Alumni Profile

Litigator and lobbyist Hannibal G. Williams II Kemerer, JD ’99, an associate at Patton Boggs, is one of those D.C. attorneys who naturally seem to know everyone and strive to help others make connections.  His passion for community building is evident at his frequent networking...
Carol Elder Bruce, BA ’71, JD ’74, came of age during the time of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. She was drawn to study law after the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, and Robert F. Kennedy, the civil rights movement, and the war in Vietnam.  But what inspired...
From his earliest days as a lawyer, Richard Jones, JD ’84, earned a reputation for his deep knowledge of bank regulation and enforcement. He was thrust into the role, first as a young lawyer working at the Federal Home Loan Bank Board in Washington, D.C., and then at the Federal Home Loan Bank of...
When Grace Speights, JD ’82, studied for three years at GW Law, she often heard in the back of her mind the voice of her mother, who had worked in a drapery factory and hadn’t finished high school. Her mother, Ellen Venters, told her “to be successful, it takes long, long, long hours. It takes hard...
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