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School of Law

Alumni Making Their Mark

With nearly 10,000 alumni living across all 50 states and 65 countries, USF School of Law graduates are making their mark in the legal profession and beyond. Here’s where just a few of them are working.


  • Joe Lewis ’17, Associate, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Brandon Banks ’16, Deputy Public Defender, San Francisco Public Defender’s Office, San Francisco, California
  • Joseph Christopher Rocha ’16, Judge Advocate, U.S. Marine Corps 
  • Katie Moran ’16, Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County District Attorney, Martinez, California
  • Max Hyatt ’16, Associate, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Shounak Dharap ’16, Associate Attorney, The Arns Law Firm, San Francisco, California
  • Lauren Pon, ’16, Associate Attorney, Hanson Bridgett, San Francisco, California
  • Vincent Townsend ’16, Associate, K&L Gates, San Francisco, California
  • Calla Yee ’15, Associate, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Claudia Garcia ’15, Associate, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, San Francisco, California 
  • Rebecca McClain ’15, Deputy Attorney General, Indiana Attorney General, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Karen Majovski ’13, Deputy City Attorney, Los Angeles City Attorney Office, Los Angeles, California
  • KimAnh Tran ’13, Product Counsel, Uber, San Francisco, California
  • Adrian Tirtanadi ’12, Executive Director and co-founder, Open Door Legal, San Francisco, California
  • Dave Rubin ’12, Supervising Attorney, 15th Judicial District Public Defender's Office, Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Elizabeth Muniz ’12, Deputy City Attorney, Child and Family Team, San Francisco City Attorney's Office, San Francisco, California
  • Katherine Chu ’12, Lead Counsel, Facebook, Menlo Park, California
  • Paloma Wu ’12, Legal Director, ACLU of Mississippi, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Jophiel Philips ’11, JAG Attorney, Special Victims Counsel, United States Air Force, Jamaica, New York 
  • Elisa Cervantes Hamilton ’10, Assistant Attorney General, Illinois Attorney General’s Office, Chicago, Illinois
  • Nichelle Holmes ’10, Deputy District Attorney, Contra Costa County District Attorney, Martinez, California
  • Nick Larson ’10, Managing Partner, Murphy, Pearson, Bradley & Feeney, Seattle, Washington


  • Amol Mehra ’09, Managing Director, The Freedom Fund, New York, New York
  • Cameron Cloar-Zavaleta ’09, Director & Senior Attorney, Alaska Airlines, Seattle, Washington
  • Erik Chancellor Smith ’09, Vice President, Intellectual Property Finance, Fortress Investment Group, Seattle, Washington
  • Jennifer Loeb ’09, Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, Washington, D.C. 
  • Marie Ma ’09, Associate General Counsel, Gap Inc., San Francisco, California
  • Shannon Orr ’09, Assistant General Counsel, Privacy, Intuit, Mountain View, California 
  • Laura Cronin Ford ’08, Partner, Kaye Moser Hierbaum Ford LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Ifeoma Ajunwa ’07, Assistant Professor at Cornell ILR School/Faculty Member at Cornell Law, Faculty Associate at Harvard University, Ithaca, New York 
  • Matthew Chivvis ’07, Partner, Morrison & Foerster, San Francisco, California
  • Kimberly Irish ’06, Chief Program Officer, OneJustice, San Francisco, California
  • On Lu ’05, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Merritt Quisumbing Anderson ’04, Advisor, Peopletech Partners, San Francisco, California 
  • Yesenia M. Gallegos ’03, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Los Angeles, California
  • Josh Binder ’01, Partner, Rothenberg Mohr & Binder, LLP, Los Angeles, California
  • Lisa Widup ’01, Counsel, Trademark & Copyright, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Menlo Park, California
  • Naomi Kelly ’01, San Francisco City Administrator, City and County of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
  • Britt Strottman ’00, Shareholder, Baron & Budd, San Francisco, California
  • Dana Brown Northcott ’00, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Amazon, Seattle, Washington 


