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Class Notes

  • Gray Chynoweth JD'04 and his wife, Tara, welcomed their son, Lincoln Rodney, on December 5, 2014. He joins older brother, Graham. Gray is general counsel at Dynamic Network Services, Inc. in Manchester, N.H.
  • Shardul Desai JD'07 was among the team honored by the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice on Dec. 10, 2014 with the Assistant Attorney General's Award for Exceptional Service. The team was recognized for their "superior performance in organizing and leading a complicated and groundbreaking take-down operation, combining civil and criminal authorities to dismantle the notorious Gameover Zeus botnet and related Cryptolocker malware."  Shardul is an AUSA in the Western District of Pennsylvania.
  • Sonja Ralston JD'09 was honored by the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice on Dec. 10, 2014 with the Assistant Attorney General's Award for Outstanding Contributions by a New Employee, given to an attorney who has been with the Department for fewer than five years. The award recognized Sonja's service with the Division's Appellate Section over the last three years, including work on five merits cases in the Supreme Court and 14 oral arguments in the court of appeals.  
  • Emily Hagan JD'14 has joined Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell as an associate with firm's Delaware corporate counseling group.
  • Zi-Xiang Shen JD'14 has joined Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell in Wilimington, Del., as an associate with firm's corporate and business litigation group.
  • John Yates JD'81 has joined the board of directors of The Florida Venture Forum, a statewide support organization for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs. John is the chair of the technology practice at Morris, Manning & Martin in Atlanta.
  • Jabir Yusoff JD'14 has joined the Minneapolis office of Faegre Baker Daniels as an associate on its benefits and executive compensation team.
  • Bob Hyde JD'02 has been promoted to assistant chief counsel in the Phoenix City Attorney's Office, where he leads a team of five attorneys in finance and development matters.
  • Theresa Monteleone JD'13 joined the Raleigh office of Smith Anderson in November 2014, where her practice focuses on financing transactions and other corporate and commercial matters.  She previously was with Mayer Brown.  
  • Rich Van Nostrand JD'80 has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 in the fields of commercial litigation, and litigation – labor & employment law. Rich is a partner at Mirick O'Connell in Worcester, Mass., and a member of the firm's management committee.