Chapman Law Alumnus Thomas Robichaux recently climbed the ladder to President of the Orleans Parish School Board. Robichaux was elected to school board in 2008, despite being a gay Caucasian male in a state with few publicly gay individuals, and a voting district that is “overwhelmingly black,” according to an article on his election. In his personal life, a few years ago Robichaux randomly bumped into a 17-year-old, who was looking for legal advice on becoming emancipated to get out of foster care, and ended up adopting him as a son. Robichaux is quoted as saying, “I’m out to save the world — or my little piece of it. When I die, I want the world to be a better place for me having been in it.” Read more about it here.
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumnus Peter Javanmardi (JD ’08) helped a client obtain a verdict in excess of $16.6 million last month in a wrongful termination and racial discrimination case in Los Angeles Superior Court. The award includes $373,514 in economic damages, $2.5 million in non-economic damages, and $13.8 million in
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumnus Jeremy Jass (JD ’11) recently obtained a $2.25 million verdict on behalf of a woman sexually assaulted by an Orange County sheriff’s deputy. According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, deputies responded to a domestic disturbance call at the home of the then 21-year-old
To say that Alan Rothenberg has made a significant impact in multiple industries over the course of his career only skims the surface of his enduring influence in sports, banking, business, and law. Rothenberg, whose resume includes the establishment of a major sports league, the co-founding of an international law firm, the creation of two
Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law is pleased to welcome two new associate deans to its senior administrative staff, along with a new role for the law school’s longest-serving associate dean. Fowler Law Professor Marisa Cianciarulo has been named the law school’s new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Dean Cianciarulo is a passionate