Miami Law Magazine - Fall 2015

Miami Law Magazine Fall 2015The Fall 2015 of Miami Law Magazine focuses on “Beyond Tradition: Changing the Legal Landscape” featuring many students and alumni who are taking their legal studies beyond the traditional firm or courtroom into an array of professional arenas and interests. 

 

 

 

FEATURE STORIES

Alumni

Alumni and the NFL: 3 Embrace the Pigskin

Though the three represent different decades at Miami Law, all spoke to the tools law school gave them to prepare them for their rise to the top of their respective fields. Featured are NFL Coach Marc Trestman, J.D. ’82, NFL General Counsel Dennis Curran, J.D. ’75, and sports agent Jason Rosenhaus, J.D. ’95.

Alumni Developers

Building Success: Miami Law Grads Make Lasting Marks as Real Estate Developers 

Terranova Corp. Chairman Stephen H. Bittel, J.D. ’82, Don Sinex of Devonwood Investors LLC, J.D. 76, and Jeff Berkowitz, of Berkowitz Development Group, J.D. 74, discuss their paths from law school to real estate development.

Joseph Sullivan

Joseph Sullivan, J.D. '93, Guards Against Security Threats at Uber

The former top security officer for eBay, PayPal and Facebook has taken on the challenge of guarding Uber – the fastest growing transportation company. 

STUDENT STORIES

Katherine Brennan

An Old Soul with a Twitter Handle

3L law student Katherine Brennan follows her dream to work for art museum.

Dexter Whitley

From the Great State of Mississippi: Doctor, Professor, Law Student

Former microbiology professor and current law student Dexter Whitley explores patent law.

Anta Plowden

Anta Plowden Flies and Dances His Way to Law School

Older law student and former Air Force Captain finds success at Miami Law. 

 

FACULTY SPOTLIGHTS

Professor Kunal M. Parker: Rethinking America’s Legal History 
Professor Parker’s new book reconceptualizes the history of U.S. immigration and citizenship law.

Professor Lili Levi: The Listener
Professor Levi pursues pressing legal issues in communications, media and copyright law.

SmartTakes - Professor Frances Hill
The tax expert writes on “Charities in the Public Square: An Analytical Framework Based on Public Benefit

The Last Word
Half Moon Pose with Professor Kele Stewart 

Faculty Retirement
Dennis O. Lynch: Angling Along 

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHTS

Senator Marco Rubio, J.D. '96, Campaigns for the Presidency

Marla Neufeld, J.D. ’07, Draws on Personal Experience in Building a Practice in Reproductive Law 

Parents Establish Scholarship in Honor of Daughter, Jacqueline Frisch’s Law School Graduation in May 2015 

Judge Federico Moreno, J.D. ’78, Honored with Scholarship at Miami Law 

A TALENTED DUO: Alumni Team Up to Promote Diversity in Movies and TV