Classes 1990-1999

Michael Kettle, ’93 J.D.

It is with great sadness that the law school announces the passing of Michael Kettle on October 27, 2016 in Atlanta after a yearlong battle with cancer. After graduating from...

Peter S. Fruin, ’90 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/222458/peter_s_fruin_1_.jpg(Peter S Fruin 1)! Maynard Cooper & Gale is excited to announce that Peter Fruin has been chosen as a Law360 MVP in the area of Securities Law, one...

Christopher J. Spataro, ’96 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/219740/spataro.chris.jpg(Spataro)! After a distinguished career practicing law in the Elkhart County community, Christopher Spataro has now joined the Genesis Products leadership team as the new Vice President of Human...

Thomas W. Curvin, ’92 J.D.

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that Thomas W. Curvin, partner and co-leader of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, has been selected to join the Atlanta Volunteer...

Igor Krivoshekov, ’93 MBA, ’97 J.D.

Igor Krivoshekov, a cross-border transaction attorney, is joining Akin Gump’s as a partner in its London office. Previously, Krivoshekov was a partner at Dentons having joined the firm in 2010....

Michael N. Chesney, ’92 J.D.

Michael Chesney, a partner at Frantz Ward LLP in Cleveland, Ohio, has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Employment Law – Management and Litigation...

Mark Reuter, ’96 J.D.

Mark Reuter, a partner at Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL, has been named the Best Lawyers 2017 Securities Regulation “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati.

James P. Sledge, ’92 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/217100/fullsize/jimsledge_1_.jpg(Jimsledge 1)! James Sledge has been named Vice President of State Government Affairs for Comcast. In his new role, Sledge will be responsible for managing state, legislative and public...

Julia B. Meister, ’95 J.D.

Julia Meister, a partner with Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, has named “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati by Best Lawyers 2017 in the area of Litigation – ERISA.

Christopher J. Pardi, ’95 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/208027/fullsize/chrispardi2.jpg(Chrispardi2)! Christopher Pardi, has been named general counsel and corporate secretary of Fiat Chrysler in the United States. Pardi has been with Fiat Chrysler since 2004 in the tax...

Domenique Camacho Moran, ’93 J.D.

Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that Domenique Moran has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice area of Employment...

Martin Foos, ’92 BA, ’95 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/207981/fullsize/foos_marty1.jpg(Foos Marty1)! Martin Foos, a partner at Faruki Ireland & Cox in Dayton, has founded the Ohio Civil Justice Reform Task Force. The Task Force consists of 23 attorneys...

Mark Reuter, ’91 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/207987/fullsize/reuterm2.jpg(Reuterm2)! Mark Reuter of Keating Muething & Klekamp has been recognized for inclusion as “Leaders in Their Fields” in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers...

Michael D. Robson, ’95 BBA, ’99 J.D.

Michael Robson has joined the Chicago office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP as a partner in the Corporate & Securities Practice. Previously, Robson was a partner with Chapman and Cutler. Robson...

Lisa Lukaszewski, ’97 J.D.

Redgrave, LLP is pleased to announce that Lisa Lukaszewski has joined the firm in Washington, D.C. Redgrave LLP is one of the only law firms in the world focused exclusively...

Jill Smith Kanatzar, ’94 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/207971/fullsize/jill_kanatzar.jpg(Jill Kanatzar)! Dollar Burns & Becker in Kansas City, named Jill Kanatzar as a partner in its health care group. Kanatzar has more than 20 years of experience, most...

Meighan A. Harmon, ’96 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/200719/meighanharmon1.jpg(Meighanharmon1)! Meighan Harmon, a senior partner at Schiller DuCanto & Fleck, LLP in Chicago, has been named to the _Top 100 Women Consumer Lawyers_ list by _Leading Lawyers_. Harmon...

Radames “Ray” Velazquez Jr., ’92 J.D.

Ray Velazquez was recently appointed a judge on the Hudson County Superior Court in New Jersey by Governor Chris Christie. Formerly, Velazquez served as a Jersey City councilman.

Andrew T. Blum, '95 BA, '98 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/200595/blum_andrew_3_.jpg(Blum Andrew 3)! Miller Canfield based in Detroit is proud to announce that Andrew Blum has been elected a new principal with the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group in...

Kevin Warren, '90 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/192500/kevinwarren_2moderncounsel_magazine.jpg(kevinwarren_2moderncounsel_magazine)! Kevin Warren who is currently the Chief Operating Officer for the Minnesota Vikings is also the highest-ranking African American business executive for an NFL team. He recently was...

Mary Jo Naples Miller, ’95 J.D.

Mary Jo Miller has joined Portland, Oregon-based Ball Janik LLP as a partner in the finance, corporate, and real estate practices. Her practice focuses on finance, merger and acquisition, securities,...

Heather Guilette Walser, ’96 BA, ’99 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/190720/heather_walser2.jpg(heather_walser2)! Lavelle Law is pleased to announce that Heather Walser, became an equity partner in the firm located in Palatine, Illinois. Kerry Lavelle, founding partner of the firm, acknowledged...

Charles D. (Chad) Cooper, ’96 J.D.

Chad Cooper has joined Kaufman & Company, PLLC, a national trial and litigation law firm in the firm’s Cleveland, Ohio office. Cooper has experience in the areas of Business Tort,...

Maureen Fitzgerald, ’91 J.D.

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin is pleased to announce that Maureen Fitzgerald has been elected a shareholder of the firm. Fitzgerald is a member of the firm’s Professional Liability...

Lance A. Lawson, ’96 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/183572/75x/lawson_lance.jpg(lawson_lance)! McNair Law Firm is pleased to announce the addition of shareholder Lance Lawson to the firm’s Charlotte, North Carolina office. Lawson is a seasoned intellectual property (IP) litigator...

James M. Lewis, ’91 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/181492/75x/jamesmlewisnd.jpg(james lewis)! James "Jay" Lewis a partner at Tuesley, Hall, Konopa, LLP, received the honor of being named the Best Lawyers’ 2016 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in...

Julia B. Meister, ’95 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/146744/75x/meister.julia_hires.jpg(meister)! Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Julia B. Meister has been appointed ethics and malpractice co-chair of the American Bar Association Section of...

Domenique Camacho Moran, ’93 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/142536/75x/domeniquemoran.jpg(domenique moran)! Farrell Fritz is pleased to announce that Domenique Moran has been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of _The Best Lawyers in America_ in the practice...

F. Mark Reuter, ’96 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/181490/75x/reuter_m_8x10.jpg(reuter)! Keating Muething & Klekamp, PLL is pleased to announce that Mark Reuter has been selected for inclusion in the 2016 edition of _The Best Lawyers in America_ in...

Katheryne L. Zelenock, ’91 J.D.

p(image-right). !/assets/170848/75x/zelenockkatheryne5.093x4.51.jpg(Katheryne Zelenock)! Katheryne Zelenock has been selected as a “2015 Women in the Law Honoree” by Michigan Lawyers Weekly. She was selected for her commitment to excellence in the...