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  • Gabriela Jara JD/LLM'14 and Edward Bersuder were married on July 2, 2015 in Hartford, Conn. Gabby is clerking for Judge Christopher Droney of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and, starting in August will clerk for Judge John Koeltl of the U.S. District Court in New York. Ed is an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett.
  • Geovette Washington JD'92 , former general counsel and senior policy advisor in the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is new senior vice chancellor and chief legal officer at the University of Pittsburgh.
  • Sharon Fountain JD'82 has been named one of D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas” for 2015 in the field of taxation. She has also been recognized by The Legal 500 US 2015 in the area of labor and employment law. Sharon practices at Thompson & Knight.
  • Matthew Tynan JD'12 has joined Brooks Pierce as an associate in the business litigation practice in the firm’s Greensboro, N.C. office. He also advises clients on a diverse range of energy law issues and environmental regulatory matters. Matt previously was an associate at Hogan Lovells in Washington, D.C.
  • Phillip Hubbart JD'61 has authored Making Sense of Search and Seizure Law: A Fourth Amendment Handbook (2d ed., Carolina Academic Press 2015). Judge Hubbart retired from the Third Judicial District of Florida in 1996 and returned to private practice as one of the founding members of Wetherington, Klein & Hubbart in Miami.
  • Terrill Harris JD'90 has been recognized in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide in the heathcare field. She practices in the Greensboro, N.C. office of Smith Moore Leatherwood.
  • Robert Marcus JD'93 has been recognized in 2015 Chambers USA Guide in litigation. He practices in the Charlotte office of Smith Moore Leatherwood.
  • Lauren Page JD'10 has joined the trusts and estates team in the Wilmington, N.C. office of Smith Moore Leatherwood. She has also been chosen to attend the 2015 North Carolina Bar Association’s Leadership Academy.
  • Laurence Tucker JD'72, a partner in the Kansas City office of Armstrong Teasdale, has been recognized by 2015 edition of Chambers USA in the area of litigation—general commercial.
  • Matthew Rinegar JD'11 has joined Schlumberger Ltd. in Houston as legal counsel, corporate. He previously practiced at Latham & Watkins.