Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog. Information is gathered from newspaper articles, press releases, and alumni submissions. The blog is updated periodically and is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record, which is published semi-annually.

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September 10, 2014

Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- McAndrews, Held and Malloy partner Christopher Carani, '99, discusses T-Mobile’s accusation that Huawei stole robot-testing technology. Carani speaks on “Bloomberg West.”

September 9, 2014

Houston, September 8, 2014 – International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP today announced that three of its Houston attorneys have been named Texas Super Lawyers.

September 5, 2014

Maurice Fulton of Highland Park, IL and Boca Raton, FL, formerly of Glencoe, former president and chairman of the board of the Fantus Company, died August 31 in Highland Park, Illinois, at the age of 94.

September 4, 2014

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fish & Richardson announced today that Noah Graubart, a principal in the firm’s Atlanta office, has received the “On the Rise” award from the Daily Report.

September 4, 2014

WASHINGTON and CHICAGO; Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire

David N. Cook, a veteran attorney and supporter of the end-of-life choice movement, has joined the board of directors of the nation's leading end-of-life choice organization, Compassion & Choices.

August 27, 2014

SUNY Cortland will commemorate Constitution Day and the birth of U.S. democracy on Wednesday, Sept. 17, with a talk led by a constitutional law expert who also serves on the College’s faculty.

August 26, 2014

Archbishop John Nienstedt announced the appointment of Deputy Chief Administrative Law Judge Timothy J. O’Malley to the new position of Director of Ministerial Standards and Safe Environment for the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

August 25, 2014

I have special admiration of Debra Cafaro as she came on board with Ventas when the company was a struggling enterprise - with only one tenant that was in bankruptcy.

August 25, 2014

CHICAGO (August 19, 2014) – Jeffrey Goldman has joined Holland & Knight's Chicago office as a partner in the firm's Tax Controversy practice. He has worked on a number of high-profile tax matters in a variety of industries, including pharmaceutical, healthcare, manufacturing, insurance and automotive. Previously, he was a partner at Husch Blackwell in Kansas City, Mo.

July 30, 2014

“The only thing I have in common with Justin Timberlake is that we’ve both been ‘SWAT-ed,’ ” says CloudFlare CEO Matthew Prince. In 2012 an armed rescue team stormed his company’s downtown San Francisco office ready to defuse a hostage situation called in by a prankster. It was the first of many visits from the SWAT team and Maggie the bomb-sniffing dog. Prince is used to unwanted attention.