Alumni in the News
"Out of Nowhere, Fuller Assumes Seat of Influence," coverage in the Charlotte Observer, December 9, 2013, of Trevor Fuller, L'92, chairman of the Mecklenburg County Board of County Commissioners.
"Business People," coverage in the El Paso Times, December 8, 2013, featuring Robert A. Wrzosek, L.L.M.'01.
"Urban League Bouncing Back with Fresh Leaders, Ideas," coverage in the Seattle Times, December 8, 2013, mentioning Kia Franklin, L '07.
"Meet the Management Team at the New American Airlines," coverage in the Fort Worth Star Telegam, December 7, 2013, of William Ris, L'78, senior vice president of government affairs at American Airlines.
"Cancer A Speed Bump, Not A Roadblock, In White House Aide’s Dream Career," coverage in the Kansas City Star and McClatchy DC, December 6, 2013, featuring Michael Robertson, L'12.
"William Smith Replaces Mary Lisi as Chief Judge of U.S. District Court for R.I," coverage in the Providence Journal, December 3, 2013, featuring the Honorable William E. Smith, L'87.
"TSU President Joins Pinnacle's Board of Directors," coverage in Nashville Business Journal, December 2, 2013, featuring Glenda Baskin Glover, L'94.
"D.C. gets its first benefit corporation," coverage in the Washington Post, December 1, 2013, featuring Georgetown Law students Rayna Wright, L'14, and Donald DePass, L'14, and alumna Anbinh Phan, L'10.
"John J. Curtin Jr., 80; Passionate About Legal Aid For Poor," coverage in the Boston Globe, December 1, 2013, featuring John J. Curtin, L'59.
"Nashua 20/20 Emerging: Judge Joseph Laplante, a Strong Dedication to Public Service, Youth Groups," coverage in The Nassau Telegraph, November 26, 2013, featuring Joseph Laplante, L'90.
"English-Language Travel Guide on Nagorno Karabakh Presented in Canada," coverage in ArmenPress, featuring Georgetown Alum, Matthew Karanian, L'01.
"Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with HANDLE WITH CARE Off-Broadway," coverage of a new play in BroadwayWorld.com co-produced by Sara Crown Star, L'85.
"Montana Authors 'Solve' President's Assassination," coverage in the Great Falls Tribune, November 22, 2013, featuring Georgetown alumnus Mike Majerus, L'80.
Bari N. Greenfeld, L'13, was selected for a Knauss Fellowship through the NOAA Sea Grant, November 2013.
"Ultimate Outlet: Woodbury Grad Sandy Jorgensen One of Country’s Top Frisbee Players," Woodbury Bulletin, November 21, 2013, featuring Sandy Jorgensen, L'13.
"Former Rep. Jim Jones: JFK's policies won over skeptical Oklahomans," Tulsa World, November 20, 2013, featuring The Honorable Jim Jones, L'64.
"'A District Guy'," The Observer, November 15, 2013, featuring U.S. Representative Pete Visclosky, L.L.M. '82.
"Taveras reflects on personal experiences in keynote on race, politics," The Brown Daily Herald, November 14, 2013, featuring Providence Mayor Angel Taveras, L '96.
"Comedian Paul Mecurio Coming to Omaha," The Creightonian, November 14, 2013, featuring Paul Mercurio, L'85.
"Judge Schofield Eyes Seat Held by Dewane," The Herald-Palladium (St. Joseph, MI), November 12, 2013, mentioning that Stephen Smith, L'98, will seek a position on the Berrien County Trial Court in 2014.
"Twitter IPO is Deal of Lifetime for Lockport Native Chris Sacca," The Buffalo News, November 8, 2013, features Georgetown Law Alum Chris Sacca, L'00.
"Bouchat Feels at Home in District 9A," Baltimore Sun, November 8, 2013, announcing the hiring of Jacqueline Scott, L' 93, as deputy director of the Howard County Department of Citizen Services.
"Local Attorney Gets Nod for Pima County Superior Court," coverage in local Tucson news KVOA.com, November 6, 2013, features Georgetown alum D. Douglas Metcalf, LL.M. '90.
"Waltham-based Company Lets People With Disabilities Rate Accessibility of Businesses," Boston.com, featuring Kevin McGuire, L'87.
"Miller Star Regalia Establishes San Francisco Office," GlobeSt.com, November 5, 2013, featuring Gale Connor, L'87.
