Alumni News & Accolades

The Alumni News & Accolades blog gathers information from news articles and press releases about noteworthy events in the lives of alumni. It is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record.

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March 22, 2017

Tzedek DC, a non-profit organization recently co-founded by Ariel Levinson-Waldman, '01, with the mission of safeguarding the rights of low-income DC residents facing often unjust debt collection lawsuits and other predatory consumer crises, is now a full-time public interest center at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law.

March 15, 2017

A Q&A with LA eviction defense lawyer Daniel Bramzon: The outspoken attorney sounds off on rental prices, displacement, and evictions.

March 8, 2017

Jeffrey Wall, '03, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, will be named the principal deputy solicitor general.

March 8, 2017

President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate acting Solicitor General Noel Francisco, '96 to permanently fill that position Tuesday night.

March 7, 2017

On Friday, May 5, 2017, the Association of Fundraising Professionals Chicago Chapter will honor Jim Parsons, '77, with this year's Professional Grantor award.

March 7, 2017

Most recently, Mr. Burnham served as an associate at Jones Day, where he primarily handled litigation against the Federal Government.

February 28, 2017

The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Sir R. John Laugharne Thomas, '70, will speak at the main court building in Grand Cayman this week.

February 24, 2017

Robert Gasaway, '92 and Ashley Parrish, '98 recently posted on SSRN a new Law Review article on administrative law, entitled "Administrative Law in Flux: An Opportunity for Constitutional Reassessment," which will be published by the George Mason Law Review later this year.

February 23, 2017

Oxford University Press is publishing "General Principles of Law and International Due Process," a book on international law co-authored by Luke Sobota, '99 in March 2017.

February 23, 2017

Jean-Jacques (J) Cabou, '03, a partner in Perkins Coie’s White Collar & Investigations practice, is the recipient of NARAL Pro-Choice Arizona's 2017 Trust AZ Women Award.