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.
September 3rd, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
The results are in and Davis and Hamrick has won the inaugural Wake Forest Law Cup Challenge. The Winston-Salem-based law firm had 100 percent participation in giving to their alma mater by its Wake Forest Law alumni as well as the highest average gift among the 57 law firms that participated in the challenge. Continue reading »
Mayors Allen Joines of Winston-Salem and Nancy Vaughan of Greensboro will discuss a “Tale of Two Cities” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 8, in Room 1308 of the Worrell Professional Center. The event is open to all faculty, staff and students. Continue reading »
August 25th, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
RALEIGH, N.C. – Gov. Pat McCrory announced today that he will appoint Winston-Salem lawyer Richard Dietz (’02) to the North Carolina Court of Appeals. Dietz will fill the seat of Judge Bob Hunter, Jr., who will become a Justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court on Sept. 6.
August 20th, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
Under the leadership of the Law Board of Visitors (LBOV), Wake Forest Law is building momentum for the current capital campaign, Wake Will. A historic $9.3 million was raised last year alone. Continue reading »
August 6th, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
Michael W. Ryan (’08 ) is an associate in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Washington, D.C. office. He co-authored the following article along with McDermott Will & Emery LLP colleagues: Partner Paul W. Radensky, M.D., Senior Director of Health Policy John Warren, and Partner Eric Zimmerman. Continue reading »
August 5th, 2014 | Alumni | Comments Off
After its retooling in 2013, the Rose Council, formerly the Young Alumni Board, has added new members and a new board of leaders. Continue reading »