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Executive Board

Shane Frick : Editor-in-Chief

Shane Frick

Editor-in-Chief

Mr. Frick is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. He is the champion of the 2012 Carrico Moot Court Competition and a finalist of the 2012 Merhige Negotiation Competition. He is a member of the Moot Court Board, a member of the Trial Advocacy Board, and a member of the Client Counseling and Negotiation Board. Mr. Frick is also a recipient of both the E. Ballard Baker Memorial Scholarship and A.D. Williams Merit Scholarship. He graduated from Penn State University in 2010 with a B.S. in Security and Risk Analysis. He has an academic interest in corporate law and criminal law. During the summer of 2012, Mr. Frick served as an intern in the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office and will return to the District Attorney’s office for the summer of 2013. Mr. Frick also served as an intern for the Honorable David J. Novak, United States Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of Virginia, during the summer of 2012. In 2011, he served as an infrastructure engineer for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. He has also served as an intern for the Penn State Applied Research Lab.

Michael A. Peterson : Executive Editor

Michael A. Peterson

Executive Editor

Mr. Peterson is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. He is a member of the Trial Advocacy Board. He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2011 with a B.A. in Political Science. Following his graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Mr. Peterson will serve as the law clerk to Judge Harold Burgess of the Chesterfield County Circuit Court. Ultimately, he plans to pursue a career in criminal litigation in the Mid-atlantic region. Mr. Peterson joined Global based on his interest in international and corporate law and the criminal aspects surrounding both. During the summer of 2012, Mr. Peterson worked as an intern for the Florida Attorney General’s Office of Statewide Prosecution. He interned with the Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney's Office during the Summer of 2013 and the Chesterfield County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office in the Fall of 2013.

Rebecca Favret : Senior Manuscripts Editor

Rebecca Favret

Senior Manuscripts Editor

Ms. Favret is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. She is the President of the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy. She will soon be inducted into the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2011 with a degree in English and minors in both Political Science and Russian. Rebecca is an aspiring public defender and plans to practice in Virginia.

Charlotte Breen : Annual Survey Editor

Charlotte Breen

Annual Survey Editor

Ms. Breen is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2013. She is a member of the Annual Survey Committee and the Articles Committee for the Richmond Journal of Global Law and Business. She graduated magna cum laude from the Honors College of the University of South Carolina in 2011, with a B.A. in Political Science. She spent last summer interning with the Transportation Security Administration, addressing employment discrimination claims. She hopes to specialize in the areas of Employment and Labor Law in the Richmond-area upon graduation.

Anne T. T.  Jensen : Managing Editor

Anne T. T. Jensen

Managing Editor

Ms. Jensen is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. She is Vice President of the Public Interest Law Association and a Teaching Assistant for the Lawyering Skills I & II Program. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2008 with a B.A. in English Language and Literature. Following her graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Ms. Jensen aspires to a transactional practice with a focus on business law and corporate law in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. She joined Global based on her interest in contracts law, securities law, corporate governance, and intellectual property rights. From 2008 to 2009, she was a Legal Assistant at Virginia Estate Plans, PLC in Richmond, VA. From 2009 to 2011 she worked as a Legal Secretary at the home office of CarMax,Inc. in Richmond, VA. In the summer of 2012, she worked as a Compliance Intern at the Richmond, VA office of Capital One, N.A. She is currently working as a Legal Intern at Apex Systems, Inc.

Amanda R. Cottingham : Managing Editor

Amanda R. Cottingham

Managing Editor

Ms. Cottingham is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law Class of 2014. She graduated cum laude from the College of William & Mary in 2011 with a degree in American Studies and minor in European studies. She is a recipient of CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in International Business Transactions and International Business Practice. Ms. Cottingham would like to practice corporate transactional law and is interested in the possibility of working with multinational corporations and moving into an in-house counsel position later in her career. She joined Global because it ties together her passion for international studies with her law school emphasis on the intersection of law and business. In addition to interning at Central Virginia Legal Aid Society, Ms. Cottingham also interned at the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia during the summer of 2012. As part of her European Studies minor, she studied both French and Spanish in college and spent a semester in Paris at Cours de la Civilisation de la Sorbonne in 2009.

Meghan A. Heisterman : Manuscripts Editor

Meghan A. Heisterman

Manuscripts Editor

Ms. Heisterman is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. She is a member of the Client Counseling and Negotiation Board, the Women’s Law Student Association, and acts a Law Student Advisor. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2010 with a B.A. in Political Science and History. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Heisterman worked for PNC Bank in Pittsburgh, PA. Following her graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Ms. Heisterman aspires to pursue a career working in family law in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. She joined Global based on her interest in international human rights, corporate law, and immigration law.

