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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January 30, 2014

From The New York Times:

David Stern stepped into a conference room through a side door from his office. He carried a can of soda and a small plate of tortilla chips.

January 29, 2014

From Fish & Richardson's website:

This article original appeared in Law360 on December 17, 2013 on their website at law360.com.

January 28, 2014

From an Office of the State's Attorney Press release:

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez (left) congratulates Michael Zhu, a resident of Chicago, who was recently sworn in as a newly appointed Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney.

January 27, 2014

From The Wall Street Journal:

Bloomberg LP has named Caswell Holloway, New York City's deputy mayor for operations, as its deputy chief operating officer.

January 24, 2014

From Bloomber Businessweek:

January 23, 2014

From the Chicago Tribune:

John W. Rogers Sr. was a member of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during World War II and went on to a successful legal career capped by 21 years as a Cook County Juvenile Court judge.

January 21, 2014

From SunTimes.com:

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., announced today he’s creating a panel of 16 lawyers and former judges to recommend a federal judge nominee...

January 21, 2014

From SunTimes.com:

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., announced today he’s creating a panel of 16 lawyers and former judges to recommend a federal judge nominee...

January 16, 2014

From Roetzel's website:

Roetzel is pleased to announce that Tim J. Emmitt, a partner in the firm’s Chicago office, has been recognized as a 2014 Illinois Super Lawyer by Illinois Super Lawyers magazine. Mr. Emmitt has been named as a Super Lawyer every year since 2007.