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10/01/2014NewMeet the 13th President of Cornell University: Elizabeth Garrett '88
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11/24/2009NewChief Judge Paul Michel '66 to Retire from Federal U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
06/27/2011NewRandal J. Kirk 79's Path from Local Lawyer to Biotech Billionaire
06/24/2013NewWhite House Nominates Lee Goodman '90 to FEC
09/18/2014NewNFL Hires Ex-White House Official Cynthia C. Hogan '84
09/18/2014NewNFL Announces 4 Women Will Help Shape League Policy, Including Lisa Friel ‘83
12/08/2014NewJPMorgan Exec Katherine Keating '87 Named Commonfund CEO
01/06/2015NewAn Attorney with the Heart of a Musician: W. Scott Street III ‘68
01/06/2015NewMcGuireWoods Scores 3 New Former U.S. Supreme Court Clerks: Katherine Mims Crocker '12, Brian Schmalzbach '10 and Rebecca Gantt '11
01/06/2015NewLaw & Policy 30 Under 30: Emily Renzelli '12
01/07/2015NewThomas Saylor '04 Sworn in as Pa.'s 56th Chief Justice
01/09/2015NewVirginia Supreme Court Gets New Chief Justice, Donald Lemons '76
01/09/2015NewWilliams Mullen Law Firm Elects Calvin Woody Fowler Jr. '87 CEO and President
01/14/2015NewWith Elizabeth Garrett '88’s Ascension to Cornell Presidency, Women Will Lead Half of the Ivy League
01/15/2015NewJohn Horn Takes Over as Acting Atlanta U.S. Attorney
02/25/2015NewInternational Law Firm Partner Thomas E. Donilon ‘85 Joins Delta Board
02/26/2015NewEdward J. Kelly III '81 Named to MetLife’s Board of Directors
03/03/2015NewThe Man Behind The Speech: Judge Carlton Reeves '89 Takes On Mississippi's Past
03/17/2015NewAndrew D. Leipold ‘85 Explains Why Change of Venue Didn't Occur in Marathon Bomber Case
03/17/2015NewJeff Kreisler '98 Talks Comedy in Advance of Aspen Performance
03/17/2015NewEric Broyles '95: From Disengaged High-Schooler to Corporate Attorney and CEO
03/20/2015NewDavid Baldacci '86 Says Law School Inspired Novel-Writing Career
03/25/2015NewUniversity of Wyoming Hires Klint Alexander '99 as Law School Dean
04/01/2015NewRadford President Penelope W. Kyle '79 to Retire
04/15/2015NewJack W. Gravely '72 Named Interim Head of Va. NAACP
04/20/2015NewQ&A with Calvin "Woody" Fowler '87, Williams Mullen’s New Head Honcho
04/28/2015NewKelly Currie '93 Named to Replace Loretta Lynch in Eastern District
04/29/2015NewChuck Robb '73 Took Long View on Gay Marriage
05/11/2015NewCynthia Kinser ‘77, Former Va. Chief Justice, Joins Gentry Locke
05/11/2015NewFrank Stevenson '80 Selected as State Bar of Texas President-Elect
05/14/2015NewTop FBI Official Chuck Rosenberg '90 to Helm DEA
06/03/2015NewWhittington W. Clement ‘74 Among New UVA Board of Visitors Members
06/09/2015NewLouise Sams '85 Named to Princeton Board of Trustees
06/11/2015NewEric Taylor '88 Elected California Judges Association President for Second Time
06/12/2015NewUVA Names Rusty Conner '81 as Next Vce Rector
07/01/2015NewMaria Smith ‘83 Featured in Story on 'Justice Gap'
07/06/2015NewJim Neale '98 Explains How Innocence Project, Norfolk Inmate Helped Change Exculpatory Evidence Law
07/07/2015NewRebecca Vallas '09Says Criminal Records Drive Job Seekers Into Poverty
