Derek Muller, J.D. ’07, currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the Dickensen School of Law at Penn State, has been hired by Pepperdine University School of Law.
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The litigation practice group of Denver law firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck recently added Kathryn Barrett as an associate.
Before joining the firm, she was an associate at New York law firm Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell, where she focused her practice on patent, trademark, unfair competition, labor and employment and business litigation. She has experience in luxury consumer goods, medical devices, children’s toys, biotechnology and travel services.
Randall D. Roybal has been elected as President of the Association of Judicial Disciplinary Counsel, the international association of judicial disciplinary agency directors, counsel, prosecutors, and investigators with members from the United States, Canada and Israel. He is the Executive Director and General Counsel of the New Mexico Judicial Standards Commission.
John W. Ubinger, Jr., a senior vice president with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and 1973 graduate of the Notre Dame Law School, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association for enhancing and furthering the practice of environmental law.
The Honorable Willie G. Lipscomb, J.D. ‘75, of Michigan’s 36th District Court, has been named the Alvin McKenna Alumnus of the Year by the Notre Dame Chapter of the Black Law Students Association (BLSA). Judge Lipscomb will receive the award at the 38th Annual BLSA Alumni Weekend celebration dinner, which will be held at the Notre Dame Stadium Press Box on Saturday, April 9 at 6:00 pm.
John M. Dunn has been invited to join the American Board of Trial Advocates after a vote by the current San Joaquin Valley Chapter members and approval by the national organization. The Modesto, Calif., attorney is a partner with the law firm McCormick Barstow. He was the only person to be invited into the San Joaquin Valley Chapter in 2010, and he becomes the 74th member in the Valley.
Brendan Lowrey (JD ’03) has been selected for inclusion in Texas Rising Stars® 2011 by Thomson Reuters. The list will be published in the April 2011 issue of Texas Monthly. Brendan is a Law Associate at Thompson & Knight LLP.
U.S. Department of Justice attorney Conor Dugan, ’03 J.D., recently represented the United States when it participated in oral arguments as amicus curiae in the Ninth Circuit case, Khatib v. County of Orange. The court, sitting en banc to review an earlier Ninth Circuit panel decision, ruled 11-0 in favor of a Muslim woman’s right to bring a lawsuit accusing her Southern California jailers of violating her religious freedom by ordering her to take off her head scarf in a courthouse holding cell.
Thomas P. Dillon (J.D. 1990) has been selected for inclusion in either the 2011 edition of Ohio Super Lawyers.
Michael F. Tigue (J.D. 1999) was recognized by the Kentucky Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression for negotiating a settlement with Metro Louisville government on behalf of the Coalition for the Homeless and Wayside Christian Mission, which resulted in new zoning and licensing ordinances for homeless shelters.
Andrea J. Fowler (J.D. 2010) has joined Quarles & Brady’s Commercial Litigation Group.
Nathan A. Hall (J.D. 2003) has been selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of Ohio Rising Star.