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The National Law Journal (NLJ) has ranked Villanova University School of Law (VLS) as the No. 47 “go-to” law school in its 2014 rankings. This annual report identifies the top 50 law schools with the highest percentage of 2013 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
Valerie I. Harrison ’87 has been appointed Acting President of Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting historically black university, located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Read more
Four Villanova Law Moot Court members celebrated victories in November at two national tournaments. Read more
Thanks to the success of their highly-renowned federal tax procedure and administration blog, Procedurally Taxing, Villanova Law Professors Leslie Book and Keith Fogg are now serving as contributors for Forbes.com. Prof. Fogg’s first blog post, Promoting, not Discouraging, Tax Compliance, was published on October 30. Read more
On November 4, 2014, Pennsylvania voters elected Ryan Costello ’02 to U.S. Congress in Pennsylvania’s 6th Congressional District and Mike Stack ’92 as Pennsylvania’s Lieutenant Governor. Read more
Villanova Law was ranked #7 in PreLaw Magazine’s list of the “Best Law School Facilities.” In selecting institutions for inclusion, the magazine assessed aesthetics, square footage per student on campus, library hours and amenities, and accommodations, including dining options, parking and lockers. It also considered student comments from Princeton Review’s law school guidebook in its evaluation. Read more
The Game Day Sports Competition—a partnership between the Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law at Villanova University School of Law and the UCLA Anderson Center for MEMES (Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment and Sports)—challenges JD and MBA students to take a multidisciplinary approach to analyzing, presenting and negotiating solutions to real-world sports business issues. Read more
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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