Alumni in the News

May 2018

Hunter Baker '00May 9th - UHLC alumnus Hunter Baker '00 has been appointed as dean of the Union University College of Arts and Sciences, according to an article on the university's website. More…

Marcela Kane '00May 9th - UHLC alumna Marcela Kane '00 has been named as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year by the International Association of Women (IAW), according to a press release. http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/3764642

Olen Underwood '70May 9th - UHLC alumnus Olen Underwood '70 has been reappointed as presiding judge of the Second Administrative Judicial Region by Governor Greg Abbott, according to STL News. More…

Jim Lloyd '06May 2nd - UHLC alumnus Jim Lloyd '06 has rejoined Winstead PC's real estate development and investment practice group as a shareholder in its Houston office, according to a Law360 article. More…

Larry Phillips '90 May 2nd - UHLC alumnus Larry Phillips '90 was appointed by Governor Abbott as judge of the 59th Judicial District Court in Grayson County, according to a press release from the governor's office. More…

Monica F. Oathout '87May 1st - UHLC alumna Monica F. Oathout '87, a partner with Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, has joined the Board of Trustees of the organization Freedom House. More…

April 2018

Edgardo Colón '84April 30th UHLC alumnus Edgardo Colón '84 has joined West & Associates as a partner, according to a press release. More…

Pat Mizell '89April 30th – UHLC alumnus Pat Mizell '89 has been named to the Texas Ethics Commission by Governor Greg Abbott. More…

Ellen Griffith '98April 28th – UHLC alumna Ellen Griffith '98 has been appointed as associate judge of the Child Protection Court of the Permian Basin. More…

Ann Zeigler '84April 24th UHLC alumna Ann Zeigler '84 has won the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who's who, according to a press release from the company. More…

Andrew Reed '10April 24th UHLC alumnus Andrew Reed '10 from Fiddler & Associates, P.C. has been designated as a 2018 Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers. More…

April 13th— UHLC alumnus Brian Albert '13 has been appointed a shareholder at The Strong Firm, P.C., according to a press release. More…

April 11th— UHLC alumnus Stephen Loftin '90 has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates, according to a press release from his law firm. More…

April 11th— UHLC alumnus Paul Sarahan '93 has joined Holland & Knight's Austin office as a partner, according to a press release from the firm. More…

April 11th— UHLC alumnus Alan D. Christenson '07 has joined Blank Rome LLP’s Intellectual Property & Technology group as Of Counsel in the Houston office, according to a press release from the firm. More…

April 9th— UHLC alumna Angel J. Berbarie '04 a GoransonBain family law attorney, has been recognized as the Super Lawyers 2018 Texas Rising Stars. More…

April 4th— UHLC alumnus Jim Brogan '91 has joined King & Spalding as a partner.More…

April 2nd— UHLC alumni MacKenzie Dunham '17 and Doug Evans '17 founded Access Justice Houston and was profiled by a Texas Lawyer article. It is now the fourth Texas-based nonprofit firm, along with that are targeting modest-means clients in an effort to close the justice gap.

March 2018

March 31st— UHLC alumna Jamie Bryan ’00 has joined the energy practice at K&L Gates LL, according to their press release.More…

March 29th— UHLC alumni Michael Darden ‘86, Matt Savage ‘14, Graham Valenta ‘16, Shalla Prichard ‘03 of Gibson Dunn are working on a $9.5B Permian Basin acquisition.More…

March 29th— UHLC alumna Judge Phyllis Frye ’81 will be honored by the Anti-Defamation League, according to Outsmart Magazine.More…

March 23rd— UHLC alumnus Lenard Parkins ’76 was hired by Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, according to a News Bites article available from Lexis Advance.

March 20th— UHLC alumnus Mitchell J. Howie ’04 has been recognized among the top in his industry by Noticed.More…

March 13th— UHLC alumnus Bryon Rice ’08 from Beck Redden has been recognized as 2018 Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers.

March 9th— UHLC alumnus Pat Mizell ’89 a partner at Vinson & Elkins, has been named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, recognized as the preeminent organization of trial lawyers in North America.More…

March 8th— UHLC alumnus Nancy LeGros ’93 has joined Bracewell LLP’s healthcare practice in Dallas as a partner.

March 7th— UHLC alumnus Steven Otillar ’95 has joined White & Case LLP in its new Houston office, according to a Law360 article.More…

March 2nd— UHLC alumnus Ivy Grey ’08 is an accomplished lawyer and writer.More…

February 2018

February 14th— UHLC alumna Marleen Swerdlow ‘77 has a scholarship established in her honor at Lamar University.More…

February 10th— UHLC alumni Michelle Scheffler ‘06 and Bill McDonald ’79 were hired by Haynes and Boone LLP to join its office in Houston.More…

February 9th— UHLC alumna Iliana L. Peters ‘04 has joined as a shareholder in the Polsinelli Law Firm as part of its national Health Care Operations practice.

February 8th— UHLC alumna Courtney Ervin ‘05 has joined Hicks Thomas as a partner.More…

February 7th— UHLC alumna Cristina Juvier ‘97 has been promoted to senior vice president in the Human Resources Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.More…

February 6th— UHLC alumna Catherine Morse ‘90 has joined Enoch Kever PLLC as a partner.

February 1st— UHLC alumnus Robert Nelson ‘89 has become Co-Practice Group Leader for the Taxation group at the Dykema law firm.More…

January 2018

January 29th— UHLC alumna Kaitlyn Bailey '15 recently joined Davis & Associates as an immigration attorney. More…

January 28th- UHLC alumna Capt. Stephanie Huang '16 works as a lawyer in Minot Air Force Base's 5th Bomb Wing legal office. More...

January 27th— UHLC alumnus Christopher B. Dial '02 has been appointed as Senior Vice President and General Counsel by American Midstream Partners, LP, according to an article available from Lexis Advance.

January 24th— UHLC alumna Cyndi Baily '93 has joined Hanger, Inc. in the role of Senior Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer.  More…

January 24th— UHLC alumnus Yaron Shaham '00 has joined Kahana & Feld LLP's business litigation and employment law practice group.  More...

January 23rd—UHLC alumnus Frank Carroll '12 has been named shareholder and head of the Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC appellate law group. UHLC alumnus Mark Rabe '09 was also promoted to shareholder at the firm. More...

January 23rd— UHLC alumnus W. Robert Shearer's '94 has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as a partner in the firm's Houston office. UHLC alumnus Stacy Williams' '93 has joined Reed Smith as a counsel. More...

January 18th— UHLC alumni Kevin Davidson '08, Ellie Natenberg '06 & Brooke Sizer '12 more…

January 15th— UHLC alum Chance Decker '09 has been elected as partner at Gray Reed.more…

January 11th— UHLC alum James Garrett '09 has been elected as partner at Vinson & Elkins.more…

January 10th— UHLC alumna L. Ruth Clark '07 has been promoted to partner at Berry Appleman & Leiden.more…

UHLC alumna The Honorable Judge Eleanor Ross '94 will deliver the keynote address at Newton County's 33rd Annual Commemorative Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.more…

UHLC alum W. Robert Shearer '94 has joined Akin Gump as partner.more…

January 8th— UHLC alum Brian Boyle '04 has joined Lightfoot, Franklin & White as partner.more…

 

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