Class Secretaries List

Class Secretaries List

Class Secretary NDLS Class Year Email Address
Robert Berry 1953
Carl Eiberger, Jr 1954
John P. Coyne 1955
Lauren Sharkey 1956
Mr. Thomas S. Calder 1957
Mr. John F. Murray 1958
Mr. William J. Harte 1959
Mr. John DiNardo 1960
John N. Moreland 1961
Paul K. Rooney 1962
Bernard P. Malone 1963
Richard B. Wagner 1964
John D. O’Shea 1965
Philip C. Ruddy 1966
Jim Heinhold 1967
Tom Curtin 1968
James L. Starshak 1969
John K. Plumb 1970
E. Bryan Dunigan 1971
Chris Schraff 1972
Anthony J. Palumbo 1973
Christopher A. Kule 1974
Dennis Owens 1975
Virgil L. Roth 1976
Jane Bennett 1977
Dan LaVille 1978
Dan McNeil 1979
Sheila O’Brien 1980
Lorie Masters 1981
Frank Julian 1982
Ann E. Merchlewitz 1983
Matt Dunn 1984
Kelly Kiernan Largey 1985
Don Passenger 1986
Jay Brinker 1987
Lisa Marie Visingardi 1988
Jenny O’Leary Smith 1989
Cathy Gregory 1990
Martha Trout 1991
Paul A. Drey 1992
Charley Hegarty 1993
Doug Duncan 1994
Julia Meister 1995
Christopher J. Spataro 1996
Erica Anaya 1997
Chris Putt 1998
Steve Boettinger 1999
Brian J. Murray 2000
Jonell Lucca 2001
Megan Glunz Horton 2002
Larry Ward 2003
Mellissa Rundus 2004
Adam Russ 2005
Amir Hassan Sadaghiani 2006
Patrick Salvi, Jr. 2007
Marie-Therese Mansfield 2008
Josh Rinschler 2009
Susie Wine 2010
Charles Flynn 2011
Jimmy Champlin 2012


Paul Drey, ’89 BA, ’92 JD Honored with Prestigious John F. Sanford Award


Paul Drey, the managing partner of Brick Gentry, P.C., was recently honored with the John F. Sanford Award during the Dinner Gala at the Iowa Medical Society’s (IMS) 165th Annual Conference. The John F. Sanford Award recognizes a layperson who has made outstanding contributions to health care on behalf of both the Iowa Medical Society and the physicians in the State of Iowa. The presenter of the award stated, “There is a reason Paul is the ‘go to’ attorney for medical groups and physicians in Iowa – he truly cares about Iowa physicians, and understands how complex our world can be.” The receipt of this award is further evidence of how Paul continues to exhibit the attributes of strong intellect, faith, and service that resulted in him being chosen as the inaugural Father Michael McCafferty Law Scholar at NDLS in 1992. Read more

Lorelie Masters, ’81 J.D., Featured in 2015 Super Lawyers Magazine


Lorelie Masters was featured on the cover of 2015 Super Lawyers of Washington, D.C., in an article titled “Masters of the Insurance Universe.” Masters, a partner at Perkins Coie, is known as an expert in the field of insurance litigation, an area that she has practiced in since the mid- 1980s. In addition to the hours devoted to her successful practice, Masters spends after hours in her role as a social activist: advocating for pay equity for women, human-trafficking laws, voting rights and other issues. This past year Masters declared her candidacy to become the first elected attorney general in the District simply because “the race … needed to include women’s voices.”

Tom Ajamie, ’85 J.D., One of 500 Leading Lawyers in America


Tom Ajamie, who founded his own Houston and New York based litigation firm in 1997, was named one of 500 Leading Lawyers in America for 2014 by Lawdragon. Ajamie was featured as one of the “Heavyweights.” Lawdragon describes Ajamie as “one of the most prolific and successful anti-fraud courtroom crusaders, with billions of verdicts, settlements and awards under his belt and a full caseload in the post-financial crisis era.” His cases have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and the American Lawyer.

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