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Class Notes

  • Mark Labaton JD'88 has joined two of his former colleagues from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles in the 14-lawyer firm of Isaacs Friedberg & Labaton, a full-service litigation firm. Mark will continue to represent plaintiffs/relators in whistleblower cases and other complex litigation, including securities class actions and corporate governance cases.
  • Glenn (Bo) Ketner III JD'06 and his wife, Katherine, welcomed a son Glenn E. Ketner IV on August 6, 2014.
  • Olivia McLaren (Dickerson) JD/LLM'04 has moved from New York City to Edinburgh, Scotland, where she has established Olivia McLaren, Ltd., a firm dedicated to the provision of strategic U.S. immigration legal services. Prior to the move, she was selected as a Rising Star in the New York Metro edition of Super Lawyers for immigration law and co-authored the New York Law Journal column on immigration law, while practicing with Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke. She continues to serve on the board of directors of the American-Scottish Foundation, a not-for-profit based in New York.
  • Richard "Tad" Ferris JD'94 was admitted as a partner and named co-chair of the greater China regulatory practice at the Washington, D.C. office Foley & Lardner in June.
  • Daniel Mandell JD/LLM'10 has co-authored, with Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the article "It's Blonder-Tongue All Over Again," 13 Chi.-Kent J. Intell. Prop. 379 (Spring 2014).  Daniel is an associate in the New York office of Mishcon de Reya.
  • Catherine Wang JD'08 has joined Banyan Capital as general counsel in Hong Kong. She previously was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
  • Robin Rosenberg JD'89 was sworn-in on July 25, 2014, as the newest U.S. District Court judge for the Southern District of Florida, taking the seat of Judge Adalberto Jordan, who was elevated to the Eleventh Circuit. She has been a circuit judge on the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida since 2007.
  • Lon Bouknight JD'68 has rejoined Steptoe & Johnson in Washington, D.C. as a partner in the electric power group.  Lon was a partner at the firm from 1994 to 2005, and from 2008 to 2009, as well as former firm chair. Most recently, he was executive vice president and general counsel for Public Service Enterprise Group; from 2005 to 2008, he was executive vice president and general counsel for Edison International
  • Patrick Wooten JD'08, an associate in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Charleston office, has been elected as president-elect of The South Carolina Bar Young Lawyers Division for the fiscal year beginning July 1.
  • Jeanette Wingler JD'08 has joined the Office of the General Counsel of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) as an assistant general counsel. She previously practiced at Dechert.