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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October 12, 2009

Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray will be the keynote speaker at the Meigs County Democratic Party's annual Kennedy Day Dinner.

Cordray was elected attorney general last November. He previously served as Ohio Treasurer of State, Franklin County Treasurer, state representative, and as Ohio's first Solicitor General.

October 12, 2009

James M. Golden has joined Dykema as an Associate in its Financial Services Litigation Department.  Mr.

October 12, 2009

The first woman elected by Minnesotans to serve as a U.S Senator is also notable for currently being the highest-ranking female elected federal official to graduate from the University of Chicago Law School. In November of 2006, Amy Klobuchar, ’85 won a U.S.

October 12, 2009

Alan S. Kopit, partner in charge of the Cleveland office of Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, was recently appointed chair of the American Bar Association's Fund for Justice and Education. Mr. Kopit has been a
member of the fund's Council since 2006, and a member of the ABA since 1977.

October 12, 2009

Frank A. Angileri is a shareholder, registered patent attorney and corporate secretary for Brooks Kushman P.C.

The Super Lawyers list recognizes outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

October 9, 2009

Harry Korrell, ’93, a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine in Seattle, was the lead attorney for the victorious plaintiffs in the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case decided earlier this year, Parents Involved in Community Schools v.

October 9, 2009

Abigail Abraham, ’92, caused some consternation during her first year at the Law School when her classmates noticed that she was packing a gun to class. She was authorized to do so, still being on the payroll of the Illinois State Police, for whom she had worked since 1980.

October 9, 2009

Ted Theophilos, ’79, never figured he’d turn out to be an entrepreneur, but earlier this year his new company, EngagementHealth, opened its doors with a business model that could transform America’s healthcare industry.

October 9, 2009

On July 31, Norman Abrams, ’55, completed his one-year term as Acting Chancellor of the University of California, Los Angeles.

October 9, 2009

Rubin Sharpe enjoys pointing out that he and Robert Maynard Hutchins arrived at the University of Chicago at the same time: “He was the incoming president, and I was a fifteen-year-old freshman,” he says.