Mr. Owen Alberti is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law Class of 2015, and is pursuing his MBA at the University of Richmond Robins School of Business. He was recently inducted into the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society and serves as a student representative for Themis Bar Prep. He graduated cum laude from Virginia Tech in 2011 with dual degrees in Finance and Management, and a minor in Business Diversity. This past summer he interned with Capital One in their corporate compliance office in Richmond, VA. Following graduation from Richmond Law, he aspires to work in the financial sector, providing regulatory and general legal counsel to businesses around the globe.
James Christopher Rohde
Mr. Chris Rohde is a member of the Richmond Law School Class of 2015. A comment by him concerning a new affirmative defense to the FCPA was recently published in the Summer issue of our journal. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 2012 with a B.A. in History, where he wrote his thesis on German industrial policy during the Allied occupation after World War II. In the summer of 2013, Mr. Rohde interned with the General Counsel at the University of Richmond and did legal work for a corporation in Virginia Beach. He spent this last summer working, and continues to work part time, for WealthForge, LLC, a Richmond broker-dealer that specializes in the online private placement marketplace. As a result of this experience, Mr. Rohde discovered that he has a deep passion for early stage companies, financing, and securities and hopes to build a career in those fields.
Shaun K. Freiman
Mr. Shaun Freiman is a member of the University of Richmond Law Class of 2015. At Richmond, he is a member of the Trial Advocacy, Career Counseling and Negotiation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution competitive boards. Following graduation from Michigan State University's James Madison College with a B.A. in International Relations, Mr. Freiman worked in Washington D.C. for six years first for the U.S. Senate and later for the Executive Branch. He has an academic interest in criminal, contract, and international law and is currently using his third year practice certificate at a placement with the Richmond Commonwealth's Attorney's office. Over the past summer, he was a law clerk for the US Senate Committee on the Judiciary we here assisted in the oversight and investigation of the DOJ, DHS, and their component agencies. In the previous summer, he studied comparative international law topics at Cambridge University, UK, and assisted in updating a treatise on the Uniform Commercial Code.
Mr. Kevin Cottingham is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2015. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 2011 with a B.A. in Journalism. During the summer after his 1L year, he worked the the Rutherford Institute, a civil rights-focused nonprofit in Charlottesville, VA. This past summer was spent working with the Virginia Commission on Youth on a report on seclusion and restraint in Virginia public schools. After graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, he plans to begin a career working with software copyright.
Business & Development Editor
Mrs. Sabrina Earle is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2015. She is a member of the Student Bar Association and was a competitor in the 2013 Carrico Moot Court Competition. Mrs. Earle graduated Magna Cum Laude from George Mason University in 2012 with a B.A. in Philosophy with a concentration in Philosophy and Law. After graduating from University of Richmond School of Law, Mrs. Earle hopes to get involved with administrative law while staying on the East Coast of the United States. She joined Global because of her interest in traveling and comparing foreign and domestic legal policies. During her life she has traveled to France, Italy, Canada, Mexico, and Israel. Prior to attending law school, Mrs. Earle did legal research for The Helein Law Group, PLLC, in McLean, VA. During the summer of 2013 she interned with the Administrative Office of the United States Courts in Washington, D.C. During her spare time, Mrs. Earle likes to practice her Italian, which she became proficient in while studying abroad in Rome, Italy, during the summer of 2009.
D. Bradley Kent Jr.
Senior Manuscripts Editor
Mr. Bradley Kent is a member of Richmond's class of 2015. He is currently a member of Richmond's Moot Court Board and Richmond's Trial Advocacy Board. Mr. Kent graduated from Miami University with degrees in History and Political Science. Along with a rigorous course load, Brad participated on Miami's national ranked Mock Trial team and served on the Executive Council of the Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. This past summer he served the people of Virginia in the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.
