratic opponent by more than a 20- percent margin. (See story on p. 78)

John A. Stalfort '77John A. Stalfort was named Washington, D.C., public finance Lawyer of the Year in Best Lawyers 2017, the second time in four years he has earned that honor. Stalfort is a managing principal with Miles & Stockbridge in Washington, D.C., where he serves as counsel to commercial and investment banks, political subdivisions, economic development agencies, corporate trustees and bond purchasers in all types of tax-exempt and taxable bond transactions.


Daniel M. McGillycuddy joined Duane Morris as a partner in New York City, where he focuses on white-collar defense and investigations. He was previously with Morrison Cohen.

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