The Catholic University of America

Catalog Announcements 2015-16

Faculty

Daniel F. Attridge, Dean and Knights of Columbus Professor of Law — B.A. magna cum laude History, University of Pennsylvania, 1976; J.D. cum laude Georgetown University Law Center, 1979; Law Clerk to the Hon. Oliver Gasch, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1979-1980; Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Washington, D.C., 1980-1985; Partner, 1985-2013; Managing Partner, 1998-2013; Of Counsel, 2013-present. American Bar Foundation: Fellow (1997-present); National Institute of Trial Advocacy: Faculty (1992-2013); Georgetown University Law Center: Law Alumni Board (1994-2000); Adjunct Faculty or Guest Lecturer, Trial Advocacy Course (2010-12); Advisory Board, Corporate Counsel Institute (2000-13); District of Columbia Bar: Co-Chair, Litigation Section (1993-96); Chair, Council on Sections (1995-96), Member, Board of Governors (1996-99); Vice Chair, Sherman Act Section 2 Committee, Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association (1999-2002).

Louis J. Barracato, Associate Professor — B.S.S., 1962, Fairfield University; J.D., 1965, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Assistant General Counsel, United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1965–66; Managing Attorney, Neighborhood Legal Services Programs, OEO, 1966–70; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1970, Assistant Dean, 1970–73; Visiting Associate Professor, Arizona State University, 1977–78; Visiting Professor, Widener University School of Law, 1990–91.

Maxwell H. Bloomfield III, Professor Emeritus of Law and Professor Emeritus of History — B.A., 1952, Rice University; LL.B., 1957, Harvard University; Ph.D., 1962, Tulane University; United States Army, 1952–54; History Instructor, The Ohio State University, 1962–66; Assistant Professor, 1966–68, Associate Professor, 1969–74, Professor, 1974, Chairman, 1977–80, Department of History, The Catholic University of America; American Bar Foundation Fellow in Legal History, 1968–69; Project 87 Fellow, 1981; Professor, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1985.

Marshall J. Breger, Professor — B.A., M.A., 1967, University of Pennsylvania; B.Phil., 1970, Oriel College, Oxford University; J.D., 1973, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Lecturer, Drexel University, 1972; Instructor, College of Thematic Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 1972; Assistant Professor of Law, University of Texas Law School, 1974–77; Associate Professor of Law, State University of New York at Buffalo Law School, 1977–82; Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 1981; Visiting Fellow, then Senior Fellow in Legal Policy, Heritage Foundation, 1982–83; Special Assistant to President Reagan for Public Liaison, 1983–85; Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School, 1983–92; Chairman of the Administrative Conference of the United States, 1985–91; Visiting Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1988; Senior Adviser to the Director of Policy Development of the Bush Presidential Transition, 1988–89; Alternative Representative of the United States to the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, Geneva, 1988–90; Solicitor, United States Department of Labor, 1991–93; Senior Fellow, Heritage Foundation, 1993–95; Contributing Editor, Moment magazine, 1993–present; Lady Davis Visiting Professor of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, fall 2002; Visiting Professor, Hebrew University Summer 2007; 2008; Sy–Cip Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer, Philippines, fall 2003; Visiting Professor, St. Thomas Aquinas University, Rome (Angelicum), Fall 2010; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1994.

Stacy L. Brustin, Associate Professor — B.A., 1985, Tufts University; J.D., 1989, Harvard Law School; Staff Attorney, AYUDA/Clinica Legal Latina, Washington, D.C., 1989–91, 1992; Community Organizer, Hermanas Unidas Legal Education/Empowerment Project, AYUDA, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1991–96; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, since 1991; General Litigation Clinic, 1991–92, Families and the Law Clinic, 1993–97, General Practice Clinic, 1998–present; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 2006–2009.

Leroy D. Clark, Professor Emeritus — B.A., 1956, City College of New York; LL.B., 1961, Columbia University; Staff Counsel, Attorney General’s Office, State of New York, 1961–62; Assistant Counsel, NAACP, 1962–68; Professor, New York University Law School, 1968–79; Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association, Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service; General Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1979–81; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1981; Visiting Professor, University of Maryland School of Law, 1983–84; Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1986–87; General Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union, 1990–94; member, Personnel Appeals Board (GAO), 1992–98; current member, Public Employees Relations Board — D.C.

Roger Colinvaux, Professor and Director, Law and Public Policy Program — B.A., 1990, Connecticut College; M.Litt, 1998, Oxford University; J.D., 1997, Indiana University School of Law; Law Clerk, Justice Theodore R. Boehm, Indiana Supreme Court, 1997–98; Tax Associate, Arnold & Porter, 1998–2001; Legislation Counsel, U.S. Congress Joint Committee on Taxation, 2001–08; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University, 2008; Chair, D.C. Bar, Tax Section, Exempt Organizations Committee, 2008–2011; Board of Advisers, National Center on Philanthropy and the Law, New York University School of Law, 2008–2011 and 2015–present; Advisory Board, Urban Institute, Tax Policy and Charities Project, 2011–present; Associate Professor, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2008–2014.

Robert A. Destro, Professor — B.A., 1972, Miami University; J.D., 1975, University of California, Berkeley; Associate Attorney, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, Ohio, 1975–77; General Counsel, Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 1977–81; Adjunct Assistant Professor, 1978–80, Adjunct Associate Professor, 1980–82, Marquette University; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1982, and Director, Law and Religion Program; Commissioner, United States Civil Rights Commission, 1983–89; Visiting Professor, Faculty of Canon Law, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium, 1999; Interim Dean, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1999–2001; Special Counsel to the Attorney General of Ohio for the Ohio Secretary of State, 2004–06.

Cara H. Drinan, Associate Professor — B.A., 1996, Bowdoin College; M.A., 1999, University of Oxford; J.D., 2002, Stanford Law School; Associate, Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP, 2002–03; Adjunct Professor, George Mason University, 2004–05; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2006–present.

