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.

 

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.

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.

Paul Schiff Berman, A.B., 1988, Princeton University; J.D., 1995, New York University School of Law; Walter S. Cox Professor of Law, The George Washington University Law School.

Jamie E. Berry, B.A., 1997, Marquette University; J.D., 2000, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Senior Vice President Questio Operations, UnitedLex Corporation.

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.

Daniel A. Bress, A.B., 2001, Harvard College; J.D., 2005 University of Virginia School of Law; Partner, Kirkland & Ellis.

Henry N. Butler, B.A., 1977, University of Richmond; M.A., 1979, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ph.D., 1982, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; J.D., 1982, University of Miami; Dean, George Mason Professor of Law, and Executive Director of the Law & Economics Center, George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law.

Stephen C. Carlin, B.A., 1982, Haverford College, J.D., 1985, Boston University School of Law.

Jorge E. Castro, B.A., 1999, The George Washington University; J.D., 2002, University of Wisconsin School of Law; Member, Miller & Chevalier Chartered.

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.

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.

 Kelly L. Donovan, B.A., 1990, Boston College; J.D., 1993, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Executive Deputy Attorney, New York State Attorney General’s Office.

Donna S. Fenton, B.A., 1992, The Catholic University of America; J.D., 1995,The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Chief, Felony Trial Team III, Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office.

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.

Robert M. Fuhrer, B.S., 1988, DeVry Institute of Technology; J.D., 1993, Capital University Law School; Special Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP.

Tara K. Giunta, B.A., 1980, Tufts University; J.D., 1986, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Partner, Litigation Department, Paul Hastings.

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.

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; Chief of the Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission.

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.

Peter J. Jeffrey, B.A., 1994, Xavier University; J.D., 2004, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Member/Managing Director, The Jeffrey Law Group, PLLC.

Bryan M. Killian, B.A., 2002, University of Virginia; J.D., 2005 Harvard Law School; Partner, Morgan & Lewis.

Loretta King, B.A., 1977, Duke University; J.D., 1980, Washington College of Law;Independent Mediator and Consultant, King Consultants.

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; Immigration Judge, Baltimore Immigration Court.

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

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

Natalie C. Moffett, B.A., 1997, University of Vermont; J.D., 2004, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Founding Partner, Cater Moffett Law Firm.

Laura Montgomery, B.A., 1983, University of Virginia; J.D., 1987, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Attorney and Sole Proprietor, Ground Based Space Matters, LLC.

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

Leila A. Mullican, B.A., 2005, John Brown University; M.P.A., 2008, Cornell University; J.D., 2011, University of Missouri-Columbia; Staff Attorney, Central Legal Staff, United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

Jack W. Murphy, B.A., 1980, State University of New York at Albany; J.D., 1983, Boston College Law School; Senior Partner, Dechert, LLP.

John Nalls, B.A., 1986, Gettysburg College; J.D., 1986; J.D., 1989, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Founding Member, Counselors Title, LLC as well as Law Firm of Pardo & Drazin.

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; Principal Attorney, Offit Kurman Attorneys at Law.

Christopher M. Pilkerton, B.A.,1995, Fairfield University; J.D., 1999, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; M.P.A., 2003, Columbia University; General Counsel and Regulatory Policy Officer, U.S. Small Business Administration.

Scott J. Pivnick, B.A., 1992, University of Connecticut; J.D., 1995, The George Washington University Law School; Partner, Alston & Bird, LLP.

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.

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, SUNY 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.

Norman P. Stein, B.A., 1973, New College; J.D., 1978, Duke University School of Law; Professor of Law, Drexel University School of Law.

William B.F. Steinman, B.A., 1990, The University of Vermont; J.D., 1993, Harvard University Law School; Co-Founder and senior Partner, Steinman & Rodgers LLP.

Jonathan W. Tabacoff, B.A., 2011, University of Wisconsin-Madison; J.D., 2014, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Associate Legal Advisor, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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.

Robin M. Tuczak, B.S.E., 1991, United States Military Academy; J.D., 1999, North Carolina Central University; L.L.M., 2004, Georgetown University School of Law; Special Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service.

Seth Alain Watkins, B.S.E., 1992, Duke University, M.S., 1993, Duke University, Ph.D., 1996, Duke University, J.D., 1999, Duke University School of Law; Member, Watkins Law & Advocacy, PLLC.

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.

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.

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.