"Bushwick Brews: IPAs from Bushwick's own Braven Brewing Company," coverage on the Bushwick Daily, October 31, 2013, featuring Eric Feldman, L'08.
"Cambia's Ganz given Governors' Gold Award," coverage in the Portland Business Journal, October 31, 2013, featuring Mark Ganz, L'86.
“Providence Mayor Angel Taveras Launches Campaign for R.I. Governor,” Providence Journal, October 29, 2013, featuring Angel Taveras, L'96.
"Nashua attorney receives St. Thomas More Award," The Telegraph (Nashua, N.H.), October 24, 2013, featuring Martha O'Neill, L'82.
"Kurman elected to UC2 board," The Daily Record, October 23, 2013, featuring Howard Kurman, L'81.
An obituary for John Swiatocha, L'76, appeared in the Hartford Courant, October 19, 2013.
"Gibson Dunn Taps Associate as Its First Pro Bono Director," The Am Law Daily, October 17, 2013, featuring Katherine Marquart, L'06.
"Coalition of States Seeks to Spur Use of Electric Cars," New York Times, October 24, 2013, featuring Visiting Professor Vicki Arroyo, L'94, executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center, and Deborah Markowitz, L'87.
"Kurman elected to UC2 board," The Daily Record, October 23, 2013, featuring Howard Kurman, L'81.
"Modesto looks to law firm for interim city attorney," The Modesto Bee, coverage of the appointment of Adam Lindgren, L'93, as interim city attorney, October 17, 2013.
"A Sanabria, best lawyer in the world," coverage in La Opinión, that announced Alberto Mata Rodriguez, LL.M.'13, as the winner of the International Bar Association's Outstanding Lawyer of the Year, October 16, 2013.
"U.S. Supreme Court to decide on retrial of Kansas death penalty case," coverage in the The Wichita Eagle, featuring Professor Neal Katyal and Derek Schmidt L'96, October 15, 2013.
A news obituary for William L. Bransford, LL.M. '83, a co-founder of the Washington law firm now known as Shaw, Bransford and Roth and general counsel of the Senior Executive Association appeared in the Washington Post, October 13, 2013.
"To human rights victims, she's a 'beacon of hope,'" UT San Diego, October 12, 2013, featuring Ann Durst, L'83.
"Lazard Names Bilicic to Head Midwest Investment Banking," coverage of George Bilicic's, L'88 Lazard Ltd. appointment, in Bloomberg, October 10, 2013.
"IP law firm founder announces retirement," coverage in the Philadelphia Business Journal, October 8, 2013, featuring Paul Prestia, L'67.
"AEG Live Not Liable for Michael Jackson's Death," ABC News, October 2, 2013, featuring Martin Putnam, L'93.
"Greenberg Traurig gains management veteran for Northern California," Daily Journal, October 2, 2013, featuring Charles S. Birenbaum, L'82.
"Republicans Tap New Talent to Argue Key Campaign Case," Blog of Legal Times,September 27, 2013, featuring Erin Murphy, L' 06.
The Southern Maryland News Net reported that Michelle Saunders, L'93, has been appointed as judge for the District Court of Calvert County, September 26, 2013.
"The U.S. Constitution Needs You," a piece by Andrew Guthrie Furguson, L'04, in The Atlantic, September 17, 2013.
"The Sum of All Salaries," a piece by Patricia McGuire, L'77, in the Huffington Post, September 16, 2013.
"On The Docket Pittsburgh: 9/16/13," Pittsburgh Post Gazette, September 16, 2013, featuring Paul Gitnik, L'87.
"More Than Porn: Shame and Masculinity in the 21st Century," a piece by Seth Engel, L'11, on Mainstreet.com, September 11, 2013.
"Medford resident Rachel Rollins named Massport's new chief legal counsel," The Wicked Local, September 11, 2013, featuring Rachel Rollins, L'99.
"Baker nominates head of Prince George's ethics office in effort to battle corruption," The Washington Post, September 10, 2013, featuring Robin Shell, L'88.
"Two with Mass. roots join 'Crossfire' revival," The Boston Globe, September 10, 2013, featuring Stephanie Cutter, L'97.
"Game Changers: Maidie Oliveau," Sports Business Journal, September 9, 2013, featuring Maidie Oliveau, L'77.
"Senate Judiciary Committee slated to vote on Polite nomination for U.S. Attorney," The Times Picayune, September 9, 2013, featuring Kenneth Polite, L'00.