Sarah Helene Duggin
, Professor— A.B., 1976, Smith College; J.D., 1979, University of Pennsylvania Law School; M.Div. 2009, Wesley Theological Seminary; Law Clerk, Hon. Spottswood W. Robinson, III U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1979–81; Partner, Williams and Connolly, 1987–93 (Associate, 1981–87); Chief Counsel, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 1994–96; General Counsel, Children's National Medical Center, 1996–97; Vice President and General Counsel, National Rail Passenger Corp. (Amtrak), 1997 –99; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1999–present.

Elizabeth Edinger, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of the Law Library – B.A. & J.D. State University of New York at Buffalo, 1994; M.Libr., University of Washington, 1995; Reference Librarian, Yale University School of Law, 1995; Reference Librarian, Rutgers University 1995-99; Reference Librarian and Lecturer in Residence, University of California, Berkeley 1999-2007; Associate Director and Head of Public Services, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law 2007-2014.

Lisa A. Everhart, Clinical Assistant Professor and Director, Lawyering Skills Program — B.A., 1978, Georgetown University; J.D., 1983, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.

Susanna Frederick Fischer, Associate Professor — A.B., 1983, Princeton University; B.A., 1987, University of Oxford (Merton College); LL.M., 1995, University of Virginia; Law Lecturer, London Guildhall University, London, England, 1988–89; Barrister, Chambers of Patrick Milmo QC, 5 Raymond Buildings, Gray’s Inn, London, England, 1989–94; Legal Adviser, News International plc, London, England, 1990–94; Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, New York, 1996–97; Associate, Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, New York, 1997–99; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1999–present.

Clifford S. Fishman, Professor — B.A., 1966, University of Rochester; J.D., 1969, Columbia University; Assistant District Attorney for New York County, 1969–72; Assistant District Attorney, Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office, 1972–73; Chief Investigating Assistant District Attorney, Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office, 1974–75; Executive Assistant District Attorney, Special Narcotics Prosecutor’s Office, 1976–77; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1977; Consultant, President’s Commission on Organized Crime, 1984–86; April, 1996: Received the Bruno Damiani award from the Catholic University Graduate Student Association, for Excellence in Graduate School Teaching; March, 2001: The “Mirror of Justice” Award. Awarded by the Pope John Paul II Guild of Catholic Lawyers “to recognize and support the law school faculty whose commitment to the teaching of the law and whose scholarship advances our insights towards achieving justice through law in contemporary society” ; Visiting Professor, University of Tennessee Law School, fall semester, 2005; First recipient of the law school's Urban Lester Excellence in Teaching Award, May 2012.

George E. Garvey, Professor — B.A., 1969, University of Illinois at Chicago; J.D., 1972, University of Wisconsin; Law Clerk, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1972–74; Associate, Whyte & Hirshboeck, Milwaukee, Wis., 1974–78; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1978, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 1989–97, Acting Director, Law and Public Policy Program, 1997–98; Director, American Law Program, 2000–03; Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies, 2003–08; Counsel to Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law, U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on the Judiciary, 1980–81; Fulbright Scholar, The Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Private Law, Hamburg, Germany, 1986–87; Jagiellonian University, Crakow, Poland, spring 1999; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 2009–12; Acting Dean, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, July 2012 - Feb. 2013. Vice Dean, Feb. 2013 - August 2013.

John H. Garvey, President and Professor — A.B., 1970, University of Notre Dame; J.D., 1974, Harvard Law School; law clerk to Irving R. Kaufman, United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1974–75; Associate, Morrison & Foerster, 1975–76; Assistant to Solicitor General, United States Department of Justice, 1981–84; Professor, University of Kentucky College of Law, 1976–94; Visiting Professor, University of Michigan Law School, 1985–86; Professor, Notre Dame Law School, 1994–99; Dean, Boston College Law School, 1999–2010; President, The Catholic University of America, 2010–present.

John L. Garvey, Professor Emeritus — A.B., 1945, Xavier University (Cincinnati); J.D., 1948, The Catholic University of America; S.J.D., 1967, University of Michigan; LL.D., 1978, Xavier University (Cincinnati); private practice, 1948–51; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1951; Dean, 1977–79.

A. G. Harmon, Clinical Associate Professor — B.A., 1984, University of Mississippi; J.D., 1987, University of Tennessee; M.A., 1993, University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., 2000, The Catholic University of America.

Roger C. Hartley
, Professor — B.S., 1965, Cornell University; J.D., 1970, University of Pittsburgh; LL.M., 1973, The George Washington University; National Labor Relations Board, 1971–73; Private Practice, 1973–74; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1974–present.

Regina T. Jefferson, Professor — B.S., 1981, Howard University; J.D., 1987, The George Washington University Law School; LL.M., 1992, Georgetown University Law Center; Pension Specialist, Internal Revenue Service, National Office, 1987–90; Future Law Professor Scholar, Georgetown University Law Center, 1990–91; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1992–present.

Beverly Petersen Jennison, Clinical Associate Professor, Lawyering Skills Program — B.A., American Politics, 1974, The Catholic University of America; M.A., American Politics, 1978, The Catholic University of America; J.D., 1984, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. Private Practice, 1984-1991; Catholic University Law School, 1992-1996 & 2002-present

William A. Kaplin, Professor Emeritus — A.B., 1964, University of Rochester; J.D., 1967, Cornell University; Private Practice, Washington, D.C., 1967; Judicial Clerkship, United States Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, 1967-68; Attorney, Office of General Counsel, United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1968-70; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1970-2011; Director, Law and Public Policy Program, 1984-85; Special Counsel, Catholic University Office of General Counsel, since 1989; Visiting Associate Professor, Cornell University Law School, spring 1975; Editor, Journal of College and University Law, 1976-79 ; Education Appeal Board, United Sates Department of Education, 1977-82; Visiting Professor, Wake Forest University School of Law, 1990-91; Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance, University of Houston, fall 1991; Visiting Scholar, Wake Forest University School of Law, spring 2000; Visiting Professor, Stetson University College of Law, 2005-06; Distinguished Professorial Lecturer and Senior Fellow, Stetson, 2007-2012 (spring semesters ). 2009: Stetson University College of Law established a national award in Professor Kaplin’s name, the William A. Kaplin Award for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy Scholarship, presented annually to a leading scholar in the field.

