1970s Class Notes
Alan H. Goodman was named a fellow to the Litigation Counsel of America. He is a partner in the New Orleans office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson and his practice has included all areas and types of litigation, including complex commercial matters and bankruptcy.
Jack Waddey Jr. is a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis in Nashville and co-leader of the firm’s IP practice group. He was recently named to the Patent Mediation Panel of the American Arbitration Association and was asked by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve as a commissioner on the court’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission. He also serves on the board of governors and as treasurer of the International Academy of Mediators. “I am currently splitting time between Nashville and Malibu, where I am teaching a course on the mediation of IP cases at the Strauss Institute for Conflict Resolution at Pepperdine Law School, and I continue to serve on the Lipscomb University Center for Conflict Management Advisory Board,” Waddey writes.
Weldon H. Latham was named to Savoy Magazine’s “2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers” list, which recognizes attorneys in the private and public sectors who are blazing trails in the legal profession and setting the tone for emerging business leaders. He is a shareholder in the Washington, D.C., office of Jackson Lewis, advising Fortune 200 companies, major government agencies and other complex organizations in crisis management, diversity representation, government relations and more.
Robert G. Dwyer (B’70) received the 2015 Louis J. Tullio Community Service Award at a “Celebration of Excellence” held by the Erie (Pa.) Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership in April. He practices at Knox Law in Erie, focusing his practice on transactions involving acquisitions, dispositions and mergers of business entities, closely held organizations involved in successorship planning and more.
Paul W. Shaw was recognized in the 2015 Chambers and Partners Guide in the area of health care law. He practices in the Boston, Mass., office of Verrill Dana.
Richard Galin has joined Kolesar & Leatham, a full-service law firm in Las Vegas, Nev. His practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities law, business contracts and banking. He also serves as chairman of the State Bar of Nevada’s administrative law section and director of the Japan America Society of Nevada, and he writes a blog called Business Contracts and Raising Capital at www.richardgalin.com.