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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November 4, 2015

Earlier this year, Roberta Cooper Ramo, ’67, received the highest honor conferred by the American Bar Association, the ABA Medal, for “conspicuous service to the cause of American jurisprudence.” 

October 30, 2015

"We could not be more delighted to welcome David and Steve to the PTC Board," Riesenbach said. "Each of them brings unparalleled skills and experience that will support PTC's continued growth as the region's top producer of new American plays and musicals."

October 29, 2015

It is only recently, however, that I was struck by how the lessons I have learned in the saddle apply not just in the riding arena but in the highly competitive business arena as well.

October 28, 2015

If you were to start counting the prestigious awards and recognition he has garnered for the quality, importance, and integrity of his work, and you began working backward from 2015, you’d run out of fingers and toes before you got very far into 2013.

October 27, 2015

David Ho has played an important role in the convergence between the Internet and media industries since his graduation from the University of Chicago Law School in 2001. 

October 26, 2015

He has spent most of his career as a federal prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice investigating and prosecuting international human trafficking, hate crimes and official misconduct cases around the country.

October 26, 2015

Chicago attorney Charles Pressman was "an indefatigable champion of the little guy," colleagues said.

October 23, 2015

Michael Jordan has spent decades protecting his image. Chicago attorney Fred Sperling has been there with him for the past 25 years.

October 22, 2015

The CBF annually awards five Sun-Times Fellowships to legal aid or public interest law attorneys who demonstrate a commitment to public interest work, academic achievement in law school, and outstanding character and integrity.

October 22, 2015

Adam Mortara of Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott in Chicago argued as amicus curiae in defense of the panel's approach.