Kathryn Kelly, Professor — B.A., 1975, Butler University; J.D., 1978, University of Notre Dame; Associate, 1978–85, Partner, 1985–90, Crowell & Moring; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1991.

Catherine F. Klein, Professor and Director, Columbus Community Legal Services — B.A., 1974, Northwestern University, elected to Phi Beta Kappa; J.D., 1978, University of Cincinnati, elected Order of the Coif; Attorney, Howrey & Simon, 1978–79; Attorney, Nussbaum & Owen, 1979–81; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1981, Director, Family Abuse Project, since 1981; Director, Families and the Law Clinic, since 1993; Visiting Professor, Washington College of Law, American University, Public Interest Law Clinic, 1991, Women and the Law Clinic, 1992–93. Director, Columbus Community Legal Services, since 2005.

Megan La Belle, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Law and Technology Institute — B.A., 1996, University of California, Los Angeles; J.D., 1999, University of California, Davis, School of Law; Law Clerk, Honorable Stephen S. Trott, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1999–2000; Litigation Associate, O'Melveny & Myers LLP, 2000–01; Law Clerk, Honorable Margaret M. Morrow, United States District Court for the Central District of California, 2001–02; Litigation Associate, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP, 2002–09; Visiting Assistant Professor, Scholar-in-Residence, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2008–09.

Mary G. Leary, Professor — B.A., 1989, Georgetown University; J.D., 1993, Georgetown University Law Center; Law Clerk, U.S. District Court, District of Delaware, 1993–95; Assistant District Attorney, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, 1995–98; Assistant District Attorney/Deputy Chief, Domestic Violence Unit, Middlesex County District Attorney's Office, 1998–2001; Associate, Hanify & King, 2001; Assistant United States Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, 2002–04; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 2004–06; Director, National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse, 2004–06; Deputy Director, Office of Legal Counsel for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, 2006.

Lisa G. Lerman, Professor, Director, Law and Public Policy Program, 1996-2007, Coordinator of Clinical Programs, 2006-2013 — B.A., 1976, Barnard College, Columbia University; J.D., 1979, New York University School of Law; LL.M., 1984, Georgetown University Law Center; Staff Attorney, Center for Women Policy Studies, 1979–81; Clinical Fellowship, Urban Law Institute, Antioch Law School, 1982; Advocacy Fellowship, Center for Applied Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center, 1982–84; Visiting Assistant Professor, West Virginia University College of Law, 1984–85; Associate, Lobel, Novins, Lamont and Flug, 1985–87; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1987; Visiting Associate Professor, Washington College of Law, American University, 1995; Visiting Professor, The George Washington University Law School, 1997–98.

Laurie A. Lewis, Clinical Associate Professor, Lawyering Skills Program — B.A., 1975, University of New Hampshire; M.S., 1977, Syracuse University; J.D., 1984, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Associate Attorney, Mary S. Meade & Associates, 2000–02; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, Lawyering Skills Instructor, 2004–05; Clinical Instructor, 2005–07; Clinical Assistant Professor, 2007–present.

David A. Lipton, Professor and Director of the Securities Law Program — B.A., 1966, Cornell University; M.A., 1968, Columbia University; J.D., 1972, University of Michigan Law School, cum laude, Law Review; Associate, Debevoise, Plimpton, Lyons and Gates, 1972–75; Attorney Fellow, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1978–80; Assistant and Associate Professor, Case Western Reserve Law School, 1975–80; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1980; Adjunct, Georgetown University Law Center, 1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2002; Guest Lecturer, Economic Academy of Krakow, University of Torun, Wroclaw University, University of Bialystock, University of Bologna, American Law Program, Jagellonian University; Judges College, Beijing, China 2004; Lecturer University of Lisbon, 2010, 2012; Chairman, Vice Chairman, and member, Steering Committee, D.C. Bar Association, Division of Corporations, Finance, and Securities, 1986–99; Chair and member, National Association of Securities Dealer’s National Arbitration Committee, 1988–92; Member, National Association of Securities Dealer’s Market Regulation Committee, 2001–03, 2006–07; Member, National Association of Securities Dealers National Adjudicatory Council, 2003–06; Director, Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board 2007–10; Member Board of Advisers, SEC Historical Society, 2011–2012.

Rett R. Ludwikowski, Professor — M.A., Law, 1966, Ph.D., Law, 1971, Ph.D, History of Legal and Political Theory, 1976, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland; Senior Lecturer, Institute of Political Science, 1967–71; Adjunct Professor, 1971–76; Assistant Professor of Politics and Chairman, Division of Business, 1976–78; Holder of the Chair of Modern Legal and Political Movements and Ideas, 1976–81; Chairman, Division of Law, 1978–81; Professor of Law, 1981; Supervisor of the Chair of the History of Political and Legal Ideas, Jagiellonian University, 1981–82; Visiting Scholar, USICA program, United States State Department, spring 1981; Visiting Fellow, The Heritage Foundation, 1981; Visiting Professor of Political Science, Elizabethtown College, Pa., 1982–83; Visiting Scholar, Hoover Institute, Stanford University, 1983; Visiting Professor, Alfred University, fall 1983; Senior Fellow, Marguerite Eyer Wilbur Foundation, 1981–83; Visiting Professor of Politics, The Catholic University of America, spring 1984; Visiting Professor of Law, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1984–85; Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute, Hamburg, Germany, 1990; Professor of Law, Director of Comparative and International Law Institute, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, since 1985; Director, International Trade and Business Program, Cracow, Poland, since 1992; Fulbright Senior Professor, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, fall 1997 and fall 2004; Managing Editor, Comparative Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, Oceana Publishers, 2001.

