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...

Rosemary Kenyon, ’79 J.D.

Smith Anderson is pleased to announce that Rosemary Kenyon has been named one of the 2018 North Carolina Super Lawyers. Kenyon practices in the area of employment and labor law...

Nancy Morrison O’Connor, ’76 J.D.

Nancy O’Connor has been appointed by Catholic University President, John Garvey, as the University’s new general counsel, effective January 1, 2018. O’Connor brings over 41 years of legal experience in...

John T. Lynch, ’75 J.D.

Davis Malm & D’Agostine, P.C. is proud to announce that shareholder John Lynch has been named to the list of 2017 Massachusetts Super Lawyers. Lynch practices in the Business and...

Catherine M. Karol, ’78 J.D.

Butzel Long is pleased to announce that Catherine Karol has joined the firm as Counsel in its Detroit office. Karol concentrates her practice in transactional negotiations, regulatory compliance, mergers and...

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

Scott Sullivan has been named to the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For the fourth straight...

James R. Mall, ’74 BBA, ’78 JD/MBA

James Mall, a partner at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, has been selected by Super Lawyers to their 2017 list of top Pennsylvania attorneys. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business rating...

Martin J. Hagan, ’73 BA, ’76 J.D.

Martin Hagan, a partner at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, has been selected by Super Lawyers to their 2017 list of top Pennsylvania attorneys. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business rating...

Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D.

Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, P.C. is pleased to announce Chairman and Managing Equity Partner Patrick A. Salvi has been selected to The 2017 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, the...

Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D.

Patrick A. Salvi has been selected among America’s Top 100 Attorneys®. Lifetime Achievement selection to America’s Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s...

Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D.

Patrick A. Salvi, managing partner of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard, and his wife, Lindy, have been named recipients of the 2017 Leonardo da Vinci Award of Excellence by the Order...

Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D.

Patrick Salvi, Managing Equity Partner of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard in Chicago, was selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers Top 10 List for 2017. His peers selected him as one...

Kathleen Cekanski-Farrand, ’73 J.D.

Kathleen Cekanski-Farrand retired after serving on the South Bend Common Council for 42 years. Her tenure as Council Attorney is a record in the state of Indiana. She served with...

James H. Cawley, ’70 J.D.

James Cawley, a former member and chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC), has joined the Harrisburg law firm SkarlatosZonarich LLC as an energy consultant. Cawley, a retired lawyer,...

John T. Lynch, ’75 J.D.

Davis Malm & D’Agostine, P.C. is proud to announce that shareholder John Lynch has been named to the list of 2016 Massachusetts Super Lawyers. Lynch practices in the Business and...

John Gaal, ’77 J.D.

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC is pleased to announce John Gaal has been named Best Lawyer’s 2017 Syracuse Education Law “Lawyer of the Year”. Only one lawyer in any practice...

Steven L. Owen, ’76 J.D.

Foster Swift Collins & Smith, P.C. is pleased to announce that Steven Owen has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017 for his...

John L. Peterson, ’79 J.D.

Giyani Gold Corporation is pleased to announce that John Peterson, a world renowned energy storage specialist, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Petersen has been engaged in the...

James R. Mall, ’74 BA, ’78 J.D./MBA

James Mall, a partner at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott in Pittsburgh, has been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers list. Mall is chair of the Construction Law Group and a...

Patrick A. Salvi, ’78 J.D.

Leading Lawyers Magazine has named alumnus and adjunct professor Patrick Salvi as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in Illinois in three separate categories. Salvi was named as one of...

Karen Bush Schneider, ’73 BA, ’76 J.D.

Karen Bush Schneider was named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly’s 2016 class of Leaders in the Law. Schneider is founding shareholder of White Schneider P.C. in Okemos, Michigan where she is...

In Memoriam: Michael M. McGloin, ’72 J.D.

The Law School is sad to announce the passing of Mike McGloin on April 27, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. McGloin worked as an Assistant District Attorney and later joined the...

Tomas F. Gamba, ’76 J.D.

Tomas “Tom” Gamba, a partner with Gamba, Lombana & Herrera in Miami, was awarded the Florida Chapters of the American Board of Trial Advocates Trial Lawyer of the Year Award...

The Honorable Nora Barry Fischer, ’76 J.D.

The Honorable Nora Barry Fischer, District Court Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania was chosen by the Mediation Council of Western Pennsylvania (MCWP) as...

James D. Friedman, ’72 J.D.

Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Milwaukee partner James D. Friedman has been elected to the Board of Directors for Cristo Rey Jesuit Milwaukee High School. There are 30...

Christopher Dembowski, ’77 J.D.

Miller Canfield is pleased to announce that Christopher Dembowski was honored as a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers’ 2016 in the practice area of Public Finance Law. Dembowski...

Carol Ann Nix, ’75 J.D.

Carol Ann Nix’s first book, DRAGON HEARTS: LOVE IN CHINA, was published in June 2015. It is a memoir containing candid accounts of her life in China from 2009 through...