Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog. Information is gathered from newspaper articles, press releases, and alumni submissions. The blog is updated periodically and is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record, which is published semi-annually.

If you would like an event added to or removed from the blog, or to report any inaccuracies, please email Alison Coppelman, Director, Alumni Relations, at acoppelman@uchicago.edu.

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March 24, 2010

Greg Weintraub has joined Lash & Goldberg LLP as a Senior Associate.  At Lash & Goldberg, Weintraub will focus on complex civil and commercial litigation and arbitrations.

March 24, 2010

Life in the Shadows of a Corporate Lawyer, an autobiography by attorney Walt Jay, shares the triumphs and tragedies of a corporate lawyer battling alcoholism at a time when the condition was often misdiagnosed and untreated.

March 24, 2010

Faegre & Benson LLP announced that Andrew G. Humphrey (partner, Minneapolis) became chair of the firm's nine-member management committee on March 1.First elected to the committee in 2005, Humphrey succeeds Thomas G. Morgan (partner, Minneapolis), who has served as chair since March 2004.

March 19, 2010

Just five years after she had graduated from the Law School, Kimberly McCoy Summe, '96, was named general counsel of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), where she interacted with attorneys from nearly 100 countries regarding those complex financial instruments.

March 19, 2010

The work life of Jeffrey Anderson, '92, is all fun and games. Or, at least, all games and mostly fun.

March 19, 2010

With a substantial gift in honor of his father, the late Paul J. Tierney, Michael Tierney, '79, has expanded the capabilities of the Law School's Housing Initiative, one of the legal clinics within the Edwin F. Mandel Legal Clinic.

March 19, 2010

When Richard W. Burke, '58, was considering attending college, his choices were limited by finances.

March 10, 2010

Katrina M. Gossett has joined Baker & Daniels LLP as an associate in the law firm's downtown Indianapolis office.

March 10, 2010

President Obama also announced his intent to appoint several individuals to serve on the Recovery Independent Advisory Panel.

March 10, 2010

Alicia Fazzano Castro recently joined Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP's Complex Commercial Litigation practice group as an Associate.