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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October 26, 2016

Security, cyber and otherwise, is in Jamil Jaffer’s wheelhouse. Jaffer, ’03, has held top-level positions related to security matters in the White House, the Department of Justice, the Senate, and the House of Representatives.

October 26, 2016

After more than three years at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, where she was executive vice president, general counsel, and secretary, Hoffman made the decision to join the booming technology and media company Intersection as its chief legal officer and chief talent officer.

October 25, 2016

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.

October 25, 2016

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.

October 14, 2016

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.

October 14, 2016

During his career, Lewis Collens, ’66, revitalized and transformed two major Chicago higher education institutions.

October 11, 2016

Uniquely qualified to chronicle the legal, social, and political developments that shape American society, Linda Hirshman, ’69, is a renowned leader in the legal world.

October 6, 2016

In a book-lined law office conference room, Nathaniel Grey, ’57, trustee of the Bernard Heerey Family Foundation, leaned forward to look at the three recent Law School graduates before him.

October 6, 2016

A well-respected Tulsa attorney, Ray and his wife, Nancy, AB ’44, JD ’46, were lifelong volunteers and philanthropists, dedicated to the Law School and its public interest program.