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 acoppelman@uchicago.edu.

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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

From MarketWatch.com:

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.

August 30, 2012

From westernsprings.suntimes.com:

Chicago-based law firm Much Shelist recently announced the addition of state Rep. Christopher L. Nybo, R-41st, as an associate in the labor and employment practice group.

August 29, 2012

From the Jones Waldo website:

Twenty-four attorneys at Jones Waldo, one of Utah’s most enduring and prestigious law firms, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC) [including]

August 27, 2012

From The American Prospect:

August 24, 2012

From the Sacramento Bee:

TORONTO, Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Mark E. Rose, Chair and CEO of Avison Young, Canada's largest independently-owned commercial real estate services company, announced today that Robert (Bob) Slaughter has joined Avison Young as a Principal and as the company's Chief Legal Officer.

August 22, 2012

From SWH press release:

Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP (SWH), a leading national public interest law firm with offices in Washington, D.C., New York and San Francisco, today announced the addition of Ross Brooks as head of its qui tam practice. Mr. Brooks is resident in the firm’s New York office.

August 21, 2012

From Law.com:

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has officially named Ronald Bell to be the company's general counsel.