John T. Sperla of Mika Meyers Beckett & Jones PLC has been included in the 2012 edition of the Best Lawyers in America. Read More
Alumni Class Notes
Liz Hurley, St. Joseph County Deputy Prosecutor, has been selected as magistrate judge in Mishawaka, Indiana for St. Joseph Circuit Court. Hurley has been a deputy prosecutor for 10 years. Read More
John Wingerter has been promoted to a director position at Cohen & Grisby. Wingerter is a member of the Business Group and assists clients with mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, private equity and mezzanine financing transactions. Read More
Diane M. Haller, a partner at Quarles & Brady LLP, has been named chair of national Real Estate Practice. Haller’s practice focuses on commercial real estate development. Read More
Dylan Johnson is an associate in the natural resources group at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. Read More
Susan Brichler Trujillo, an associate at Quarles & Brady in Phoenix, has been appointed to the Community Legal Services board of directors by the State Bar of Arizona’s board of governors. Trujillo practices in the areas of health law and litigation. Read More
Patrick A. Salvi has been promoted to partner at Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. Patrick has also been named to Law Bulletin Publishing Company’s 2011 “40 Under Forty” Illinois list recognizing up and coming lawyers. Read More
Ophelia Camiña, J.D. ’82, is the subject of a feature story in the 2011 Texas Super Lawyers Magazine. Ms. Camiña, who took trial advocacy with Professor James Seckinger, is now a partner with Susman Godfrey LLP, where she specializes in business litigation.
The magazine profile notes that Ms. Camiña’s trial victories include Dilliard’s v. i2 Technologies, Inc. The $238 million jury verdict awarded in that case ranks among the Top 10 Jury Verdicts in the United States for 2010. Read More
James D. Friedman of Quarles & Brady LLP has been named by Wisconsin Super Lawyers as among the top attorneys in Wisconsin for 2011. Read More
Julie Veldman, J.D. ’11, and Carolyn Wendel, J.D. ’11, have joined Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Chicago, Ill., office. Read More
Patrick A. Salvi, J.D. ’78, has been presented with the 2011 Career Achievement Award by Cook County’s Jury Verdict Reporter and the Law Bulletin Publishing Company.
The Award is presented to lawyers who have secured at least five Illinois civil jury verdicts of at least $5 million (not counting settlements and bench trials).
The Award was presented at the Cook County Jury Verdict Reporter’s annual Awards for Trial Lawyer Excellence at the University Club in Chicago October 26.
An adjunct professor of law at Notre Dame, Mr. Salvi is the managing equity partner of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, the Chicago and Waukegan, Illinois, firm he established in 1982.
Megan K. Meyer, ’11 J.D., is an associate with Finney, Stagnaro, Saba & Patterson Co., LPA, where she concentrates in real estate and business law. Read More
Julia B. Meister, a partner at Taft Stettinuis & Hollister LLP in Cincinnati, was recently elected a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Read More
Mark G. Olive, ‘79 J.D., from Sieben, Grose, Von Holtum & Carey has been named to the first-tier list compiled by The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Mr. Olive was recognized for his work in the area of workers’ compensation. Read More
Lloyd W. Grooms, an attorney from Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., has been named to the first-tier list of The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Mr. Grooms was recognized for expertise in Environmental law and Government Relations law. Read More
David P. Pusateri, ’84 J.D., a partner at McGuire Woods LLP in Pittsburgh, has been appointed deputy managing partner overseeing the firm’s corporate practice. Read More
Michael Fantozzi, ’88 JD, a Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. attorney, has been recognized as a 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyer. Read More
Paul Titus, ’60 J.D., Counsel at Schnader Harrison Segal and Lewis LLP in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was noted as “Pittsburgh Lawyer of the Year for Appellate Practice” by The Best Lawyers in America, 2012. Read More
John C. Greiner, ’83 J.D., has been named as the “Cincinnati Best Lawyers Litigation – Banking & Finance Lawyer of the Year” for 2012. Read More
Elizabeth L. Adams, ’11 J.D. is an associate at Taylor, Porter, Brooks & Phillips, LLP. Read More
John Michael, ’98 J.D., has been selected as the Cleveland Cavaliers new radio play-by-play announcer. Prior to a broadcasting career, John practice law as a trial attorney. Read More
Kip A Petroff has released his first book, Battling Goliath: Inside a $22 Billion Legal Scandal. Read More
Dennis M. Barnes from Barris, Scott, Denn, & Driker, PLLC, has been selected for inclusion on the 2011 Michigan Super Lawyers list. Read More
James D. Friedman has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012. James specializes in Banking and Finance Law at Quarles & Brady LLP in Milwaukee. Read More
Diane M. Haller has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Diane specializes in Real Estate Law at Quarles & Brady LLP in Phoenix. Read More
Arthur A. Vogel Jr. has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Arthur specializes in Environmental Law in Quarles & Brady LLP in Milwaukee. Read More
Steven L. Owen has been included in The Best Lawyers in America 2012. Owen is recognized in three practice areas: banking law, financial services regulation, and real estate law. Owen is a shareholder at Foster Swift Collins & Smith P.C. Read More
Daron Threet has joined Holland & Knight as a Partner in the firm’s Washington, DC office. His practice focuses on the permitting, development, and regulation of conventional and renewable energy and other infrastructure projects. Read More
Ashley A. Federer has joined Duane Morris LLP as an associate in the Trial Practice Group. Read More
Lance A. Lawson has joined the firm of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. Lance concentrates his practice on intellectual property, with a focus on patent infringement. Read More