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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June 14, 2012

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced that Albert A. Foer, President, American Antitrust Institute will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Legal Series: Antitrust in 2012.” This event is scheduled for August 28, 2012 from 12pm – 2pm (ET).

June 13, 2012

Excerpted from National Law Journal:

June 12, 2012

From Guidepost Solutions:

June 11, 2012

From the Faegre Baker Daniels website: 

Edward (Ned) Wahl, a partner in the finance and restructuring group at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, has been appointed a district court judge in Minnesota's Fourth Judicial District by Governor Mark Dayton. Martha Holton Dimick and Kathleen Sheehy were also appointed.

June 7, 2012

From The Gazette (Iowa):

President Barack Obama partisans think his predecessor, George Bush, and Obama are so different. I wish they would subject Obama to the same standards to which they subjected Bush. If they did, they couldn’t possibly support him.

June 6, 2012


South Orange resident and Centenary College Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Roger Anderson will speak at Building New Jersey’s Future - Higher Education Capital Construction Conference on June 8. The conference is sponsored by the New Jersey Alliance for Action.

June 6, 2012

From the book's website:

What makes places like Silicon Valley tick?  Can we replicate that magic in other places?