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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February 19, 2014

From USA Today:

New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver stood alone at the podium inside the New Orleans arena news conference room on Saturday night, his bald head glistening amid the scores of television cameras and his hip unattached to David Stern's for the first time in decades.

February 18, 2014

From the Chicago Tribune:

February 5, 2014

From the Providence Journal:

Governor Chafee has tapped Providence lawyer Joseph K. "Kenny" Alston as his new $170,000-a-year chief of staff, following the departure of George Zainyeh last week.

February 4, 2014

From Smith Amundsen's website:

January 31, 2014

From the California Aggie:

When Professor Ashutosh Bhagwat of UC Davis’ School of Law was 26 years old, he was one of the 36 clerks for the United States Supreme Court Justices. Today, he teaches constitutional and administrative law, subjects that had great importance during his clerkship.

January 30, 2014

From The New York Times:

David Stern stepped into a conference room through a side door from his office. He carried a can of soda and a small plate of tortilla chips.

January 29, 2014

From Fish & Richardson's website:

This article original appeared in Law360 on December 17, 2013 on their website at

January 28, 2014

From an Office of the State's Attorney Press release:

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez (left) congratulates Michael Zhu, a resident of Chicago, who was recently sworn in as a newly appointed Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney.

January 27, 2014

From The Wall Street Journal:

Bloomberg LP has named Caswell Holloway, New York City's deputy mayor for operations, as its deputy chief operating officer.