07/16/2015NewDonald Jackson ‘90 May Help Player Get to Virginia
07/22/2015NewLisa Reisman '93 Returns to W.V. to Share Story of Surviving Brain CancerCompleted Icon
07/27/2015NewMcAuliffe to Name Jane Marum Roush ‘81 to Virginia Supreme Court
07/28/2015NewElisabeth Custalow ‘09 Fights for Animal Rights
07/29/2015NewMeet Jim Gilmore '77: Everything You Need to Know About the Potential 2016 Presidential Candidate
07/29/2015NewTIAA-CREF Names J. Keith Morgan '76 as EVP, Chief Legal Officer
08/05/2015NewAndrea Dvorak '06 Ready to Take on The UCI World Cycling Championships
08/21/2015NewRaqiyyah R. Pippins ‘06 on Black Lawyers Becoming Partner
08/21/2015NewMike Slive LL.B. ‘65 Will Miss Camaraderie of Being Commissioner
08/21/2015NewRyan Coonerty '01 Called to Serve
08/24/2015NewDavid Leitch '85 of Ford: 'I Don't Try To Define Law Firms; I Try To Solve Problems'
08/25/2015NewElizabeth Garrett ‘88: Time to Look at Higher Ed. Through Different Lens
08/28/2015NewBob Inglis '84 Awarded 2015 JFK Profile in Courage
09/01/2015NewJohn Gleeson '80 Among Judges Taking New Look at Punishment
09/03/2015NewNBC to Produce Comedy Pilot of Kassia Miller '06
09/09/2015NewMichael Hollander ’08 Named 2015 ABA Journal Legal Rebel
09/28/2015NewUVA's Miller Center Releases Sen.Ted Kennedy '59 Oral History
09/29/2015NewGlobal Automakers Hires Charles Haake '97 as Director and Assistant General Counsel
10/01/2015NewPETA Lawyer Jeffrey Kerr '87 Discusses Monkey's Copyright Suit over Selfie
10/22/2015NewJake Olcott ‘05 Discusses Cyber Risks and How Companies Assign Value
10/22/2015NewJackie Lee '00 Named to Head Immigration Lawyers Association D.C. Chapter
10/29/2015NewDeparting Federal Prosecutor Andrew Boutros ‘01 Wanted to Give Back
11/02/2015NewFormer Judge Margaret Spencer '72 Honored with Humanitarian Award
11/03/2015NewWill Shortz '77 and the Ping-Pong Prodigy
11/23/2015NewGerald Lee ’97 Launches Modern Logistics in Brazil
12/03/2015NewTommy Goodman ’06 Helps Pitch Baseball in Cuba
12/08/2015NewJustice David Chandler '04 Resigning from SCOMISS to Oversee Foster Care
12/08/2015NewJudges Remove 'Interim' From U.S. Attorney John Horn '96's Title in Atlanta
12/21/2015NewJames Covington '61, Pioneer in Luxury Condo Market, Continues to Find Success
12/21/2015NewMatt Petersen ‘99 Elected Chairman of the Federal Election Commission
12/28/2015NewCraig Silliman ‘94 Promoted to General Counsel for Verizon
12/28/2015NewDavid L. Faigman ‘86 Named Acting Chancellor and Dean of UC Hastings
12/28/2015NewDean Strang '85 a Millennial's Atticus Finch in "Making a Murderer"
01/04/2016NewAPA General Counsel Nathalie Gilfoyle ‘74 Funds Legal Training on Law and Psychology
01/05/2016NewDean Strang '85 is Lawyer Hero of 'Making a Murderer'
01/05/2016NewTalking Bach With Radio Denizen Teri Noel Towe ‘73
01/05/2016NewJohn Gleeson ‘80, Prominent Brooklyn Federal Judge, to Step Down
01/06/2016NewAnisha Singh ‘12 Makes Forbes' Top 30 Under 30
01/07/2016NewHow Roger Goodell and Cynthia Hogan '84 are Turning the NFL Into a Political Machine
01/08/2016NewWalter Metcalfe ’64 Named the St. Louis Post-Dispatch 2015 Citizen of the Year
01/11/2016NewMaking a Murderer’s Dean Strang '85 on Being a Heartthrob and Other Topics
