Category Archives: School of Law

Gail Deady ’11L Represents Transgender Student in Virginia Restroom Case

Gail Deady '11L

Gail Deady, a member of the law class of 2011, played a role in the landmark Title IX ruling issued recently by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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W&L Law Presents Alumni Awards during 2015 Reunion Celebration

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Walt Kelley ’77, ‘81L received the Outstanding Law Alumnus award and Neil Millhiser ‘11L received the 2016 Volunteer of the Year award.

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Cvent Founder and CEO Reggie Aggarwal to Deliver W&L Law Commencement Speech

Reggie Aggarwal '94L

Aggarwal graduated in 1994 and is currently the founder and CEO of Cvent, a publicly traded technology company on the NYSE with more than 2,000 employees worldwide.

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Ernani DeAraujo ‘08L Receives Emerging Leader Award from Community Health Organization

Ernard DeArauj, a 2008 graduate of Washington and Lee School of Law

Ernani DeAraujo, a member of the law class of 2008 and general counsel at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, was named an Emerging Leader by the Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy.

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W&L Law Alumni Bring Down ‘King of Coal’

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W&L Law alumni Booth Goodwin ‘96L, U.S. attorney for West Virginia, and Stephen Ruby ‘06L, assistant U.S. attorney, led the prosecution of Don Blankenship.

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Joseph Slights ‘88L Appointed Vice Chancellor of Delaware Chancery Court

Joseph Slights '88L

Delaware's Chancery Court is widely recognized as the nation's preeminent forum for the determination of disputes involving the internal affairs of thousands corporations.

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Auto Recall Bill Named in Honor of W&L Law Student Moves Closer to Becoming Law

Lara Gass '14L

The bill, named for Lara Gass '14L, would require auto makers in Tennessee to repair any vehicle with an open recall before selling or renting the car.

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Craig Wood '84L Receives 2016 William J. Brennan Jr. Award

Craig Wood '84L

The award recognizes Wood for his 30-year career as a lawyer and for more than two decades of teaching in the National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia School of Law.

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Lisa Hedrick ’08L Named Richmond Bar Association’s Young Lawyer of the Year

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Lisa J. Hedrick, a member of the law class of 2008 and a partner in the firm of Hirschler Fleischer, has been named the 2016 Young Lawyer of the Year by the Richmond Bar Association.

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John Fishwick ’83L Confirmed as U.S. Attorney for Western District

John Fishwick '83L

Roanoke attorney John Fishwick, who graduated from Washington and Lee University’s School of Law in 1983, was confirmed as U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia by the U.S. Senate, and sworn in on Dec. 21, as reported in the Dec. 21 issue of The Roanoke Times.

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