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LLM Alumna Participates in Company Acquisition

Mariya Orlyk, a 2006 graduate of the Master of Laws (LL.M.) in American Law Program, is a Senior Attorney at CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz in Kyiv.  Mariya recently helped lead the team of Ukrainian lawyers representing Berislav Construction Materials as it was being acquired by ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest integrated metals and mining company.  Continue reading »

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Q & A with: Christian Fuehner (LLM ’10)

Just days after graduating from Wake Forest University School of Law’s LL.M. Program on May 17, 2010, Christian Fuehner from Germany left Winston-Salem to start working as a summer intern in Washington D.C.  We wanted to catch up with Christian about his internship and plans after the summer. Continue reading »

Photo of Florence with fellow interns and supervisor

Q & A with: Xin “Florence” Zhang (LLM ’10)

Just days after graduating from Wake Forest University School of Law’s LL.M. Program on May 17, 2010, Xin “Florence” Zhang from China left Winston-Salem to start working as a summer intern in New York.  We wanted to catch up with Florence about her internship and plans after the summer. Continue reading »

LLM alumnus named vice general counsel for Nokia Mexico

Victor Manzano (LLM ’07) has an affinity for racing, whether it involves stock cars, Rally cars or some other type of sleek, well-tuned machine. His career in law offers an interesting parallel. Continue reading »

Lawyers in Palestine: Palestinian Rule of Law Alumni Plan for the Future

Exploring the challenge of creating critical mass within a diverse society, the Scholarship Programs organized an intimate gathering of alumni of the Palestinian Rule of Law (PROL) Program in Amman, Jordan, in January 2010. OSI grants have helped train lawyers at top US universities over the past 7 years.  Since the inception of the program in 2003, around 40 alumni are currently active within Palestine, in fields as diverse as human rights and real estate law.Continue reading…

Swiss Alumnus Publishes an Article on the Biotechnology / Biopharmaceutical Sector

LL.M. alumnus, Christian Wyss from Basel, Switzerland, has recently published an article entitled, “Negotiating Third Party Manufacturing Agreements.” This article is included in the January/February 2010 issue ofCONTRACT PHARMA, which is a publication that focuses on contract services for the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries. Continue reading »

2009 International Law and Practice Panel at Wake Forest University School of Law

On November 5th, the WFU International Law Society and the North Carolina Bar Association International Law and Practice Council sponsored the 2009 International Law and Practice Panel at Wake Forest University School of Law. In this special event, North Carolina attorneys shared their experiences in international law and advised students on preparing for careers and finding opportunities in international law. Continue reading »

LL.M. Alumnus Publishes Article

LL.M. alumnus, Manuel Moctezuma from Mexico City, has recently published an article entitled, “An Update for Oil Industry Investors: Mexico Eliminates Restrictions and Introduces a New Oil Legal Framework.” This article isincluded in the latest edition of Currents – International Trade Law Journal published by the South Texas College of Law, which covers a wide range of topics authored by U.S. and foreign practitioners focused on cross-border matters. Continue reading »

International Film Festival

Professor Richard Schneider has organized a film festival to introduce the School of Law’s international students to major films from each other’s countries. The first film night was on November 3rd, when the students watched “Fireworks,” a 1993 Japanese film directed by Takeshi Kitano. The students brought food for the viewing and discussed the film afterwards. In the second film night, Professor Schneider and the students viewed “The Emperor and the Assassin,” a 1998 Chinese film directed by Chen Kaige. Continue reading »

LLM International Women Attorneys Share Their Unique Stories

On October 5, 2009, the WFU Women in Law and International Legal Society, hosted the second LL.M. Women Panel. In this panel, three female, international law students discussed their educational and practical experiences in their home countries. XIN ZHANG and WENFANG HUANG, both LLM students from China, and LICIA MEMO, a Visiting International Student from Italy, addressed issues such as how their home countries’ legal systems differ from that of the US, the differences they have observed as law students in the United States, their adjustment to life in the US, and working as female lawyers in China and Italy. Continue reading »