Events

Memorial Day Holiday

5/28
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Spring Quarter 1L Exams – Required Classes

5/28
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Memorial Day Party

5/28
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We couldn’t let you celebrate Memorial Day without Hot Dogs and Ice Cream so make a quick stop in the North Green Lounge after your exam to let off some steam and cool down.

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Study Break: Snacks

5/29
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Take a break from the library and come get your snack fix!

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Private Equity Panel

5/29
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Please join the Alumni Law Society for a panel discussion on Private Equity and networking hour. Hosted at Kirkland & Ellis with Stephen Ritchie, Sara Dasse, Mark Tresnowski and Christian McGrath.

Stephen Ritchie, '88
Stephen L. Ritchie is a partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis. Steve's practice is concentrated in the areas of complex business transactions, with a particular focus on structuring, negotiating and managing the legal aspects of mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, venture capital and growth equity investments, restructurings and workouts. He has also served as lead counsel in the representation of numerous portfolio companies of private equity funds

Sara Dasse, '00
Sara Dasse, Partner and Senior Compliance Officer at Adams Street Partners. She is responsible for the firm’s global regulatory compliance program and is a member of Adams Street’s Charitable Giving Committee.

Mark Tresnowski
Mark Tresnowski is a Managing Director and MDP's General Counsel. Prior to joining MDP, Mark was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and also Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Allegiance Telecom Inc., a portfolio company of MDCPII. Mark is on the Boards of Directors of the American Investment Council, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship and Court Theatre and on the Board of Trustees of Children’s Home + Aid.

Christian McGrath, '94
Mr. Christian B. McGrath, J.D., serves as the General Counsel and Managing Director at GTCR, LLC. Mr. McGrath joined the firm in 2007 as a General Counsel and also served as its Chief Compliance Officer. Previously, Mr. McGrath worked at Sara Lee Corporation and Latham & Watkins. He holds a J.D. with honors, from the University of Chicago and a B.A. from Stanford University.

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Study Break: Tamale Spaceship Food Truck

5/30
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Pop by the Law School parking lot to see what we’ve got cooking.  Tamale Spaceship will be here serving up traditional chicken, pork, vegetarian and vegan tamales. 

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: Law School Parking Lot

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UChicago-Tsinghua Young Faculty Forum

5/31

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Participating faculty: Omri Ben-Shahar Adam Chilton William H. J. Hubbard Richard H. McAdams

Study Break: More Snacks

5/31
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Are you still hungry? We hope so because we’re bringing you a huge variety of chips, pretzels, crackers, cookies, and popcorn one last time this quarter. 

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North Green Lounge

Alison LaCroix and Jason Merchant at Court Theatre on Rhetoric and Legal Interpretation

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Add to Calendar 2018-06-03 16:00:00 2018-05-28 04:37:50 Alison LaCroix and Jason Merchant at Court Theatre on Rhetoric and Legal Interpretation

In the spirit of The Originalist, a play about listening to and engaging in civil discourse with those who have opposing viewpoints, Court is pleased to host a series of post-play discussions to delve deeper into the art and its related themes. Even if you are attending the production on a different day, we invite Court patrons to attend any of the discussions. The production runs approximately 100 minutes and discussions begin promptly at the end of the performance.

Following the Sunday 2:30pm matinee

In celebration of Alumni Weekend at the University of Chicago, the discussion will be led by Alison LaCroix, Robert Newton Reid Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, and Jason Merchant, Lorna Puttkammer Straus Professor, Department of Linguistics and Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago.

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Court Theatre 5535 S Ellis Ave Chicago, IL 60637 United States
Participating faculty: Alison L. LaCroix

Emeritus Luncheon 2018

6/4
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Annual Emeritus Luncheon

Aging Thoughtfully: Solutions to Under-Saving and Other Problems
Featuring remarks by Saul Levmore, William B. Graham Distinguished Service Professor of Law

Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch at 12 noon.

The University Club of Chicago
76 East Monroe Street
Chicago, Illinois

Business or business casual attire required.

There is no charge for this event. Kindly RSVP using the form below by Thursday, May 31 or by calling the Office of External Affairs at 773.834.4095. 

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Participating faculty: Saul Levmore Thomas J. Miles