Mr. Michael Connolly is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2015. He graduated cum laude from the College of William and Mary with a major in English and a minor in French. Following his graduation, Mr. Connolly worked as a language assistant at the Lycée Professionnel: Les Cotes de Villebon in Meudon la Forêt, France. Mr. Connolly joined Global based on his interest in international human rights law, particularly in how the international community deals with human rights crises. In the summer of 2013, he interned with the extradition unit at Kaim Todner Solicitors in London, and studied at Emmanuel College in Cambridge University. Mr. Connolly is an Eagle Scout and has been very active in serving his community. He aspires to use his law degree to work as a human rights lawyer and activist.
Mr. Chris Jacob is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. He graduated from the University of Virginia in 2012 with a B.A. in Government. During the summer of 2013, Mr. Jacob served as an intern for the Honorable David J. Novak, United States Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of Virginia. He joined Global based on his interest in international affairs, intellectual property law, and corporate governance.
Mr. Nathan Coulter is a member of the University of Richmond's Class of 2016, and went to William and Mary for his undergraduate education. Over the past summer, Mr. Coulter interned with the Rockingham County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office. Eventually, Mr. Coulter intends to become a criminal prosecutor, or any other position with a focus on litigation.
Ms. Hannah Facchine graduated from the University of Delaware in 2012 with a major in political science and a minor in legal studies. Ms. Facchine was captain of the University of Delaware Women's Swim Team her senior year and was a varsity letter winner all four years. She spent the summer of 2014 working as a summer associate at a law firm specializing in collective and class action wage and hour litigation in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Mr. Troy Jenkins is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law Class of 2016. He spent his 1L year at Drexel University School of Law before transferring to the University of Richmond School of Law. He is currently a member of the Black Law Student Association, student representative for Barbri Bar Prep, and fellow of the Philadelphia Diversity Law Group. After graduating from the University of Virginia in 2009 with a B.A. in American Politics and History, Mr. Jenkins worked for CFA Institute in Charlottesville, Virginia for four years. During the summer of 2014, he worked at Ace Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as an in-house legal intern. Following his graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Mr. Jenkins plans to begin a career in Corporate Law. His current interests include Antitrust law, Securities law, and Mergers and Acquisitions.
Mr. Christopher Leslie is a member of the University School of Law Class of 2016. He is President of the International Law Society, Treasurer on the Virginia Bar Association Student Council, and a member of both the Trial Advocacy Board and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Board. Chris received a B.A. in Politics and Parliamentary Studies from Leeds University, and a M.A. Research Track (Politics) from Nottingham University. Chris has worked for legislators in Britain, Canada, and the United States. During the summer of 2014, Chris worked for the Richmond based law firm Cravens and Noll and the Honorable Judge Schlesinger (Fla. M.D.). After graduating Chris hopes to pursue a career in litigation and dispute resolution. He joins Global in order to pursue his interest in working with international clients
Ms. Cathy Liu is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2016. She is the President of the Richmond Council on Law and Economics as well as the Vice-President of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. Ms. Liu graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 with a B.A. in Economics and a minor in Business. During the summer of 2014, she interned with the general counsel at PSI, Inc., a government contractor in the DC metro area. Prior to that, she spent a semester assisting with Chinese-English communications and immigration law matters at Williams Mullen in Richmond. After graduating, Ms. Liu is interested in pursuing a career in business and transactional law. Being fluent in Mandarin Chinese, she is also open to the possibility of international business law. Following graduation from the University of Richmond, Ms. Liu is looking to practice in the DC area or return home to Texas, ideally with a firm or corporation that operates on an international mindset.
