Wiggin and Dana is pleased to announce Summer Associates 2006
June 5, 2006
Matthew C. Brown, Quinnipiac University School of Law, 2007. Matt's a Dean's Scholar at QU law, and he just completed his second year of law school - which was by far his busiest. He, for example, interned at the Connecticut Appellate Court and a Federal District Court, all the while maintaining a full schedule of classes and writing his case-note for the Health Law Journal. Matt has a B.A. in History (with a minor in Latin) from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. And aside from his legal interests, Matt likes to play golf, and he is thinking about trying tennis.
Christopher Clay, Boston College Law School, 2007. Chris earned his B.A. in Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College in 1996, and in 2005 earned a Ph.D. in Japanese Literature at Yale University. Chris' legal interests include White-Collar, Antitrust, and appellate litigation. In law school, Chris won Runner-up Best Brief in the Grimes Moot Court Competition, and is a member of BC's First Amendment Moot Court Team. He is also an Executive Editor of the newly formed Boston College Journal of Law and Religion.
Joe Frueh, Yale Law School, 2008. He received a B.S. in Accounting summa cum laude and a Second B.S. in Business Economics summa cum laude from the University of Southern California in 2005. His legal interests include white collar crime and evidence law. Joe has previously interned in the Commercial Section of the American Institute in Taiwan (de facto U.S. Embassy), and his pastimes include wakeboarding, snowboarding, and playing acoustic guitar.
Rob Gatehouse, George Washington University Law School, 2007. Rob is a graduate of Bates College, B.A. History (1997) and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, M.A. (2001). Between college and grad school he was a Fulbright Scholar in Chemnitz, Germany. Immediately prior to law school, Rob worked on Capitol Hill, first for Senator Bill Nelson of Florida and then for Congressman John Olver of Massachusetts. A native of Connecticut, Rob has lived in Washington, DC for the last five years with his wife Coleen.
Alexander Glage, New York University School of Law, 2007. He recently completed his second year of law school at New York University, and is scheduled to defend his dissertation on German Idealism and English Romanticism at Duke University in the fall. He is also currently writing an article on art and the First Amendment, and is deeply interested in issues concerning free speech. When he has time (or needs the money), he also works in video production and web-design.
Rasika Jayasekera, Yale Law School, 2008. Born in Lexington, Ky, Rasika has been living in New Haven since 1995. He majored in Anthropology at Yale College, and spent a year doing HIV/AIDS research after graduating. He is enrolled at Yale Medical School and Yale Law School, and will finish both degrees in 2008. Currently, he has no plans to attend any other Yale school. He enjoys basketball and soccer in his free time.
Shawn G. Love, George Mason University School of Law, 2007. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.A. in Government & Politics (2001), then studied political philosophy at Yale University where he received an M.A. before leaving for law school. Last summer, he interned at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, VA. He is Managing Editor of the Federal Circuit Bar Journal, married, and recently became a father. Shawn enjoys mashed potato pizza, sports, boating, and travel.
Michelle Morin, Yale Law School, 2008. Michelle received a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia McIntire School of Commerce (1999) in Finance and Management Information Systems. Since then she has worked as a strategy consultant in Virginia, an English teacher at Sichuan International Studies University (Chongqing, China) and a budget/financial specialist for the U.S. Department of the Interior. Michelle's interests include white collar crime, appellate work, martial arts and superheroes.
Richard Ramsey, Georgetown University Law Center, 2007. My professional interests include Appellate Practice, White Collar Defense, Employment Law, and Civil Rights Law. I grew up on Long Island where I attended a small Christian school before heading to Yale University for college. At Yale, I majored in American Studies, concentrating in African American Race Relations. I was an active member of the Yale Gospel Choir and continue to express my passion for gospel music as co-founder and a director of Georgetown Law Center's first gospel ensemble, 'Just Praise.' In addition to singing in and directing gospel choirs, I enjoy playing the piano, playing soccer, eating good food, cooking, and traveling.
Jason J. Smith, Yale Law School, 2006. Jason just graduated from law school, where he was a finalist in the Barrister's Union Mock Trial competition and Managing Editor of the Yale Journal of Law & Technology. Born and raised in Edmond, Oklahoma, Jason managed to escape the family cotton farm and ran off to New York, where he evenutally graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a B.S. in Information Systems. Jason then went on to work for over 9 years as a management and Internet consultant before coming to law school. He will start a federal clerkship this Fall.