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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March 18, 2015

President Obama said, “I am grateful these accomplished men and women have made the decision to serve our country. I look forward to working with them.”

March 18, 2015

Attorneys Peter G. Rush and Todd E. Pentecost have joined the Chicago office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

March 17, 2015

Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering is jumping in the 10th Congressional District race for Congress, triggering a major 2016 Democratic primary brawl with former Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Ill.

March 16, 2015

Deciphera Pharmaceuticals, a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on advanced kinase inhibitor treatments targeting the tumor cell and the tumor microenvironment, today announced the appointment of Tucker Kelly as Chief Financial Officer.

March 11, 2015

He was the beloved husband of the late Florence Mayer Lieberman; loving father of Robin and Karen Lieberman; and dear brother of the late Anne (the late Ben) Brookman.

March 10, 2015

"Many believe Silver to be the best commissioner in all of professional sports."

March 9, 2015

The script has a Gone Girl meets Primal Fear vibe to it.

March 9, 2015

Former federal prosecutor and leading white collar defense lawyer Dan Shallman will join Covington as a partner in the firm's new Los Angeles office.

March 2, 2015

Squires, 53, joined Norfolk Southern in 1992. He has held several positions in the law department. He was named president in 2013.

February 26, 2015

Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, the largest health care focused law firm in the nation, is pleased to announce associate attorney Arielle Tokorcheck, J.D., has joined the firm's Indianapolis office.