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Class Notes

  • Gary Spitko JD'91 , presidential professor of ethics and the common good, and professor of law at Santa Clara University, has authored Antigay Bias in Role-Model Occupations (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016). He has also been elected an academic fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
  • Chris Girouard JD'15 earned an LLM degree from New York University in May, and has joined Bryan Cave’s St. Louis, Mo., office as a tax associate.
  • Cristobal Ramirez LLM'15 has joined Hewlett Packard as Chilean legal counsel, located in Santiago.
  • Jeffrey Rood JD'15 joined GrayRobinson in Jacksonville, Fla., as an associate focusing on commercial real estate law, including acquisitions, dispositions, land development, financing, and leasing.
  • Brett Schroeder JD'15 is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins.
  • Jack Hickey JD'80 spoke at a panel discussion on settlement negotiation at the American Association for Justice winter convention in March.
  • Bill Blancato JD'83, a partner at Doughton Blancato in Winston-Salem, has received a 2016 Pro Bono Attorney Award by the Children’s Law Center of Central North Carolina, where he serves as a guardian ad litem.
  • Linda Liu Kordziel JD'93, a principal in the Washington, D.C. office of Fish & Richardson has been named a recipient of the 2016 “Women Worth Watching” award by Profiles in Diversity Journal.  Linda focuses her practice on intellectual property and patent litigation.
  • Elizabeth Perry JD'03 is a doctoral student in the Department of Law at Umea University in Sweden, writing her dissertation on “Children’s Access to Parental Financial Support: A Comparative Assessment in California and Sweden.”  
  • Nadia Chebbi JD'14 is a project finance associate in the natural resources, energy and infrastructure sectors of DeGaulle Fleurance & Associates in Paris.