American University Washington College of Law announced that Fernando Laguarda has been appointed Professorial Lecturer and the new Director of the Program on Law and Government. Laguarda will oversee all operations of and strategic planning for the Program on Law and Government, and teach Antitrust, Communications Law, and Legal Ethics, among other courses, as a law school faculty member.
The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) for the National Capital Region has named two AUWCL students to its Corporate Scholars Class of 2017. Michelle Emokpae and Joshua Morris were among the 12 area law students chosen as scholars this year. As part of the program, the Corporate Scholars receive summer internships in the legal departments of prestigious local companies and organizations that are members of the ACC.
Third-year student Bradley Jensen received the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence for his outstanding performance in Professor Walter Effross' Corporate Bankruptcy Course this spring. Professor Effross and Dean Camille Nelson presented him with the award this week.