Accolades & Achievements

The Accolades & Achievements 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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September 15, 2014

COLUMBUS, OH. -Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is proud to announce that two Vorys attorneys, who are University of Chicago Law School alumni, have been included on the 2015 Best Lawyers in America list.

September 10, 2014

The New York Times notes that the website TMZ (brainchild of Harvey Levin, '75) which made a name for itself with celebrity gossip, has had a "remarkable string of scoops" in the past 10 months:

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.