Alumni Notes

Classes 2010-Present

Allyson C. Spacht, ’10 J.D.

Allyson Spacht has joined the Chicago law office of BatesCarey as an associate. Spacht advises the firm’s foreign and domestic insurance carriers on a variety of complex disputes involving commercial...

Zachary Adams, ’15 J.D.

Tucker Ellis, LLP is proud to announce that Zachary Adams has been selected by Crain’s Cleveland Business as part of its 2018 class of “Twenty in their 20s.” Out of...

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Classes 2000-2009

Kevin Barton, '02 J.D.

Kevin Barton ’02 J.D. was elected district attorney for Washington County, Oregon, in May. Barton won in a landslide, despite facing a challenge from an opponent whose campaign spent almost...

Patrick A. Salvi, Jr., ’07 J.D.

Patrick Salvi, Jr. was recently presented with the American Association for Justice’s Above and Beyond Award at the 2018 AAJ Seminar in Denver. Mr. Salvi was also recognized for his...

Cristal C. Brisco, ’06 J.D.

Cristal Brisco has been appointed as a Magistrate for the St. Joseph Circuit Court in South Bend, Indiana. Most recently, Brisco was general counsel for Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame....

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Classes 1990-1999

Elizabeth F. Tavitas, ’85 BA, ’90 J.D.

Governor Eric Holcomb appointed Judge Elizabeth Tavitas to the Indiana Court of Appeals. Previously Tavitas served as a Lake Superior Court judge where she had primarily presided over domestic relations...

Catherine “Casey” Ryan, ’93 BA, ’96 J.D.

Catherine “Casey” Ryan, a partner in Reed Smith LLP’s Pittsburgh office, has been elected as a Fellow in The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. According to The College, election...

Stephen Boettinger, ’90 BS, ’99 J.D.

Rev Group Inc. has named Stephen Boettinger, as its general counsel at its corporate headquarters in Milwaukee. Boettinger joins Rev Group from Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson Inc. where he most recently served...

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Classes 1980-1989

Maureen Hurley, ’81 J.D.

Maureen Hurley, retired Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Rich Products has been chosen to serve on Catholic Health’s Board of Directors in Buffalo, New York.

Robert N. Allen, ’81 J.D.

Robert Allen, the senior partner at Robert Allen Law in Miami, recently gave a presentation at the International Yacht Brokers Association’s East Coast Yacht Sales Summit in Fort Lauderdale. It...

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Classes 1970-1979

In Memoriam: John Grant Zajas, ’70 J.D.

It is with sadness that the law school announces the passing of John Grant Zajas on January 30, 2018 in Angola, New York. Zajas practiced for many years at Zajas...

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Classes 1960-1969

Thomas R. Curtin, ’68 J.D.

On June, 21, 2018, Thomas Curtin was honored with a “Lifetime Achievement Award” given by the New Jersey Law Journal. Curtin helped found the litigation firm of Graham Curtin three...

Robert M. Greene, ’69 J.D.

Robert Greene, a retired partner of Phillips Lytle LLP, has been named Chairman of Catholic Health’s Board of Directors in Buffalo, New York. Specializing in health law and not-for-profit corporate...

Paul H. Titus, ’60 J.D.

Paul Titus, of Counsel at Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, received the “Drum Major for Justice Award” on January 15 at the 19th Annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King...

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Classes 1950-1959

In Memoriam: Joseph F. Gargan, ’52 BA, ‘55 J.D.

It is with a heavy heart that the law school announces the passing of Joseph Gargan on December 12, 2017 in Lansdowne, Virginia. Gargan was formerly of Hyannis Port, Massachusetts....

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Classes 1940-1949

In Memoriam: George B. Newitt, ’48 J.D.

George Newitt, attorney and longtime Wheaton College trustee, died at the age of 100 in Wheaton, Illinois on April 18, 2018. Newitt began his legal career working in the law...

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