Roger Whitus : Manuscripts Editor

Roger Whitus

Manuscripts Editor

Mr. Whitus is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. He graduated from Old Dominion University in 2008 with a B.A. in English Education. His chief interests include Constitutional law, Intellectual Property, and he plans to focus on Civil Litigation in the Hampton Roads area. He has worked for judges both with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Norfolk and the U.S. District Court in Richmond. In addition, he has volunteered time with the Carrico Center for Pro Bono Services and the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation.

Sardar Anees Ahmad : Notes & Comments Editor

Sardar Anees Ahmad

Notes & Comments Editor

Mr. Ahmad is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. He graduated from Binghamton University in 2005 with a B.A. in Economics. Following his graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Mr. Ahmad plans to pursue a career in government and academia. He joined Global based on his interest in international human rights law, trans-judicial adjudication, and the effects of globalization on civil rights law. Prior to coming to law school, he was Chairman of the Muslim Writers Guild of America. During his tenure, he played in instrumental role in the publication of members’ pieces in various outlets including The Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Post. His work has been published in various outlets including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Sun Times, and Denver Post. He is fluent in Urdu.

Jenny Tarasova : Notes and Comments Editor

Jenny Tarasova

Notes and Comments Editor

Ms. Tarasova is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law's Class of 2014. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2010 with a B.S. in Biology and worked in the pharmaceutical industry before coming to law school. Following her graduation from University of Richmond, she aspires to work in intellectual property law. She is fluent in Russian.

Jared A. Mangum : Business & Development Editor

Jared A. Mangum

Business & Development Editor

Jared is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. He is a board member and the President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, a board member of the Client Counseling and Negotiation Board, the runner up in the Client Counseling Internal Competition for 2012, Panel member for the Nontraditional Law Student Society Fall 2012 1L panel discussion, Lunch speaker for the Christian Law Fellowship Fall 2012 luncheon, and the Co-Founder and Vice President of the University of Richmond Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Society. He graduated from Brigham Young University Idaho with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Following his graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Jared aspires to pursue a career working in corporate law, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, tax law, and banking law in the Mid-Atlantic or Southwest regions of the United States. He joined Global based on his interest in international law, securities law, corporate law, and international development of third world countries. He was the Student Body President of Brigham Young University Idaho and since his graduation in 2008 worked to provide accounting and business development services for several different clients. Most recently before law school he worked for the Cox Law Firm, PLLC in Bedford, TX both in accounting and providing paralegal services. During the summer of 2012 he interned with Westphal Energy LLC as a courthouse researcher. Jared is married to Pamela Mangum and they have three beautiful daughters: Emma age 3, Eva age 2, and Elaina who was born in October 2012. He strives for excellence in his personal and professional duties and believes that the practice of the law requires personal integrity, and self-discipline.

Lindsey Hills : Senior Articles Editor

Lindsey Hills

Senior Articles Editor

Ms. Hills is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. She is the Treasurer of the Women’s Law Student Association, Secretary of the Animal Law Society. She graduated from Furman University in 2010 with a B.A. in Political Science. Ms. Hills aspires to practice international, corporate, or intellectual property law in Washington, D.C., New York, NY, or abroad. She has an academic interest in intellectual property rights, anti-bribery law, corporate law, human rights law, and international affairs.

Bertrand Tamalet : Articles Editor

Bertrand Tamalet

Articles Editor

Mr. Tamalet is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s class of 2014. He graduated in 2011 from the Universite de Perpignan (France) with a Master 1 in Law, where he extensively studied procedural law and European law. Following his graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Mr. Tamalet aspires to pursue a career in business law, more particularly, international business law. His proficiency in French and Spanish and his French law degree will allow him to practice and understand the local laws of various countries and regions around the world. Mr. Tamalet joined Global to deepen his knowledge in the topics that make international law what it is today.

Xiaoyu Ding : Articles Editor

Xiaoyu Ding

Articles Editor

Ms. Ding is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2014. She is the Event Chair of American Constitution Society University of Richmond Chapter, a member of International Law Society and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. She graduated from The George Washington University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and International Business Double Major, and a Psychology Minor. Following her graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Ms. Ding aspires to practice corporate law, international business law, securities law and immigration law in the U.S. She joined Global based on her interest in corporate law, international law and scholarly writing. Ms. Ding is currently a volunteer for Harry L. Carrico Center for Pro Bono Service at University of Richmond School of Law. She currently participates in the Immigration Pro Bono Clinic and the Veterans & MSPB Appeals Program. Ms. Ding is a native speaker in Mandarin Chinese.