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LL.M. Notable Graduates

There are many notable graduates of our UH LL.M. (Master of Laws) programs. Our LL.M. graduates have gone on to hold leadership positions in law firms, academic institutions, corporations, and government, in the US and internationally. 

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Our UH Law Center LL.M. Notable Graduate Demonstrates:
  • Outstanding commitment to service
  • Community enriching accomplishments
  • Recognized as a leader or expert in their field
  • Use of their LL.M. degree in a unique way

Take a look at some of our Distinguished and Notable Graduates

Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Law


Shereese Mayo-Ward

Shereese Mayo-Ward

Shereese D. Mayo, one of our dual degree LL.M. graduates in Tax Law and Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Law is an Associate at Webster, Chamberlain & Bean.more...


Mario Buckley

Mario Buckley, one of our LL.M graduates, is now Associate General Counsel at Kaust (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology).

Mario has shared his thoughts for current and prospective students.

The decision to obtain the LL.M from UHLC was very easy, actually. At the time I started the LL.M, I was working for Halliburton, which is one of the largest oilfield service companies in the world and I was l also living in Houston. To me, UHLC was the obvious choice to get my LL.M because it is a renowned academic institution with a very strong program on Energy, Environment and Natural Resources.

At the time I started the LL.M, I had already been practicing law for 6 years and that gave me an interesting insight between 'real world' experience and academia. This allowed me to have great discussions with my professors and obtain a more in-depth perspective of how to apply my newly acquired education into the professional world. As a consequence, I became a more rounded lawyer with a great balance between professional experience and academic knowledge.

Here is my advice: do not think twice about getting your LL.M at UHLC. You will gain access to experienced faculty that will challenge you into becoming a better lawyer. You will meet colleagues from all over the world and have the opportunity to talk about their experiences, their realities and their views of the world. Lastly, you will be able to study at a state-of-the-art facility that will make your learning experience a more enjoyable one. Not to mention that having a degree from such a reputable institution as UHLC will give you the academic credentials needed for your academic or professional endeavors. More about Mario Buckley…

Christopher Ezeafulukwe

Christopher Ezeafulukwe

Christopher Ezeafulukwe, one of our EENR LL.M. graduates is Managing Director, CEO of Transcorp Power Company.  more...

Linda Hester

Linda Hester

Linda Hester, one of our EENR LL.M. graduates is Senior Counsel at Phillips 66 Company. more...


Robert Downing

Robert Downing

Robert Downing, one of our EENR LL.M. graduates is an Attorney Greenberg Traurig  more..

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