David Porada ’02

David is project manager in the Detroit office of Tri-Merit LLC, a national leader in providing research and development tax-credit services to CPA firms and individual clients. He holds a law degree from University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. He previously served as an account executive at Robert Half Legal where he dealt directly with executives at corporations and partners at law firms to assess their needs and address complex issues. David also spent time as a research specialist with Thomson Reuters Westlaw.

Thomas Meyers ’85

Thomas has joined Greenleaf Trust as a trust relationship officer, responsible for day-to-day trust administration and fiduciary compliance. His broad knowledge of trusts and legacy planning adds a valuable strategic perspective to the holistic wealth management plans at Greenleaf. Thomas practiced law for more than 20 years and has more than 20 years of experience in trust administration and fiduciary risk management. He is also a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor.

Robert MacCoun ’80

Robert will join the Stanford University faculty as a professor of law this summer. He is currently a professor of law and public policy at Berkeley Law School. At Stanford he also will hold a joint appointment as a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute. Robert is a psychologist and behavioral scientist whose research, teaching and work outside the academy has focused on focused on illicit drug use, drug policy, alternative dispute resolution, judgment and decision-making, social influence, and bias in the use and interpretation of research evidence by scientists, journalists, and citizens. His recent publications include “Moral Outrage and Opposition to Harm Reduction,” Criminal Law & Philosophy, 7, 83-98, (2013); “The Burden of Social Proof: Shared Thresholds and Social Influence,” Psychological Review, (2012); and “An Agnostic’s Guide to the Drug Legalization Debate,” Annual Review of Law & Social Science (2011). Robert also has written on the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, and his work on that issue was influential in the policy debates about allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military.