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Class Notes

  • James Fox JD'71, of Bell Davis & Pitt in Winston-Salem, has been named a 2015 North Carolina Super Lawyer.
  • Brandon Robinson JD'07 has been promoted to partnership in the Birmingham, Ala., office of Balch & Bingham, where he is a member of the firm's energy section.    
  • Maria Reff Coor JD'07 has been elected to partnership in the Washington, D.C. office of BakerHostetler.  She is a member of the litigation group and focuses her practice on environmental law, representing clients in litigation and administrative law matters.
  • Shirley Fulton JD'80 received the 2014 Chief Justice's Professionalism Award from N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin at a joint meeting of the N.C. State Bar and the N.C. Bar Association on Jan. 21 in Raleigh.  Now retired from the bench, Judge Fulton served more than 20 years in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse as a senior resident superior court judge, resident superior court judge, district court judge, and assistant district attorney.
  • Randall Lehner JD'96 , partner-in-charge of the Chicago office of Ulmer & Berne, has been selected as 2015 Illinois Super Lawyer. Randy's practice focuses on regulatory investigations and government enforcement actions.
  • Pamela Polacek JD'96, a member of McNees Wallace & Nurick in Harrisburg, Pa., has been named president of the Dauphin County Bar Association (DCBA) for 2015. Pamela practices in the energy, communications and utility law practice group.
  • Sue Heilbronner JD'91 has co-founded and is CEO of MergeLane, a mentorship-driven investment program with a strong focus on promoting women-run startups. Headquartered in Boulder, Colo., MergeLane aims to bring more women into the startup community and achieve investor returns through the acceleration of high-growth, gender-diverse companies.
  • Jonathan Shapiro JD'87 has joined Littler Mendelson as a partner in the firm's new office in Portland, Maine. He has experience with labor, employment and employee benefits law.
  • Katie Manley JD'08 has been named labor and employment counsel at Burberry in New York City. She previously practiced at Paul Hastings in Atlanta.
  • Joshua Malkin JD'01 , an executive director of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, was named one of the top 40 financial advisors under age 40 in the U.S. by On Wall Street magazine for 2015. He runs The Malkin Group of Morgan Stanley in New York, and is a member of the Chairman’s Club, awarded to the firm’s top financial advisors.