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Class Notes

  • Roger Ferland JD'74 has been named the 2014 Outstanding Disabled Veteran of the Year by DAV Magazine. Roger is a retired partner at Quarles & Brady's Phoenix office, where he practiced in the areas of environmental and natural resources law. Roger served on the Military Legal Assistance Committee of the Arizona State Bar, where he spearheaded the creation of several clinics which provide pro bono legal assistance to veterans.
  • D'lorah Hughes JD'01 joined Wayne State University Law this summer as associate director of clinical education and director of externships. She previously was associate professor of law and director of criminal clinics at the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville. She was honored in June with a Special Merit Award by the Arkansas Bar Foundation and Arkansas Bar Association.
  • Kimberly Gordon JD'10 has joined the real estate practice group of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher as an associate in the New York City office. She previously practiced with Paul Hastings.
  • Mary Kristen Kelly JD'04 has joined bioMerieux Inc. in Durham as associate corporate counsel. She previously practiced with Ellis & Winters in Raleigh. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.