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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February 28, 2017

The Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Sir R. John Laugharne Thomas, '70, will speak at the main court building in Grand Cayman this week.

February 24, 2017

Robert Gasaway, '92 and Ashley Parrish, '98 recently posted on SSRN a new Law Review article on administrative law, entitled "Administrative Law in Flux: An Opportunity for Constitutional Reassessment," which will be published by the George Mason Law Review later this year.

February 23, 2017

Oxford University Press is publishing "General Principles of Law and International Due Process," a book on international law co-authored by Luke Sobota, '99 in March 2017.

February 23, 2017

Jean-Jacques (J) Cabou, '03, a partner in Perkins Coie’s White Collar & Investigations practice, is the recipient of NARAL Pro-Choice Arizona's 2017 Trust AZ Women Award.

February 23, 2017

Tracey Meares, '91 was the featured speaker of the 51st Annual William H. Leary Lecture at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, presenting on The Legitimacy of Policing and Citizenship.

February 22, 2017

Former Texas State Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright, '88 has joined global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP as chair of its Texas Appellate Group.

February 22, 2017

Major, Lindsey & Africa, the world’s largest legal search firm, and Allegis Partners, a global executive search firm, today announced the appointment of John Cashman, '94 as president of the two firms.

February 20, 2017

Governor Bruce Rauner has selected Donovan Borvan, '11, to be the Executive Director of the Illinois Liquor Control Commission.

February 13, 2017

State Department officials have confirmed Margaret Peterlin, '00, as Rex Tillerson’s new Chief of Staff.

February 9, 2017

The Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid Exploratory Committee has announced the appointment of Marla Messing, '89 as Vice President and Executive Director of Sport Leader Relations.