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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September 14, 2012

From The Produce News:

On July 12, the Organic Trade Association, a membership-based business association for organic agriculture and products in North America, announced that Marni Karlin joined OTA staff in Washington as its associate director for legislative and legal affairs.

September 13, 2012

From Husch Blackwell's website:

September 11, 2012


September 10, 2012

From the Quarles & Brady website:

September 6, 2012

From the Wisconsin State Journal:

State Assistant Attorney General Rebecca Rapp St. John has been appointed by Gov. Scott Walker to the Dane County Circuit Court, the governor's office announced Friday.

St. John, 36, of Madison fills a vacancy left by the May retirement of Branch 16 Judge Sarah O'Brien.

September 5, 2012

Excerpted from Southern Michigan's Second Wave:

September 4, 2012

Excerpted from the Wall Street Journal:

As one of Wall Street's top lawyers, Nancy A. Lieberman was never short of confidence when trying to persuade companies to hire her for complex deals and litigation.

August 31, 2012


PowerOneData International, Inc., a smart grid company that offers Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI), automated smart meters and collector units, and its Genii(TM) software to utilities, municipalities and systems integrators within the energy industry around the world, announced that Karl N. Huish has agreed to join its Advisory Board.