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ABA AdLaw Section Member Spotlight

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Meet Lisa Heinzerling, Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center, by Nina Hart

Meet Lisa Heinzerling, Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., Professor of Law, at Georgetown University Law Center.  Below, Prof. Heinzerling shares her experiences in administrative law and her thoughts on OIRA and federal agencies. 1. What led you to a career in law?  How did you become interested in studying and teaching administrative law? I studied […]

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Meet Elisabeth Ulmer, Student at Villanova University School of Law, by Nina Hart

Meet Elisabeth Ulmer, a student at Villanova University School of Law and Notice and Comment contributor.  Below, she shares her administrative law experience and tips for law students interested in learning more about the field. 1. What led you to pursue a career in law? My interest in attending law school evolved as the result […]

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Meet Adam Schlosser, Director, Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation, by Lynn White

Meet Adam Schlosser, the Director of the Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  Below, he discusses his international regulatory work, career in administrative law, and critical issues facing the profession. 1. Could you please describe your current role? I am the Director of the Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation (GRC) […]

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Meet Joanne Zimolzak, Managing Partner at McKenna Long DC Office, by Nina Hart

Meet Joanne Zimolzak, head of the Insurance Division and Managing Partner in the DC Office of  McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP.  Below, Ms. Zimolzak describes her experiences with administrative law and several major challenges facing both practitioners and clients. 1.  What led you to a career in law? I am the first member of my […]

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Meet Tasheaya Ellison, Senior Tax Attorney at Shell Oil Company, by Nina Hart

Meet Tasheaya Ellison, a senior tax attorney at Shell Oil Company.  Below, she shares her career path, advice for attorneys considering a career in administrative law, and thoughts on how to approach the rulemaking process. 1. What led you to a career in law? I have wanted to be an attorney since I was 6 […]

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Meet Glen O. Robinson, Prof. Emeritus – University of Virginia School of Law, by Nina Hart

Meet Glen O. Robinson, Professor Emeritus at the University of Virginia School of Law.  Below, he discusses his unexpected path to a legal career that included a stint as a Commissioner for the FCC, and offers insights on the differences between practitioners and academics. 1. What led you to a career in law? I drifted […]

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Meet Eric Holden, Fellow at the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, by Nina Hart

Meet Eric D. Holden, a post-graduate fellow at the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board.  Below he describes how his experience in the military led him to a career in law, offers advice to young attorneys, and discusses the benefits of pro bono service. 1.  What led you to a career in law? While serving in […]

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Meet Rob Quinan, Managing Attorney, Administrative Law Division, by Nina Hart

Meet Rob Quinan, Managing Attorney for the Administrative Law Division of the Office of the Attorney General of Massachusetts.  Below, he discusses his diverse experiences with administration law and advice for attorneys interacting with or hoping to work for government agencies. 1. What led you to a career in law? I was a Government major […]

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Meet Joe Whitley, 2013-2014 Section Chair, by Nina Hart

Meet Joe Whitley, the incoming Chair of the ABA Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice.  Below, he shares his goals for the Section, insight into his experience with administrative law, and thoughts on challenges facing the legal profession. 1. Where do you work now and what led you to a career in law? I […]

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Meet Jamie Conrad, Immediate Past Chair of the Administrative Law Section, by Nina Hart

Meet Jamie Conrad, the outgoing Section Chair.  Below, Jamie discusses his amazing legal career, tenure as the Chair of the Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice, and offers advice for aspiring administrative lawyers. 1.  Where do you work now and what led you to a career in law? For the past six years, I’ve had […]

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Meet Jim Rowader, VP and General Counsel at Target

Meet Jim Rowader, the Vice President and General Counsel of Employee and Labor Relations at Target.  Below he discusses his role and responsibilities at Target, previous experience at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and offers practical advice for labor and employment lawyers. 1. How long have you been at Target?  What do you enjoy […]

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Meet Sam Wice, Incoming Administrative Law Section Student Representative, by Nina Hart

Meet Sam Wice, the incoming Student Representative to the Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.  Below, he discusses his experience with administrative law and his goals for the Section. 1. Where do you attend law school and what led you to a career in law? What are your plans for after law school? I […]

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Meet Brigitte Collier, Outgoing Section Law Student Representative, by Nina Hart

Meet Brigitte Collier, the outgoing Student Representative to the Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.  Below she discusses her commitment to the law, her experience as a student representative, and gives advice for law students interested in administrative law. 1. Where do you attend law school and what led you to a career in […]

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Meet Jeffrey Lesk, Managing Partner at Nixon Peabody Washington, DC Office, by Nina Hart

Meet Jeffrey Lesk, managing partner at Nixon Peabody in Washington, DC. Below, he discusses the interactions between public and private entities, and provides insights on effective lawyering to practitioners and law students. 1. Where do you work now and what led you to a career in law? I’m the Managing Partner of the Nixon Peabody […]

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Meet Dr. Helen Boutrous, Department Chair at Mount St. Mary’s College, by Lynn White

As promised, we are delighted to spotlight Dr.Helen Boutrous, Chair of the History and Political Science Department at Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles, in the second part of our feature on the Boutrous family.  The Boutrous’ met while attending the University of San Diego School of Law where they shared a mutual passion […]