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 1997, Lawyers Alliance has presented Cornerstone Awards annually to a select group of individuals and institutions that have made extraordinary contributions through pro bono legal services.
Liz Cheney, '96, has won the Wyoming U.S. House seat formerly held by her father.
Javier Martell, '89, has been promoted to director of online foreign exchange and CFDs brokerage OANDA's UK-based subsidiary, OANDA Europe Limited.
"Being in the same room with Professor Emily Kadens, '04, is not unlike hanging out with a friendly, informed tiger. When this pre-modern European legal history specialist, who has taught at Northwestern University School of Law since 2012, levels her keen focus on an issue, look out."
Jathan Janove, '82, an internationally published author, has written a new book, "Hard-Won Wisdom: True Stories from the Management Trenches."
Dominican University’s Brennan School of Business will feature Lori E. Lightfoot, '89, and president of the Chicago Police Board, in its 12th Annual Ethics and Leadership Lecture. As part of the event, Lori will also be presented with Dominican University's Ethics and Leadership Award.
Security, cyber and otherwise, is in Jamil Jaffer’s wheelhouse. Jaffer, ’03, has held top-level positions related to security matters in the White House, the Department of Justice, the Senate, and the House of Representatives.
After more than three years at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, where she was executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary, Hoffman made the decision to join the booming technology and media company Intersection as its chief legal officer and chief talent officer.
Tina Kourasis, '96, uses her legal training daily as president of VMP, a designer boutique she opened in 2013 in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood.
This past weekend, Robert Martin, '69, a legal scholar and former chief judge for the Western District of Wisconsin, accepted the Distinguished Achievement Award from his undergraduate alma mater, Cornell College.