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Dana Hall

Class of 2009

Hometown: Rochester, NY
Employer: Weil, Gotshal & Manges

About Dana

Dana graduated with distinction from Cornell University with an A.B. in government. He spent his junior year abroad at Oxford University studying politics and philosophy. Prior to law school, he was a commercial and residential real property law intern for an attorney in Rochester, New York.  As a law student at W&M, Dana earned honors in Legal Skills II and was selected as a Benjamin Rush Scholar, a designation that recognizes  excellence in writing about health care law and policy. He served as the research chair for the Students for Innocence Project during his 1L year and participated in the Innocence Project Clinic. In addition, he was on the board of the Public Service Fund and was a Legal Skills teaching assistant. He also volunteered as a Student Admission Ambassador and tour guide.  During summer 2007, Dana was a research assistant for Professor Erin Ryan and also was an intern in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Newport News, Virginia. He spent summer 2008 at Weil, Gotshal & Manages in New York City and joined the firm after graduation.

His Own Words

"William & Mary provides an incredible legal education at a very reasonable price.  The law school's nationally recognized reputation enables its students to obtain employment throughout the country.  The career services office works tirelessly.  In addition to hosting hundreds of on-campus interviews and numerous job fairs across the country, the career services office also works one-on-one with students to improve their resumes, cover letters, and interviewing skills."


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