October 23rd, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
Grady L. Crosby (’91) appointed as vice president of public affairs and chief diversity officer of Johnson Controls
October 2nd, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
On Sept. 25, 2014, Johnson Controls announced that its board of directors has elected Wake Forest School of Law graduate Grady L. Crosby (’91) a corporate officer and appointed him as vice president public affairs and chief diversity officer, effective Oct. 1. In this role, Crosby will develop and implement focused government relations strategies, and lead the company’s sustainability and community involvement initiatives to build partnerships that align with the Johnson Controls brand and build value. Crosby will also serve as president of the Johnson Controls Foundation.
Alumni Profile: Coleman Cowan (’95) earns accolades as journalist for CBS news magazine ’60 Minutes’
September 16th, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
Coleman Cowan (’95) is not a typical law school alumnus. Continue reading »
September 15th, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
With a biography that includes stints as a teenage daycare worker in a French village and host of a television program about business in Beijing, Tom Santoro (’08), who is currently Chief of Party at a nonprofit law firm in Nairobi, Kenya, might have one of the more eclectic and international resumes in recent history at Wake Forest Law. Continue reading »
C. Mark Wiley (’85, JD ’88) is an attorney and Vice Chairman with Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP in the firm’s Winston-Salem, N.C. office. Wiley is no stranger to the area as a Double Deacon. His practices include healthcare transactions, tax law, and timberland resources. He helps companies plan efficient tax structures, and also works with clients to resolve tax controversies. In addition, Mark helps hospitals and physician groups form joint ventures. He received his Bar Admission to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2011 and worked on the U.S. Supreme Court case United States v. Home Concrete & Supply, LLC, argued on January 17, 2012.
Judge Marty McGee (’95) discusses experience in U.S. Supreme Court cases Shaw v. Hunt and Shaw v. Cromartie
Richard Dietz (’02) stood before the court, mere feet from the Chief Justice. Like any good lawyer — great, even — he was a virtual expert on the respective issue. He believed in his argument, confident he could tilt opinion in his favor. Continue reading »
A career highlight for R. Gene Braswell (’70) occurred in 1979, when he appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court to argue the case, North Carolina v. Butler. Continue reading »
All Wake Forest Law School alumni are invited to participate in the school’s first-ever Law Alumni Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 17 and 18, 2014.
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September 4th, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
Wake Forest Law is where Sarah Wesley Fox (’83) received her introduction to her career-shaping passion for employment law. It’s also where she met her husband, Craig Wheaton (’81) and one of her life-long best friends, Marci Armstrong (’83), during her first week of law school. That might have been enough to make her grateful for her Wake Forest experiences, but recently Fox hit another lifetime highlight when she traveled to Washington, D.C., in May 2014 with Wheaton and 18 other alumni to be sworn in as part of a group admission to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.