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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January 16, 2013

From Georgetown University's website:

A senior U. S. government leader for nearly two decades who performed top roles in two administrations and served as partner at a major Washington law firm will leave federal service to join Georgetown as its new vice president and general counsel.

January 15, 2013


January 14, 2013

From Law Week Colorado:

Denver-based business law firm Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe added Andrew Spruiell as an associate.

January 11, 2013

From the Houston Business Journal:

Lawyer Gabriel Procaccini has been named a partner in the energy and global transactions practice of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s Houston office.

January 9, 2013


“Mom, who is that man?” Zaynab, my 5-year-old daughter asks, inevitably both fascinated and a bit frightened every time we’re at a stoplight and a beggar approaches our car.

“That man has no home or food. He wants us to help him.”

January 8, 2013

From the Harvard University Press website:

January 7, 2013

From the Cambridge University Press website:

January 4, 2013

Excerpted from The Washington Examiner:

January 3, 2013


The year-end staff shuffle continued on Thursday with the Senate Finance Committee announcing that Capitol Hill veteran will head up the panel's policy operation.