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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April 28, 2016

From a labor and employment lawyer in New York, to the White House, to the head of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce.

Cheryl Stanton, '97, says despite one’s desires, life can sometimes lead a person along a different path.

April 27, 2016

Robert J. Martineau is professor emeritus at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He has served as the administrator of a federal court of appeals and a state supreme court.

April 27, 2016

Edward Stanley Hintzke,'60, a resident of Winnetka, IL, died on April 17, 2016. He was born in Chicago on August 7, 1937, the son of Stanley and Harriett Hintzke (DDS).

April 27, 2016

On paper, former Cleveland Heights resident Eric Waldo, 06, might seem like the last person with a message for under-privileged kids insecure about higher education.

Look at Waldo's background:

April 26, 2016

Antonio Gracias, 98, is the Founder, Managing Partner, and Chief Investment Officer of Valor. Antonio founded Valor in 2001.

April 25, 2016

Ryan Walsh, '12, Wisconsin’s new chief deputy solicitor general as of February, wants to uphold the truth of the law in his new role, something he learned from his former boss, the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

April 21, 2016

The 1960s. An America on edge--the cold war, race riots, Vietnam. A frozen Midwestern Air Force town. A pair of gruesome sex murders. A black airman on trial. Will justice or bigotry prevail?

April 15, 2016

Recognized as an innovator in legal education, Craig M. Boise, '94, has been named dean of Syracuse University’s College of Law.

April 12, 2016

Veteran LGBT rights activist Jerry Clark, '66, dies at 74. Jerry N. Clark, an attorney, union health and pension fund director, and health care benefits consultant in Washington who for years served as an advocate for the cause of LGBT rights and D.C. statehood died April 9 at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington.

April 6, 2016

Esther F. Lardent, '71, will be remembered as a tireless champion for equal access to justice, Legal Services Corporation President James J. Sandman said today.