Suzette Malveaux, Professor — A.B., 1988, Harvard University; J.D., 1994, New York University School of Law; Law Clerk, U.S. District Court (S.D.N.Y.), The Honorable Robert L. Carter, 1994–95; Associate, Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights & Urban Affairs, 1995–98; Senior Associate, Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, P.L.L.C., 1998–2003; Assistant Professor of Law, University of Alabama School of Law, 2003–06; Associate Professor, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2006–present. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 2012-13.

Raymond B. Marcin, Professor Emeritus — A.B., 1959, St. John’s Seminary; A.B., 1961, Fairfield University; J.D., 1964, Fordham University School of Law; M.S.L.S., 1984, The Catholic University of America; Connecticut Legislative Commissioners’ Office, 1964–67; Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities, 1968–69; Neighborhood Legal Services, 1969–71; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1971; Visiting Professor, Widener University School of Law, 1982–83; Board of Editors, American Journal of Jurisprudence, 1995–present; Member, Advisory Council, National Lawyers Association.

Stephen G. Margeton, Professor Emeritus — A.B., 1967, Mount St. Mary’s College; J.D., 1970, The George Washington University Law School; M.S.L.S., 1973, The Catholic University of America; Assistant Reference Librarian, American-British Law Division, The Library of Congress, 1970–72; Librarian, Steptoe & Johnson, 1972–85; Instructor, George Mason University Law School, 1977–79; Librarian of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1985–88; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, since 1988.

Lisa Vollendorf Martin, Clinical Assistant Professor and Director, Experiential Curriculum Program — B.A., 2000, College of William and Mary; J.D., 2003, Georgetown University Law Center; Fact-Finding Supervisor, International Women's Human Rights Clinic, Georgetown University Law Center, 2004; Litigation Associate, Arent Fox PLLC, 2003–05; Adjunct Professor, International Rights of Women, George Washington Law School, 2005–06; Teen Dating Violence Program Manager and Staff Attorney, Women Empowered Against Violence, 2005–07; Supervising Attorney, Columbus Community Legal Services, Families and the Law Clinic, 2007–present.

Michael McGonnigal, Clinical Assistant Professor, Advocacy for the Elderly Program — B.A., 1978, Northeastern University; J.D. 1985, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; private practice, 1987–91; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1988, Supervising Attorney, Columbus Community Legal Services, Advocacy for the Elderly, part time 1988–91; full time, 1991–present.

Veryl Victoria Miles, Professor — B.A., 1977, Wells College; J.D., 1980, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; L.H.D., 2012, Mount St. Mary's University; Attorney, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Office of General Counsel, 1980–83; Assistant Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law, 1983–88; Visiting Assistant Professor, 1987–88; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 1997–99; Professor of Law, member of the faculty since 1988; Dean, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2005–12.

Benjamin W. Mintz, Professor — A.B., 1948, Brooklyn College; LL.B., 1952, Columbia University; Rabbinical Ordination, Yeshiva University, 1954; Associate, Mandelker and Halper, New York, 1954–55; Staff Counsel, American Jewish Congress, 1955–59; National Labor Relations Board, 1959–67; Deputy Special Assistant, United States Department of Justice, 1967–70; Associate Solicitor for Occupational Safety and Health, United States Department of Labor, 1970–82; Visiting Lecturer of Law, Harvard School of Public Health, 1981–82; Visiting Professor of Law, American University, 1982–84; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1985; Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania, spring 1991.

Faith Mullen, Clinical Assistant Professor — B.S., University of Wyoming, 1981; J.D., The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1984; Attorney, Legal Aid Society, 1984–87; Attorney, American Association of Retired Persons, 1987–94; Senior Policy Adviser, American Association of Retired Persons, 1994–2004; Supervising Attorney, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, Advocacy for the Elderly 2000-01, Civil Practice Clinic 2004–present.

Michael F. Noone Jr., Research Ordinary Professor — B.S., 1955, LL.B., 1957, LL.M., 1962, Georgetown University; S.J.D., 1965, The George Washington University Law School; Legal Department, Judge Advocate General of the United States Air Force, 1957–77; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1978, Associate Dean, 1979–87; Visiting Professor, United States Military Academy, spring 1991; Associate Dean, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1995–96.

Rev. Raymond C. O’Brien, Professor — A.B., 1966, LaSalle College; J.D., 1969, University of Virginia; M.Ch.A., 1975, D.Min., 1985, The Catholic University of America; Attorney, Small Business Administration, 1969; Captain, United States Army Security Agency, 1969–71; Adjunct Professor, George Mason University School of Law, 1971–77; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, since 1977, Assistant Dean, 1977–83; Consultant, United States Department of Education, 1980; Visiting Professor, St. Mary’s Law School, American University Law School, Loyola Law School (Los Angeles); Permanent Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, 1987–present; Joint Appointment as Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center; Trustee, Law School Admissions Council, 1988–91; Advisory Council of the National Institute of Allergy and Infections Diseases, 2002–06.

J. P. "Sandy" Ogilvy, Professor and Director, Law & Social Justice Initiatives — B.A., 1968, Portland State University; J.D., 1973, Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College; LL.M., 1982, Georgetown University Law Center; Partner, Gregory, Clyman & Ogilvy, 1973–75; Staff Attorney and Acting Executive Director, Legal Services for Northwest Pennsylvania, 1976; Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Cincinnati, 1976–79; Advocacy Fellowship, Center for Applied Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center, 1980–82; Consulting Attorney, Center for Applied Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center, 1982–83; Assistant Professor, 1983–85, Associate Professor, 1985–91, Texas Southern University; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1991; Director, Law & Social Justice Initiatives, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, since 2006; Director, National Archive of Clinical Legal Education, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 2006; Director, CUA Innocence Project Clinic since 2007.