"A Life: Joseph Francis Daschbach, 1937-2013; He Treated Everyone with Dignity," Valley News, September 9, 2013, featuring Joseph Francis Daschbach, L'68.
"Former Governor Lynch Joins USNH Board," fosters.com (Foster's Daily Democrat), September 6, 2013, featuring John Lynch, L'84.
"DOH names Marco Paredes, Jr., director of legislative planning," September 4, 2013, St. Peters Blog, featuring Marco Peredes, Jr., L'00.
"Progressives for Progress," Huffington Post, August 30, 2013, featuring John Podesta L'76.
"Tampa couple gets engaged as they honor MLK," coverage by WTSP News, August 28, 2013, of 50th Anniversary March on Washington event at Georgetown Law, organized by Van White, L'89.
"Christine Quinn on Anthony Weiner," CNN's Peirs Morgan, August 7, 2013, featuring Sandra Fluke, L'12.
A news obituary for former Congresswoman Lindy Boggs, L'97, appeared in the Wall Street Journal, July 28, 2013.
The Cape Gazette announced the investiture of Abby Adams, L'02, as Commissioner of the Court of Common Pleas in Delaware, July 26, 2013.
"Arsenal of Legal Firepower Masses Around Tourre Trial," coverage in the New York Times, July 15, 2013, featuring Adjunct Professor John P. "Sean" Coffey, L'87.
"Art imitates life in C.R. native’s debut novel," a profile of Jennifer Zobair, L'96, author of the new book, Painted Hands, appeared in The Gazette, July 15, 2013.
Nevada Business announced that Sunneel Nelson, L'10, has become an associate attorney at Pisanelli Bice PLLC, July 9, 2013.
"With Rising Temperatures, Infrastructure Falters," a segment on NPR’s Science Friday, July 5, 2013, featuring Visiting Professor Vicki Arroyo, L'94, executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center.
"Opinion: N.J. Senate 14th District race between Greenstein, Inverso raises age-old question," featuring New Jersey Senator Linda Greenstein, L'84, appeared in NJ.com (New Jersey Online), July 4, 2013.
The National Law Journal announced that David Donoghue, L'99, and Emily Benfer, L'13, were named to Chicago's 40 under 40 rising stars list in the July 2013 issue.
"SEC, ex-Goldman VP Tourre battle over key fraud trial witness," featuring Adjunct Professor John P. "Sean" Coffey, L'87, appeared in Reuters concerning his representation of former Goldman Sachs Group Vice President Fabrice Tourre, June 27, 2013.
A news obituary for Karl Sorg, L'49, a former lawyer for the labor department, appeared in the Washington Post, June 27, 2013.
President Obama has nominated Kenneth Polite, L'00, to become the new U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
A news obituary for Gregory Maier, L'69, a former patent lawyer, appeared in the Washington Post, June 26, 2013.
"Judge John Facciola Steals the Show at Georgetown Law," coverage in Law Technology News, June 27, 2013, featuring federal Magistrate Judge John Facciola, L'69, who led a plenary session on ethics at the e-discovery program produced by Electronic Discovery Institute and Georgetown Law CLE.
"The Least Likely Spy," a profile of Avril Haines, L'01, deputy director of the CIA, in Newsweek's The Daily Beast, June 26, 2013.
"Coal Industry Concerned By Obama's Climate Change Plans," a segment on NPR's Morning Edition, June 26, 2013, featuring Visiting Professor Vicki Arroyo, L'94, executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center.
The Herald Online reported that Mary Anne Mason, L'83, has joined the Crowell & Moring's antitrust group as a partner in the Washington, D.C. office, June 24, 2013.
The Hill reported that Terrell McSweeny, L'04, a former aide to Vice President Joe Biden, has been appointed to serve on the Federal Trade Commission, June 24, 2013.
Daily Finance reported that the ACE Group, one of the world's largest multiline property and casualty insurers, has appointed Joseph Wayland, L'87, as General Counsel, June 19, 2013.
A news obituary for former president of defense contracting companies, John Gauthier, L'56, appeared in the Washington Post, June 18, 2013.
"Doctor-Patient Communication in Today's Digital Age," a segment on NPR's "Diane Rehm Show," June 17, 2013, featuring Deven McGraw, L'95, L'02, the director of the Health Privacy Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology.
