Alumni

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John I. Sanders (JD ’16) authors Huffington Post blog post on insider trading

John I. Sanders (JD ’16), formerly a member of Wake Forest Law Review and the president and treasurer of the Wake Intellectual Property Student Association (WIPSA), authored the following post, “Insider Trading: A Danger for New Lawyers,” published on the Huffington Post blog on Sept. 16, 2016.

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It’s not too late to sign up for 2016 Wake Forest Charlotte Center’s Cybersecurity certificate program

It’s not too late to sign up for the 2016 Wake Forest Charlotte Center’s Cybersecurity certificate program led by David Furr (BS ’80, JD ’82) and Christopher Swecker (JD ’81). The program, which educate participants on the evolving threats within cybersecurity architecture and the methodology to analyzing and resolving security compromises, will hold it’s second class on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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Law Alumni Weekend 2016 set for Nov. 4-5 at Worrell Professional Center

All Wake Forest School of Law alumni are invited to participate in the school’s third annual Law Alumni Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4-5, 2016.

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David Furr (BS ‘80, JD ’82) leads Wake Forest Charlotte Center’s Cybersecurity Certificate Program for Fall 2016

David Furr (BS ’80, JD ’82), with the help of Christopher Swecker (JD ’81), is educating participants in the Fall 2016 Wake Forest Charlotte Center’s Cybersecurity Program on the evolving threats within cybersecurity architecture and the methodology to analyzing and resolving security compromises.

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Dominic Interlicchia (JD ’18) interviews Michael Klotz (JD ’15) of Jones Day, New York

The following interview was conducted with Michael Klotz (JD ’15) who is an associate at Jones Day in New York City. Klotz, who specializes in business and tort litigation, is a former Wake Forest Law Fletcher Scholarship recipient.

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Wake Forest Law graduates continue to score high on North Carolina bar exam

Wake Forest Law graduates, at 81 percent, had one of the highest bar passage rates for first-time takers of the North Carolina exam in July 2016.

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Coleman Cowan (JD ’95) investigates African soccer child-trafficking network in Showtime debut Tuesday, Sept. 6

Coleman Cowan (JD ’95) reveals the corruption seeded in international soccer in his recent “60 Minutes Sports” investigation of a child-trafficking network that targets African athletes. “Out of Africa” premieres at 8 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, Sept. 6, as part of “60 Minutes Sports” on Showtime.

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Megan Ratley joins University Advancement as Assistant Director of Law Alumni Engagement

Megan Ratley joined Wake Forest University Advancement on Aug. 1, 2016, as Assistant Director of Law Alumni Engagement.

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Julia Wicker Lee (BA ’99, JD ’03) appointed UNCW Associate General Counsel

Julia Wicker Lee (BA ’99, JD ’03) has been appointed Associate General Counsel for the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW).  The following article regarding her appointment was released by UNCW News on Aug. 30, 2016.

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Two generations of Elder Law Clinic students work to protect investors

During summer 2016, Jenna Coogle (JD ’15)who was an Elder Law Clinic student in Spring 2015, worked in Washington, D.C., at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  She spent part of that time assisting  Investor Advocate Rick Fleming (JD ’94).  In 1993, Fleming was also a student in the clinic.  He was appointed in 2014 as the first Investor Advocate for the SEC.

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