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  • Wilson Schooley JD'84 has been elected chair of the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice. He is also serving a three-year term on the ABA Journal Board of Editors, Wilson is the owner/managing partner of Schooley Law Firm in La Mesa, Calif., an appellate and litigation practice.
  • Eric Moses JD'96 has been named president of the XFL football team in Washington, D.C., which will take the field in February 2020 for its inaugural season. Eric is responsible for the team’s fan engagement and business operations, including ticket sales, corporate partnerships, marketing, content, communications, community relations, and the game day experience. He most recently was the senior vice president and managing director of sports, entertainment & special events for Events DC.
  • Virginia Fitt JD'10 has joined Alexion Pharmaceuticals in Boston as senior director, U.S. commercial counsel. Previously, she was senior counsel with GlaxoSmithKline in Durham.
  • Cassandra Franklin JD has joined the Los Angeles panel of JAMS, a private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, after decades of experience on both the carrier and policyholder sides of complex insurance coverage disputes. Previously, she was a partner and deputy chair of Dickstein Shapiro’s insurance coverage practice, and managing attorney of the claims coverage counsel group at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. 
  • Carolyn Woodruff JD'83, president of Woodruff Family Law Group in Greensboro, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Carolina State Bank, a division of Blue Ridge Bank. Carolyn is a frequent writer and lecturer on business valuation and federal taxation.
  • William Kirby JD'04 has joined Petrelli Previtera Schimmel’s Philadelphia office, where his practice concentrates on family law, including divorce, separation, child custody, support disputes, property division, and others. He previously practiced at Ansa Assuncao, also in Philadelphia.
  • Cristina Arumi JD'95 has rejoined Hogan Lovells, where she heads the firm’s U.S. REIT tax practice. Before departing for Ernst & Young in 2013, she spent 17 years with Hogan Lovells, focusing her practice on the tax aspects of capital markets and M&A transactions.
  • Jessica Eaglin JD'08 received a 2019 Indiana University Bloomington Outstanding Junior Faculty Award. The award identifies promising tenure-track faculty and carries a grant to support future research. An associate professor, Jessica joined the Maurer School of Law in 2015, where her scholarship lies at the intersection of the technological revolution and its implications for criminal justice and social justice.
  • Adam Cohen JD'93 has joined Redgrave LLP as a partner in the New York office of the firm, which focuses exclusively on eDiscovery and information law. With more than 20 years of experience in law and technology, Adam assists clients with cybersecurity, digital forensics and eDiscovery, data privacy, information governance, and records management. He also teaches as an adjunct faculty member at Fordham and Cardozo Law Schools.
  • David Szekeres JD'00, senior vice president for business development and general counsel for Heron Therapeutics, Inc., has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP). The Institute, located in San Diego, is a nonprofit biomedical research institute dedicated to understanding basic human biology and disease and advancing scientific discoveries to impact human health.