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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Acting Deputy Commissioner Kevin K. McAleenan. '98 has been nominated by President Donald J. Trump to be commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
He chaired the Lawyers with Disabilities Involvement subcommittee of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the ABA Business Law Section, and he serves on the executive board of the National Association of Attorneys with Disabilities (NAAD), which advocates for opportunity, integration, and career advancement for attorneys with disabilities.
Robert Martin, ’69, retired last year after serving for 38 years as a US bankruptcy judge, most of them as the chief judge in the Western District of Wisconsin. His legacy will be felt for generations.
In 2014, Euler Bropleh, ’08, founded VestedWorld, a company based on a business model he began formulating while he was at the Law School. VestedWorld is a venture capital fund that allows investors to invest in carefully screened early-stage companies in Africa.
In 2013 Singer established the Allen M. Singer Scholarship Fund and the Allen M. Singer Professorship Fund through the largest bequest intention in the history of the Law School.
When Regina Merson, '07, put herself through Yale and later the University of Chicago Law School, it was never with the intention of starting her own makeup line.
Tzedek DC, a non-profit organization recently co-founded by Ariel Levinson-Waldman, '01, with the mission of safeguarding the rights of low-income DC residents facing often unjust debt collection lawsuits and other predatory consumer crises, is now a full-time public interest center at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law.
A Q&A with LA eviction defense lawyer Daniel Bramzon: The outspoken attorney sounds off on rental prices, displacement, and evictions.
Jeffrey Wall, '03, a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, will be named the principal deputy solicitor general.
President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate acting Solicitor General Noel Francisco, '96 to permanently fill that position Tuesday night.