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  • Colin P.A. Jones JD/LLM'93 has co-authored The Japanese Legal System (Hornbook Series, West Academic Publishing, 2019). Colin is a member of the faculty of law at Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Andrew Lowdon JD/LLM'18 has joined the Washington, D.C. office of Boies Schiller Flexner where his practice focuses on high-stakes complex litigation.  
  • Kevin Anderson JD'00 has joined Duane Morris as a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice group based in Washington, D.C. He was previously a partner with Wiley Rein where he chaired the patent litigation practice.  
  • Peter McCary JD'10 is serving a two-year detail as a staff attorney to the Assistant Division Counsel for Tax Litigation, Small Business/Self-Employed Division, I.R.S. Office of Chief Counsel in Jacksonville, Fla. In May 2018, Peter married Jennifer Summers in Ponte Vedra, Fla. 
  • William Womble Jr. JD'67 has stepped down as partner after 47 years of trial, litigation and regulatory practice with the firm Womble Bond Dickinson (formerly Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice) in Winston-Salem, N.C. During his career, Bill was a charter member and past president of the N.C. Association of Defense Attorneys, a vice president of the N.C. Bar Association (NCBA), a recipient of the NCBA’s Advocate’s Award, as well as The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, which is one of the highest honors given by the Governor of North Carolina in recognition of service to the state. 
  • Jan Adler JD'78 has joined the roster of neutrals at Judicate West, a private dispute resolution service in California. He served as a magistrate judge for the Southern District of California for over 15 years, including two as presiding magistrate judge before retiring in 2018. Prior to joining the bench, he was a trial lawyer litigating complex civil matters. 
  • Randall Trautwein JD'79  a member of the Huntington, WV, firm of Lamp Bartram Levy Trautwein and Perry, has been appointed to fill a term, expiring in 2020, on the Wayne County Board of Education.
  • Hiroko Jimbo LLM'12 has been appointed partner at Hishimura & Asahi in Tokyo, where she was a member of the team which won an International Financial Law Review Asia-Pacific Award 2019 for M&A and private equity.
  • Gregg Behr JD'00, executive director of The Grable Foundation in Pittsburgh, Pa., has been named a member of the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Class of the North Allegheny Foundation. In his 12th year as executive director of The Grable Foundation, Gregg manages a grant making portfolio advancing high-quality early childhood education, improved teaching and learning in public schools, and robust out-of-school time support. In 2016, the White House recognized him as a Champion of Change for his efforts to advance learning.
  • Chris Dodrill JD'08 has joined the Dallas office of Greenberg Traurig as a litigation attorney. Chris previously practiced at Jones Day, and was a deputy attorney general and division director for the State of West Virginia.