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.

Congratulations to our Moot Court Program for being listed in the Brian Koppen's Law School Advocacy website compiled list of the top law school moot court programs for 2010.  This listing is based on the aggregated results from several moot court competitions around the country. 

1. South Texas

2. Texas Tech

3. UC - Hastings

4. Loyola (IL)

5. Univ. of Texas

6. Univ. of Miami

7. Brooklyn

8. Georgia

9. Lewis & Clark

10. Baylor

10. Loyola New Orleans

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.

Nicole Stillwell, 3L has been accepted to participate in Georgetown University Law Center's first National Security Law LL.M. Program. She will be studying counter-terrorism policy and the law in Washington, D.C., and anticipates receiving her LL.M. in May 2012.  Please join the faculty and administration in congratulating Nicole on her recent appointment.

Hailey McNamara's Managing Partner Michael P. Mentz, J.D., ‘81 has been selected to CityBusiness’ Leadership in Law Class of 2011. Started in 2005, Leadership in Law recognizes 50 area legal professionals in four categories: firm associated, court associated, in-house counsel and educators. Honorees are attorneys who have achieved success in their law practice, made contributions to the community and had an impact on the local legal industry.

Edward T. Hayes, L'98, was named a member of Leake Andersson law firm.  Mr. Hayes concentrates his practice on both litigation and international trade. He serves on the board of directors of the World Trade Center, co-chairs ALFA International's international law practice group, is a member of the NAFTA Chapter 19 roster of arbitrators, and represents the city at the Office of the US Trade Representative in Washington, DC. 


Cassie Jeremie, a second year law student, will be clerking at the Immigration Court in Boston during the summer of 2011.  Cassie will be researching and drafting opinions about various immigration matters for all the judges.  Since the Executive Office for Immigration Review oversees the Immigration Courts and is a part of the Department of Justice she will have the opportunity to learn how an administrative court functions.  Please join the faculty and administration in congratulating Cassie on her summer clerkship.

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