01/11/2016NewFor Charlottesville's New Mayor, Mike Signer ‘04, Public Service is 'Cause of My Life'
01/11/2016NewDonald Yee '87: College Athletes Could Force a Change
01/13/2016NewAssociate Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll ‘95 to Retire from Lousiana Supreme Court
01/19/2016NewVirginia Basketball Legend Richard "Buzzy" Wilkinson ‘62 Passes Away
01/20/2016NewWilliam Isaacson '86 and Beth Wilkinson '87 Make Litigators of Year List
01/21/2016NewThe Wall Street Journal Chats With Dean Strang '85
02/08/2016NewNet Neutrality Again Puts FCC General Counsel Jonathan Sallet ‘78 at Center Stage
02/16/2016NewRichmond Commonwealth's Attorney Michael N. Herring ‘90 Wins Virginia State Bar Award
02/18/2016NewObama Appoints O'Melveny Vice Chair Tom Donilon ‘85 to Cybersecurity Commission
02/18/2016NewJerry Falwell Jr. ‘87 and Franklin Graham Reinvent Their Fathers' Legacies
02/25/2016NewU.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves '89 Receives 2016 Distinguished Jurist Award
02/29/2016NewPeter Vincent ‘95 Talks About El Chapo's Delusional Nature
03/10/2016NewD.C. Superior Court Preparing to Swear In Robert A. Salerno '90
03/18/2016NewJohn Gleeson '80 Revealed New Model for Forgiveness
03/18/2016NewRoman Lifson '92 is Fastest Lawyer in Richmond
04/07/2016NewHow Bob Wright ‘68 Made Must-See TV
04/15/2016NewSteve Okun '91 on Preparing Social Enterprises for Investment
04/19/2016NewHelgi Walker '91 on her SCOTUS Friend-of-Court Appearance
04/26/2016NewSteve Okun '91 Improves Lives in Bali with New Business Model
05/05/2016NewMichael Hollander '08 Uses Tech Savvy to Help Formerly Incarcerated Expunge Records
05/06/2016NewRobert S. Mueller III ‘73 to Receive ABA Award for Law and National Security Contributions
05/06/2016NewRalph Baxter ‘74 , Former Biglaw CEO And Current Innovation Titan
05/09/2016NewSri Lankan Nilakshi Parndigamage ‘10 Appointed to Top Yale Position
05/11/2016NewLove of Golf Drives Vinny Giles ‘69 to Virginia Golf Hall of Fame
05/12/2016NewUNC Hires New Chief Lawyer, Mark Merritt ‘82
05/18/2016NewTed Kennedy '59 One of the ‘Great Architects’ of Peace in Northern Ireland
05/20/2016NewColonial Williamsburg Hires Mark Hileman '82 as General Counsel
05/20/2016NewStratford Hall Names John Bacon ‘83 New President
05/24/2016NewCivil Rights Leader Elaine R. Jones ‘70 Urges Law School Graduates to Embrace Excellence and Broaden Horizons
05/27/2016NewKatten Names Roger Furey ‘83 New Chairman
05/31/2016NewSEIA Appoints Tom Kimbis '97 Interim President
06/01/2016NewQ&A: 99-Year-Old Former IRS Commissioner Mortimer Caplin '40 on Life and Taxes
06/01/2016NewNew State Bar of Texas President Frank Stevenson ‘80 on Advancing Opportunity
06/02/2016NewQ&A with TechFreedom President Berin Szoka ‘04
06/09/2016NewJim Ryan '92 Tells Story of Being Reunited with His Birth Mother
06/09/2016NewLeading Questions: A Chat with PETA Lawyer Jeff Kerr '87
06/13/2016NewMortimer Caplin '40, On The Brink Of 100, Looks Back On D-Day Service
06/14/2016NewFormer Top U.S. Military Lawyer, Richard Gross ‘93, Named Senior Fellow
06/17/2016NewNew CEO of Major Anti-Poverty Nonprofit, Maurice Jones '92, Started Life on a Virginia Tobacco Farm
