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Issue: Fall 2016 | Section: In Practice

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Judge Roger Gregory Judge Roger Gregory

In Practice Fall 2016

Roger Gregory, ’78: Chief Judge in Fourth Circuit

When teachers bring their students to visit Judge Roger Gregory’s chambers in Richmond, Virginia, he lets the students sit in the judge’s chair “to see what they might become,” he says. Those students also have the opportunity to see how far Gregory has risen—recently to the position of chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Greg Liu, ’97 Greg Liu, ’97

In Practice Fall 2016

Greg Liu, ’97: Foreseeing Growth in Cross-Border M&A

In a global market, national economic interests and national security interests can be barriers to free enterprise. But for Greg Liu, ’97, that’s part of the excitement. As a partner in the corporate department of Paul, Weiss, Liu has worked on a variety of cross-border transactions, representing foreign investors in China as well as Chinese entities seeking to make investments or acquisitions overseas.

Beautiful image of the windows at the University of Michigan law school Beautiful image of the windows at the University of Michigan law school

In Practice Fall 2016

The Michigan Law Classmates Behind a $3B Hewlitt-Packard Verdict

When Hewlett-Packard found itself in a multibillion-dollar contract dispute, HP General Counsel John Schultz decided that the case called for a team with “an all-star at every position.” When the case finally went to a jury trial in May and June this year, HP’s all-star team included 1983 Law School classmates Camille Olson, of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, and Mark Ferguson, of Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP.