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The National Law Journal (NLJ) has ranked Villanova University School of Law (VLS) as the No. 34 “go-to” law school in its 2015 rankings. This annual report identifies the top 50 law schools with the highest percentage of 2014 juris doctor (JD) graduates hired as first-year associates at the nation’s most prestigious law firms. Read more
Villanova University School of Law (VLS) alumni continue to excel upon graduation. The Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners recently reported that VLS graduates had a 93.92% first-time passage rate for the July 2014 Pennsylvania Bar Exam – the second-highest in the state and more than 11 percentage points above the state average. Read more
The David F. and Constance B. Girard-diCarlo Center for Ethics, Integrity and Compliance at Villanova University School of Law presents the Honorable Thomas J. Ridge, on April 15 at 12:00 p.m. Ridge, the first Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former Governor of Pennsylvania, focuses his speech on issues of ethics in government. Read more
The Ninth Annual John F. Scarpa Conference on Law, Politics, and Culture will explore the topic "Catholic Legal Theory: Aspirations, Challenges, and Hopes." The symposium will take place on Friday, April 24, from 9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., in Room 201 of the Law School. This program is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 5 CLE credits (4 substantive, 1 ethics). Read more
On Thursday, April 9 from 9:15 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Villanova University School of Law hosts “The Path of the Unaccompanied Minor: Examining Legal and Community Responses to a Humanitarian Crisis,” which aims to shed light on the seriousness of the crisis, address society’s moral and ethical responsibility and recommend specific action steps. Read more
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) recently recognized Villanova University School of Law for its pro bono assistance in 2014. Among 30 recognized firms, Villanova Law was the only school, joining the ranks of many of the nation’s leading law firms. Read more
On March 18, the Delaware Senate voted unanimously to confirm Collins J. Seitz Jr. ’83 as a Justice on the Delaware Supreme Court. After graduating from Villanova Law School, Sietz began a more than 30-year career in corporate, commercial, intellectual property and trust matters. Read more
Catherine Contino ‘15 is the recipient of the Award of Distinction in the Workers’ Compensation Centennial Essay Contest. The contest, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section, was open to all students enrolled at accredited Pennsylvania law schools. Read more
RESCHEDULED - 3rd Annual Alumni Reception and Awards Presentation
PLEASE NOTE - This event, originally scheduled for March 5, will now occur on April 14. For further details, click here.
Employment & Compliance Counsel
Louis Vuitton Americas
Tiffani L. McDonough '06 is the Employment & Compliance Counsel for Louis Vuitton Americas. In this role, Tiffani provides employment and compliance counseling to Louis Vuitton Americas' operations, including all corporate offices and retail locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and South America. Tiffani was previously a labor and employment attorney at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP where she represented employers on a national basis in all aspects of labor and employment law and served as the Editor-in-Chief and Author of the HRLegalist.
Curry College, Milton, MA
Kenneth K. Quigley, Jr. '82 serves as the President of Curry College in Milton, MA. Ken also serves as the immediate Past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of the New England Council, Xaverian Brothers High School, Rodman Ride for Kids, Inc. and is an Honorary Director of the Cape Cod Baseball League. He is also an experienced public company director serving as an independent director on the Boards of companies listed on both the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ.
Managing Partner and Shareholder
Stewart Bernstiel Rebar & Smith
Cathleen Kelly Rebar '98 is a founding member, shareholder and managing partner of Stewart Bernstiel Rebar & Smith in Blue Bell, PA. In that role she focuses her attention on defending professional liability actions in PA, NJ and NY. Cathleen previously served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Delaware County District Attorney's Office in Pennsylvania and later joined the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General as a Deputy Attorney General for the Eastern Region of Pennsylvania, where she prosecuted neglect in the long-term care sectors and healthcare fraud. Cathleen is also an elected Magisterial District Judge in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, where she currently serves portions of the western population of Montgomery County.
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