Accolades & Achievements

The University of Chicago Law School is proud to recognize noteworthy events in the lives of its alumni through the Accolades & Achievements Blog. Information is gathered from newspaper articles, press releases, and alumni submissions. The blog is updated periodically and is a complement to the Class Notes section of The Record, which is published semi-annually.

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 acoppelman@uchicago.edu.

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July 19, 2012

From tamu.edu:

Chris Duerksen, a nationally known proponent of adopting community development codes that directly address sustainability issues, will headline “Imagining New Futures,” an annual urban planning workshop scheduled Nov. 15 – 17 at Texas A&M.

July 18, 2012

Excerpted from The Hill's Congress Blog:

July 16, 2012

Excerpted from SeattleTimes.com:

McKenna graduated from the UW in 1985 with degrees in international studies and economics. He applied to be a Rhodes Scholar but missed the cut.

Graduating from the University of Chicago law school in 1988, McKenna passed the bar exam and moved back to Bellevue, taking a job with the law firm Perkins Coie.

July 13, 2012

From the Brennan Center website:

July 11, 2012

From Post-Gazette.com:

July 10, 2012

Excerpted from ChicagoLawyer.com

Marcus Fruchter

Age: 38.

Family: He and his wife, Mitzi Baum, have a daughter, Sasha, who is 3½ years old.

July 9, 2012

From CatholicNewsAgency.com:

Who would have thought that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissenting opinion in Thursday’s healthcare decision would help opponents of the so-called contraceptive mandate?

July 6, 2012

From Corporate Counsel: