Van de Kamp (Eddy) Named a 2020 Top Woman to Watch in Transportation: Julie Van de Camp

U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: USX) the nation’s fifth largest asset-based truckload carrier by revenue, today announced Julie Van de Kamp, vice president of customer experience at U.S. Xpress, was named a 2020 Top Woman to Watch in Transportation by the Women in Trucking Association (WIT). Van de Kamp was nominated by her peers and chosen by the editorial staff of Women in Trucking’s Redefining the Road magazine based upon her career dedication and accomplishments.

Susan Davis Named to 2019 Irish Business Top 100

Susan Davis International Chairman Susan Ann Davis was named to the 2019 Irish Business Top 100 by Irish America Magazine during its 34th annual event.

Laurie Jinkins makes history in Washington state: Laurie Jinkins, Todd Jinkins

Laurie Jinkins ’85, MA ’87, made history when she was sworn in as Speaker of the Washington State House of Representatives in January 2020. She is Washington’s first woman Speaker, as well as first lesbian Speaker.

Zausch/Lofton Wedding: Nicholas William Zausch and Mikayla Claire Zausch

Nicholas W. Zausch, Class of 2015, and Mikayla C. Lofton, Class of 2015, celebrated their marriage on February 8, 2020 in Milwaukee, WI. They live in Chicago, IL where Nicholas is a probate attorney and Mikayla is an advancement director.

DLA Piper Represents CIRCOR in US$172 Million Sale of Energy End Market-Serving Business: Nathaniel D. McKitterick

DLA Piper represented CIRCOR International, Inc., a provider of flow control solutions and other highly engineered products for the industrial, energy, aerospace and defense markets, in the US$172 million sale of its Instrumentation and Sampling business to Crane Co.

Rachel Schaller Elected as Partner at Taft Law

Rachel Schaller has been elected to Taft Law’s partnership as of January 1, 2020.

Katie Givens Kime to preach on Day1

The Rev. Dr. Katie Givens Kime, an Atlanta-based Presbyterian minister who serves as Director of Religion and Civic Engagement for Odyssey Impact in New York City, is the featured preacher for the first Sunday of Lent, March 1, on “Day 1” with host Peter Wallace, the nationally broadcast ecumenical radio program also accessible online at and by podcast.

Simon Greenstone Panatier’s $40M Talc Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson Named One of Daily Journal’s 2019 Top Verdicts: Marissa Langhoff

Daily Journal, a law publication in California, has named Simon Greenstone Panatier’s $40 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson among the 2019 Top Verdicts in California. Firm associate Marissa Langhoff (’04) was a member of the trial team that secured the verdict.

Julie R. Bryan (’93) Recognized by 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers

Julie R. Bryan (’93) was recognized by 2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers & Super Lawyers Women’s Edition.

Community Health Charities Welcomes Judge John Stanoch to National Board of Directors: Executive Leader Stanoch joins board to build stronger healthier communities

Community Health Charities announced today that Hennepin County District Court Judge (retired) John M. Stanoch joined the CHC national board of directors, adding his significant expertise to an impressive roster of top executives in health and social impact.