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Professor Omari Simmons

Professor Omari Simmons participates in 27th Annual Sadie T.M. Alexander Commemorative Conference

Professor Omari Simmons served as a panelist for the 27 Annual Sadie T.M Alexander Commemorative Conference, hosted by the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) at University of Pennsylvania Law School on Saturday, Jan. 24. Continue reading »

Jenica Cassidy ('14)

Jenica Cassidy (’14) examines restoration of rights for adults with ABA Commission on Law and Aging

Jenica Cassidy (’14) has been serving as a Fellow with the ABA Commission on Law and Aging since August 2014.  As a Fellow, she has been working on a study that examines termination of guardianships and restoration of rights for adults.

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Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds ('77)

Interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77) to receive Renaissance Lawyer Award from N.C. Bar Association

The North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) Board of Governors has voted unanimously to award the H. Brent McKnight Renaissance Lawyer Award to interim Dean Suzanne Reynolds (’77). The award will be presented at the NCBA Annual Meeting on June 19 in Asheville, N.C. Catharine Arrowood (BA ’73, JD ’76), partner at Parker Poe and president of the NCBA, will present the award to Dean Reynolds. Arrowood received the award in 2011. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law students participate in annual Martin Luther King Day of Service project

The Phi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. provided clothes, food and education to the community for its annual Martin Luther King Day of Service project Monday. Continue reading »

Susan Sparks (’87) to deliver the 2015 Carolyn M. Parker Memorial Preaching/Teaching Lectures Jan. 31-Feb. 1

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Susan Sparks (’87), a pastor, comedian and lawyer, will deliver the 2015 Carolyn M. Parker Memorial Preaching/Teaching Lectures on Saturday, Jan. 31, and Sunday, Feb. 1,  at First Baptist Church, West Third Avenue, in Lexington. Continue reading »

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Winston-Salem ranks No. 2 among most affordable U.S. cities

Winston-Salem was No. 2 among a list of the top 10 affordable cities in a ranking by an online publication, although local officials said they doubted the ranking would make that much difference in their efforts to market the city. Continue reading »

Professor Mark Hall tells Yahoo Finance insurance premiums are going up due to medical costs, not corporate profits

The rising cost of healthcare is a big budget-buster for many families, and a lot of them fault the Affordable Care Act for straining their finances. But the controversial healthcare law appears to be getting far more blame than it deserves. Continue reading »

Professor John Knox

Professor John Knox to participate in N.C. Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation Symposium on Friday, Jan. 30

Professor John Knox will speak at  the N.C. Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation Symposium on Friday, Jan. 30, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law School. Continue reading »

Professor Eugene Mazo

Professor Eugene Mazo writes about campaign finance in the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy

Professor Eugene Mazo published a paper in the 2014 Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy entitled, “The Disappearance of Corruption and the New Path Forward in Campaign Finance.” Continue reading »

ARIAD announces appointment of Thomas J. DesRosier (’80) as Chief Legal and Administrative Officer

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) announced on January 22, 2024 the appointment of Thomas J. DesRosier, Esq. (’80) to the position of executive vice president, chief legal and administration officer, and secretary. Mr. DesRosier will be responsible for global legal operations, information technology and other administrative functions. He will report to ARIAD’s chairman and chief executive officer, Harvey J. Berger, M.D.

Thomas J. DesRosier, Esq. joins ARIAD as executive vice president, chief legal and administration of ...
Thomas J. DesRosier, Esq. joins ARIAD as executive vice president, chief legal and administration officer, and secretary.