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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As a person who continually demonstrates an unwavering commitment to his family, career, and public service, Dorian Williams, ’87, has found a happy home at a company with similar core values, putting customers, employees, and community first—Lands’ End.
For more than 25 years, Fred Sperling, ’79, has represented the person who earlier this year was reported by Forbes magazine to be the most marketable celebrity in the United States: Michael Jordan.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has nominated United Airline's general counsel Brett Hart, '94, to head the board that oversees the city's convention center.
Hart, the Chicago-based airline's executive vice president who also served as its interim CEO earlier this year, will be installed as the new chairman of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority at its monthly board meeting tomorrow.
Bradley Tusk, '99, has been called the "Uber lobbyist" and "Silicon Valley's favorite political fixer."
Jim Lewis, '66, the U.S. attorney for the central district of Illinois since 2010, is stepping down from that post as of Dec. 24.
Deepa Das Acevedo, '16, a Sharswood Fellow at Penn Law who writes and researches on employment law and new work models, has proposed a plan that would help workers navigate their impending retirement.
Syracuse University College of Law Dean Craig Boise, '94, is a man of many talents.
Anna Strom Thompson, the daughter of Peter G. Thompson of Washington and the late Barbara Strom Thompson, was married Oct. 15 to Bradley James Pearson, '14, a son of Helen W. Pearson and Glenn W. Pearson of Chevy Chase, Md.
Langdon & Emison attorney Mark Emison, '10, was honored Friday as an "Up and Coming" Lawyer for the state of Missouri, with special distinction earned for both his personal injury practice and his pro bono work on the Politte case.
Susan Phillips Read, ’72, has been referred to as the “Renaissance Judge” for her broad range of nonjudicial interests as well as for her diverse legal experiences.