Alumni

December/January Alumni Spotlight

Former DJCL Articles Editor, Andrew Berni answers some questions about his service to the Journal and what he’s up to now:

1) What was your position on the Journal?
I was an Articles Editor.                              berniws

 2) From what institution did you receive your undergraduate degree and what area did you study? I went to the University of Delaware and I studied Spanish and History.

3) Where do you currently work? I work at Wilson Sonsini in Wilmington.

4) What area of law do you practice? Corporate litigation, primarily in the Court of Chancery

5) What do you wish you had known about law school while you were a law student?  It would have been very helpful to have known just how critical it was to do well in the first year (really the first semester).

6) Aside from excelling academically and joining the Journal, what are some ways that students can stand out from the crowd to secure job offers? I think it is helpful to intern for judges and clerk if you have the opportunity.

7) What are some lessons you’ve learned during your professional career that will be valuable to the Journal’s young alumni?  I would say you should always have a healthy amount of worry about your future prospects—this applies to looking for a job, passing the bar, etc.  This will provide the motivation to put the work in and succeed.  Beyond that, I would just say try to do a good job consistently in whatever you are doing, and people will most likely notice.

8) What have you been up to since graduating from Widener Law? I was fortunate enough to work as a law clerk for Justice Seitz of the Delaware Supreme Court before starting at Wilson in September.  I have and am learning a lot from both experiences.  I think most of all I’ve enjoyed the people I’ve worked with.

9) What are your future plans? I plan to continue to build my skills as an attorney.

10) Any other interests you’d like to tell us about? Outside of professional life, I am most interested in running, cycling, and the continued revitalization of downtown Wilmington.

Know Andrew? Connect with him here.  For more information about Andrew’s practice, read here.

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DJCL’s Fall 2016 Alumni Newsletter

We are pleased to present the Fall Issue of our semi-annual Delaware Journal of Corporate Law Alumni Newsletter, which includes information on the Journal’s events and on our Volume 42 Board and Staff.

To read the Newsletter, click here.

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DJCL’s Spring 2016 Alumni Newsletter

We are pleased to present the Spring Issue of our semi-annual Delaware Journal of Corporate Law Alumni Newsletter, which includes information on the Journal’s events and on our Volume 41 Board and Staff.

To read the Newsletter, click here.

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DJCL’s Alumni Mentor Program

 The Alumni Mentor Program is a wonderful opportunity for you to give back to the Journal by advising current members. You will be paired with a current student and hold a meet and greet event to get to know each other. You and your mentee decide the scope of your mentor-mentee relationship. This program has had tremendous success and we encourage you to participate.

Interested in becoming a mentor? Contact Brandon Harper at brandonharper00@gmail.com

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