Profile Mandisa Maya LLM ’90 Spring 2023

Profile Mandisa Maya LLM ’90 Spring 2023

Mandisa Maya LLM ’90 Deputy Chief Justice of South Africa By Frances Presma In late January, Mandisa Maya, the Deputy Chief Justice of South Africa, celebrated the launch of a new publication that will give women lawyers and judges opportunities to write early in...

Profile Mark Uyeda ’95 Spring 2023

Mark Uyeda ’95 By Andrew Park When Mark Uyeda arrived for his first day as a member of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last June, he was in a familiar place. He had been on the SEC staff since 2006 in a variety of positions, including senior advisor to...

Alumni Q & A Jessica Sklarsky ’09 Spring 2023

Alumni Q & A Jessica Sklarsky ’09 By Jeannie Naujeck Just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court eliminated federal abortion protections with its June ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, Jessica Sklarsky, a senior staff attorney with the Center for Reproductive...

Profile Nicole De Brigard ’23 Spring 2023

Nicole De Brigard ’23 By Andrew Park Nicole De Brigard was surprised when Dean Kerry Abrams opened the first meeting of her Dean’s Advisory Council in April 2022 by asking each of the group’s student members to name two things they’d like to see at Duke Law School. As...

Alumni Profile: Britta Momanyi ’22

For Momanyi, investigating claims of police misconduct in Minneapolis central to ensuring justice for all, including those from whom it has been “systemically deprived”

Alumni Profile: Eugene Lao JD/LLM ’95

The president and chief legal officer of Prime Trust, which provides financial infrastructure for fintech and digital asset companies, credits much of his success to networking

Alumni Profile: James Bergin LLM ’93

Bergin has worked with multilateral organizations, governments, and pharmaceutical industry peers on policy initiatives to incentivize the development, testing, and worldwide deployment of COVID-19 vaccines and to ensure the equitable distribution of his company’s single-dose vaccine.

Student Profile Gabriel Carrillo III JD/MD ’23

Student Profile Gabriel Carrillo III JD/MD ’23

Carillo’s “perseverance, passion for improving society, and love of evidence-based reasoning are all qualities to which any future lawyer or doctor should aspire,” says Professor Arti Rai.

Alumni Profile: Andrea Nelson Meigs ’94

After transitioning from work as a prosecutor to the mailroom of a major talent agency, Meigs has gone on to represent A-list clients and be recognized as one of Essence magazine’s 2021 Women in Film Pathmakers.

Magazine Cover - Rebooting America

Winter 2021
Volume 40 | Number 1