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  • Amanda Gamblin JD ’01 was elected to Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt’s board of directors. Gamblin is part of the firm’s real estate and construction and transportation, ports, and maritime industry groups and has been with Schwabe for nearly 20 years. She founded Schwabe’s Women in Business group, which highlights the products and successes of Portland business leaders who are women. With Gamblin’s appointment, the Schwabe’s board is now 80 percent female.

  • David Bean JD ’01, a partner at Wyse Kadish LLP, deepened his family law mediation skills by completing a 20-hour course focused on online family law dispute resolution. Using Zoom and other platforms, Bean assists people in need of durable, lasting solutions to challenging issues surrounding divorce and other family law matters. He also proudly serves on the board of directors for the Multnomah Bar Association and on the executive committee of the Owen M. Planner Inn of Court.

  • Chris Slottee JD ’01 joins Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt as a litigation shareholder with extensive experience in matters related to Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs), Alaska Native Corporation settlement trusts, tribal governments, and government contracting. He previously served as vice president and general counsel for an ANC. Slottee regularly represents businesses in both litigation and transactional matters—advising them on risk management, business transactions, employment law, and government contracting issues.

  • Adam Wiedmann BA ’01 was featured in Architecture and Design magazine. He is a sculptor who works with metal to create enormous structures, which are displayed in numerous public parks and museums around the country, as well as on the Hewlett Packard campus in Palo Alto, California. Wiedmann says he was inspired to create by his experiences in Bruce West’s sculpture class at Lewis & Clark. 

  • Heather R. Self JD ’01, October 22, 2019, age 43.

  • Anne Koch JD ’01 was elected president of the board of Oregon Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (OVLA). Koch replaces Professor Lydia Loren, who served in the position for five years. OVLA provides a pro bono legal clinic, workshops, and resources for low-income creatives and small arts nonprofits. Koch has served as treasurer and board member of OVLA since 2014. You can learn more about OVLA at oregonvla.org.

  • Sione Aeschliman BA ’01, a Portland-area editor and writer, is most interested in character-driven fiction that diverts from mainstream ideas in interesting and challenging ways. She is cohost of the podcast Novel Approaches and an editor with the Twitter community #RevPit, which hosts editing events and contests for writers throughout the year. Last summer, she hired Sam Pratt BA ’20 as an intern.

  • Adam Dixon BA ’01 is the cofounder of Assembly Brewing in Portland, along with George Johnson. The brewery serves beer and Detroit-style pizza, both the domain of Johnson. Dixon describes his role as a “fixer,” keeping all the equipment and processes running smoothly. Assembly Brewing opened in March 2019.

  • Andrew Beckham BA ’98, MAT ’01, a high school ceramics teacher, makes wine with grapes he grows on his property. He also makes amphora, which are vessels made of terra cotta for aging wine. Beckham is perfecting his technique and hopes to soon craft a pot that can hold 250 gallons of wine. A pot that large would weigh 2,000 pounds.

  • Bethany Dengler-Germain BA ’01 and her husband, Shaen Germain BA ’00, have been married more than 15 years; have two wonderful children, ages 3 and 11; and enjoy living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Bethany is a biologist focusing on protecting endangered species and threatened habitats. Shaen is an experienced Waldorf teacher working at Credo High School teaching English. They love going to the beach, where Shaen still surfs any time he can, and Bethany still loves dancing. They treasure going to Oregon twice a year to visit friends and family and to attend favorite events like the Oregon Country Fair. They say hi to all their L&C friends and professors.

  • Randy McClure JD ’01, a principal of RHP Risk Management, an occupational safety and health consulting firm, spoke on February 26, 2018, at the California Wildfire Litigation Conference: Strategic Overview of the North Bay Fires. The conference looked at a variety of legal issues associated with the North Bay and Thomas fires. McClure’s presentation, provided an overview of residential risk assessment strategies and explored the many nuances associated with quantifying risk.

  • Natalia Robalino BA ’01, JD ’06 served for eight years as in-house senior counsel at the World Bank, handling HR, corporate, tax, and litigation matters as well as issues pertaining to the World Bank’s privileges and immunities. She is now moving to the World Bank’s office in Beirut, Lebanon, to work as regional senior counsel responsible for the bank’s operations in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, and Syria. Robalino is planning on a three-year assignment during which she will be responsible for preparing and negotiating with government counterparts the legal agreements for the World Bank’s projects in the region and will advise teams on all legal aspects of the bank’s operations, including preparation, supervision, and project implementation. Robalino will be joined in Beirut by her husband, David Robalino, and their two dogs, Harper and Mephistopheles.

  • Adam Wiedmann BA ’01, a single father of two daughters, lives in St. Helena, California, in the heart of wine country. His primary career focus is in the arts as a sculptor and owner of Wiedmann Sculpture Studios. His contemporary abstract forms can be found worldwide. He also works closely with Dana Johnson BS ’81 and her organization NIMBUS Arts, a community arts center that is fostering the next generation of creative minds. Over the past few years, Wiedmann’s love of adventure has led him down the road of photojournalism. He has documented California’s devastating wildfires, and his images have appeared in ABC News reports, the LA Times, the Guardian, and other media. His sculpture work can be found at www.hammerswinger.com, and his powerful images of wildfires can be found on Instagram @napafirephotos.

  • Ursula Wolfe-Rocca MAT ’01, a high school teacher in Lake Oswego, Oregon, was featured in an article in the Atlantic regarding how we teach our young people about slavery in history courses. She discussed common misconceptions she encounters in her students.

  • Jonathan Lovvorn LLM ’01 was named the first policy director for Harvard Law School’s Animal Law and Policy Program on September 5, 2017. Lovvorn, who taught wildlife law at Harvard during the fall 2015 and fall 2016 terms, continues to serve as a lecturer and is teaching a new course this fall on farmed animal law and policy. He will collaborate with faculty, staff, fellows, and students to expand the program’s existing policy projects into longer-term initiatives, launch new policy initiatives, and help advance policy research and scholarship within the program.

  • Jules Bailey BA ’01 is the new chief stewardship officer for Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative, a key player in the implementation of the Oregon Bottle Bill. Bailey says he “could not be more proud of working to keep Oregon’s roadways and beaches litter free and our state more beautiful.”

  • Paul Trinchero JD was named an owner at Garvey Schubert Barer. His practice focuses on litigation related to real estate disputes, eminent domain, federal and state securities laws, commercial disputes, and intellectual property disputes.

  • Travis Litman BA has been promoted to senior legal advisor for wireline and consumer issues for the Federal Communications Commission.

  • Allison Machlis Meyer BA is an assistant professor of English at Seattle University, where she teaches Shakespeare and Renaissance literature.

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  • Sadna Samaranayake ‘01
    February 1
    2009
    After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in communication and international affairs , Sadna co-created a web design and development business, InSiteLogic, Inc (www.insitelogic.com), which provides websites and custom web based solutions to a broad range of clients, including over 30 professional member based associations across the United States. As a Partner and Director she manages client services, liaising between clients, designers and developers, and handles long term strategic planning, marketing and product development.
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