Alumni in the News

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  • B. Shawan Gillians '07 has joined Womble Bond Dickinson as of counsel in the capital markets group in its growing Charleston, South Carolina, office. Read more.
  • Shannon E. Daily '09 and Meredith Snow Daly '13 promoted to partnership at Hunton Andrews Kurth. Read more.
  • Craig Thomas '85 has been promoted to senior vice president. Thomas serves as the firm’s general counsel and has been with Dewberry for nearly 30 years. Read more.
  • Daniel Doty '13 was picked by Governor Mike Dunleavy to be Ketchikan's next Superior Court Judge (Alaska). Read more.
  • Jason Miyares '05 was sworn in as Attorney General of Virginia on January 15, 2022, by the Hon. Kevin Duffan ’04. Miyares is the first Latino to hold statewide office in Virginia. He has served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney and was the first Cuban American elected to the Virginia General Assembly. Read the story.
  • Jessica Aber '06 was recommended as a candidate for U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia by Virginia Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine. The senators' letter noted Aber has more than a dozen years of criminal justice experience in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia and as Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division. Read the announcement.

  • Kelsey Ruszkowski JD '19 and Samuel Blanton JD '19 co-authored an article concerning the use of remote technology in legal practice and its effects on the attorney-client and attorney-staff relationships.  Read the article
  • Kang He JD '15, with colleagues from McGuireWoods' real estate and land use and litigation team, hosted a webinar on real estate issues and concerns of force majeure, impossibility and frustration of purpose that are quickly evolving from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Watch the webinar.
  • Amanda Wait JD '04 co-authored a piece, Proposed COVID-19 legislation would pause merger activity.  Read the article.
  • Erik Derr JD '15 of Kennedys co-authored an article covering Title IX regulations and the increased challenges they pose in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.  Read the article.

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