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Classes 2020-present

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Mallory Reader, '20 J.D.

Mallory E. Reader, '20 J.D. has been a named an associate at Foster Swift Collins & Smith's municipal practice group in the firm’s Grand Rapids office. In addition to helping local...

Parker D. Collins, ‘20 J.D.

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is pleased to announce that Parker Collins has joined the firm as a Dallas-based associate in the Firm’s Corporate Department. Parker’s practice focuses on the...
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Danica Hosaka, ‘22 J.D.

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP is pleased to welcome Danica Hosaka as an associate in the firm’s Grand Rapids office. Prior to joining Warner, Hosaka was a legal intern with...

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Classes 2010-2019

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Danielle Hermanny, '11 J.D.

Danielle Palkert Hermanny '11 J.D., was appointed as the new president of Benilde-St. Margaret’s School. The appointment is effective Monday, May 15, 2023. An alum of Benilde-St. Margaret’s, Hermanny comes to BSM...
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Matthew T. DiCianni, ‘13 J.D.

Cozen O’Connor is proud to announce that its attorney Matthew DiCianni, through the firm’s pro bono partnership with the National Immigration Justice Center, represented and obtained asylum for a young...
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Amber M. Underhill, ‘15 J.D.

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP is pleased to announce that Amber Underhill has been named a partner in the firm’s Grand Rapids office. Underhill concentrates her intellectual property practice on...

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Classes 2000-2009

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Matt Bozzelli ’99, ’02 J.D.

Matt Bozzelli ’99, ’02 J.D. has become senior vice president and general counsel for Southern Company Services after previously serving as deputy general counsel. Bozzelli joined the company in September 2014 and...

Nikole L. Canute, ‘05 J.D.

Mika Meyers is pleased to announce that Nikole Canute has been selected for inclusion in Crain’s Notable Attorneys for her impact in the types of cases and clients assisted, serving...
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James W. Murray, ‘04 J.D.

James Murray, the President of the Tiburon Company real estate group and attorney with Murray Co., LPA, has been unanimously elected to serve as the President of Leadership Ohio.  As...

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Classes 1990-1999

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Ralph H. Winter, ‘91 J.D.

Snell & Wilmer is pleased to welcome Ralph Winter as a Corporate and Securities Partner in its Orange County office. Winter focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital,...
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Scott Cockrum, ‘98 J.D.

Lewis Brisbois is pleased to announce that partner Scott Cockrum was named secretary of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana for 2023. The Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana is the...

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Classes 1980-1989

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Scott Cessar, '87 J.D.

Scott D. Cessar, '87 J.D. has been named Eckert Seamans' Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1, 2023. Cessar succeeds Timothy Q. Hudak, the firm’s CEO since 2018. Hudak will continue to...
Michael Patrick Ripp

In Memoriam: Michael P. Ripp, ‘83 J.D.

It is with a heavy heart that the law school announces the passing of Michael Ripp on February 11, 2023 in Phoenix, Arizona. Beginning in 1986, Ripp practiced law at...
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In Memoriam: Kathleen Moriarty, ‘80 J.D.

It is with great sadness that the Law School announces the passing of Kathleen Moriarty on December 20, 2022 in New York. Moriarty was considered the “ETF Pioneer” who helped...

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Classes 1970-1979

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Classes 1960-1969


In Memoriam: Paul J. Polking ’59, ’66 J.D.

It is with deep sadness that Notre Dame Law School announces the passing of dear friend, alumnus, and longtime Law Advisory Council member Paul J. Polking. He passed away December...
Peter Kelly

In Memoriam: Peter O’Connell Kelly, ‘62 J.D.

It is with great sadness that the law school announces the passing of Peter O’Connell Kelly on October 31, 2022 in Skokie, Illinois. Upon graduation, Kelly became a founding partner...

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Classes 1950-1959

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In Memoriam: Judge Edward Leavy ’53 J.D.

Judge Edward Leavy ’53 J.D., senior judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, died on March 12 after a remarkable life and legal career. He was...
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In Memoriam: William J. Harte, ‘59 J.D.

It is with a heavy heart that the law school announces the passing of William “Bill” Harte in Chicago on November 17, 2021. Harte was known as one of the...

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Classes 1940-1949

In Memoriam: Robert L. Miller Sr. '42, '47 J.D.

Robert L. Miller Sr., a longtime St. Joseph County judge and advocate for veterans, passed away on April 27. He was 98. "Judge Miller represented the best of us," Dean Nell...

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

p(image-right). !/assets/282061/canva_photo_editor_9_.png(Canva Photo Editor 9)! 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...

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