Executive Board

Kathryn Orlando, Editor-in-Chief
The editor-in-chief is responsible for overseeing the entire operation of the Review, including supervising all executive board members in their duties. The EIC works as a liaison with the administration and faculty, as well as with others in the legal community. The EIC is involved in the selection of members for the Review, as well as publication decisions regarding student authors. The EIC is the last line of defense in the editing process and must prepare each issue for publication.

Katie Davis, Managing Editor
The managing editor works with the editor-in-chief and publisher in readying issues for publication. The managing editor implements and oversees copyright and licensing provisions of the Review’s bylaws; manages and maintains the Review’s library; serves as a liaison to alumni, coordinates the annual alumni reception; maintains subscriber and alumni databases; manages article reprints; and serves as contact with Lexis, Westlaw, and the Bureau of National Affairs.

Adam Mastis, Production Editor
The production editor manages the editing process for the articles. The production editor handles correspondence with article authors and guides them through the editing process.

Alaina Norrito, Executive Note & Comment Editor
The executive note & comment editor supervises both the senior note & comment editors and the assistant editors throughout the note writing process. The executive note & comment editor also organizes the yearly write-on competition and with the editor-in-chief helps select which write-on participants will be invited to join the Review.

Emma Flanigan, Executive Articles Editor
The executive articles editor reviews all incoming submission to the Wayne Law Review and selects articles for publication in the two regular editions, compiles and categorizes all published Michigan court cases, recruits authors to write on each area of law covered in the Annual Survey of Michigan Law, and oversees Survey article submissions.

James O’Dea, Symposium Editor
The symposium editor coordinates the Wayne Law Review’s Annual Symposium. The Annual Symposium provides a forum for students, scholars, professors and the public to discuss a timely legal issue. The upcoming Symposium will focus on criminal sentencing standards. Scholars from the academic and professional community will be invited to Wayne State University Law School to speak on current issues arising both national in scope and within the State of Michigan.

Aleksandra Luka, Diversity Editor
The diversity editor is responsible for ensuring that the Review remains committed to its mission of increasing the representation of diverse identities among our membership, leadership, and authorship. To achieve this goal, the diversity editor’s responsibilities include chairing the diversity committee, creating any personal and diversity statements for the write-on competition and grading the statements submitted, working with the executive articles editor and symposium editor to solicit scholarship by authors with diverse identities, reviewing all articles and notes to be published, and developing and maintaining relationships with diverse student organizations at Wayne Law and engaging in recruitment activities with these groups to increase representation among our members.

 Staff Members

Senior Note & Comment Editors

The senior note & comment editors are each assigned a small group of assistant editors. The senior note & comment editors provide feedback and assistance to their group throughout the note writing process.

Holly Gubachy
Daniel Harwood
Lauren Lambert‡
Eli Ravid
Connor Schram                                                                                                                    

Senior Articles Editors

The senior articles editors oversee the assistant editors and help guide them through the editing of the articles.

Joseph Brennan‡
Dilan Kama
Erik Kandah
Bailee McGraw

Assistant Editors

Assistant editors are first-year Law Review members. They are responsible for the bulk of the initial editing process. Additionally, in order to receive credit, each assistant editor must write a note of publishable quality on a timely legal topic of their choice, which is considered for publication in the Review.

Alyssa Bellini

Maria Gedris

Klara Marku

Makala Borg

Rowan Gerendasy

Erli Metko

David Boutrous

Melissa Griffith

Anna Napiewocki

Courtney Dewey

Morgan Hale

Natalia Perkowska

Francis Doud

Kyle Johnson

Carly Schneider

Lydia Dunn

Farah Joni

Tayler Swartz

Rachel Fadler

Emma Klug

Hailey Wolf

Christian Fiaschetti

Samantha Lamrock




‡ Voting Member