Patrick Bolling is a principal at Woods Rogers, advising a variety of employers in traditional labor and employment.
Chrishon McManus ’14L—attorney and competitive swimmer—radiates calm when it counts.
Hughes has over 16 years of experience in fundraising and development within the education sector, including a stint at W&L Law earlier in her career.
An anonymous donor will match up to $2 million for student scholarship funds raised during the Leading Lives of Consequence campaign.
In this role, Fairfield will lead efforts within the law school to create policies, initiatives, and programing to support faculty, staff, and students as AI use grows and evolves.
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Lauren Griffin is an associate at Alston & Bird LLP, working in the Intellectual Property Litigation group based in the Charlotte, North Carolina office.
Carson Cox and Trey Smith, both new associates at Troutman Pepper in Richmond, are involved with a pro bono case concerning veteran's benefits.
Annual Provost’s Lecture celebrates W&L faculty for excellence in scholarship and teaching.
Following his entrepreneurial passions, John Henry gets comfort from his discomfort.
The class includes 125 students from 21 states and six countries, representing 83 different undergraduate institutions.
Jessica Tracy is General Counsel at video hosting, sharing, and services platform provider Vimeo.
A Q&A with Law Dean Melanie Wilson
Virginia’s, and perhaps the nation’s, oldest practicing lawyer.
Negin Farahmand Wood is Senior Assistant Public Defender at Office of the Public Defender for Fairfax County.
Ryan Redd is an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Lubbock Division of the Northern District of Texas.
Sarah Cravens is a Visiting Professor of Law, who joined the law school as of June 2023.
W&L Law is pleased to announce the following faculty joining the law school for the upcoming academic year.
Seaman joined the Washington and Lee Law faculty in 2012. His research and teaching interests include intellectual property, property, and election law and voting rights.
The Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrated its 168th commencement on Friday, May 12, awarding 106 juris doctor degrees.
Josh Keruski ‘21L and Ainsley-Brooke Satterwhite ‘22L are both stationed at Fort Novosel in Alabama as members of the U.S. Army JAG Corps.
David “Freedi” Friedfeld ‘83L was honored with the Outstanding Alumnus Award. Nan Hannah ‘93L, Tom Mitchell ‘93L, and Kit Thomas ‘18L were recognized for volunteer work.
According to the report, 96.6 percent of the class of 2022 secured a job that either requires bar passage or for which a J.D. degree is an advantage.
W&L Law has announced the creation of a program to guarantee financial support for current students and graduates interested or serving in public interest and government careers.
Ben Richie works for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Corporation Finance’s Disclosure Review Program.
Junior and Natey Kinzounza, who met at W&L Law, are both trial attorneys who honed their skills in moot court and summer externships.
Lisa Hedrick, partner and chair of the M&A and Finance practice group at the firm Hirschler Fleischer, has been recognized for her work in the field.
Sandy Hooper ’97, ’03L sold his home and went part time at work to travel the country in a camper van.
The Honorable Robert E. Payne, senior United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia (EDVA), has been awarded the prestigious Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award for 2023 by the Virginia State Bar Section on Criminal Law.
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Janssen Evelyn ’06L uses resilience and intentional joy to find his purpose.
After a successful career in big law, Michael Cohen ’90L returns to his passions of poetry and painting.
As a public defender, Chris Chino enjoys fighting for his clients in the "theatre of trial."
Nam Kang enjoys solving the puzzles in compliance investigations as a member of the regulatory team at Troutman Pepper.
This symposium will highlight the experiences of women over the past 50 years in relation to three pivotal events that are all observing anniversaries.
Buff will serve as the Housing Justice Fellow with Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County, Maryland.
Students have launched a new organization to support first-generation students during law school.
On Tuesday, August 23, Washington and Lee University School of Law enrolled 125 students in the J.D. Class of 2025.
Although clerking after law school was not part of her plan, Georgi Pisano Goetz '20L is about to start her third after stops in Baltimore and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Governor Glenn Youngkin has proclaimed July 31, 2022 to be The Honorable Paul S. Trible, Jr. Day in the commonwealth of Virginia.