06/20/2016NewSen. Angus King '69 On How 2016 Is Different From Other Presidential Campaigns
06/21/2016NewNathalie Gilfoyle '74, APA’s General Counsel, Retires
06/27/2016NewRyan Appoints Ernest Ballou Jr. '83 as One of Two Top House Attorneys
06/28/2016NewThe Puzzlemaster and the Prodigy, Featuring Will Shortz ‘77
06/28/2016NewCarlton Reeves ‘89: Mississippi Law Creates Inequality for Gay Marriage
06/28/2016NewPeter Vincent '95 Discusses Colombia Cease Fire Deal
07/05/2016NewJeree Thomas '11 Wins Youth Justice Emerging Leader Award
07/08/2016New"Mortimer Caplin '40: This 100-Year-Old Public Servant is from a Time When Americans Still Believed in Government"
07/14/2016NewHebert '99 Named Deputy Criminal Chief of Rhode Island U.S. Attorney's Office
07/21/2016NewSarang Damle '05 Named General Counsel at U.S. Copyright Office
07/21/2016New6 Things You Didn't Know about Laura Ingraham '91, RNC Speaker
07/21/2016NewQ&A with Raquel Whiting Gilmer ‘99
07/21/2016NewCourt of Appeals Judge Herbert Phipps JLLM ‘04 to Retire
07/26/2016NewMort Caplin ‘40: The Real 'Most Interesting Man In The World' Celebrates 100th Birthday
07/26/2016NewHow Adrienne Penta '03 Uses Her Law Degree And Legal Experience To Support Women's Wealth
07/26/2016New"The Rise and Fall of El Chapo," Featuring Peter Vincent '95
08/08/2016NewMichael McCann ‘02 Tells Aspiring Sports Lawyer About Career
08/08/2016NewEmily Renzelli ‘12 Makes ABA's 40 Young Lawyers List
08/12/2016NewChristine Tschiderer ‘12 Helped Represent Pregnant Client in Victory Against Chipotle
08/17/2016NewTom Donilon ‘85 Named to Clinton-Kaine Transition Team
08/17/2016NewHeather Axford '07 on Working with Immigrants Seeking Assylum from Organized Crime
08/24/2016NewTurn Your Passion Into A Career, Like New York Times Puzzle Editor Will Shortz '77
08/24/2016NewJanet Napolitano '83: Risk, Resolve, and Running a Major University System
09/07/2016NewAmy Woolard '08 on Juvenile Criminal Justice Changes
09/07/2016NewWho Owns the Air? Thatcher Stone '82 on FAA's New Drone Regs
09/09/2016NewU.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves '89 Rules Confederate Emblem Unconstitutional
09/12/2016NewAndrew Gladin '00, a Romanian Immigrant, Became a Top US Legal Adviser to Banks
09/12/2016NewRemembering Collins J. Seitz '40, Delaware's Greatest Judge
09/15/2016NewJaunt Names Hearst Ventures President George Kliavkoff '93 as CEO
09/22/2016NewDavid E. Patton ‘99 Representing Ahmad Khan Rahami
09/26/2016NewMary Beth Keller '87 Named New Chief Immigration Judge
09/28/2016NewJudge John A. Gibney Jr. ‘76 Finds Sailors Wrongfully Convicted
10/11/2016NewR.K. Ramazani S.J.D. '54: U.S. ‘Dean of Iranian Foreign Policy Studies’ Dead at 88
10/11/2016NewIn Memoriam: Renowned Iranian Scholar Ruhi Ramazani S.J.D. '54
10/11/2016NewJanet Napolitano ‘83 Says It's Time for Free Speech on Campus Again
10/11/2016NewElizabeth Canter ‘08 Makes Partner at Covington & Burling
10/11/2016NewThomas Farrell ‘79 Will Co-Chair New Bicentennial Commission
10/11/2016NewMariners' Museum Names Howard H. Hoege III ‘02 New President, CEO
10/11/2016NewPeter Vincent ‘95 Says We Should Welcome Syrians to U.S.
