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  • John (Jack) Hickey JD'80 served as a panelist discussing cruise industry passenger and seafarer claims at a seminar organized by the Florida Bar Admiralty Law Committee and ABA TIPS Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee. 
  • Forrest Deegan JD'02 is chief ethics and compliance officer for Abercrombie & Fitch, located in Columbus, Ohio. He joined the company in 2015, and previously practiced at Arnold & Porter.
  • Nicholas Hailey JD'12 and his wife, Katherine, welcomed a son, Thomas Matthew, on March 20, 2017.
  • William Kang JD'11 has joined Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein as an associate in the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution department, resident in the Garden City, N.Y. office. He previously practiced commercial and intellectual property litigation as an associate at Barton in New York City.
  • Rob Curtis JD'95 has joined Frontier Communications Corporation as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Most recently, Rob was a partner at Bain & Company in its customer strategy & marketing  and telecommunications practices.
  • Nathan Christensen JD'02 has been promoted to senior vice president and general counsel of Hunt Consolidated, Inc. in Dallas. Previously, he practiced with Weil, Gotshal & Manges, where he specialized in private equity, mergers and acquisitions and securities transactions.
  • Anders Walker JD'98 has authored The Burning House: Jim Crow and the Making of Modern America (Yale University Press, 2018). Anders is on the law and history faculties at Saint Louis University, and law school associate dean for research and engagement.
  • Charlie Condon JD'78 has been named the next chairman of the board of directors of Santee Cooper, the public utility owned by the state of South Carolina. A Charleston attorney, Charlie was South Carolina attorney general from 1995 to 2003, and a former solicitor of Charleston and Berkeley counties.
  • Riccardo Maggi Novaretti LLM'17 is an international clerk in the securities practice group at the New York office of White & Case LLP New York.   
  • Janet Ward Black JD'85 is the 10th recipient of The Advocate’s Award, presented by the Litigation Section of the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA), which recognizes ‘superstars’ of the section and the legal profession. Janet is the principal owner of Ward Black Law, a 36-person firm in Greensboro, and is the first woman to receive The Advocate’s Ward. She served as president of the NCBA and the N.C. Bar Foundation in 2007-08.