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.

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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February 10, 2010

Amy Gardner has been selected by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) to receive one of its prestigious 2010 Marshall Memorial Fellowships.

February 10, 2010

James E. Gregory has been promoted to Partner in the Labor & Employment Law Department in the New York office of Proskauer Rose.

January 29, 2010

The selections for Super Lawyers are made by Law & Politics, a division of Key Professional Media, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

January 29, 2010

Stefanie Meyenhofer-Peters has joined the investment review team of Burford  Group LLC.

Ms. Meyenhofer-Peters holds a Masters of Law, magna cum laude, from  the University of Fribourg Law School in Switzerland and is a qualified and  experienced Swiss lawyer who has also recently completed a second Masters of  Laws degree from the University of Chicago Law School.

January 29, 2010

Christopher S. Chow, a noted bankruptcy attorney, today joins the Wilmington, Delaware, office of Ballard Spahr.

January 29, 2010

Effective January 1, 2010,  Vidya Atre Mirmira '00 has been promoted to Partner at Williams & Connolly in Washington, DC.

January 21, 2010

Milton Sills will celebrate his 100th birthday on February 4, 2010.

The oldest of three children born to Jewish immigrants from Poland, he was born and raised in Chicago, and graduated from the University of Chicago Law School in 1932.

January 21, 2010

Effective January 1, 2010, Stephanie Koh has been promoted to partnership at Sidley Austin LLP.

She is a partner in the Intellectual Property Litigation practice. She focuses her practice on complex patent litigation. Prior to joining Sidley, Koh clerked for Chief Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

January 21, 2010

Effective January 1, 2010, Beth Flaming has been promoted to partnership at Sidley Austin LLP.

January 21, 2010

Effective January 1, 2010, Melanie E. Walker has been promoted to partnership at Sidley Austin LLP.