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 12, 2012

Noah Graubart '04 has been named a prinicpal in the Fish & Richardson IP Litigation group. He will continue to focus his practice on patent litigation, encompassing a diverse range of companies and technologies including telecommunications software, mesh networks, building control and automation, optical disk drives, flat-panel televisions, and flash memory devices.

January 11, 2012

Donald Martin, '73, has been named President of the Montgomery (PA) Bar Association.

From the Norristown Patch:

January 9, 2012

Eric A. Bensky, '96, has been named a partner in the litigation group of Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP.

January 5, 2012

Chicago Magazine has named Leslie Bluhm, '89, as one of six "Chicagoans of the Year" for 2011 for her work with Chicago Cares. From the Chicago Magazine website:

January 4, 2012

The Windy City Times recently interviewed James Hormel,  class of '58 and former Dean of Students, about his new book and his legacy as the United States' first openly gay ambassador. AN excerpt from teh interview is below, and you can read the entire interview here.

January 3, 2012

Stephanie Blum, '99, was recently profiled by An excerpt of the article is below:

December 29, 2011

John Delehanty, '69, a Member in the Intellectual Property and Litigation Sections of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., has been appointed to the Patent Mediation Task Force by the International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution (CPR Institute), a nonprofit alliance of global corporations, law firms

December 27, 2011

The New York Times recently profiled Albert A. Foer, '73, president of the American Antitrust Institute. According to the article,

December 22, 2011

From the Post Gazette website:

Just as every peewee football player fantasizes about appearing in the Super Bowl, law students who plan to be litigators dream of representing a client before the U.S. Supreme Court some day.

December 21, 2011

Christopher DeMuth, '73, will be joining the Hudson Institute, a nonpartisan policy research organization, on January 2, 2012 as a Distinguished Fellow. DeMuth, currently the D. C. Searle Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), will pursue research on government regulation, competition, and law and economics at Hudson Institute.