"Darrin Williams Serves Call of Public Service as Lawyer, Banker, Politician," a profile of State Rep. Darrin Williams, LL.M.'97 in Arkansas Business, June 17, 2013.
"Schumacher maintains focus on the future," a profile of Senator Paul Schumacher, L'76, of Columbus, Nebraska, who just completed his third session in the Legislature, in the Columbus Telegram, June 17, 2013.
A news obituary for former Assistant Commissioner of the U.S. District Court, William Garrity, L'61, appeared in the Quad-City Times, June 16, 2013.
"Local shelter Safe Passage battles funding woes to carry out its mission," a Q&A with Jada Charley, L'03, the executive director of Safe Passage, appeared in theHerald, June 15, 2013.
"Bloomberg Seeks to Redo Building Code in Sandy's Wake," coverage in the New York Times, featured Visiting Professor Vicki Arroyo (L'94), executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center.
The New York Times, Washington Post and several outlets reported that Avril D. Haines, L'01, President Obama's deputy counsel in charge of national security issues and a legal adviser to the National Security Council, has been appointed deputy director of the CIA, June 12, 2013. She will be the first woman in the CIA's number 2 spot.
A Q&A with Uberoffices founder and chief executive Ray Rahbar, LL.M.'08, appeared in the Washington Post, June 9, 2013.
PakTribune reported that Zarrar Sehgal, L'97, has been named among the top 10 aviation and transportation finance lawyers in the U.S. by Chambers and among the top 10 leading lawyers in the world in 'Asset Finance' by Legal 500, June 6, 2013.
The Patriot News reported that retired Vice Admiral James Houck, LL.M. '93, former judge advocate general of the U.S. Navy, has been appointed as interim dean of Penn State's Dickinson School of Law, June 05, 2013.
The Jewish Week reported that Eric Rosenthal, L'92, the founder and executive director of Disability Rights International, is the 2013 recipient of the Charles Bronfman Prize, June 4, 2013.
A news obituary for Judge Frank Magill, F'51, L'55, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit appeared in In-Forum, June 4, 2013.
"A Call for Legal Innovation," a piece by Seth Engel, L'11, in The Street, May 28, 2013, featuring Georgetown Law's Iron Tech Lawyer Competition.
"Trivia Lands Boca Lawyer Big Bucks on TV Game Shows," a profile of Scott Singer, L'03, in the Sun Sentinel (Florida), May 25, 2013.
Scott Mulhauser, L'05, has been named chief of staff for the Export-Import Bank of the United States, May 24, 2013.
"Christie Deflects on Climate Change, Scientists Weigh In," a segment on WNYC (New York), May 24, 2013, featuring Visiting Professor Vicki Arroyo, L'94, executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center.
President Obama has nominated William I. Althen, C'68, L'71, as a member of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission, May 23, 2013.
Deputy Brooklyn DA John O'Mara, L'78, talked to CBS News about the importance of seeking justice through the Conviction Integrity Unit, May 23, 2013.
"Empty Promises: Developers Often Don't Deliver," a segment on WAMU (Washington, D.C.), May 22, 2013, featuring Johnny Barnes, L'73, LL.M.'76.
"Regulatory Risks Growing Faster Than The Ability To Deal With Them," a Q&A with Richard H. Girgenti, L'74, leader of Forensic Services for U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP, appeared in The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, May 21, 2013.
The New York Times and several other outlets reported that President Obama has appointed Benjamin Ginsberg, L'82, co-chair of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration, May 21, 2013.
A Q&A with Ray Kramer, F'90, L'93, appeared in the Palm Beach Post, May 19, 2013.
A news obituary for former Montgomery County (Maryland) Circuit Court Judge David L. Cahoon, F'48, L'51, appeared in the Washington Post, May 18, 2013.
"When Museums Do the Right Thing," an op-ed by Adjunct Professor Mark V. Vlasic, B'96, L'00, and Tess Davis in the New York Times, May 17, 2013.
A news obituary for Richard Ford, L'55, appeared in the Puget Sound Business Journal, May 10, 2013.
The Times and Democrat reported that newly-elected South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison, L'04, will become the first African-American to lead a major political party in South Carolina, May 5, 2013.
"The Cost of Doing Nothing," the cover story in the May 2013 issue of DC Bar magazine, featuring Visiting Professor Vicki Arroyo, L'94, executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center.
