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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October 8, 2009

In a family marked by close and warm relationships, it seems fitting that Bob Gerstein, ’59, and his son Mark, ’84, will both be attending milestone Law School reunions next year.

October 8, 2009

In a family marked by close and warm relationships, it seems fitting that Bob Gerstein, ’59, and his son Mark, ’84, will both be attending milestone Law School reunions next year.

October 8, 2009

On February 29 of this year, Mary Ann Glendon, ’61 JD, ’63 MCL, presented her credentials to Pope Benedict XVI and took her place as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Holy See.

October 8, 2009

You might say that Neil Braun, ‘77, didn’t let any grass grow under his feet during his exceptional career in the entertainment industry, during which, among other things, he was head of Viacom Entertainment and president of NBC Television Network.

October 8, 2009

It was in a sophomore-year class at Princeton that Chris Eisgruber, ’88, then a physics major, discovered his passion for constitutional law. That passion led him, as scholarly passions for the law often will, to the University of Chicago Law School.

October 8, 2009

As Eric Ha, ’03, was riding the train to his job at Sidley Austin one summer day last year, he received a phone call from his wife, Liz. “I just heard a story on the radio,” she told him. “You have to read about it. We have to do something.”

September 18, 2009

CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced several new senior leadership appointments to its Legal & Regulatory Team. Ann K. Shuman, Managing Director & Deputy General Counsel, has been promoted to an expanded role that will include legal support for regulatory policy initiatives and key growth activities.

September 18, 2009

Neal Millard, a 25-year resident of La Cañada and current candidate for LCUSD Governing Board, has retired from the international law firm of White & Case and launched a practice dedicated to education at Musick Peeler & Garrett.

September 18, 2009

Kalisha's practice focuses on employment litigation. Chorba received her law degree from the University of Chicago where she was the editor of The University of Chicago Legal Forum. She received a master's degree from the University of Washington and a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida where she graduated cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

September 4, 2009

The Jacksonville Bar Association recently honored Robert Gobelman with Honorary status for achieving 50 years of membership to the Florida Bar.