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.

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

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December 2, 2014

Seattle, WA (December 1, 2014) – Rimon, P.C. has added Tax and Estate planning attorney Filmore Rose as a partner in the firm’s Seattle office.

Mr. Rose, who has repeatedly been named both to Best Lawyers in America and to SuperLawyers in Washington and in Northern California, joins Rimon from the Seattle firm of Lane Powell PC.

December 1, 2014

Billionaire investor David Rubenstein counts among the reasons for his success an intact family, scholarships to the best schools, a lot of good role models, and the fact that he wasn’t a great lawyer.

November 24, 2014

On the job for five months, Mitchell College President Janet Steinmayer has a clear vision of where the small, liberal arts school will be in a few years.

November 12, 2014

Athens, Ga. – Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge, a leading scholar in the fields of international dispute resolution, arbitration and the U.S. Supreme Court, has been named dean of the University of Georgia School of Law following a national search.

November 11, 2014

Albert Foer, founder, president and CEO of the American Antitrust Institute, announced Monday he will step down effective January 2015 after 17 years at the group's helm.

November 11, 2014

This Veterans Day there will be over a million students on college campuses in the United States who are using their G.I. Bill benefits. The Department of Veterans Affairs forecasts that the number of student veterans will increase by 20 percent in the next few years.

November 10, 2014

 — Lowenstein Sandler LLP is expanding its executive compensation team for its private equity, hedge fund, venture capital and other clients with the addition of James E. Gregory as a partner in the firm. Mr. Gregory has joined Lowenstein Sandler’s Employee Benefit and Executive Compensation practice in its New York office.

November 10, 2014

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - Nov 10, 2014) -  OnShift, the leader in web-based staff scheduling and labor management software for long-term care and senior living, today announced that George Chap

November 6, 2014

Pedro Gerson, '14, has published an article in the widely-circulated Mexican magazine Este País titled "Neocentralism: The purchase of power through the promise of security." It was written in part with information gathered in the course of his UChicago Fellowship work.

November 3, 2014

As she prepares for her first Supreme Court argument Nov. 10 in M&G Polymers USA v. Tackett, Allyson Ho cannot quite put out of her mind that her second argument will come less than a month later.