10/12/2016NewInfluencers: Jonathan Waldrop '00 Links Complex Worlds of Tech and Law
10/12/2016NewTodd Wagner ‘86 Shares How He Became A Billionaire
10/13/2016NewIn Memoriam: Stephen Winston Bricker ‘73, Advocate for Others
10/18/2016NewDeborah Gramiccioni '97 Nominated for Bench in New Jersey
10/20/2016NewJeannette Theriot Knoll ‘95 Celebrates Last Day on Bench
10/21/2016NewR. Brian McLaughlin ‘81 Nominated for Bench
10/25/2016NewDoug Bacon ‘00 Joins Kirkland & Ellis as Corporate Partner
10/25/2016NewKraig Powell ‘95 Appointed to 4th District Court in Utah
11/10/2016NewE. Barrett Prettyman Jr. '53, Lawyer at Center of Celebrated Cases, Dies at 91
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12/08/2014NewJPMorgan Exec Katherine Keating '87 Named Commonfund CEO
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08/03/2009NewTimothy Heaphy '91 Nominated for U.S. Attorney
07/07/2009NewJeff Kreisler '99: Comedy Career
07/07/2009NewGlenn Saks '97 Interviewed Re: Mortgage Foreclosures
08/07/2009NewNeil MacBride '92 Nominated for U.S. Attorney
08/19/2009NewTravis Laster '95 Nominated to Court of Chancery
07/02/2009NewLeah Ward Sears '95 on Disposable Marriage
07/21/2009NewRandal J. Kirk '79 Named to University Board of Visitors
07/23/2009NewMary Bauer '90 Named SPLC Legal Director
07/26/2009NewJack Graveley's '72 Career as Radio Talk Show Host
07/31/2009NewHew Pate '87 Named General Counsel at Chevron
08/24/2009NewLobbyist Heather Podesta '97, "Insider's Insider"
08/26/2009NewSenator Kennedy '59 Passes Away
08/28/2009NewFormer Professor, Mortimer Caplin '40, on Senator Kennedy '59
09/01/2009NewDonald Dell '64 Shares Insights With Students
09/02/2009NewLinda Fairstein '72 on Complicit Communities
09/11/2009NewGeorge Bostick '73 Heads to Treasury
09/15/2009NewBarbara Keenan '92 Nominated to 4th Circuit Court
09/29/2009NewPhilip Howard '74 on Health Care Reform
10/02/2009NewRonald Sokol '62, '63, Weighs in on the Polanski Case
10/06/2009NewMatthew Winter '91 Named President & CEO of Allstate Financial
10/09/2009NewADA Pierce Moser '99 on Team Prosecuting Brooke Astor's Son
10/16/2009NewTimothy Heaphy '91 Sworn in as U.S. Attorney
10/26/2009NewStephanie Tsacoumis '81 Appointed General Counsel of Georgetown University
10/27/2009NewDionne Thompson '93 Appointed to Department of Interior's Reclamation Bureau
10/28/2009NewDeMaurice Smith '89 Represents Players in Discussions About Long-Term Effects of Head Injuries in Football
11/02/2009NewJ. Travis Laster '95: Both Sides of the Bench in Delaware's Court of Chancery
11/04/2009NewJudge James Wynn '95 Nominated to Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
11/09/2009NewChristopher Frankenfield's '09 Award-Winning Paper: The Relationship Between ERISA, State and Local Health Care Experimentation, and the Need for National Health Care Reform
12/10/2009NewIndiana Chief Justice Randall Shepard LL.M. '95 Receives National Award for Judicial Excellence
12/14/2009NewU.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz '67 to Take Senior Status
12/16/2009NewGreg Nojeim '85 Tackles the Tough Issues on the Front Lines of Privacy
12/22/2009NewPatricia Hatler '80 Named Head of 25,000 Member In-house Counsel Group
12/29/2009NewMatthew Petersen '99 Elected Chair of Federal Election Commission
12/30/2009NewArthur McFarland '73 Steps Down After 33 Years on Bench
12/30/2009NewJohn Nalbandian '94 Nominated to State Justice Institute
12/30/2009NewDonal O'Donnell LL.M. '83 Appointed to the Supreme Court of Ireland