The Connecticut Law Tribune reported that the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity has selected Filipino-American Superior Court Judge Nina F. Elgo, L'90, as this year's recipient of the Edwin Archer Randolph Diversity Award, May 3, 2013.
"Kirk at 1st Public Appearance in Ill. Since Stroke: 'Rehab Works'," coverage of Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), L'92, in the Chicago Tribune, May 3, 2013.
The New York Times Dealbook and Thomson Reuters reported that Carlo di Florio, LL.M.'97, has been named executive vice president for risk and strategy at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, May 2, 2013.
A news obituary for administrative law judge William A. Pope II, L'62, LL.M.'63, appeared in the Washington Post, April 30, 2013.
Main Justice reported that Peter Kadzik, L'77, has been named principal deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of Justice, April 29, 2013.
A news obituary for Mark D. Sokolik, L'10, appeared in the Baltimore Sun, April 28, 2013.
A Q&A with Michael Sapir, L'82, founder and chairman of ProShares, appeared in the Washington Post, April 26, 2013.
A news obituary for J. Michael Yarborough, LL.M.'91, appeared in the Washington Post, April 26, 2013.
The National Law Journal reported that the Federal Judges Association has named Judge Margaret McKeown, L'75, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit as its new president, April 25, 2013.
Forex Magnates reported that Sarah E. Josephson, C'98, L'01, has been appointed director of the Office of International Affairs at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, April 25, 2013.
Mark Russ Federman, L'69, a third-generation owner of Russ & Daughters on Manhattan's Lower East Side and author of the new book, Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built, was interviewed by Bloomberg Law, April 24, 2013.
The Williamsburg Yorktown Daily (Virginia) reported that Todd Stottlemyer, L'91, has been named the next rector of the College of William and Mary, April 23, 2013.
Visiting Professor Vicki Arroyo, L'94, executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center, has been named to Poder magazine's list of the "Top 100 Green Latinos," in the April 2013 issue.
The Blog of Legal Times reported that President Obama has nominated White House senior lawyer Avril Haines, L'01, to be the State Department's legal adviser, April 18, 2013.
The Blog of Legal Times reported that a Southwest D.C. legal services center, co-founded by J. Michael Little, L'07, has expanded its services, April 16, 2013. A story, "Kirkland & Ellis Takes Legal Work to SW D.C.," also appeared in the Washington Post, April 21, 2013.
"Young Guns Take Over at the Supreme Court," a profile of Daniel Lerman, L'08, an appellate and trial litigator who has briefed a wide range of cases in the Supreme Court, appeared in the Supreme Court Brief, April 16, 2013.
A Q&A with Alysia Keating, L'93, the Allegheny County Bar Association's Director of Diversity and Gender Equality, appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 15, 2013.
"The Man Shaping San Diego's Future," a profile of San Diego Superior Court Judge Timothy B. Taylor, L'84, in Voice of San Diego, April 12, 2013.
"Industry Leader Recognized Biotech's Potential Early On," a profile of Daniel Abdun-Nabi, LL.M.'82, president and CEO of Emergent BioSolutions, in the Maryland Gazette, April 12, 2013.
The New York Times reported that John J. Farmer Jr., C'79, L'86, dean of Rutgers School of Law-Newark, has been named senior vice president and general counsel of Rutgers University, April 11, 2013.
A news obituary for Eric M. "Rick" Blumberg, L'69, appeared in the Washington Post, April 11, 2013.
USA Today announced that reporter Brad Heath, L'11, has been selected as the recipient of Investigative Reporters and Editors' Tom Renner Award for his criminal justice reporting, April 10, 2013.
"Why You Should Be a Lawyer," a piece by Seth Engel, L'11, in the Huffington Post, April 8, 2013.
"An 'Ordinary' Guy Raises $1M for Charity," a story in the Boston Globe about Tom Nealon, C'70, L'74, who has been running marathons to raise money for the American Liver Foundation, April 7, 2013.
The Charlotte Observer reported that Jada Charley, L'03, has been named executive director of Safe Passage, a program serving local victims of domestic violence, sexual trauma and child abuse, April 7, 2013.
Max Folkenflik, L'75, participated in a Q&A with Thomson Reuters on overtime, accountants and the Supreme Court, April 5, 2013.
"Eric Woolworth Wants Heat to Go Global," a profile of Eric Woolworth, C'87, L'91, president of business operations for the NBA's Miami Heat, in the April 2013 issue of Ocean Drive magazine.
