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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Since 2013, he has been serving as the US Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany, after a career that has included a firm partnership, a top-level position in a major city attorney’s office, high-profile service in the White House, and the presidency of a large international investment firm.
The Association of American Law Schools is proud to announce Professor Herma Hill Kay as the 2015 recipient of the AALS Triennial Award for Lifetime Service to Legal Education and to the Law.
Scott Kafker, 56, was lauded as a tech-savvy judge who has worked to cut down on the court’s backlog and used the resources of the Appeals Court efficiently, during his official swearing-in by fellow Swampscott resident Gov. Charlie Baker at the John Adams Courthouse in Pemberton Square in Boston on Monday.
Roy L. Austin Jr., ’95, is Deputy Assistant to the President for the Office of Urban Affairs, Justice and Opportunity at the White House Domestic Policy Council.
The American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity will honor Seattle lawyer Thomas Fitzpatrick with its Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. 6, 2016, at the ABA Midyear Meeting in San Diego.
Scharf has been asked to focus on the Commission’s implicit bias projects.
These lawyers, a reflection of the diversity and accomlishments of the city's rising legal talent, are go-to picks in their respective fields.
“This is my dream job,” says Brian Brooks, ’94. “I have aspired to this role almost my whole career.”
“I decided that I had been a deal junkie long enough, and I wanted a broader role."