Alumni News & Accolades
The Alumni News & Accolades blog gathers information from news articles and press releases about noteworthy events in the lives of alumni. It is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record.
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Amanda K. Jester, '03, partner and member of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP's Board of Directors (Austin), has been named to the Ambulatory M&A Advisor annual Leading Lawyers list.
The University of California tannounced the appointment of Kathleen Salvaty, '96 to fill the new position of systemwide Title IX coordinator, reporting directly to President Janet Napolitano in a role that will lead efforts against sexual violence and sexual harassment throughout the University.
Judge Danny J. Boggs, '68, of the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, recently announced that he will assume senior status, creating a vacancy on the federal bench for the next president to fill.
The American Law Institute has elected 58 new members, including Charles Senatore, '80, Exec. VP & Head of Regulatory Coordination and Strategy for Fidelity Investments.
Michael Haeberle, '12, a specialist in commercial litigation issues such as breach of contract, professional liability and legal malpractice -- has been named as a partner at Patterson Law Firm.
Ryan Walsh, '12, has been selected as one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 in Law & Policy 2017.
Six years after stepping away from the legal field, Mexican-born Dallas entrepreneur Regina Merson, '07, is celebrating Latina glamour with her makeup line, "Reina Rebelde."
Lori Lightfoot, '89, has worked in the U.S. attorney's office, City Hall, and one of Chicago's largest law firms. But as president of the city's police board and chair of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Police Accountability Task Force, her biggest job to date has been steering the public conversation about local police reform.
Incoming Pierce County Executive Bruce Dammeier has appointed Chris Cooley, '11, to his executive team. Cooley will serve as Special Assistant for Budget and Finance/Special Projects.
Sonja West, '98, has been named the first holder of the Otis Brumby Distinguished Professorship in First Amendment Law at the University of Georgia.