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Class Notes

  • Eric Wiener JD'09 was married to Eleanor Anne Smith on June 28, 2014 in Glenbrook, Nev.  Eric is an associate at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C.
  • Scott Skinner-Thompson JD/LLM'08 has been recognized by the National LGBT Bar Association as one of its "Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 – Class of 2014."  Scott is acting assistant professor of lawyering at NYU Law.
  • Timothy Capria JD'13 has joined the intellectual property law firm of Waddey Patterson in Nashville, Tenn. His practice focuses on acquiring intellectual property, patent opinion, and enforcing intellectual property rights, primarily in the life sciences.  
  • David Maxwell JD'92 is a founding partner of the Atlanta business and intellectual property law firm Maxwell & Anderson.  He was previously a partner at Duane Morris.
  • Jennifer Csik Hutchens JD'07, an attorney with Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson in Charlotte, has been named chair of the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Young Professionals Council.  She practices in the area of corporate and commercial law, with an emphasis on health care, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.
  • Elizabeth Roesel JD'87 has been appointed administrative law judge on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. She was previously counsel at Latham & Watkins.
  • Lauren Kellis Ackermann JD'12 and her husband, Jeffrey, welcomed daughter Madeline Victoria on May 19, 2014.
  • Joshua Faber JD'08 has joined Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions Inc. in Research Triangle Park, N.C., as senior corporate counsel. He previously was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
  • Johnie Joyce Jr. JD'62 was married to Patricia Robbins on July 27, 2013 in Durham, where they reside near campus.
  • Bobby Sharma JD'98, senior vice president – global basketball and strategic initiatives at IMG, was recognized as one of the 2014 "50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business" by the Asian American Business Development Center, at their annual gala in New York City in June.