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Class of 2001

  • JB
    • 10/14/2016

      Jules Bailey BA ’01 is the new chief stewardship officer for Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative, a key player in the implementation of the Oregon Bottle Bill. Bailey says he “could not be more proud of working to keep Oregon’s roadways and beaches litter free and our state more beautiful.”

  • JC
    • 10/14/2016

      Jennifer Cerasin MAT ’01 is an art instructor at Inza R. Wood Middle School in Wilsonville, Oregon. She was the winner of the 2016 Oregon Middle Level Art Educator of the Year Award.

  • AH
    • 06/11/2018

      Andrew C. Hanson JD ’01 joined the environment, energy, and resources practice of Perkins Coie in the firm’s Madison office. Most recently, Hanson was a senior attorney with Alliant Energy Corporate Services, providing strategic advice on energy project acquisitions, development, and construction, and preparing regulatory filings that allowed the company to significantly expand its renewable energy resources. He previously held positions at the EPA, where he focused on matters related to the Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Air Act. Hanson was a trial attorney with the DOJ’s Environment and Natural Resources Division in Washington, D.C., from 2008 until late 2015, and was recognized by the DOJ and EPA for his work on high-impact environmental cases. He received his BS from the University of Michigan.

  • Elizabeth E. Howard JD ’01
    • 07/28/2016

      Elizabeth E. Howard JD ’01 was named industry group leader for Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt’s natural resources group. Howard brings 15 years of experience practicing natural resources law and helping agriculture, forest product, and energy businesses navigate regulatory processes and succeed in legal proceedings.

  • BK
    • 10/12/2015

      Bryan Kirkpatrick JD ’01 joined Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt as the result of a merger between that firm and Stolowitz Ford Cowger in September 2015.

    • 05/27/2015

      Bryan Kirkpatrick JD ’01 was named a 2015 winner of the Client Choice Award for Intellectual Property—Patents for Oregon by International Law Office and Lexology.

  • Anne Koch JD ’01
    • 01/07/2016

      Anne Koch JD ’01 joined the firm Wyse Kadish. Koch’s practice includes business and corporate transactions, as well as intellectual property protection and enforcement.

  • DK
    • 05/27/2015

      David Koempel JD ’01 was recognized by the law school’s Small Business Legal Clinic for significant pro bono contributions provided throughout 2014.

  • WL
    • 04/04/2017

      Wade Lockett MAT ’01, previously vice principal and athletic director at Sandy (Oregon) High School, is now vice principal and athletic director at Silverton (Oregon) High School. He was also recognized by the Oregon Athletic Directors Association as the 2016 5A Athletic Director of the Year.

  • JL
    • 10/23/2017

      Jonathan Lovvorn LLM ’01 was named the first policy director for Harvard Law School’s Animal Law and Policy Program on September 5, 2017. Lovvorn, who taught wildlife law at Harvard during the fall 2015 and fall 2016 terms, continues to serve as a lecturer and is teaching a new course this fall on farmed animal law and policy. He will collaborate with faculty, staff, fellows, and students to expand the program’s existing policy projects into longer-term initiatives, launch new policy initiatives, and help advance policy research and scholarship within the program.

  • SM
    • 10/14/2016

      Sara McCarney MAT ’01 is the new principal at Stafford Primary School in the West Linn–Wilsonville (Oregon) School District.

  • WM
    • 10/14/2016

      Warren Murray BA ’01 has left Willamette University and is now a second-year graduate assistant at Central Washington University. He earned his master’s degree in percussion performance with an emphasis in orchestral conducting.

  • Christine Reynolds JD ’01
    • 04/17/2017

      Christine Reynolds JD ’01 was promoted to partner at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. She serves as bond, disclosure, and underwriter’s counsel on financings for state and local governments in the Pacific Northwest, including the State of Oregon. Reynolds serves on the Oregon Municipal Debt Advisory Commission and is a founding committee member of the Pacific Northwest Women in Public Finance Chapter, where she currently serves as vice president for membership. She is also the immediate past chair of the board of directors for the nonprofit Children First for Oregon.

    • 02/01/2015

      Paul Trinchero JD ’01 was named an owner at Garvey Schubert Barer. Trinchero’s practice focuses on litigation related to real estate disputes, eminent domain, federal and state securities laws, commercial disputes, and intellectual property disputes.

  • Karen Varney JD ’01
    • 05/27/2015

      Karen Varney JD ’01 joined Reinisch Wilson Weier as an associate attorney. Varney has practiced workers’ compensation defense for employers and insurance carriers and other business litigation since 2001.

  • JW
    • 10/14/2016

      Jeremy Wilson BA ’01 is now a partner in Kirkland & Ellis’s New York office. His practice concentrates on patent litigation.

  • UW
    • 02/01/2018

      Ursula Wolfe-Rocca MAT ’01, a high school teacher in Lake Oswego, Oregon, was featured in an article in the Atlantic regarding how we teach our young people about slavery in history courses. She discussed common misconceptions she encounters in her students.