  • Johanna Sistek ’99, Managing Counsel, Trademark & Copyright, Oracle, San Francisco, California
  • Doris Cheng ’98, Attorney, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, San Francisco, California
  • Hon. Jose Franco ’98, Judge, Santa Clara County Superior Court, San Jose, California
  • Julie Zavin ’97, Director, HRBP Global Procurement, Brand Marketing & Sports Marketing, Nike, Portland, Oregon
  • Brendon Woods ’96, Chief Public Defender, Alameda County Public Defender's Office, Oakland, California
  • Charles Kovats ’96, Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Stacy Miller Azcarate ’96, Founder and Owner, Miller, Sabino & Lee Legal Placement Services, San Francisco, California
  • Jessica Grant ’95, Partner, Venable LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Wendi Okun ’94, Of Counsel, Ragen Swan PLLC, Seattle, Washington
  • John Orta ’93, General Counsel, Metromile, San Francisco, California
  • Hon. Benjamin T. Reyes ’92, Judge, Superior Court of California, Contra Costa County, Martinez, California
  • Bill Bilderback ’92, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, California Department of Justice, Los Angeles, California
  • Jean Afterman ’91, Senior Vice President, Assistant General Manager, New York Yankees, New York, New York
  • Barbara Moser ’90, Founding Partner and Managing Partner, Kaye, Moser, Hierbaum, Ford LLP, San Francisco, California 
  • Molly Moriarty Lane ’90, Partner, Morgan Lewis, San Francisco, California


  • Stephanie Sheridan ’88, Partner and Chair of Retail Practice Group, Managing Director, San Francisco Office, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Jill Ravitch ’87, District Attorney, County of Sonoma, Santa Rosa, California
  • Dale Nelson ’84, Partner, Donaldson & Callif, Beverly Hills, California
  • Angela Alioto ’83, President, Law Offices of Joseph L. Alioto and Angela Alioto, San Francisco, California
  • Michael K. Brown ’82, Partner, Reed Smith, Los Angeles, California 
  • Lindbergh Porter ’81, Chairman of the Board, Littler Mendelson, San Francisco, California
  • Maggie Kavalaris ’81, Partner and U.S. General Counsel, Business Transactions, Dentons US LLP, Washington, DC
  • Stephen Murphy ’81, Judge, San Francisco Superior Court, San Francisco, California 
  • Solomon Cera ’81, Managing Partner, CERA LLP, San Francisco, California
  • Martin Jenkins ’80, Justice, California Court of Appeal for the First District, San Francisco, California


  • Bill Schuette ’79, Former Attorney General, Michigan, Midland, Michigan
  • Richard DalBello ’79, Vice President of Business Development and Government Affairs, Virgin Galactic, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Hon. Judith Epstein ’77, Judge, California State Bar Court, San Francisco, California
  • Patricia Gillette ’76, Keynote Speaker and Author, Mediator, JAMS, San Francisco, California 
  • Marjorie Scardino ’75, Lead Independent Director, Twitter, Inc and former CEO, Pearson PLC
  • Robert Arns ’75, Partner, The Arns Law Firm, San Francisco, California 
  • Hon. Daniel R. Foley ’74, Retired Associate Judge, Intermediate Court of Appeals, State of Hawaii; Mediator/Arbitrator, Dispute Prevention & Resolution Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Hon. Mary Jane Theis ’74, Justice, Illinois Supreme Court, First District, Chicago, Illinois
  • Hon. Maria P. Rivera ’74, Associate Justice, California Court of Appeal for the First District, San Francisco, California 
  • Thomas Brandi ’72, Founder, The Brandi Law Firm, San Francisco, California 


  • Edward J. Imwinkelried ’69, Professor of Law, UC Davis School of Law, Davis, California
  • Ron Laurie ’68, Chairman, InventionShare, Founder and Managing Director, Inflexion Point Strategy, Palo Alto, California
  • Hon. Ming Chin ’67, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of California, San Francisco, California 
  • Guido Saveri ’50, Senior Partner, Saveri & Saveri, Inc., San Francisco, California