Alumni in the News


April 2018


Dale S. Bryk
('94)

 


Dale Bryk, Senior Strategic Director at the Natural Resources Defense Council, speaks to the importance of a transition plan for closing nuclear power plants while increasing renewable energy after New Jersey’s recent passage of two bills aimed at expanding renewable power and decreasing greenhouse gases.

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Jina L. Choi (’95)

 


Jina Choi, SEC Regional Director of the San Francisco office, discusses Yahoo’s failures to have proper controls and procedures in place leading up to its 2014 data breach that resulted in a $35 million SEC fine.

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Jeffrey R. Holmstead
('88)

 


Jeffrey Holmstead, Partner at Bracewell LLP and former Assistant Administrator at the EPA under George W. Bush, views the tenuous status of EPA Chief Scott Pruitt as unlikely to affect the agency’s agenda.

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Stephen M. Juris (’00)

 


Stephen Juris, Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, is cited as an expert in the National Stolen Property Act in the context of an international dispute over a stolen Mongolian dinosaur skull.

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John J. MacWilliams
('82)

 


John MacWilliams, a fellow at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy and former senior Department of Energy official, is quoted in an article discussing the threat of Russia hacking into critical U.S. energy infrastructure. 

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Benjamin M. McAdams ('03)

 


Benjamin McAdams, Salt Lake County Mayor and Congressional candidate, received seventy-two percent of the vote at the Utah Democratic Convention, enabling him to skip the primary and land a spot on the November ballot.

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Julie R. O'Sullivan ('96)

 


Julie O’Sullivan, Associate Dean of Georgetown University Law Center and former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, discusses the uncertainty surrounding Michael Cohen’s cooperation with prosecutors in the Stormy Daniels case.

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