Alumni Update

Please join us in congratulating UMLR Alumni Eva M. Spahn, JD’11 and Scott E. Byers, JD’09, for becoming shareholders of their respective firms, Greenberg Traurig and Carlton Fields. 

Ms. Spahn, is a member of Greenberg Traurig’s Litigation Practice. She handles complex commercial  and class action matters in various forums, including state and federal courts in multiple U.S. jurisdictions, as well as domestic and international arbitrations before various arbitral bodies. She also has experience representing clients in matters involving the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).

Mr. Byers focuses on the defense of financial services companies in complex federal and state court litigation, including class actions and multi-district litigation proceedings throughout the United States. He has experience in cases alleging fraud, misrepresentation, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, deceptive trade practices, violations of ERISA, and numerous other industry specific issues involving elevated exposure risks. He is also regularly involved in motion practice and written appellate advocacy, having briefed issues for courts throughout the country, including the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Congratulations to Ms. Spahn and Mr. Byers! We look forward to more years full of accomplishments.