Mr. Saud Aldawsari is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2015. He graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec in 2008 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He is a board member of the International Law Society and a recipient of the CALI Excellence award in Contracts. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a petroleum engineer for the Saudi Arabian national oil Company, Saudi Aramco. During the summer of 2013, Mr. Aldawsari served as an intern at the law firm of McGuireWoods in London, England following his 1L year. He worked under the supervision of partners specialized in debt finance for multinational corporations. As a citizen of Saudi Arabia, Mr. Aldawsari was able to contribute significantly in the area of Islamic finance and Sharia law compliance. He also attended a summer program at the University of Cambridge where he studied European Union law, comparative civil litigation and comparative look at the death penalty. Mr. Aldawsari has an academic interest in international commercial transitions, arbitration and litigation. Following his graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Mr. Aldawsari aspires to pursue a career in cross-boarded arbitration and litigation. He is also interested in the possibility of working with an international sports federation later in his career. Mr. Aldawsari is fluent in Arabic and English with advanced French language capabilities. He joined Global because he is interested in legal writing in the area of international business transactions.
Mr. Dustin Carter is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law's Class of 2015. He graduated in 2010 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. in English, and is a huge UNC sports fan. After graduating from UNC and prior to law school, he volunteered in his hometown of Durham, NC teaching GED students. During the summer of 2013, he split his time working as both a summer intern at the Richmond Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court and as a research assistant. Dustin is most interested in criminal law, but his experiences at the JD & R Court have sparked his interest in certain aspects of family law as well. He intends to practice in either Virginia or North Carolina after graduating.
Senior Articles Editor
Mr. Nathan Greyard is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2015. He graduated from James Madison University in 2011 with a B.A. in Political Science. Following his graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Mr. Greyard aspires to pursue a career in healthcare law, corporate law, and medical malpractice in the Mid-Atlantic region. He joined Global based on his interest in the intermingling of healthcare law and corporate law. During 2012, he served as assistant to government relations for the West Virginia State Medical Association. He was a Summer Intern with the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County in 2013.
Mr. Teddy Mitchell is a member of the class of 2015 at Richmond Law and a recipient of the Williams and Ramon W. Andrews, Jr. Scholarships. He served as an intern in the Division of Health, Education and Social Services at the Virginia Attorney General's Office during the 2013 summer. Mr. Mitchell attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received a B.A. in American History. An interest in corporate law drew Mr. Mitchell to the Global team.
Notes & Comments Editor
Mr. John Ralston is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2015. He is a semi-finalist of the 2013 Alternative Dispute Resolution Society competition. He is a member of both the Richmond Alternative Dispute Resolution Society and the Student Intellectual Property Association. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in History with Asian Studies. He pursues his J.D. with a goal of practicing civil litigation and business law in Virginia in the future. He joined Global to further his academic interest in corporate and business law. During the summer of 2013, Mr. Ralston worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Cheryl V. Higgins, Jay T. Swett, and Paul Peatross of the Albemarle Circuit Court in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Notes & Comments Editor
Ms. Brooke Taylor-Street is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2015. She is an Associate/Business Editor-Elect, and Vice-President of the Black Law Students Association. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in African-American Studies. Following graduation from the University of Richmond School of Law, Ms. Taylor-Street aspires to pursue a career in criminal law in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. She joined Global based on her interest in real property law, banking, and computer law. Ms. Taylor-Street received her Masters in Business Administration from Averett University in 2005. During the summer of 2013, she was a legal intern with the Petersburg City Attorney’s Office.
Annual Survey Editor
Ms. Stephanie Rich is a member of the University of Richmond School of Law’s Class of 2015. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2011 with a B.A. in Foreign Affairs and French. Before attending law school, she spent a year in Queensland, Australia working as a paralegal in two law firms. At Richmond Law, Ms. Rich is vice president of both the International Law Society and Environmental Law Society. She spent her first-year summer working for the Office of Compliance and Enforcement Assurance at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in D.C. She enjoys volunteering her time at the Carrico Center for Pro Bono Services and writing articles for ABA’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources. Ms. Rich joined Global based on her interest in international environmental law. After graduation, Ms. Rich aspires to be an environmental attorney in the D.C. area.