Accolades & Achievements

The Accolades & Achievements 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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May 1, 2013

Earlier this year, Suyash Agrawal, ’02, joined with a partner to open Agrawal Evans LLP, a new boutique law firm in Chicago that represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex business disputes.

May 1, 2013

“We’re building a better version of the internet,” Matthew Prince, ’00, says about CloudFlare, the company he cofounded and leads as CEO.

April 30, 2013

Last year, after three and a half years as Chief Privacy Officer of the United States Department of Homeland Security, Mary Ellen Callahan, ’97, founded the Privacy and Information Governance Practice at Jenner & Block.

April 29, 2013

Having decided that she wanted a career in the diplomatic corps, Anna Pinedo, ’93, went to the college that might best prepare her for that, Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service, where she graduated in just three years.

April 26, 2013

During the first year that Rick Woldenberg, ’86, was at the Law School, his mother started a small business manufacturing educational materials for elementary school children. He didn’t pay much attention because, as he recounts, “I had left another of our family’s businesses the year before and I was totally focused on becoming a lawyer.”