Alumni Class Notes

Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D.

Patrick A. Salvi has received a “Trial Lawyer Excellence Award” from Cook County’s Jury Verdict Report. Salvi was the only lawyer to receive the award in 2011 and 2012. Read More

Megan E. Tierney Bryson, ’02 B.A., ’07 J.D.

Megan E. Tierney Bryson has been named to the Connecticut Rising Stars 2012 list in New England Super Lawyers Magazine. Megan focuses her practice on Litigation, Insurance, and Transactional work and is based at the Law Office of Paul A. Lange in Stratford, Connecticut. Read More

F. Mark Reuter, ’92 B.A., ’96 J.D.

F. Mark Reuter has been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers. Reuter is an attorney at Keating, Muething & Klekamp in Cincinnati, Ohio. Read More

Scott C. Sullivan, ’76 B.B.A. ’79 J.D.

Scott C. Sullivan has been inducted into the Irish Legal 100 sponsored by the New York based Irish Voice newspaper. Irish Legal 100 is comprised of distinguished lawyers of Irish descent from across the United States. Sullivan is a partner at Williams McCarthy LLP in Rockford, Illinois. Read More

Alison L. LaBoissonniere Boyd, ’07 J.D.

Alison L. LaBoissonniere Boyd serves as General Counsel for Anova Marine Insurance and Anova Liner Services which insures cargo for more than 300 shipping lines, trading companies and freight forwarders. Read More

Kerry O’Connor, ’99 J.D.

Kerry O’Connor has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the NYPD and currently serves in the 9th Precinct, covering Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood. Read More

Jeremy N. Gayed, ’04 J.D.

Jaremy Gayed has been elected to the partnership of Barrett & McNagny effective January 1, 2013. Gayed is based in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Read More

Alvin J. McKenna, ’66 J.D.

Alvin J. McKenna has been named a 2013 Ohio Super Lawyer. McKenna specializes in Business Litigation and is a Partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in Columbus, Ohio. Read More

Christopher R. Schraff, ’72 J.D.

Christopher R. Schraff has been named a 2013 Ohio Super Lawyer. Schraff specializes in Environmental Law and is a Partner at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in Columbus, Ohio. Read More

Timothy J. Howard, ’76 J.D.

Timothy J. Howard has been named a 2013 Illinois Super Lawyer by Law & Politics. Howard is an attorney at Howard & Howard PLLC in Peoria, Illinois. Read More

Jane S. Hahn, ’06 J.D.

Jane S. Hahn, has been named a 2013 Illinois Rising Star by Law & Polticis. Hahn is an attorney at Howard & Howard PLLC in Chicago, Illinois. Read More

Brian Claassen, ’07 J.D.

Brian Claassen has been elected a partner at Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP. Claassen focuses his practice on intellectual property with emphasis in patent litigation. He is based in Irvine, California. Read More

Merle F. Wilberding, ’69 J.D.

Merle F. Wilberding received a lifetime community service award from the Ohio State Bar Foundation. Wilberding received the award at the annual dinner in November 2012. Read More

Brian Murray, ’00 J.D.

Brian Murray assisted in a successful case (Salazar v. Patchak) before the U.S. Supreme Court. Murray is a partner at Jones Day in Chicago, Illinois. Read More

Brian M. Sagrestano, ’95 J.D.

Brian M. Sagrestano is listed as a co-author of The Philanthropic Planning Companion. Sagrestano is President and CEO of Gift Planning Development, LLC. Read More

Paul Harris, ’05 J.D.

Paul Harris has been selected as a 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars. Harris is an attorney at Ulmer & Berne LLP in Cleveland, Ohio. Read More

John T. Sperla, ’75 J.D.

John T. Sperla has been elected to the Management Committee of Mika Meyers Becket & Jones PLC. Sperla is an attorney based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Read More

Gretchen Heinze Townshend, ’04 J.D.

Gretchen Heinze Townshend has been promoted to partnership level at McGuireWoods LLP. Townshend focuses her practice on healthcare transactional and corporate work and is based in Chicago, Illinois. Read More

Jason Prince, ’05 J.D.

Jason Prince has been elected a Partner at Stoel Rives LLP. Prince focuses his practice on the domestic and international sale of goods and services and is based in Boise, Idaho. Read More

Michael Fragoso, ’12 J.D.

Michael Fragoso has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the area of Law and Policy. Fragoso is published on the issue of bioethics, law, and public policy and has served as a lobbyist to the United Nations for the Family Research Council’s Center for Human Life and Bioethics. Read More

F. Mark Reuter, ’96 J.D.

F. Mark Reuter has been named a 2013 Ohio Super Lawyer and Ohio Rising Star. Reuter is an attorney at Keating Muething & Klekamp in Cincinnati, Ohio. Read More

Martin Galvin III, ’04 J.D.

Martin Galvin III has joined the law firm of Goldberg Segalla as an associate in the firm’s General Liability Practice Group. Galvin is based in the White Plains, New York office. Read More

Bruce L. Sendek, ’77 J.D.

Bruce L. Sendek has been recognized as a Top Lawyer in Metro Detroit 2013 by DBusiness magazine. Sendek is an attorney at Butzel Long and specializes in Business and Commercial Litigation. Read More

Jonathan Hwang, ’12 J.D.

Jonathan Hwang was recently sworn in as a newly appointed Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney at a recent ceremony held in downtown Chicago. Read More

Todd A. Leeson, ’89 J.D.

Todd A. Leeson has been named a “Top Lawyer” for 2013 by American Lawyer Media. Leeson is an attorney at the law firm of Gentry Lock Rakes & Moore, LLP in Roanoke, Virginia, and concentrates his practice on labor and employment. Read More

Tricia Hoffman-Simanek, ’01 J.D.

Tricia Hoffman-Simanek was an honoree at the 31st Annual Waypoint Tribute to Women of Achievement. She received an award for “Achievements in Her Field.” Hoffman-Simanek is an attorney at Shuttleworth & Ingersoll PLC in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Read More

Stephanie Scharrer Martin, ’06 J.D.

Stephanie Scharrer Martin has been selected into the 2012-2013 class of Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Leadership Institute program. Martin is an attorney at Adams and Reese in Tampa, Florida, and concentrates her practice on civil, commercial, and real estate litigation. Read More

Julia Meister, ’95 JD

Julia Meister has been named a 2013 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers for her Litigation/Trusts & Estates work in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was also honored in The Best Lawyers in America 2013 for her work in Commercial Litigation. Meister is a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP. Read More

Domenique Camacho Moran, ’93 JD

Domenique Camacho Moran has been named to the The Best Lawyers in America 2013 list for her work in Employment Law – Management. Moran is a partner at Farrell Fritz in Uniondale, New York. Read More