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It’s the shoes: Spira’s Andy Krafsur (’86) springs ahead with ‘Duck Dynasty’ partnership

Andy Krafsur (’86) is a disruptive sort. In a good way. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law raises stakes on Wake Law Cup Challenge to alumni

It’s a new game for participants in the Wake Forest Law Firm Challenge and the stakes have been raised. Continue reading »

Wake Forest Law announces the creation of The Rose Council, formerly the Young Alumni Board

Wake Forest Law’s Young Alumni Board will have a new name and a new identity in the new year. Continue reading »

LL.M. Manuel Moctezuma (’04) to speak at Houston Bar Association Seminar on Dec. 12

LL.M. alumnus Manuel Moctezuma (’04)  will be speaking at the Houston Bar Association Seminar on Thursday, Dec. 12.

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Marc Rigsby (’12) and Bennett Rainey (’12) co-found shoelace company ‘Crayon Lacing’

Crayon Lacing is on a mission to spice up the wardrobes of traditional businessmen one pair of colorful, waxed shoelaces at a time. This month, we sat down with co-founder and Charlotte native Bennett Rainey (’12) to talk about his sartorial start-up and the pair of colored laces that are enhancing more than just wingtips.

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Zach Linsey (’12) helps launch website addressing state, local policy issues

Zach Linsey (’12) and several other young attorneys working in Washington, D.C., have started a website to address state and local policy issues. Continue reading »

David Scott (’12) calls on Congress to repeal the Beer Excise Tax

Today, many politicians, brewers, trade groups and consumers are seeking relief from the excise tax on beer.

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Richard Dietz ('02)

Richard Dietz (’02) to argue case before U.S. Supreme Court in January

Thanksgiving will likely pass in a blur this year for Rich Dietz (’02), and he’s already warned his wife that he’ll be working over Christmas, pro bono, no less. That’s fine with Dietz, a partner at Kilpatrick Townsend, because he recently became a member of the legal profession’s 1 percent – that’s the 1 percent of lawyers who will argue a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Steve Owens (’80) named interim chancellor at University of Missouri

The University of Missouri is again turning to its top lawyer as a temporary campus leader.

University System President Tim Wolfe on Monday named general counsel Steve Owens (’80) as interim chancellor of the flagship campus while the search for Brady Deaton’s successor continues. Owens was previously the interim system president for 13 months after Gary Forsee’s January 2011 resignation. He returned to his job once Wolfe took over in February 2012.

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Margaret McDermott Hunt (’75) Elected Vice-President of N.C. State Bar

Brevard attorney Margaret McDermott Hunt (’75) was sworn in as vice-president of the North Carolina State Bar. She was sworn in by Chief Justice Sarah Parker at the State Bar’s Annual Dinner on Thursday, October 24, 2013.