01/14/2010NewMichael Taylor '76 Named First Deputy Commissioner for Foods at FDA
01/14/2010NewRonald Sokol '62 Pens OpEd Questioning U.S. Commitment to Rule of Law
01/15/2010NewKaye Gorenflo Hearn LL.M. '98 Sworn in to Supreme Court of South Carolina
01/27/2010NewProminent Lawyer and Prolific Writer Louis Auchincloss '41 Passed Away
02/16/2010NewU.S. Sen. Evan Bayh '81 Will Not Seek Third Term
02/19/2010NewFord General Counsel David Leitch '85 Reflects on Challenging Times in a Challenging Industry
02/22/2010NewBill Baroni '98 Leaving N.J. Senate to Lead Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
02/22/2010NewPhilip K. Howard '74: Four Ways to Fix a Broken Legal System
02/22/2010NewEvan Bayh '81: Why I'm Leaving the Senate
03/01/2010NewU.S. Attorney Neil MacBride '92 on the Civilian Trial of 9/11 Mastermind
03/01/2010NewGeorge Hamlin '72: Bank CEO Reflects on Regional Successes
03/01/2010NewTim Freilich '99 and Agencies Win Suit on Behalf of 2,200 Foreign Guestworkers
03/03/2010NewBrig. Gen. Patrick Finnegan '79 Named 25th President of Longwood University
03/03/2010NewSenate Confirms Barbara Keenan LL.M. '92 to Fourth Circuit Seat
03/16/2010NewPaul Verkuil '67 Confirmed as Chairman of ACUS
03/30/2010NewJohn Merchant '58 Inducted into Black Golf Hall of Fame
04/15/2010NewZane Memeger '91 Nominated to be U.S. Attorney
04/16/2010NewJohn Gibney '76 Nominated to U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Virginia
04/19/2010NewCitigroup Names Ned Kelly '81 Chairman of Global Banking
04/22/2010NewHowell ORear '07 Advises Songwriters to Know Their Termination Rights
04/22/2010NewDHS Secretary Janet Napolitano '83 Winning Over Heavyweights
04/23/2010NewThe Impact of J. Travis Laster '95 on the Delaware Chancery Court
04/26/2010NewWhite House Counsel Bob Bauer '76 Guides the Administration on the Big Issues
04/29/2010NewCarlton Reeves '89 Nominated for U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
06/18/2010NewStephen Haynie '89 to Reinvigorate Investigations into Defense Contracting Fraud
06/21/2010NewDon Cowles '72 Builds Community in His Chosen Community
06/24/2010NewPeter Kaufman '78 Examines Both Sides of the Bankruptcy Option for BP
07/01/2010NewJulie Lynn '92: A Look at the Work of a Film Producer
08/02/2010NewEdwin Kneedler '74 Leading DOJ Fight Against Arizona's New Immigration Law
08/03/2010NewMike Slive '65 Leads the Southeastern Conference to Glory
08/06/2010NewJames Wynn LL.M. '95 Confirmed to Fourth Circuit
08/16/2010NewGeoffrey Blackwell '94 Heads New FCC Office Targeting Native Americans
08/20/2010NewPro Agent Donald Yee '87 Makes the Case for Privatizing College Football
08/24/2010NewKarin Look '81: Nuclear Negotiator
08/31/2010NewJustice Cynthia Kinser '77 Named Next Chief Justice of Virginia Supreme Court
09/07/2010NewNew York Times Takes a Look at the Polarization of SCOTUS Clerks
09/09/2010NewFormer IRS Commissioner Mort Caplin '40 Addresses Issue of Delinquent Tax Payers on Capitol Hill
10/01/2010NewCharles Oberly '71 in line for Delaware U.S. Attorney
10/11/2010NewTom Donilon '85 Named National Security Adviser
10/21/2010NewChristopher Bowen '93 Appointed to a California Superior Court
11/10/2010NewNH Chief Justice John Broderick '72 Named Dean and President of UNH Law School
11/16/2010NewPresident Nominates NC Banking Commissioner Joseph Smith '74 to Serve as Chief Regulator for Fannie/Freddie
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