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From Chair Judith B. Prowda - Additional EASL Law Student Liaisons for 2011-2012

I am delighted to announce the appointments of the following 6 additional Law Student Liaisons for the 2011-2012 academic year.

Megan Bellamy is a law student at BPP Law School in London, where she is also a student adviser on employment matters for the BPP Legal Advice Clinic. She is currently interning at the National Coalition Against Censorship and the law firm White Fleischner & Fino. Megan has also interned at the Art Loss Register, where she helped the recoveries team address legal issues surrounding the return of stolen art. In addition, she worked as a legal assistant at several law firms in the UK, U.S.A. and New Zealand. Megan holds a BA (Hons) in Geography from Durham University, England, a Diploma in Art and Design from Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, and is a member of the Institute of Art and Law in London. During her undergraduate studies, Megan was a member of the Durham Arts Festival Committee where she helped organize Durham's first arts festival, and has worked in an art gallery and at a creative design agency.

Peter Dagher is a 1L at Fordham. He spent the year prior to law school at as a paralegal in the Litigation Department at Paul Weiss LLP. Peter received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and majored in both Finance and International Business. As an undergraduate, he interned at several government institutions, including the International Conservation Caucus Foundation (a NGO which promotes educational events between private conservation groups and Congressional staffers) and the Department of the Treasury. He also worked at the Export-Import Bank in the International Business Development Department in the areas of Environmental Exports and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Caitlin Dempsey is a 2L at Fordham, and over the summer she clerked with the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ireland. She presently serves as a research assistant to Professor Sonia Katyal in the area of intellectual property, and as secretary of Fordham Law Women. A triple major at Northwestern, Caitlin studied politics, art history and legal studies while doing internships at the Whitney, as well as two boutique law firms and the New York City Law Department. She also spent a year at the London School of Economics studying international government and interning at Art Review Magazine and Bloomsbury Auctions. She was awarded "thesis of distinction" for her study of the cooperation of the art world and governments to create guidelines on the repatriation of Nazi era stolen art.

Kibum Kim is an adjunct faculty member at the Sotheby's Institute of Art and a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, and Foreign Policy. He received his B.A. in English and Economics from Georgetown and his JD from the NYU School of Law. He is awaiting admission to the New York State Bar.

William A. Lorenz, Jr., is a 3L at the State University of New York at Buffalo Law School. He hopes to eventually combine his passion for sports and entertainment with a career in law. William is the current Justice of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International (Alden Chapter) at UB, and is also Vice President of UB's Entertainment for the Sports & Entertainment Law Society. His work during law school has included summer internships in the legal department of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in Stamford, CT, and the Appeals Bureau of the Erie County District Attorney's Office in Buffalo, NY. He has extensive mock trial and moot court experience, and last spring competed in the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in New York City while coaching a mock trial team for Phi Alpha Delta. William received his All-College Honors Bachelor's degree from Canisius College (Buffalo) in Political Science, with a minor in Classics. His Honors thesis, "Alter Ego: Understanding American Society through Superheroes," chronicled the changes to major comic book characters since their creation to keep up with the current zeitgeist of society. Outside of law school, William holds a third-degree black belt in Isshinryu Karate, and volunteers his time to teach students of all ages at a karate school in Elma, NY.

Shannon Zhu is a 1L at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She graduated cum laude from Stony Brook University ('10) with a BS in Finance and wrote an Honors Thesis entitled "Toxic Assets for Intoxicated Consumers." Prior to law school, Shannon worked in finance and the entertainment industry and has lived in Shanghai, China. She is currently a dancer in a contemporary dance company as well as a pianist and photographer. Shannon has a long-standing interest in music, traveling and sports.

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