Fall 2022

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Recent Gifts: Fall 2022

Richard R. Burns, ’71, and Elizabeth M. Burns made a recent additional gift commitment of $225,000, which will support the Richard and Elizabeth Burns Debt Management Fund, the Law School Fund, and the Michigan Law Scholarship Fund in Honor of the Women of the Class of ’71. These gifts are in honor of Richard’s 50th class reunion.

Kerry Galvin, ’86, made a gift of $50,000 to the Law School Fund in honor of her 35th class reunion. Now retired from her legal practice, Galvin serves in volunteer leadership roles at several Houston-based nonprofit organizations, including as a member of the board of directors of the Houston Zoo. She also serves on the board of Orion Engineered Carbons, a publicly traded company. 

David L. Haron, ’69, made a gift of $50,000 to the Law School Fund. He is of counsel to Hoyer Law Group PLLC in Farmington Hills, Michigan; Tampa, Florida; and Washington, DC, where he specializes in False Claims Act cases

Sophia Hudson, ’06, celebrated her 15th class reunion by making a significant gift to the Law School Fund (LSF). A partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in New York, she advises companies on securities laws, corporate governance, complex financing, and mergers and acquisitions. Hudson was recently appointed national chair of the LSF, a volunteer position that engages alumni in raising contributions for the fund, which supports all aspects of life and learning in the Quad. “I am very grateful to have studied at Michigan Law, where numerous professors challenged me and bolstered my confidence as I embarked upon my legal career,” she says. “I am pleased to make this gift to the Law School Fund and hope to lead by example by spearheading efforts to grow this incredibly important resource for our students.”

Brian T. Moto, ’85, documented a $100,000 bequest to establish the Kaoru and Violet Moto Scholarship Fund in honor of his late parents and in celebration of his 35th class reunion. The fund will support Law School students from the state of Hawaii, where Brian’s parents resided and where he currently lives and works as special assistant to the chancellor at the University of Hawai’i Maui College.