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.

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April 22, 2013

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April 19, 2013

From CNN Expansion:

Alejandro Alcalá es una de las '30 promesas en los 30' edición 2013 de la revista Expansión. En 2004, el abogado cambió Nueva York por China, pues mientras trabajaba en el bufete Davis Polk & Wardwell, alguien -de quien no sabe su nombre- envió su CV al Banco Mundial.

April 9, 2013

From the National Law Journal:

Three prominent lawyers and a hedge-fund manager have launched a Chicago-based litigation financing company with $100 million in capital.

Forming Gerchen Keller Capital LLC, an investment firm focused on large-scale commercial litigation, are Adam Gerchen, Ashley Keller, Travis Lenkner and Terry Carlson...

April 8, 2013

From The American Lawyer:


April 5, 2013

From the Fort Mill Times: