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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Jim Lewis, '66, the U.S. attorney for the central district of Illinois since 2010, is stepping down from that post as of Dec. 24.
Deepa Das Acevedo, '16, a Sharswood Fellow at Penn Law who writes and researches on employment law and new work models, has proposed a plan that would help workers navigate their impending retirement.
Syracuse University College of Law Dean Craig Boise, '94, is a man of many talents.
Anna Strom Thompson, the daughter of Peter G. Thompson of Washington and the late Barbara Strom Thompson, was married Oct. 15 to Bradley James Pearson, '14, a son of Helen W. Pearson and Glenn W. Pearson of Chevy Chase, Md.
Langdon & Emison attorney Mark Emison, '10, was honored Friday as an "Up and Coming" Lawyer for the state of Missouri, with special distinction earned for both his personal injury practice and his pro bono work on the Politte case.
Susan Phillips Read, ’72, has been referred to as the “Renaissance Judge” for her broad range of nonjudicial interests as well as for her diverse legal experiences.
During his career, Lewis Collens, ’66, revitalized and transformed two major Chicago higher education institutions.
Uniquely qualified to chronicle the legal, social, and political developments that shape American society, Linda Hirshman, ’69, is a renowned leader in the legal world.
Contract Catch is a natural outgrowth of his efforts in trying to improve how attorneys write and the words attorneys choose.
Robert Barnett, '71, is a lawyer who trades the courtroom for the campaign trail practically every election cycle. Earlier this year, the political chameleon was a stand-in for Vermont Sen. Sanders to prep Clinton for the primary debates and recently he assisted her running mate Sen. Tim Kaine by portraying Rebulican Gov. Mike Pence before their Tuesday matchup.