- 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).
Thomas E. Ganucheau, J.D. ’91, Bellaire, Texas, partner with Beck, Redden & Secrest, L.L.P., was elected to the Executive Committee of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel (TADC) as the 2011 – 2012 president, effective November 1, 2011. TADC is a statewide professional association of approximately 2,000 private practice attorneys specializing in civil defense trial law.
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
Samuel Dalton, J.D. ’54, H’94, Harahan, La., the founding chairman the Jefferson Parish Indigent Defender Board in Louisiana, who has represented poor defendants for nearly six decades, is the Kutak-Dodds Prize awardee for public defense.
Matthew A. Menendez, J.D. ’10 joined the Law Offices of Kantaras & Andreopoulos in Palm Harbor, Fla.
Press Release: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/10/prweb8879661.htm
Michael A. McGlone ’72, J.D. ’75, partner in the New Orleans, La., office of Kean Miller, was named Alumnus of the Year by Jesuit High School.
Eric Hudson '07, a graduate of your law school, was recently appointed Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas.
Steven W. Hays, J.D. ’95 was elected partner at Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, L.L.P. Steven is a registered patent attorney in the Intellectual Property group of the firm and is based in the Pittsburgh, Pa., office. He focuses his practice on patent and trademark prosecution and litigation, assisting clients in protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights, providing non-infringement/freedom to operate and invalidity opinions, and preparing and reviewing licensing agreements.