Kenneth Pennington, Professor of Law and Kelly-Quinn Professor of Ecclesiastical History — B.A., 1965, M.A., 1967, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Ph.D., 1972, Cornell University; Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Universitat Munchen, 1969–70; Assistant Professor of History, 1971–75, Associate Professor of History, 1975–84; Professor of History, 1984–2000, Syracuse University; Fellow, Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Duke University, Summer, 1974; Fellow, Institute of Medieval Canon Law, Law School, University of California, 1974–75; Associate Editor, 1975–88, Editor, 1988–91, Co-Editor, 1991–present, Bulletin of Medieval Canon Law; Research Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies, 1980–81; Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Stifiung, 1969 and Monumenta Gernaniae Historica, Munchen, Summer, 1983; Editor of Medieval and Early Modern Canon Law Series, Catholic University Press, 1987–present; Editor, Bulletin of Medieval Canon Law, 1988–present; Senior Research Fellow, Fulbright Program, Monumenta Gernaniae Historica, Munchen, 1985–86; Research Fellow, Gerda Henkel Stiftung, Monumenta Gernaniae Historica, Munchen, 1986–87; Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Monumenta Gernaniae Historica, Munchen, 1989; Fellow, Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, Germany, Summer, 1992 and 2005; Co-Director, International School of Ius Commune, Ettore Majorana Center, Erice Sicily, 1993–present; Board of Editors, Rivista internazionale di diritto commune, 1993–present; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2001–present.

Antonio Fidel Perez, Professor — A.B., 1982, Harvard College; J.D., 1985, Columbia University Law School; Associate, Shearman & Sterling, 1985–87; Office of the Legal Adviser, United States State Department (Attorney Adviser: Law Enforcement and Intelligence, 1987–88, African Affairs, 1988–91, and Nuclear Nonproliferation, 1991–93); The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1993–present.

Mark L. Rienzi, Associate Professor — B.A., 1997, Princeton University; J.D., 2000, Harvard Law School; Law Clerk, Honorable Stephen F. Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 2002–03; Counsel, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, 2003–09.

Heidi Mandanis Schooner, Professor — A.B., 1982, Duke University; J.D., 1985, Georgetown University Law Center; Associate, Wickwire, Gavin & Gibbs, P.C., 1985–86; Staff Attorney, Office of the General Counsel, Securities and Exchange Commission, 1986–88; Associate General Counsel, 1988–91, Acting General Counsel, 1991–92, First American Metro Corporation; Lecturer, Marymount University, 1985–92; Visiting Assistant Professor, Suffolk University Law School, 1992–93; Visiting Professor, George Washington University Law School 2003–2005; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1993–present.

Marin R. Scordato, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research, Professor — B.A., 1979, Haverford; J.D., 1983, University of Virginia School of Law; Systems Engineer, IBM Corporation, 1979–80; Attorney, Cravath, Swaine and Moore, 1983–85; Assistant Professor of Law, Florida State University College of Law, 1985–87; Professor, Suffolk University School of Law, 1987–92; Adjunct Professor, Boston College Law School, 1990–91; Professor, Southwestern University School of Law, 1992–2006; Visiting Professor, University of Maryland School of Law, 1999–2002; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2002–present..

Ellen M. Scully, Retired — B.A., 1964, Salve Regina College; J.D., 1967, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice, 1968–70; Staff Attorney, 1970–73; Acting Managing Attorney, Neighborhood Legal Services Program, 1973–74; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1974; The Catholic University of America Columbus Community Legal Services (Advocacy for the Elderly, The General Practice Clinic, and The Families and the Law Clinic) Supervising Attorney, 1974–79, Director, 1979–2005; General Practice Clinic, 2005—present.

Lucia Ann Silecchia, Professor — B.A., 1987, Queens College, CUNY; J.D., 1990, Yale Law School; Litigation Associate, Rogers and Wells, 1990–91; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1991; Instructor, 1991–92, Senior Instructor and Assistant Director Lawyering Skills Program, 1992–93; Assistant Professor, 1993–97; Associate Professor, 1997–2005; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 2003–05, Professor, 2005–present; Visiting Scholar Yale Law School, fall 2000.

George P. Smith II, Professor — B.S., 1961, J.D., 1964, Indiana University; Certificate, 1965, Hague Academie de Droit International; LL.M., 1975, Columbia University; LL.D., 1998, Indiana University; Visiting Scholar, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University, summer, 1997; Parsons Visiting Professor, University of Sydney, Australia, summer 1998; Visiting Fellow, Emmanuel College, Cambridge University, England, spring–summer 1999; Visiting Professor, University of New South Wales, Australia, and Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Divinity, Cambridge University, summer 200l; Visiting Scholar, Center for The Study of Science and Religion, Columbia University, March 2002; Visiting Scholar, Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values, Notre Dame University, May 2002; Visiting Scholar, Center for Ethics and Culture, Notre Dame University, May 2003; Parsons Visiting Professor of Law, University of Sydney, Australia, summer 2003; Visiting Fellow, Institute of Health, Loyola–Chicago University, May 2004; Visiting Fellow, Emory University Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Religion, March 2005; Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, Macquarie University, Australia, July–August 2005; Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford, Trinity Term, 2006; Visiting Fellow, Centre for The Study Of Religion and Politics, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, April 2006; Visiting Scholar, The Institute of Ethics, American Medical Association, March, 2006; Visiting Scholar, The Hastings Center, Institute of Society, Ethics, and Life Sciences, July–August 2006; Visiting Fellow, University Center for Law, Ethics and Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, July 2007; Visiting Fellow, The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, St. Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, June 2008; Visiting Fellow, Australian National University, July 2008; Visiting Fellow, Center for Health Governance, Law and Ethics, University of Sydney Law School, Australia, August 2008;;Visiting Scholar, Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, June 2009; Visiting Fellow, Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, July 2009; Visiting Fellow, Institute for Law and Ethics in Medicine, University of Glasgow, Scotland, May–June 2010; Visiting Faculty Scholar, Melbourne Law School, July 2010; Parsons Visiting Professor, University of Sydney Law School, August 2010; Visiting Fellow, Center for Law, Ethics and Applied Research in Health Information, Indiana University, June 2011; Visiting Fellow, Center for Law, Society, and Culture, Indiana University, July–August 2012. The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1977–present.

