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.

If you would like an event added to or removed from the blog, or to report any inaccuracies, please email alumni@law.uchicago.edu.

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December 18, 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Gary Barnett and Gary Goldsholle have been named as deputy directors in the Division of Trading and Markets.

December 18, 2014

We are thrilled that the Senate has confirmed James Cole Jr. as the new general counsel at the U.S. Department of Education.

December 17, 2014

Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced today that it has named Peter A. Altabef as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2015.

December 17, 2014

SUNY Distinguished Professor James A. Gardner has been named interim dean of the University at Buffalo Law School.

December 15, 2014

After humble beginnings, William Tong's life has been a series of accomplishments.

December 12, 2014

Ward Farnsworth, 83, died at home in Winnetka on December 3, 2014.

December 8, 2014

Davis will provide strategic leadership for the museum’s advancement program including developing support from individuals, corporations and foundations.

December 4, 2014

Skadden, an elite white­-shoe law firm, announced that it has added another big­-name government official to its ranks: Cyrus Amir­-Mokri, a former assistant secretary of the Treasury.

December 2, 2014

Redgrave LLP is pleased to announce that France Jaffe has joined the Firm as Senior Attorney who will be based in the San Francisco office.

December 2, 2014

Mr. Rose, who has repeatedly been named both to Best Lawyers in America and to SuperLawyers in Washington and in Northern California, joins Rimon from the Seattle firm of Lane Powell PC.