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.

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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November 18, 2016

Robertson Stephens, a global investment advisory firm for high net worth individuals, family offices, institutions and corporations, announced today that Ron Resnick, Class of 1988, is joining as Chief Operating Officer of Robertson Stephens Asset Management LLC (“RSAM”), a subsidiary of Robertson Stephens.

November 17, 2016

Perkins Coie Chicago partner Patrick M. Collins, '91, has been admitted as a Fellow to the American College of Trial Lawyers.

November 17, 2016

Rory A. Leraris, 08, has been named as one of three new partners in Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP's newest and all-female partnership class.

November 15, 2016

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon recently appointed Stanley J. Wallach '92 as a circuit judge in St. Louis County.

November 11, 2016

Broadway investment organization 42nd.club, founded by Phil Kenny '06, was recently profiled by Marc Hershberg '17 for Forbes.com.

November 11, 2016

Jana Barbe, '87, Global Vice Chair of Dentons, recently discussed the role of women in business for the "Women to Watch" podcast.

November 11, 2016

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.

November 9, 2016

Liz Cheney, '96, has won the Wyoming U.S. House seat formerly held by her father.

November 9, 2016

Javier Martell, '89, has been promoted to director of online foreign exchange and CFDs brokerage OANDA's UK-based subsidiary, OANDA Europe Limited.

November 3, 2016

"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."