William Gabriel Gregory Wagner, Professor — B.A., 1975, University of California, Los Angeles; J.D., 1978, Yale University; M.A. in Theology, 1983, Ph.D. in Moral Theology, 2002, The Catholic University of America; Associate Attorney, Hughes, Hubbard & Reed, New York, 1978–80; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1981; Instructor, 1981–82, Adjunct Lecturer, 1983–84, Assistant Professor, 1984–89, Associate Professor, 1989–99, Professor, 1999–present, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 2005–06; Fulbright Research Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Public International and Comparative Law, Heidelberg, 1995–96; Visiting Research Professor, Faculty of Law, and Visiting Research Professor, Center for Religion and Society, Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelm University of Bonn, 2010; Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, 2011.

G. Graham Waite, Professor Emeritus — B.S., 1947, LL.B., 1950, S.J.D., 1958, University of Wisconsin; Attorney, Private Practice, 1950–51; Attorney, United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1952–53; Attorney, Navy Department, 1954–56; Graduate Fellow, University of Wisconsin School of Law, 1956–57; Instructor, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1957–59; Assistant Professor, University of Buffalo School of Law, 1959–60, Associate Professor, 1960–62; Professor, University of Maine School of Law, 1962–66; Research Associate, University of Wisconsin School of Law, 1965–66; Professor, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1966–93; Visiting Professor, University of Arkansas School of Law, 1970–71; Visiting Professor, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William and Mary, 1978–79.

Geoffrey R. Watson, Professor and Director of Comparative and International Law Institute — B.A., 1982, Yale College; J.D., 1986, Harvard Law School; Law Clerk to Hon. Harrison L. Winter, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, Baltimore, 1986–87; Attorney-Adviser, Office of Law Enforcement and Intelligence, United States Department of State, 1987–89; Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Near East and South Asian Affairs, Office of the Legal Adviser, United States Department of State, 1989–91; Assistant Professor, Seattle University School of Law, 1991–95; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, Visiting Associate Professor, 1995–98, Associate Professor, 1998–2000, Professor since 2000.

Victor Williams, Clinical Assistant Professor, Lawyering Skills Program — B.A., 1980, Ouachita University; M.A.T., 1982, National-Louis University; M.Ed., 1984, Harvard University; J.D., 1990, The University of California, Hastings College of the Law; LL.M., 1994, Columbia University Law School ; LL.M. in Law and Economics, 2005, George Mason University Law School.

Elizabeth Winston, Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Law and Technology Institute — S.B., 1994, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; J.D., 1997, University of Virginia School of Law; Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Honorable James T. Turner, 1997–­98; Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Honorable Paul R. Michel, 1998­–2000; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2006–present.

Frederick E. Woods, Clinical Assistant Professor, Lawyering Skills Program — B.S., 1977, Indiana State University; M.Ed., 1979, Howard University; J.D., 1986, Thurgood Marshall School of Law.

Leah Wortham, Professor Emerita — B.A., 1970, Macalester College; J.D., 1973, Harvard University; Atlanta Legal Aid Society, 1973–75; Legislative Assistant to Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman, United States House of Representatives, 1975–77; Assistant to President, Legal Services Corporation, 1977–79; Deputy Associate Director, United States International Development Cooperation Agency, 1979–81; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1981; Associate Dean, 1990–95; Director, CUA-Jagiellonian University American Law Program, 2003–present; Director, CUA-Jagiellonian University LL.M.Program, 2003–present; Member, Legal Ethics Committee, D.C. Bar Association, 1989–95; Vice chair, 1993–94; Chair, 1994–95; Member, D.C. Bar Rules of Professional Conduct Review Committee, 2000–06; Vice chair, 2001–04; Chair, 2004–06; Board of Editors, Clinical Law Review, 1993–97; Non-Resident International Scholar, Academic Fellows Program, American University of Central Asia, 2008–11, Tbilisi State University, 2011–12; Visiting Professor, Jagiellonian University, 2010.

Harvey L. Zuckman, Professor Emeritus — A.B., 1956, University of Southern California; LL.B., 1959, New York University; Associate, Los Angeles law firm, 1962; Attorney, United States Department of Justice, 1963–67; Assistant Professor, St. Louis University School of Law, 1967–69; Special Consultant to Missouri Attorney General, 1969; The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law since 1970; Director, Institute for Communications Law Studies, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 1981–2002.

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DISTINGUISHED LECTURERS

Lesley Fair, A.B., 1978, University of Notre Dame; J.D., 1981, University of Texas School of Law; Senior Attorney, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission.

John E. Higgins Jr., A.B., 1961, Boston College; J.D., 1964, Boston University; M.S., 1970, Cornell University; (Retired) Deputy General Counsel, National Labor Relations Board.

Harris Weinstein, S.B., 1956, S.M., 1958, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; LL.B., 1961, Columbia University Law School; Retired Partner, Covington & Burling LLP.

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LECTURERS


Kathleen B. Asdorian, B.A., 1976, University of Maryland College Park; J.D., 1990, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; J.C.L., 2006, The Catholic University of America; Attorney for Counselors Title, LLC; Of Counsel to Press & Dozier, LLC; pro bono counsel for Catholic Charities and Archdiocesan Legal Network; Owner and Managing Attorney, Foundation Title, Inc.

Leonard E. Bailey, B.A., 1987, Yale University; J.D., 1991, Yale Law School; Associate Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division.

David G. Barger, B.A., 1976, University of Maryland; M.S., 1977, University of Denver; J.D., 1981, University of Maryland; Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig.

Seth M. Barsky, B.A., 1986, University of Pennsylvania; J.D., 1990, University of Pennsylvania; Section Chief, Wildlife and Marine Resources section of the Environment and Natural Resources Division, United States Department of Justice.

Cecily E. Baskir
, A.B., 1996, Princeton University; J.D., 2002, Yale Law School; LL.M., 2009, Georgetown University Law Center; Attorney, Law Office of Cecily E. Baskir, LLC.

Don R. Berthiaume, B.S., 1996, SUNY College at Buffalo; J.D., 2000, University At Buffalo, School of Law; Investigative Counsel, Oversight and Review Division of U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General.

