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The Law Center will open on time Monday, March 2, 2015, but liberal leave is in effect. All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances.
1970s Class Notes
Alan H. Goodman, was listed in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Louisiana in the areas of bankruptcy/restructuring and litigation: general commercial. He is a partner in the New Orleans office of Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson.
Robert Krakow helped host the D.C. premiere of his documentary film “Complicit: The Untold Story of Why the Roosevelt Administration Denied Safe Haven to Jewish Refugees” at Georgetown Law on April 17. The screening, hosted by the Georgetown Law Library and the Human Rights Institute, was followed by a discussion between Krakow and HRI Director Andrew Schoenholtz. In a separate screening of the film in Miami on May 12 — a 75th-anniversary event with more than 600 attendees including city officials of the greater Miami area — Krakow was honored by Mayor Tomás Regalado. The documentary also won first prize at the Rhode Island International Film Festival in the “Heart, Mind, and Soul Award” category “celebrating films on the Jewish Experience” and was chosen as an official selection of the Montreal World Film Festival, which took place in late August.
I.C. (Jack) Waddey Jr., co-founder and senior attorney at Waddey Patterson, has been recognized as one of Nashville’s “Best of the Bar 2014” by the Nashville Business Journal. Waddey was recognized during a celebration reception at the Nashville City Club last June. Waddey was an associate editor of the Georgetown Law Journal during his time at the Law Center.
Charles J. Muller (LL.M.), a shareholder at Chamberlain Hrdlicka, was named to the 2014 list of The Best Lawyers in America in the tax law practice area.
Steven Lambert was named general counsel of the General Council on Finance and Administration. He is a retired partner at Foley & Lardner.
Francis X. Sexton Jr. (C’71) has joined Levine Kellogg Lehman Schneider & Grossman in Miami as a partner. Sexton handles complex commercial litigation, products liability arbitration, business torts, professional liability, real estate foreclosure, investment fraud, trademark infringement and banking disputes. A member of both the Florida and New York bars, Sexton was previously a partner at Fowler Rodriguez Counselors at Law. For the past 20 years, he has been an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR).
Paul W. Shaw, who recently joined Verrill Dana’s health care group, was recognized by Chambers & Partners for his representation of clients in civil and criminal fraud and abuse investigations in the health care area. He is a partner in the firm’s Boston office.
Floyd Ciruli has been named the director of the Crossley Center of Public Opinion Research at the University of Denver. Ciruli teaches a course titled American Public Opinion and Foreign Policy. The program was started with a generous gift from a DU alumnus and will include scholarships, speaker programs and courses. Ciruli completed a two-year term as chair of Georgetown’s Law Alumni Board.
John D. Goldsmith (C’73, L’76) was elected chairman of the board of the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, a nonprofit organization. Goldsmith is a shareholder in the corporate practice group of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, practicing in the firm’s Newark office.
Samuel P. McMullen has joined Gordon Silver as a shareholder in the firm’s government relations practice.
Charles R. Mills has joined the board of trustees of the Benedictine Foundation, serving as treasurer, news that was reported in the Easton, Md., Star-Democrat. He is a partner at K&L Gates and an adjunct here.
Bruce J. Prager of Manhattan was elected member-at-large of the executive committee of the New York State Bar Association. Prager is a retired partner and currently of counsel at Latham & Watkins. His practice encompasses international antitrust counseling and litigation with a concentration on mergers and acquisitions and joint venture antitrust issues. A 31-year member of the state bar, Prager is a member of the House of Delegates and chair of the section delegates caucus. He is a past chair of the bar’s antitrust section.
R. Terry Heath (LL.M.) was named an Indianapolis “Health Care Lawyer of the Year” in Best Lawyers 2015. Heath is a past managing partner of Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman and the current head of its business/tax section. He has been a health care attorney since 1979, providing advice and counsel to some of the nation’s largest health systems, many general and specialty hospitals, individual medical practices and health care joint ventures between hospitals and physicians.
David Weil has joined the company Starz as executive vice president and general counsel, business and legal affairs. Weil is based at the Beverly Hills headquarters where he is responsible for developing the strategic direction of business and legal affairs for the company.