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Brendan Doherty ’00, J.D. ’03 was appointed litigation manager in the Houston, Texas, office of Gieger, Laborde & Laperouse, L.L.C.

Bio Page: http://www.glllaw.com/main/members.php?page=Brendan_P_Doherty&cat=Brendan_P._Doherty
 

Jeffery Carlson, J.D. ’08, Metairie, La., and Elizabeth Ford, J.D. ’09, Harvey, La., are graduates of the Young Leadership Council’s Leadership Development Series.

Glenn G. Goodier ’70, J.D. ’71, New Orleans, LA, a partner in Jones Walker’s admiralty and maritime practice, was honored by the New Orleans Bar Association as the 2011 recipient of the Distinguished Maritime Lawyer Award.

Press Release: http://www.mediawebsite.net/thecal/story/?catSetID=7007&catID=290377&nri...
 

Jason P. Franco, J.D. ’05, New Orleans, La., joined the firm of Provosty & Gankendorff, L.L.C., as an associate.

Rob Dordan, J.D. ’11, New Orleans, La., recipient of the Best Comment Award for the Journal of Public Interest Law for 2011, had his work, “Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (MERS), Its Recent Legal Battles, and the Chance for a Peaceful Existence,” 12 Loy. J. Pub. Int. L. 177, 178 (2010), cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit when discussing how the MERS system works in Cervantes v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., 656 F. 3d 1034 (9th Cir. 2011).

  • Kathryn M. Zainey, J.D. ’10 joined Liskow & Lewis in New Orleans, La., as an associate in the business and energy litigation sections.
  • Ryan T. Christiansen, J.D. ’11 joined Liskow & Lewis in New Orleans, La., as an associate in the business law section.
  • Reed A. Morgan, J.D. ’11 joined Liskow & Lewis in New Orleans, La., as an associate in the business litigation section.

 

Shaakirrah Sanders, J.D. '01, recently joined the faculty at the University of Idaho College of Law as an Assistant Professor.  Ms. Sanders will be teaching Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure. 

Rob Dordan, Class of 2011, recipient of the Best Comment Award for the Journal of Public Interest for 2011, recently had his work cited by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The Ninth Circuit cited to Rob's comment, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems (MERS), Its Recent Legal Battles, and the Chance for a Peaceful Existence, 12 Loy. J. Pub. Int. L. 177, 178 (2010), when discussing how the MERS system works in Cervantes v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., 656 F. 3d 1034 (9th Cir. 2011).
 

Luis A. Perez L ’78, J.D. ’81, Miami, Fla., of Akerman Senterfitt, co-chairs the Akerman International Arbitration and Litigation Practice Group, which for the second year in a row, has attained a tier 1 recognition amongst U.S. law firms by U.S. News - Best Lawyers. This is a great honor as the recognition is based on client feedback and peer reviews.

Press Release: http://www.akerman.com/documents/res.asp?id=1166
 

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