Classes 1980-1989

Matthew P. Feeney, ’79 BA, ’83 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/164838/75x/feeney_matt.jpg(feeney_matt)! Matthew Feeney, a partner in the Snell & Wilmer Phoenix office, has assumed the firm’s chairmanship. Feeney takes over for John J. Bouma, who steps down from the...

Michael J. Allen, ’85 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/164964/75x/allen5_re.jpg(allen5_re)! Michael Allen of Carruthers & Roth, P.A. in Greensboro, North Carolina, was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 for the practice areas of Commercial...

Amy Smith O’Connor, ’84 J.D.

Amy S. O’Connor, a shareholder with the law firm of McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P. C., in Albany, NY has been named as Chair of the Firm's Trusts, Estates...

Jeffrey S. Schloemer, ’80 BA

Jeffrey Schloemer, a partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP in Cincinnati has been selected as one of 2015 Leading Lawyers by _Cincy_ Magazine in the area of Commercial and...

In Memoriam: Harold F. Moore, ’80 J.D.

The law school is sad to announce the passing of Harold (Hal) Moore on February 26, 2015 in Chatham, New Jersey surrounded by his family. Hal was a member of...

James S. Carr, ’87 J.D., Elected Chair of Kelley Drye

p(image-right). !/assets/153349/75x/jimcarr.jpg(jimcarr)! Kelley Drye & Warren LLP announced as part of the Firm’s strategic plan that James S. Carr has been elected Chair of the Firm. Carr joined Kelley Drye’s...

Thomas J. Jennings, ’80 MBA, ’80 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/153263/75x/jennings_thomas_1_.jpg(jennings_thomas_1_)! Thomas Jennings has joined the law firm of Curtin & Heefner, LLP as a partner in the Business & Municipal Finance and Environmental and Public Sector Departments in...

Philip Kalamaros, ’84 BA, ’87 J.D.

Philip Kalamaros has been chosen by the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana to serve on the board of directors for the Defense Bar for 2015. Kalamaros is a partner in...

Shelley Bacon Bacastow, ’84 J.D.

Shelley Bacastow has been appointed Vice President and General Counsel at PCTEL, Inc., a leader in performance critical telecom solutions, in Bloomingdale, Illinois. Prior to this promotion, Bacastow served as...

Kim L. Kirn, ’85 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/146739/75x/kirn_kim.jpg(kirn_kim)! Kim Kirn has joined the Senior Arbitrator Panel at United States Arbitration & Mediation (USA&M), the leading provider of mediation and arbitration services. Kirn currently serves on USA&M’s...

Thomas J. Jennings, ’80 MBA, ’80 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/146738/75x/jennings_tom_1to2meg.jpg(jennings_tom_1to2meg)! Thomas Jennings, a partner in Hill Wallack in the Yardley, Pennsylvania office, has been appointed to the President’s Advisory Council at Delaware Valley College, an independent, interdisciplinary college...

In memoriam: James F. Smith, ’89 J.D.

Brigadier General James Smith passed away on September 29, 2014 from cancer complications at the age of 54. Jim was married to Jennifer O’Leary Smith, ’89 J.D. Upon his retirement...

Robert A. LaBerge, ’83 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/142540/75x100/laberge_r.jpg(laberge_r)! Robert LaBerge, a partner with Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC has been named the 2015 Best Lawyers in America _“Lawyer of the Year”_ in the firm’s Syracuse office...

William (Chip) Cavanaugh, Jr., ’84 J.D.

William Cavanaugh, a shareholder at Munsch Hardt, has been recognized by _Chambers USA_ as a notable practitioner within the firm’s “Real Estate” practice.

Frederic X. (Fritz) Shadley, ’78 EG, ’81 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/142542/75x100/shadley_6523_background_cmyk.jpg(shadley_6523_background_cmyk)! Frederic Shadley, a partner at Ulmer & Berne, is named to 2015 _Best Lawyers in America._ Shadley is Chair of Ulmer & Berne’s Construction Litigation Group and brings...

In memoriam: Thomas J. Kernell, ’86 J.D.

A beloved classmate, Tom Kernell, lost his battle with leukemia and passed away on September 14, 2014 surrounded by his close family. Tom was a longtime partner of the Roberts...

Female Powerbroker Q & A with Beth Schneider Naylor, ’86 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/137332/75x/beth_schneider_naylor.jpg(beth_schneider_naylor)! Naylor, a senior partner in Frost Brown Todd LLC’s product liability practice group and former president of the Notre Dame Law Alumni Board, offers insight into the challenges...

Wayne Malecha, ’86 J.D.

Wayne Malecha, a partner with Jackson Walker L.L.P., has been named to D Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in Dallas” for 2014.

Diane Haller, ’86 J.D.

Diane Haller, a partner with Quarles & Brady, L.L.P., has been recognized as a leader in the area of “Real Estate” by _Chambers USA_ for 2014.

In memoriam: Paul E. Heltzel, '82 J.D.

p(image-left). !/assets/136077/100x78/paul_heltzel.jpg(paul_heltzel)! The law school is sad to announce the death of alumnus Paul E. Heltzel who passed away on June 30, 2014 at his home in Ohio. Heltzel was...