A news obituary for Julian Burke, L'54, former CEO of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, appeared in the Los Angeles Times, April 2, 2013.
A news obituary for Sidney L. Hofing, L'59, appeared in PhillyBurbs.com, March 31, 2013.
Ian Kysel, L'11, discussed teenagers in solitary confinement on NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams," March 22, 2013.
Melissa Bishop Murphy, L'92, was recognized as a "Game Changer" by Politic365, March 21, 2013.
Sandeep Parekh, LL.M.'97, was recognized as one of "10 Young Indians Who Dared to be Different" by Silicon India News, March 14, 2013.
The Rockville Centre Patch (New York) reported that Gregory S. Lisi, L'92, has been named Pro Bono Attorney of the Month for March 2013 by the Nassau County Bar Association, March 13, 2013.
The National Law Journal named U.S. Foods Inc., led by general counsel Juliette Pryor, L'91, MSFS'91, as the Chicago Legal Department of the Year, March 11, 2013.
Huffington Post reported that Pamela Chen, L'86, confirmed to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, will become the first openly gay Asian-American to serve as a judge on the federal bench, March 6, 2013.
"Armenia's California Dream," a profile of Raffi Hovannisian, L'85, in Foreign Policy, March 4, 2013.
"Home Is Right Where Potomac Law Group Wants Its Workers to Be," a profile of Ben Lieber, L'95, and his legal business, Potomac Law Group, in the Washington Post, March 3, 2013.
A news obituary for James Estep, C'70, L'73, appeared in the Washington Post, March 2, 2013.
"Noshing with the Fishes on the Lower East Side," a review of Russ & Daughters: Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built," a new book by Mark Russ Federman, L'69, in the New York Times, February 28, 2013.
Filmmaker Dawn Porter, L'93, discussed her HBO documentary, "Gideon's Army," with Bloomberg Law, February 27, 2013.
"Athens Judge Patricia Barron Overcame Obstacles in Path to Success," a profile of Athens-Clark County (Georgia) Magistrate Judge Patricia Barron, L'79, in Online Athens, February 24, 2013.
The Associated Press reported that William LaForge, LL.M.'82, has been nominated to be the eighth president of Mississippi's Delta St. University, February 22, 2013.
"With New Film, Former Big Law, In-House Attorney Examines Impact of Gideon 50 Years On," a profile of filmmaker Dawn Porter, L'93, in The Am Law Daily, February 21, 2013.
"A Scorecard Is No Way to Pick a College," a post by Trinity Washington University Patricia McGuire, L'77, in Huffington Post Blog, February 21, 2013.
The West Virginia State Journal reported that C. Joan Parker, L'86, has been named executive director of the West Virginia Ethics Commission, February 21, 2013.
The Associated Press reported that Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard L. Bourgeois, L'01, has become a magistrate judge in Baton Rouge, February 21, 2013.
A Q&A with Douglas Woloshin, L'73, managing partner of Duane Morris' Washington, D.C., office, appeared in the Blog of Legal Times, February 21, 2013.
The National Law Journal named AOL Inc., led by general counsel and executive vice president for business development Julie Jacobs, L'93, as the Washington Legal Department of the Year, February 18, 2013.
"A Web Site for Solo Travelers," a blurb in Washington Post's "Capital Business," featuring Elizabeth Avery, L'73, founder of Solo Trekker 4 U, February 17, 2013.
The Salisbury Post (North Carolina) reported that Clark C. Walton, L'05, has been named National Outstanding Young Lawyer by the ABA Young Lawyers Division, February 16, 2013.
"Time in D.C. Helps Shape Kelsey's Political Philosophy," a profile of Tennessee State Sen. Brian Kelsey, L'03, in the Nashville Ledger, February 15, 2013.
"Climate Change Could Burn a Hole in the Government's Finances, GAO Says," coverage in the Washington Post, February 14, 2013, featuring Vicki Arroyo, L'94, executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center.
"Is Obamacare Bad for Young People? Let's Ask Them!," a post on the Washington Post's WONKBLOG, February 11, 2013, featuring Jen Mishory, L'10, deputy director of Young Invincibles, a group founded by Georgetown Law students to advocate for young adults in the health reform debate.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune (February 8, 2013) and Baton Rouge Advocate (February 11, 2013) reported that Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) has recommended New Orleans lawyer Kenneth Polite Jr., L'00, to serve as the next U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
The Blog of Legal Times reported that D.C. Superior Court Judge Melvin Wright, L'82, has been reappointed to a second term, February 8, 2013.
