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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March 30, 2017

He chaired the Lawyers with Disabilities Involvement subcommittee of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the ABA Business Law Section, and he serves on the executive board of the National Association of Attorneys with Disabilities (NAAD), which advocates for opportunity, integration, and career advancement for attorneys with disabilities.

March 30, 2017

Robert Martin, ’69, retired last year after serving for 38 years as a US bankruptcy judge, most of them as the chief judge in the Western District of Wisconsin. His legacy will be felt for generations.

March 30, 2017

In 2014, Euler Bropleh, ’08, founded VestedWorld, a company based on a business model he began formulating while he was at the Law School. VestedWorld is a venture capital fund that allows investors to invest in carefully screened early-stage companies in Africa.

March 30, 2017

In 2013 Singer established the Allen M. Singer Scholarship Fund and the Allen M. Singer Professorship Fund through the largest bequest intention in the history of the Law School.

March 30, 2017

When Regina Merson, '07, put herself through Yale and later the University of Chicago Law School, it was never with the intention of starting her own makeup line.

March 22, 2017

Tzedek DC, a non-profit organization recently co-founded by Ariel Levinson-Waldman, '01, with the mission of safeguarding the rights of low-income DC residents facing often unjust debt collection lawsuits and other predatory consumer crises, is now a full-time public interest center at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law.

March 15, 2017

A Q&A with LA eviction defense lawyer Daniel Bramzon: The outspoken attorney sounds off on rental prices, displacement, and evictions.

March 8, 2017

Jeffrey Wall, '03, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, will be named the principal deputy solicitor general.

March 8, 2017

President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate acting Solicitor General Noel Francisco, '96 to permanently fill that position Tuesday night.

March 7, 2017

On Friday, May 5, 2017, the Association of Fundraising Professionals Chicago Chapter will honor Jim Parsons, '77, with this year's Professional Grantor award.