Tennille J. Checkovich, JD '01
Partner, McGuireWoods (Richmond, VA)
Areas of Specialization: Appellate Litigation, Business and Securities Litigation, Environmental Litigation and White Collar Crime
Firm Size: 222 attorneys in office; 927 attorneys total
"Even before I came to law school, I knew that I wanted to be a litigator."
Sam Coppersmith, JD '82
Partner, Coppersmith Brockelman PLC (Phoenix, AZ)
Areas of Specialization: Transactional Law, Real Estate & Land Use, Business Organizations, Nonprofit Governance
Firm Size: 16 attorneys
"Find work that allows you to do good, because you'll spend too much time and effort doing it to not care about it-and if you don't care enough, your work won't be good enough."
Stuart P. Meyer, JD '88
Partner, Fenwick & West (Mountain View, CA)
Areas of Specialization: Computer & Technology
Firm Size: 268 attorneys in office; 279 attorneys total
"The primary life-lesson I would like to pass on is that time spent in advance thinking about what you want to do is time very well spent."
David A. Schwartz, JD '95
Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (New York, NY)
Areas of Specialization: Antitrust Law
Firm Size: 248 attorneys
"Snapshot of a Husband, Father, and Antitrust Lawyer"