A news obituary for retired St. Louis County Circuit Court Judge Dennis Quillin, L'54, appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, February 8, 2013.
An adaptation of Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing, co-authored by Ashley Merryman, L'98, appeared in the New York Times Magazine, February 6, 2013. The book was also featured in the Los Angeles Times, February 16, 2013.
"Jazz Musician Becomes a Renaissance Man," a profile of Marcus Johnson, L'97, MBA'97, in the Washington Informer, February 6, 2013.
Pacific Business News reported that Tom Hutton, L'00, has been named executive director of Hawaii's Public Charter School Commission, February 6, 2013.
Cleveland Jewish News reported that Mark Hetfield, F'88, L'96, has been named president and CEO of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, February 4, 2013.
"Financial Savvy Makes New President the Right Fit for Fisk," a profile of H. James Williams, L'89, LL.M.'90, the new president of Fisk University, in The Tennessean, February 2, 2013.
A news obituary for John Lewis Smith III, L'67, appeared in the Washington Post, February 1, 2013.
A news obituary for Francis J. Charlton, L'52, appeared in Westport Now (Connecticut), January 31, 2013.
"Going Above and Beyond for WNY Youths," a profile of LeRoi Johnson, L'74, in the Buffalo Law Journal, January 24, 2013.
"Johnson Blends Law, Love of Writing at QP Legal," a profile of Tiffany Johnson, L'02, in the Memphis Daily News, January 24, 2013.
The Sun Chronicle (Massachusetts) reported that District Court Judge Angel Kelley Brown, L'92, has been confirmed by the governor's council to be a superior court judge, January 24, 2013.
Filmmaker Dawn Porter, L'93, and her video, "True Believers in Justice," are featured in the New York Times op-docs, January 23, 2013.
Reuters reported that retired Judge Arthur J. Gajarsa, L'67, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will join the Boston office of WilmerHale as senior counsel in the intellectual property litigation practice, January 23, 2013.
A news obituary for Robert M. McNamara Jr., L'73, former general counsel of the CIA and Peace Corps, appeared in the Washington Post, January 22, 2013.
The Albany Times Union reported that Appellate Division Justice Thomas E. Mercure, L'68, has been named acting administrative judge of the 3rd Judicial District, January 22, 2013.
"Pulling No Punches: New CEO Donald Lassere Brings Clear Mission to Ali Center," a profile of Donald Lassere, L'96, in Business First of Louisville, January 18, 2013.
"Christoff Aims to Empower Young Lawyers in Bar Role," a profile of Annie Christoff, L'07, the new president of the Young Lawyers Division of the Memphis Bar Association, in the Memphis Daily News, January 17, 2013.
A news obituary for Thomas E. Mellon Jr., L'72, appeared in PhillyBurbs.com, January 17, 2013.
A news obituary for Daniel Stack, LL.M.'55, appeared in Newsday, January 17, 2013.
Arkansas Business reported that State Rep. Darrin Williams, LL.M.'97, has been named CEO of Southern Bancorp Inc., January 10, 2013.
"Shifting from the Public Sector to U. of Michigan GC Role," a profile of Timothy G. Lynch, L'95, in Corporate Counsel, January 9, 2013.
"Before Inauguration, Kander Talks Goals, Vision," a profile of Missouri Secretary of State-elect Jason Kander, L'05, in St. Louis Jewish Light, January 9, 2013.
The Rapid City Journal reported that Mark Vargo, L'88, has been sworn in as Pennington County (South Dakota) State's Attorney, January 8, 2013.
Enterprise News (Massachusetts) reported that Gov. Deval Patrick has nominated Brockton District Court Judge Angel Kelley Brown, L'92, to a Superior Court judgeship, January 4, 2013.
"Mazie Hirono, First Asian-American Female Senator, Sworn In: 'There Need to be More of Us in Here," coverage in HuffPost Politics, featuring Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), L'78, January 3, 2013.
The Korea Herald reported that former justice Dong-heub Lee, LL.M.'86, has been nominated as chief justice of the Republic of Korea's Constitutional Court, January 3, 2013.
"Senator Kirk Speaks for the First Time about His Stroke," coverage in the Chicago Daily Herald, featuring Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), L'92, January 2, 2013.