National Jurist - November 2008 - (Page 36)
HOUSTON GETS YOU READY FOR THE WORLD OF LAW Where are they today? Whether they were international students wanting to practice in the United States, a practicing foreign lawyer looking to study American law, or an international professional hoping to add to their academic credentials, an American LL.M. program was a choice they made. We have compiled a summary of some notable foreign LL.M. graduates. Find out what they are doing today with their American LL.M. degree. DUKE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW Gao Xiqing Employer: President of the China Investment Corporation, largely responsible for the development of securities regulation in China. Sibylle Gierschmann Employer: Currently works at a law firm in Munich where she primarily does intellectual property law and is president of the Duke Alumni Association in Germany. VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL Sung June Hong (LL.M. 2004) Employer: Chief Financial Officer, Nike Korea Giorleny Altamirano (LL.M. 2005) Employers: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Nicaragua; Vanderbilt University, Assistant Director, Center for the Americas Loranzo Segato (LL.M. 2005) Employer: Partner, Policicchio & Segato Law Firm, Italy The University of Houston Law Center is the perfect school for foreign-trained lawyers to earn their LL.M. degree. Our home is Houston, the fourth-largest U.S. city with consular ofﬁces of 86 countries. The intensive, one-year curriculum of our Foreign Scholars LL.M. Program can help further your legal career with a solid understanding of how U.S. laws integrate into the global legal framework. Our school is recognized for its strengths in these areas of the law: Health Environment, Energy & Natural Resources Intellectual Property & Information Law International Business To learn more about the Foreign Scholars LL.M. Program at the University of Houston Law Center, click to www.law.uh.edu/LLM or contact us via email at LLM@uh.edu. UH is an EEO/AA institution. TEMPLE LAW SCHOOL Eliezer Rivlin (Israel) LL.M. 1986 Employer: Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel Richard Klah (Liberia) LL.M. 2006 Employer: Deputy Minister of State for Foreign Affiars-Legal Affairs Department of Liberia UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN LAW SCHOOL Dr. Alejandro Ferrer (LL.M. 1993) Employer: former minister of Trade and Industry of Panama, and the president’s representative in the FTA negotiation’s between Panama and the Univted States WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW Abdulaziz Al-Bosaily Employer: Legal Director at DLA Piper Middle East LLP in Dubai Wei (Joy) Huang Employer: Legal Counsel, Otis Elevator (China) Limited Rezarte Mehdi Vukatana (Ron Brown Fellow) Employer: WOLF THEISS in Albania 36 THE NATIONAL JURIST November 2008
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