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Lee Reid, ’96, J.D.’99, was appointed chairman of the New Orleans Public Library Board. Lee, a partner with Adams and Reese in New Orleans, joined the NOPL board in 2007, and serves as vice chair of the NOPL Foundation. The chair position is appointed by the Mayor of New Orleans.


Timothy Averill, J.D.’85, took over as the Louisiana Supreme Court’s judicial administrator in January. Timothy worked 19 years as a deputy judicial administrator for the court. He recently worked in the law office of retired Chief Justice Pascal Calogero, J.D.’54, after completing a two-year fellowship with the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.


The law office of Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, L.L.P. is proud to welcome Carl Allen “Trey” Woods, III as the firm’s newest associate.

Ameca Reali, L'11 and Adrienne Wheeler, L'11, co-founders of Cooperative Advocacy for the People were selected by Echoing Green, a leading network for next-generation social innovators, as 2011 Echoing Green Fellows—two of 22 named today’s boldest social change visionaries in the fields of human rights, health, and the environment, among others.

For more information, see the complete press release from Echoing Green.

Father Lawrence W. Moore, S.J, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor Emeritus Marcel Garsaud received the president's medal one of the highest honors given by the University President.

Father Moore was presented his president's medal for his service to the Board of Trustees and his work at the College of Law.  He served 25 years on the Board of Trustees and has been appointed to the associate dean position for approximately eleven years. 

Loyola University New Orleans College of Law student Felix Cao has been chosen to receive the 2011 Louisiana State Bar Association’s Law Student Pro Bono Award during a ceremony on Tuesday, May 24 at the Louisiana Supreme Court in New Orleans. 

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Paul G. Pastorek ’76, J.D. ’79, River Ridge, La., was appointed chief counsel and corporate secretary for EADS North America, Arlington, Va., where he directs the company’s legal activities, including the contracts, export control, and compliance functions, and serves as secretary to the company’s Board of Directors. Prior to joining EADS North America, Paul served as the Louisiana state superintendent of education. He was appointed in 2007 by the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and served two consecutive terms.



The Ignatian Award was created to acknowledge outstanding students at graduation for their commitment to the integrity of life, their demonstration of providing service to others, their high regard for Ignatian, Jesuit values and their contributions to the advancement of religion and citizenship. It has become a valued tradition to present this award to four students, one senior male, one senior female, one graduate student and one law student. This year, Loyola honors undergraduates Calvin M. Monley and Maria E.

Adams and Reese is pleased to announce that Ira Gonzalez has joined Adams and Reese as an Associate in the firm's New Orleans office as part of the Litigation Practice Team. Gonzalez has experience in environmental, real estate, land use and zoning law.

Robert J. David, J.D. ’69, managing partner of Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C., continues to be recognized for his many accomplishments in the legal arena.


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