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Alumni in the News

The Columbus School of Law is proud of all its alumni. From politicians to law firm partners; CEOs to judges; agency leaders to district attorneys; each has striven to put the tools of a first-rate legal education in service of making the world a better place. Our frequent successes capture media attention. Below are some examples of the kinds of coverage generated by our outstanding alumni.

1973 Alumna Honored

Ginger Patterson recognized for her many career achievements, including two years as deputy director of the Association of American Law Schools. (Jan. 5, 2007)

CUA Law Alum to Head National Legal Association

J. Caleb Boggs, 1987, is elected president of the Republican National Lawyers Association. (2006)

CUA Law Alumnus Promoted at SEC

Christopher R. Conte, 1988, is named among three new associate directors at the SEC's Division of Enforcement. (Oct. 17, 2006)

CUA Alumna Confirmed as Assistant Attorney General

White House statement on the confirmation of Alice Fisher, 1992, as head of Justice Department's criminal division. (Sept. 19, 2006)

Charting the Course Ahead

1991 alumnus Michael J. Ryan spoke about "The Future of American Capital Markets for the 21st Century" at the law school on Sept. 13. (2006)

CUA Law Alumna to Head EEOC

President Bush has nominated Naomi Churchill Earp, 1982, to chair the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Aug. 29, 2006)

CUA Law Alum Honored at ABA Meeting

ABA's Commission on Women in the Profession paid tribute Peggy A. Quince, justice of the Florida Supreme Court and a 1975 graduate of The Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law. (Aug. 6, 2006)

Alumni On the Move

Hannah Sistare, 1970, has been named vice president for Academy Affairs for The National Academy of Public Administration; Thomas H. Sudduth, Jr., 1982, has joined the Philadelphia office of Reed Smith LLP; John M. R. Kneuer, 1994, will be nominated by President Bush to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information.

Bruce Parker, 1978, Becomes President of International Association of Defense Counsel for 2006-07
(July 31, 2006)

Hon. James L. Ryan, 1969, profiled in Montgomery County Gazette in story titled "Defense attorneys praise sniper trial judge as patient, fair." (May 31, 2006)

Eric Adolphe, OPTIMUS Corporation President & CEO, Named Finalist For Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2004 Award (5/14/04)

President Bush to Nominate Shaw Acting Assistant Secretary of Energy (7/22/04)

President Bush Designates Cabaniss as Chairman of the Federal Labor Relations Authority (03/12/01)

Answering the Howls of Injustice Activist, Ex-Nun Battle Goliaths to Win Legal Rights for Downtrodden (02/25/01)

White House selects Andrew Lundquist to head the new National Energy Policy Development Group (01/30/01)

Eastern District Gets a Defender: 4th Circuit Taps Alexandria Veteran Criminal Litigator Frank Dunham '70 (10/02/00)

Focus On; Bar Association Leaders;
Joseph A. Condo: President Of The Virginia State Bar (09/00)

Kathleen Blaner '89: New Challenges For Corporate Counsel: Medical Monitoring - The Firestone Controversy (11/00)

First Lady of United Technologies Spearheads
International Drive (07/26/00)

General Counsel Moves Post Office onto the Internet (9/26/00)

One Worth Breaking The Rules for (08/10/00)

President Clinton Names Charles Riley as Commissioner of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (6/08/00)

Whitman's New Counsel: Savvy, Unflappable (5/29/00)

Barshefsky: From Talks to Vote, Trade Official Guides China Deal (5/24/00)

Piccione Make Ethical Impact in Peoria Healthcare System (5/10/00)

New Jersey Governor Appoints Fabricant as Chief Legal Advisor (5/8/00)

President Clinton Names Barbara J. Sapin as Vice Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board (5/2/00)

Counsel for a Menagerie of Clients (3/4/00)