Ms. Nicole Manning is a member of the University of Richmond Law School Class of 2016. At Richmond, she is a member of the Trial Advocacy Board, Client Counseling & Negotiation Board, the Women's Law Student Association and a quarterback for the law school's reigning champion flag football team. She received a B.S. in Anthropology-Archaeology and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of New Mexico in 2009. Throughout her undergraduate career, she was an Associate Real Estate Broker, Division I Track & Field athlete, and a student technician. She also studied abroad at the University of East Anglia, in the United Kingdom, and participated in an educational archaeological dig, in Haifa, Israel, for three months. After her undergraduate work, Ms. Manning became involved with political campaigns, lobbying, and small business logistics, eventually opening her own consulting business. As her business grew and became successful, she was prompted to seek a legal education and further her horizons. Her academic interests are in business, election, and international law. The combination of these interests led her to the Journal of Global Law and Business. Over the 2014 summer, she split her time between Richmond's cooperative legal study program at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom, preparing and co-presenting an ethics CLE on election law for the New Mexico State Bar, and a state level administrative clerkship.
Mr. Jonathan Mark is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law Class of 2016. He currently serves as the Convention Coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Region of the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA). At Richmond Law, Mr. Mark is a member of the Sports and Entertainment Law Association, the Student Intellectual Property Law Association, and the founding President of Students for Legal Diversity. Before attending Richmond Law, he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Hampton University with a B.A. in journalism and communications and concentration in business law. Following graduation, Mr. Mark plans to practice corporate transactional law and corporate governance in the northeastern region of the United States.
Ms. Sarah Patras is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law class of 2016. She graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Political Science, a degree in Communication Studies, and a minor in history. During the summer of 2014 she interned at The Community Tax Law Project, a nonprofit tax law clinic. She is currently pursuing interests in the fields of family law, tax law, healthcare law, and litigation.
Mr. Eric Postow is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law Class of 2016. He is a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps, and currently serves as the Secretary for the University of Richmond's Student Bar Association. While serving as a Marine, Eric spent three years living in Okinawa, Japan. He also served in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Eric earned his bachelors in arts degree from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2006. This past summer Eric interned for the Honorable Magistrate Judge, David Novak, for Eastern District of Virginia. He currently lives with his wife Katia and their dog Lucky in downtown Richmond. After law school, Eric intends to pursue a career in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Holly Rasheed is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2016. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2013 with a B.A. in English and a minor in Government. At UVA, she was an active member of the Undergraduate Moot Court Team. During the summers of 2013 and 2014, Ms. Rasheed has worked as a legal intern at the Augusta County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office in Staunton, Virginia. She joined Global to learn more about international law and is particularly interested in criminal law.
Mr. Malcolm Savage III is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2016. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BA in History focusing on Art History, in 2011. During the summer of 2014, he split his time between Partners for Democratic Change, a peace building and conflict resolution NGO, and pursuing an independent study on the United States military commissions at Guantanamo Bay Naval Station. He joined Global based on his interest in international relations.
Mr. W. Ryan Waddell is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2016. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with a B.A. in Political Science and a minor in Business Leadership. During the summer of 2014, Ryan interned at Paulson & Paulson, PLC, splitting his summer between their Arlington and Virginia Beach offices. He currently works as a law clerk at Sharon N. Horner & Associates, PLC, a local insurance subrogation firm. After law school, Ryan is interested in pursing an L.L.M. in Taxation and hopes to work as a litigator.
Ms. Marie Yascko-Rosado is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law Class of 2016. She spent her 1L year at David A. Clarke School of Law before transferring to the University of Richmond. She is currently a member of the Mason Inn Chapter of Phi Delta Phi, Property law Research Assistant, and pro bono Legal Assistant to the Richmond Global Health Alliance and is attempting to start a Latino Law Student Association chapter at the University of Richmond School of Law. After graduating from James Madison University in 2005 with a B.B.A. in International Business, and B.A. in Spanish, Ms. Yascko-Rosado worked for eight years in health care compliance and tax law, in addition to several years with legal aid. In May 2010, she graduated with a Master of Taxation from Virginia Commonwealth University. During the summer of 2014, she clerked for the Honorable Joseph J. Ellis of the 15th Circuit of Virginia, in Spotsylvania, Virginia. For summer of 2015 she has accepted placements with the Fredericksburg City Attorney and Williams Mullen. Following graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Ms. Yascko-Rosado plans to begin a career in Tax law, Health Law, and Property Law.