Spring 2014

Graduate Programs Spotlights

Global Studies Law Review Creates International Students Advisory Board
Beginning this fall, international students enrolled in the LLM in U.S. Law or LLM in Intellectual Property & Technology Law will have the unprecedented opportunity to join an advisory board for the Washington University Global Studies Law Review. [more]


Intensive Weekend Courses at WashULaw

Law students were recently exposed to law on a global scale, as part of a series of intensive weekend courses taught by two visiting professors. Alumna Irina Krivaya Sandler, LLM-IP/TL ’07, shared her expertise through her course, The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and alumna Miriam Helena Schaeffer, LLM ’01, provided an insider’s view through her course, The Brazilian Legal System for the Transnational Practitioner. [more]


International Students Bring Fresh Perspectives

The 84 students who make up the law school’s current contingent of international students hail from 16 foreign countries, and their backgrounds and goals are just as diverse. The students’ interests cover the full range of legal education, from corporate law to alternative dispute resolution (ADR), human rights, intellectual property, and all points in between. [more]


Wei Luo, Chinese Alumni Host Admitted Students

Wei Luo, director of technical services at the law library, recently visited with admitted students and 16 alumni in Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Beijing, China. In addition to connecting with alumni, admitted students had the opportunity to learn more about Washington University School of Law’s Graduate and International Programs. [more]


Alumni Spotlights

Katsumi Shirai
A partner at TMI Associates in Tokyo, Japan, Katsumi Shirai, LLM ’03, discusses his business and litigation law practice, as well as his work on a Japanese jury project. [more]

Angel Min Chi Huang
A senior associate at Jones Day, Angel Min Chi Huang, LLM-U.S. Law ’03, LLM-IP/TL ’04, JD ’05, is specializing in mergers and acquisitions and private equity. She works out of her firm’s Shanghai and Beijing offices. [more]

Nasser Al-Hamdam
A registered Saudi lawyer, Nasser Al-Hamdam, LLM-U.S. Law ’02, currently works as the general legal counsel for the Jadwa Investment Company in Riyadh, one of the leading investment banks in Saudi Arabia. [more]


Learn about Classmates and Share Your News

Visit our Graduate Programs Class Notes website to learn about your classmates’ latest news! [more]  Your Washington University School of Law friends would also love to hear from you—whether it’s a report of a new job, a professional achievement, a new house, marriage, a baby, a gathering with fellow law graduates, or other exciting news. Please use the online form to send any news you want to share for the online posting. [more]


Help Spread the Word about WashULaw Graduate Programs

We hope you will partner with us in sharing the good news about our exciting graduate programs with potential students and admitted students. Please forward our website link to any interested applicants: https://law.wustl.edu/llmapply.asp. Please also let us know if you would be willing to share your personal experiences with admitted students through email, Skype, a meeting over coffee, and/or hosting reception.  Please email Jeanne Heil-Chapdelaine at jheil@wulaw.wustl.edu for more information on how you can help us spread the word.



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