Ramon “Ray” Breeden Jr. ’56, President and CEO of The Breeden Company, was named Virginia Beach, Va.’s First Citizen for 2013 by the Virginia Beach Jaycees. (http://www.virginiabusi ness.com/companies/article/developer-named-first-citizen-of-virginia-beach) The Breeden Company, which Mr. Breeden founded in 1967, has developed, built, and operated more than 7,000 apartments, 2 million square feet of commercial shopping center and office space, 1,700 homes, and three timeshare resort hotels. He was also recognized in March 2013 by Virginia Business as one of the Commonwealth’s “most influential Virginians.” (http://www.virginiabusiness. com/news/article/50-most-influential-virginians) In addition to supporting and serving on boards of numerous educational institutions and charities in the Virginia Beach area, Mr. Breeden was a charter member of the McIntire Advisory Board and for a number of years held the prestigious role of president of the McIntire Foundation Board.
Arthur Austin ’58 is the Edgar A. Hahn Professor Emeritus of Jurisprudence at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, retiring in 2012 after almost 45 years at the university. Professor Austin taught Contracts, Antitrust, Intellectual Property, and Trends and Tensions in Legal Education; his writing is chiefly on antitrust law, juror surveys, and legal scholarship. While at Case Western Reserve University, Professor Austin spent a year on leave with the Policy Planning Section of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division (1970-1971). A prolific author, he has published frequently cited articles in leading law reviews and three books:Antitrust: Law, Economics, Policy (1976), Complex Litigation Confronts the Jury System (1984), and The Empire Strikes Back: Outsiders and the Struggle over Legal Education (1998). He has also been featured in various media including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. Professor Austin earned a B.S. in Commerce with Distinction in 1958 after serving in the Korean War as an Army Medic and earning the Purple Heart and Bronze Star with “V” (Pork Chop Hill). He earned his law degree in 1963 from Tulane University.