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

Andrew M. Arthur, B.A., 2003, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; J.D., 2016, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Corporate Associate, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

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.

Thoreau Bartmann, J.D. 2003, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and B.A., 2000, University of Alabama, Birmingham.

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.

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.

David W. Blass, B.A., 1994, University of Alabama; J.D., 1998, Columbia Law School; Partner, Simpson Thacher.

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.

Barry N. Breen, A.B., 1978, Princeton University; J.D., 1981, Harvard Law School; Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. EPA, Office of Land and Emergency Management; Adjunct Professor, American University, Washington College of Law.

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

Jullian H. Brevard. B.A., 2000, Hampton University; J.D., 2003, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Juvenile Section Chief, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia.

Lauren E. Brice, B.S., 2008, James Madison University; J.D., 2013, George Mason University School of Law; Senior Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender for Arlington County and the City of Fall Church.

Louis Brown Jr., B.A., 2003, Michigan State University; J.D., 2007, Howard University, School of Law; Executive Director, Medicus Foundation.

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.

Allison H. Carpenter, B.A., 2003, Georgetown University; J.D., 2008, University of Pennsylvania Law School; Deputy Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender for Arlington County and the City of Falls Church.

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.

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.

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.

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.

James J. Dietrich, B.A., 1992, Le Moyne College; J.D., 1995, Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Assistant State’s Attorney, Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office, Circuit Court Division.

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.

Robert N. Driscoll, B.S.B.A., 1990, Georgetown University; J.D., 1993, Georgetown University Law Center; Chair, Government Investigations and White Collar Group, McGlinchey

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 Trial Attorney - U.S. Army, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency, Contract and Fiscal Law Division, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.

Evan H. Frank, B.A., 2004, Washington University in St. Louis; J.D., 2007, American University Washington College of Law; Assistant Counsel, U.S. Senate Office of the Legislative Counsel.

Vincent J. Gaiani, B.A., 2002, University of Virginia; J.D., 2005, George Mason University School of Law; Staff Attorney, U.S. Senate Office of the Legislative Counsel.

James R. Germano, B.A., 2009, Cornell University; J.D., 2012, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Manager and Counsel, American Institute of Architects, Contract Documents Program.

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.

David Gorman, B.A., 1985, Mount St. Mary’s College; J.D., 1989, The Catholic University of Ameriaca, Columbus School of Law; Chief, Homicide Section, Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia.

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.

Patrick Halley, J.D., 2010, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; B.A., George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs; Senior Vice President Policy & Advocacy and General Counsel at USTelecom - The Broadband Association.

Karey L. Hart, B.A., 1999, Oakland University; J.D., 2014, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Assistant General Counsel, National Association of Government Employees

Ann Woods Hawks, B.A., 2003, University of Virginia; J.D., 2010, The George Washington University Law School; Legislative Counsel, Senator Richard Burr, United States Senate.

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.

Kendra Kosko Isaacson, J.D., 2006 The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; LL.M., 2009, Georgetown University Law Center; B.A., 1999, Dartmouth College; Pensions Policy Director and Senior Tax Counsel at Senate HELP Committee for Senator Patty Murray, Chair.

Monte Jackel, B.A., Queens College, CUNY, 1973,  J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1977, LL.M. in Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1981.

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.

Michael E. Kenneally, A.B., 2006, Princeton University; J.D., 2011, Harvard University Law School; Ph.D., 2014, Harvard University; Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP.

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

William J. Kotapish, B.A., 1977, University of Virginia; J.D., 1987, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Of Counsel, Carlton Fields; and Former  Assistant Director.

Laila E. Leigh, B.A., Loyola University of Chicago; J.D., 2010, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Qualified Tax Expert/Supervising Attorney, Columbus Community Legal Services.

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.

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.

Patrick J. Murphy, B.A., 1986, The Catholic University of America; J.D., 1989, The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law; Global Senior Vice-President Legal, Fresenius Medical Care.

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.

Jonathan M. Phillips, B.A., 2002, University of Pennsylvania; M.S., 2003, London School of Economics and Political Science; J.D., 2007, University of Pennsylvania; Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP.

Roger L. Phillips, B.A., 1999, Colorado State University; J.D., 2005, American University, Washington College of Law; Legal Officer, United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials.

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; Retired, 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.

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.

Julie Rapoport Schenker, B.A., 2010, University of Maryland, College Park; J.D., 2013, Harvard Law School; Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher 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.

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

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.

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.

Kyle Thomson, B.A., 2007, University of Richmond; Masters of Public Health, 2009, Columbia University; J.D., 2012, Boston University School of Law; Senior Counsel, American Medical Association.

Eric Treene, JD., 1992, Harvard Law School; B.A., 1988, Amherst College; Senior Counsel, Storzer and Associates, Washington, D.C.

Hon. Nelson A. Vargas-Padilla, B.A., 1990, State University of New York at Albany; J.D., 1994, University at Buffalo School of Law; Immigration Judge, U.S. Department of Justice/Immigration Court.

Seth Alan 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.

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.

G. Christopher Wright, B.S., 1992, East Carolina University; J.D., 2011, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law; Partner, Shannon Mullins & Wright LLP