With his company NOCAP Sports, Casey Floyd '15L helps athletes and agents negotiate and transact NIL deals.
W&L Law alumnus Henry C. Leventis '03L has been tapped by President Joe Biden to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
Generous law alumni, parents and friends contributed over $1.6 million to W&L Law’s Annual Fund in the 2021-22 fiscal year.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced the appointment of Pranita A. Raghavan as NEH’s new Assistant Chair for Planning and Operations.
As global head of litigation for 3M, Courtney Enloe ‘97L is never bored. And that’s the way she likes it.
Law professor Karen Woody breaks down some of the history behind Elon Musk’s relationship with Twitter and the controversy surrounding the takeover of the company.
Bobby Hatten '72L was honored with the Outstanding Alumnus Award. Jim Seevers '97L and Bo Mahr '17L were recognized for volunteer work.
Melanie D. Wilson has been named the next dean of Washington and Lee University’s School of Law. She will also hold the Roy L. Steinheimer Jr. Professorship in Law.
Phil Brown '85L blends history and science fiction in his inaugural novel "It Gives You Strength."
W&L Law is seeking to raise $200,000 to support the Journal in perpetuity and increase publication rate.
W&L Law alumnus Victor O. Cardwell ‘87L has been elected to serve as the 134th President of the Virginia Bar Association (VBA). Cardwell’s election marks the first time a Black lawyer has served as VBA President.
Allison McJunkin ‘04L helps kids take flight through mentoring program.
Fletcher, who was publisher and editor-in-chief of Virginia Lawyers Weekly for more than 30 years, will lead a volunteer professional association with over 4000 members.
Griffin currently serves as the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and a professor of law at Mercer University, where he has taught since 2006.
Alumni and faculty reflect on the legacy of the Virginia Capital Case Clearinghouse, closing its doors after over 30 years serving capital defense attorneys.
Neufville, an immigration attorney based in Maryland, competed in the 1996 Olympic games representing Liberia.
Campbell was a champion of desegregation in Virginia and worked to fight Virginia’s program of massive resistance.
Washington and Lee School of Law has announced the winners of the annual alumni awards. The presentation occurred during a virtual Law Reunion gathering held April 10.
As the new General Counsel for the Carolina Hurricanes, Nigel Wheeler '15L has fulfilled his dream of a legal career in professional sports.
Alumni David Hurst '14L and Kasia Wiggins '20L discuss the new effort to support first-generation students.
After his start as a prosecutor, Dan Collopy ’81L found his way into intellectual property law, and a career in Asia.
The latest turn in the winding career path of Christopher Riano ’10L finds him leading a national effort to improve civic education and engagement.
A public defender with the Legal Aid Society of New York City, Buckmire '14L is also the host of “Law & Crime Daily,” a nationally syndicated program described as ESPN’s ‘SportsCenter’ for courtroom drama.
Spencer Cox, a 2001 graduate of Washington and Lee University School of Law, was sworn in Jan. 4 as governor of Utah following his victory in the general election held in November. He is the state’s 18th governor.
With podcasts that look inward and outward, the Younis brothers amplify their perspective as global citizens.
As vice president and chief compliance officer for a pharmaceutical company, Tina Beamon uses her legal background to promote the greater good.
As Senior Corporate Counsel at UKG Inc., Rachel Rosetti works on a wide variety of data privacy, data protection, and data security matters.
As senior product counsel at Twilio, Ernest Hammond's work is centered at the intersection of tech, healthcare, and telecommunications.
A new installation at Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrates the first female graduates of the law school.
Helping plan the 2020 convention has required creativity and flexibility as the COVID-19 pandemic has required big changes to the event.
John Sicilian ‘85L, Andy Lee ‘90L and Katie Waibler 15L were honored for their accomplishments and contributions to the law school.
Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox ‘01L is leading the state’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Strasser is urging residents of hard-hit Louisiana to be on the lookout for criminal activity.
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