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Class Notes

  • Jonathan Kim JD'16 is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Alston & Bird, where he is a member of the litigation and trial practice team. He previously practiced at Reed Smith
  • Nancy Joseph '16 , magistrate judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, was honored by the Milwaukee Business Journal  amongst its "Women of Influence" award recipients. The award recognizes Milwaukee-area women who are making a difference. Judge Joseph was recognized for her leadership in creating programs to expose Milwaukee's middle and high school students to the work of the federal courts and to careers in law.   
  • Eric Holshouser JD'80 has been elected chair of the board of the American Lung Association of the Southeast, Inc. Eric is a shareholder in the labor and employment section of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney’s Jacksonville, Fla., office.  
  • Tony Mauriello JD'03 has joined San Diego-based Generation NEXT Franchise Brands as its first full-time general counsel.  Tony previously had a corporate transactional law practice with a focus on public company representation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and venture capital finance at international law firms, including Skadden Arps, Latham & Watkins, and Wilson Sonsini.
  • Jim Kizziar JD'76 has been admitted to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Jim is a partner with Bracewell and practices in the firm’s San Antonio, Texas, and Washington D.C. offices as part of the labor and employment section.
  • Michelle Park Chiu JD'06 has been elected partner in Morgan, Lewis & Bockius’s San Francisco office, where her practice focuses on complex litigation.
  • Dana Pirvu LLM'06 has joined, Inc., an Amazon company, as corporate counsel in Palo Alto, Calif. She was previously underwriting counsel for Ambridge Partners in New York.
  • Dayatra Matthews JD'97 , senior vice president of legal & compliance of the Local Government Federal Credit Union, was confirmed in June as the 40th president of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys. She was also recently named Outstanding Corporate Counsel by the Triangle (N.C.) Business Journal. Dayatra is a member of the Board of the Wake County Bar Association, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Credit Union Advisory Committee.
  • Ally Lamson JD'12, senior associate with Jacobs Berger in Morristown, N.J., has been named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in family law in New Jersey for 2017.
  • Steven Lee JD'12 , corporate counsel at Farmer’s Business Network, Inc., has started a three-year term as a human relations commissioner in Palo Alto, Calif.