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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November 29, 2016

"Mild-mannered, lawyerly and with a genius for trivia, Richard Cordray, '86, is not the sort of guy you picture at the center of Washington's bitter partisan wars over regulation and consumer safeguards. But there he is, testifying in hearing after hearing on Capitol Hill about the agency he leads, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau."

November 29, 2016

Gilbert C. Dickey, '12, a West Virginia assistant attorney general, has been named as a clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. 

November 23, 2016

"The diaries Mei Ju-ao, '28, left behind reveal a passionate, erudite, and fair-minded character - someone his son never truly knew."

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, founded by Phil Kenny '06, was recently profiled by Marc Hershberg '17 for

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.