Thomas Blinka, B.A., 1979, Cornell University; Ph.D., 1985, University of Wisconsin-Madison; J.D., 2002, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Partner, Cooley Godward Kronish, LLP.

George A. Borden, B.A. 1984, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; J.D. 1987, Harvard Law School; Partner, Williams & Connolly LLP.

Phillip D. Brady, B.A., 1973, University of Notre Dame; J.D., 1976, Loyola University School of Law; Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Phillips 66.

Joseph K. Brenner, A.B., 1979, Cornell University; J.D., 1982, Georgetown University Law Center; Chief Counsel, Division of Enforcement, United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

Steven A. Burkhart, B.A., 1986, The Catholic University of America; J.D., 1989, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Vice President and General Counsel, Managing Director Fuel Cell Technologies BIC Corporation.

John Chamble, B.A., 1977, Fordham University; J.D., 1980, Syracuse University College of Law; Branch Chief, Office of the Federal Public Defender, District of Maryland.

Laura Chase, B.A., 1984, Providence College; J.D., 1987, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Deputy State’s Attorney, Montgomery County, Rockville, Md.

Tillena G. Clark, B.A., 1981, University of Rochester; M.A., 1984, The Catholic University of America; J.D., 2005, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Managing Member, Law Office of Tillena G. Clark, LLC.

Dree Collopy, B.A., 2004, Grinnell College; J.D., 2007, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Partner of Benach Ragland LLP.

Andrew L. Creighton, A.B., 1981, Harvard University; Ph.D., 1990. Stanford University; J.D., 2009, Georgetown University Law Center; Trial Attorney, Organized Crime and Gang Section, U.S. Department of Justice.

Jeffrey Danzig, B.A., 1993, The University of Michigan; J.D., 1997, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Attorney, Law Office of Jeffrey S. Danzig, PLLC.

Richard W. Downing, B.A., 1992, Yale University; J.D., 1992, Stanford Law School; Principal Deputy Chief, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS); United States Department of Justice.

Alexandra D. Dunn, B.A., 1989, James Madison University; J.D., 1994, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Executive Director & General Counsel, The Environmental Council of the States.

Gregory Ewing, B.A., 1999, University of Pennsylvania; J.D., 2008, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Associate, Winston & Strawn.

Jean Marc Favreau, B.A., 1995, Wesleyan University; J.D., 2003, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Partner, Peer, Gan & Gisler, LLP.

Scott N. Flesch, B.A., 1994, The Catholic University of America; J.D., 1997, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Chief, Bid Protest, U.S. Army Litigation Center, Contract and Fiscal Law Division, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps.

C. Reid Flinn, B.A., 1984, Washington & Lee University; J.D., 1987, Washington & Lee University; Sole Proprietorship, C. Reid Flinn, Esq.

Matthew T. Foley, B.A., 1989, Binghamton University, J.D., 1992, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, Public Defender for Arlington County and the City of Falls Church.

Kyrus L. Freeman, B.A., 1999, University of Pennsylvania; J.D., 2002, Vanderbilt School of Law; Partner, Holland & Knight.

Michael O. Glynn III, B.S., 1985, Boston College; J.D., 1989, University of Maryland, School of Law; Chief of the Charging Unit, Homicide Attorney, Prince George’s County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Benjamin Golant, B.A., 1988, Boston University; J.D., 1992, Georgetown University Law Center; Assistant General Counsel, Library of Congress: United States Copyright Office.

John F. Greaney, B.A., 1973, University of Massachusetts; J.D., 1976, Western New England University; LL.M., 1979, Georgetown University Law Center; M.A., 1983, Georgetown University; Attorney, United States Department of Justice.

J. Parker Griffin III, B.A., 2000, University of Richmond; J.D., 2008, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley.

Paul J. Haase, B.S., 1998, The College of William and Mary; J.D., 2002, Georgetown University Law Center; General Counsel, Talent & Properties, Octagon, Inc.

Timothy Hagan, B.A., 2001, Georgetown University; J.D., 2007, University of Maryland, School of Law; Assistant State Attorney, Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Lawrence J. Halloran, B.A., 1973; J.D., 1976, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Personal Services Contractor, Professional Services Council, International Development Initiative.

Russell P. Hanser
, B.A., 1994, Amherst College; J.D., 1997, Harvard Law School; Partner, Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP.

Rosemary C. Harold, B.A., 1980, College of William and Mary; M.A., 1985, Missouri School of Journalism; J.D., 1991, Georgetown University Law Center; Partner, Wilkinson Barker and Knauer, LLP.

Thomas J. Harrison
, B.S., 1995, George Mason University; J.D., 2000, Widener University School of Law; Managing Member, Harrison Law PLLC.

Randolph L. Hill, B.A., 1983, University of California San Diego, Revelle College; J.D., 1987, University of California Berkeley School of Law; Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of International and Tribal Affairs, Environmental Protection Agency.

Christopher Hitchens, B.A., 1976, American University; MLS, 1980, University of Maryland; J.D., 1987, University of Maryland, School of Law; In-house Counsel, Montgomery Village Foundation.

David B. Hodgkinson, B.A., 1991, Dickinson College; J.D., 1994, Gonzaga University School of Law; Division Director, Security and Law Enforcement Division/EUR/ACE, Department of State.

Sandra L. Hodgkinson, B.A., 1992, Tulane University; M.A., 1995, University of Denver, Graduate School of International Studies; J.D., 1995, University of Denver, College of Law; Vice-President, Strategic Planning and Chief of Staff at Finmeccanica, North America and DRS Technologies and Captain in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps reserves.

S. Jun Jin, B.A., 1994, University of Pennsylvania; J.D., 1999, George Washington University Law School; Assistant General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Agency for International Development.

Patrick M. Jordan, B.S., 2001 Gettysburg College; J.D., 2007, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Senior Director,Enterprise Advisors, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

The Honorable Richard Jordan, B.A., 1974, Georgetown University; J.D., 1977, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Judge, Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland.

