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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August 24, 2015

Susan Phillips Read acknowledges a certain wonder when reflecting on her 12 1/2 years as associate judge on the state Court of Appeals.

August 18, 2015

Makris is tax counsel for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

August 18, 2015

In a wide-ranging, three-part interview with Bloomberg, Brian Brooks, '94, draws on his experience as Fannie Mae General Counsel.

August 17, 2015

I then went to law school and had two great professors. Antonin Scalia was a professor there … and Richard Epstein, who’s a famous professor. I took courses from them that really made me think.

August 3, 2015

Litigator Chad Hummel has represented a number of clients at trial in cases involving competition law, IP, advertising and marketing, unfair competition and government investigations and prosecutions.

August 3, 2015

After more than 15 years leading the legal departments of corporate giants like Sara Lee and General Mills, Chicago lawyer and diversity advocate Roderick “Rick” Palmore is returning to law-firm life.

July 30, 2015

A 2013 graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, Ms. Chomski served as a member of the Employment Discrimination Project at the Edwin F. Mandel Legal Aid Clinic, and was the Topic Access Editor and Comment Editor of the University of Chicago Legal Forum.

July 29, 2015

Bethany Lampland  is taking action to prove that doing good is great for business.

July 28, 2015

Based in New York, Ms. Kulka will report to Neeraj Sahai, President of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, and Robert Easton, Senior Vice President & Chief Compliance Officer of McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. and will be a member of Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' Executive Committee.

July 22, 2015

Long-time Hyde Park resident and lawyer, William Thomas “Tom” Huyck passed away peacefully in his sleep July 10 after a long illness. He was 77.