News & Events


Class Notes

  • 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.  
  • Eva Guzman JD'14, justice on the Texas Supreme Court, was named Judge of the Year by the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists in May.  
  • Ruslan Abdirashid LLM'15 is working at the Ministry of Justice for Kazakhstan, in the state property rights protection department.
  • Bezaliel Erlan LLM'15 is an associate at SSEK Legal Consultants in the Jakarta, Indonesia office, where he specializes in foreign investment, banking and finance, and insurance law, as well as general corporate law.
  • 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.