BHP Alumni Coffee Chat-April 1st

BHP Students,

Please stop by the BHP Office next Thursday, April 1st between 1pm and 3pm for the BHP Alumni Coffee Chat. This chat features two alumni, Omar Ochoa and Charlie Cooper, both UT Law students with work experience as financial analysts. Coffee and cookies will be served at this event.


Omar Ochoa was the UT Student Body President in 2005-2006. After graduating from BHP/PPA in 2007, he worked in Corporate Accounting for General Motors as a Senior Financial Analyst in the Business and Competitive Analysis group.  In August 2008, he returned to UT for law school.  His law school activities include participating in Moot Court and being a teaching assistant for a legal writing class and a bankruptcy professor.  His professional legal experience includes a summer clerkship in Houston with the law firm Baker Botts and an internship with the Texas Supreme Court.  Just recently, Omar was elected Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Law Review.  His legal interests include commercial litigation, intellectual property law, and admiralty law.


After graduating from BHP/finance in 2004, Charlie Cooper worked for Bank of America from 2005 through 2007 as an analyst in their Financial Management Training Program.   After touring Europe on a bicycle in the summer of 2007,  he entered law school that fall.  In summer 2008, Charlie worked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Diego and added a summer internship at Patton Boggs to his resume last year.  Following his graduation this May, Charlie plans to do a clerkship for Judge Robert Pitman in Austin.  He is exclusively interested in a litigation (rather than transactional) and plans to be a permanent Austin resident.


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