Amitabh Khardori, B.A., 2000, The University of Chicago; M.I.S., 2003, Columbia University; J.D., 2006, The George Washington University Law School; Attorney Advisor, Office of General Counsel,United States Agency for International Development.

David C. Koelsch, B.A., 1988, Michigan State University; J.D., 1994, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Former Professor, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2001-2015; Supervisory Appeals Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security..

William J. Kotapish, B.A., 1977, University of Virginia; J.D., 1987, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Assistant Director, SEC Division of Investment Management, Disclosure Review and Accounting Office.

Vincent A. Lacovara III, B.A. 1992, Duke University; J.D. 1997, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Compliance and Privacy Officer, Office of the President, The Catholic University of America

Ernesto Lanza, B.A., 1985, Harvard University; J.D., 1988, University Pennsylvania Law School; Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig.

John L. Leary
, B.A., 1971, St. Joseph’s College; Ph.D., 1981, M.A., 1973, University of Maryland; J.D., 1987, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Associate General Counsel, International Union of Operating Engineers.
Stella M. Lee, B.S., 2008, George Mason University; J.D., 2012, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Associate Counsel, Children’s National Medical Center.
 

Seth Mailhot, B.S., 1994, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, J.D., 2004 New England School of Law, Partner, Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP.

Patrick McCarty, B.A., 1980, University of Virginia; J.D., 1986, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Managing Director, Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs, ICAP.

Troy McCurry, B.A.,2001, The University of Georgia; J.D., 2006, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Counsel to Commissioner Caroline Hunter, Federal Election Committee.

Michelle N. Mendez, B.A., 2002, University of Richmond; J.D., 2008, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law; Training and Legal Support Attorney, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC).

Andrew C. Mergen, B.A., 1986, University of Wisconsin-Madison; J.D., 1989, George Washington University Law School; Deputy Section Chief, Appellate Section of the Environment and Natural Resources Division, United States Department of Justice.

Lindsey C. Mervis, B.A., 2001, Miami University; J.D., 2012, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Communications Trainer and Coach, KNP Communications.

Donald Mooers, B.A., 1981, Duke University; J.D., 1986, George Washington University Law School; Founder and Managing Partner, Mooers Immigration.

Christopher M. Netram, B.A., 1998, University of Central Florida; J.D., 2003, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; LL.M., 2006, Georgetown University Law Center; Tax Counsel and Budget Advisor for U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine).

Pilar C. Nichols, B.S., 2002, Pennsylvania State University; J.D., 2005, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Partner, Tomes, Salter, Nichols, & Gomez LLC.

Christa Theodora Pitzen, B.A., 2004, New York University; J.D., 2009, Emory University, School of Law; Independent Contractor.

James Q. Pope, B.A., 1978, University of Virginia; J.D., 1983, The George Washington University Law School; M.S.S., 1994, Virginia Commonwealth University; Attorney/Mediator/Trainer, Law Offices of Pope & Pope.

Jeffrey S. Puretz, B.A., 1976, University of Maryland; J.D., 1981, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Partner, Dechert LLP.

Paul L. Ratcliffe, B.S., 1991, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University; M.S., 1997, The Catholic University of America; J.D., 1998, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Partner, Attentive Law Group.

Mark Ruddy, B.S., 1995, Fairfield University; Professional Program in Business, 1996, New York University; J.D., 2000, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; private practice.

Michael J. Ryan Jr., B.A., 1985, Villanova University; J.D., 1991, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Board Services, Corporate Board Member, An NYSE Euronext Company.

David I. Salem, B.A., 1978, State University of New York at Albany; J.D./M.B.A., 1982, University of Maryland; Assistant U.S. Attorney District of Maryland, U.S. Department of Justice.

Christopher W. Savage, A.B., 1977, Harvard College, J.D., 1980, Harvard Law School, Partner, and Co-chair, Communications Practice, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

William A. Schreiner Jr., B.A., 1992, State University of New York College at Oswego; J.D., 1997, New York University School of Law; Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Assure Holding Corporation/Americas Insurance Company.

John N. Sharifi, B.S., 1998, Purdue University; J.D., 2002, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; LL.M. 2005, The George Washington University Law Center; Founding Member, Law Offices of John N. Sharifi, LLC.

Steven R. Semler, B.A., 1967, Hunter College; J.D., 1970, The George Washington University Law School; Of Counsel, Fortney Scott LLC.

Brooks Singer, B.A., 1995, University of Arizona; J.D., 1998, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; M.A., 2002, The Catholic University of America; Lecturer of Undergraduate Studies; School of Business & Department of Sociology - Crime and Justice, The Catholic University of America; Head Varsity Men's Lacrosse Coach, The Catholic University of America.

Lowell Stern, B.A., 1985, Wesleyan University, J.D., 1991, University of Virginia School of Law, United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, Trial Attorney.


Bryan N. Tramont, B.A., 1989, The George Washington University Law School; J.D., 1993, Yale University Law School; Managing Partner, Wilkinson Barker and Knauer, LLP.

Katherine S. Tyrrell
, B.A., 2006, University of Maryland; J.D., 2011, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Special Counsel to Chief Judge Lee F. Satterfield, Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Gerard J. Waldron, B.A., 1982, University of Virginia; M.P.P., 1991, Duke University; J.D., 1990, Duke University; Partner, Covington & Burling LLP.

Bonnie Weiss McLeod, B.S., 1988, University of Maryland College Park; Ph.D., Molecular Biology, 1994, University of Maryland College Park; J.D., 2001, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Partner, Cooley LLP.

Joseph K. Wheatley, B.A., 2001, Princeton University, The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; J.D., 2005, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Trial Attorney, United States Department of Justice.

Stanley E. Woodward Jr., B.A., 2004, American University; M.S., 2005, American University; J.D., 2008, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP.

William David Young II, B.A., 1994, Amherst College; J.D., 1997, The College of William and Mary School of Law; LL.M. Temple University Japan, School of Law;  Assistant General Counsel for Africa, United States Agency for International Development.

Daniel M. Zachem, B.A., 1980, The George Washington University; J.D., 1985, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Retired Assistant United States Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia.

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