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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November 6, 2014

Neocentralism: The purchase of power through the promise of security

November 3, 2014

Allyson Ho of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius in Dallas will argue in M&G Polymers USA v. Tackett, a high-stakes business case that could expose employers to billions in extra health care costs for retirees.

October 28, 2014

Amy Manning, the managing partner of McGuireWoods’ Chicago office and member of the firm’s Executive Committee, will receive the 2014 Top Women Lawyers in Leadership Award this week from the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.

October 28, 2014

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske announced on Monday the selection of Kevin K. McAleenan as the Deputy Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

October 21, 2014
October 20, 2014

Fannie Mae has appointed Brian P. Brooks, 45, as executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary effective November 10.