Chapman Law Alumni Advisory Board Elects New Executive Board

March 24, 2017 by | General News

Congratulations to the newly elected members of the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Alumni Advisory Executive Board. This month, the following members were elected to board positions: Chair – Jason Burris (JD ’08), Principal at Burris Law Vice Chair – Naveed Mahboobian (JD ’11), Attorney at the Law Offices of Naveed Mahboobian

Associate Dean Donald Kochan Publishes Article in Florida State University Law Review

March 23, 2017 by | Faculty

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development Donald Kochan’s article “Deeds and the Determinacy Norm: Insights from Brandt and Other Cases on an Undesignated, Yet Ever-Present, Interpretive Method” was recently published in Volume 43 of the Florida State University Law Review. From the abstract: “The land one

Annual PILF Gala and Silent Auction to Honor the Honorable Kathleen E. O’Leary and Alumna Antoinette Balta

March 16, 2017 by | General News

On Thursday, March 30, Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law’s Public Interest Law Foundation (PILF) will host its annual gala dinner and silent auction, with proceeds supporting PILF’s Summer Grant Program for students pursuing unpaid public interest positions. The semi-formal event will include a seated dinner, silent auction, live jazz music, and a

Chapman Law Alumnus Named Partner at Chicago Office of National Firm

March 9, 2017 by | Alumni

Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law alumnus Henry Lee Mann (’06) was promoted last month to partner at Schiff Hardin LLP in the firm’s Chicago office. Mann, who has been with the firm since graduating from Chapman, focuses on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private fundraising, complex commercial agreements, and intellectual property matters.

Chapman Law Professor Drafts Memorandum of Understanding for Innovative Floating City Plan

February 22, 2017 by | Faculty

A new initiative to create sustainable floating cities, or “seasteading” communities, is one step closer to reality thanks in part to Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law Professor Tom W. Bell. Professor Bell has been working with the nonprofit organization behind the project, The Seasteading Institute, providing legal advice on creating the new