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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May 19, 2014

Natalie Shapero '11's poem, "Survive Me," appeared in the May 19th issue of The New Yorker.

May 15, 2014


KemperSports announced that industry veteran Andrew Fleming has joined the company as Senior Vice President - Strategy and Business Affairs. In his new role, Fleming will be charged with leading the company's marketing technology and revenue management programs as well as corporate strategy, growth initiatives and new business lines.

May 14, 2014

From a Butler Rubin press release:

May 13, 2014

From Forefront Magazine:

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and sorry I could not travel both, and be one traveler, long I stood, and looked down one as far as I could… I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”

May 12, 2014


Vermont Supreme Court Justice Beth Robinson, widely regarded for her work on LGBT civil rights, will deliver the 39th Commencement address at Vermont Law School on Saturday, May 17, President and Dean Marc Mihaly announced today.

May 9, 2014

From The Wall Street Journal Law Blog:

Mythili Raman, who stepped down last month as chief of the Justice Department’s criminal division, will join law firm Covington & Burling LLP’s white-collar crime and litigation department as a partner, the D.C.-based firm announced on Monday.

May 7, 2014

From Pacific Legal Foundation press release:

Pacific Legal Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd F. Gaziano as Executive Director of PLF’s new DC Center and Senior Fellow in Constitutional Law.