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May 24, 2016

Civil Rights Leader Elaine R. Jones ‘70 Urges Law School Graduates to Embrace Excellence and Broaden Horizons (Suffolk University Boston) More

May 20, 2016

Stratford Hall Names John Bacon ‘83 New President (The Free Lance-Star) More

May 20, 2016

Colonial Williamsburg Hires Mark Hileman '82 as General Counsel (Virginia Business) More

May 18, 2016

Ted Kennedy '59 One of the ‘Great Architects’ of Peace in the North (The Irish Times) More

May 12, 2016

UNC Hires New Chief Lawyer, Mark Merritt ‘82 (The News & Observer) More

May 11, 2016

Love of Golf Drives Vinny Giles ‘69 to Virginia Golf Hall of Fame (The News & Advance) More

May 9, 2016

Sri Lankan Nilakshi Parndigamage ‘10 Appointed to Top Yale Position (The Sunday Times Sri Lanka) More

May 6, 2016

Ralph Baxter ‘74 , Former Biglaw CEO And Current Innovation Titan (Above the Law) More

May 6, 2016

Robert S. Mueller III ‘73 to Receive ABA Award for Law and National Security Contributions (American Bar Association) More

May 5, 2016

Michael Hollander '08 Uses Tech Savvy to Help Formerly Incarcerated Expunge Records (The Philadelphia Citizen) More

April 26, 2016

Steve Okun '91 Improves Lives in Bali with New Business Model (UVA Today) More

April 19, 2016

Helgi Walker '91 on her SCOTUS Friend-of-Court Appearance ( More

April 15, 2016

Steve Okun '91 on Preparing Social Enterprises for Investment (EMPEA) More

April 7, 2016

How Bob Wright ‘68 Made Must-See TV (The Wall Street Journal) More

March 18, 2016

Roman Lifson '92 is Fastest Lawyer in Richmond (Richmond BizSense) More

March 18, 2016

John Gleeson '80 Revealed New Model for Forgiveness (The New York Times) More

March 10, 2016

D.C. Superior Court Preparing to Swear In Robert A. Salerno '90 (Virginian-Pilot) More

February 29, 2016

Peter Vincent ‘95 Talks About El Chapo's Delusional Nature (60 Minutes) More

February 25, 2016

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves '89 Receives 2016 Distinguished Jurist Award (Mississippi State University) More

February 18, 2016

Jerry Falwell Jr. ‘87 and Franklin Graham Reinvent Their Fathers' Legacies (The New York Times) More

February 18, 2016

Obama Appoints O'Melveny Vice Chair Tom Donilon ‘85 to Cybersecurity Commission (Bloomberg) More

February 16, 2016

Richmond Commonwealth's Attorney Michael N. Herring ‘90 Wins Virginia State Bar Award (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

February 8, 2016

Net Neutrality Again Puts FCC General Counsel Jonathan Sallet ‘78 at Center Stage (New York Times) More

January 28, 2016

Cornell's First Woman President, Elizabeth Garrett '88, Named UVA's 2016 Distinguished Alumna (UVA Today) More

January 21, 2016

The Wall Street Journal Chats With Dean Strang '85 (The Wall Street Journal) More

January 20, 2016

William Isaacson '86 and Beth Wilkinson '87 Make Litigators of Year List (The American Lawyer) More

January 19, 2016

Virginia Basketball Legend Richard "Buzzy" Wilkinson ‘62 Passes Away (Streaking the Lawn) More

January 13, 2016

Associate Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll ‘95 to Retire from Lousiana Supreme Court (WGNO) More

January 11, 2016

Donald Yee '87: College Athletes Could Force a Change (The Washington Post) More

January 11, 2016

Delegate Jennifer McClellan '97: 'I listen first.' (RVA News) More

January 11, 2016

Making a Murderer’s Dean Strang '85 on Being a Heartthrob and Other Topics (Slate) More

January 11, 2016

For Charlottesville's New Mayor, Mike Signer ‘04, Public Service is 'Cause of My Life' (The Daily Progress) More

January 8, 2016

Walter Metcalfe ’64 Named the St. Louis Post-Dispatch 2015 Citizen of the Year (St. Louis Post-Dispatch) More

January 7, 2016

How Roger Goodell and Cynthia Hogan '84 are Turning the NFL Into a Political Machine (ESPN) More

January 6, 2016

Anisha Singh ‘12 Makes Forbes' Top 30 Under 30 (Forbes) More

January 5, 2016

John Gleeson ‘80, Prominent Brooklyn Federal Judge, to Step Down (Wall Street Journal) More

January 5, 2016

Talking Bach With Radio Denizen Teri Noel Towe ‘73 (Wall Street Journal) More

January 5, 2016

Dean Strang '85 is Lawyer Hero of 'Making a Murderer' (New Republic) More

January 4, 2016

APA General Counsel Nathalie Gilfoyle ‘74 Funds Legal Training on Law and Psychology (American Psychological Association) More

December 28, 2015

Dean Strang '85 a Millennial's Atticus Finch in "Making a Murderer" (MTV News) More

December 28, 2015

Craig Silliman ‘94 Promoted to General Counsel for Verizon (Bloomberg BNA) More

December 28, 2015

David L. Faigman ‘86 Named Acting Chancellor and Dean of UC Hastings (UC Hastings College of Law) More

December 21, 2015

James Covington '61, Pioneer in Luxury Condo Market, Continues to Find Success (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

December 21, 2015

Matt Petersen ‘99 Elected Chairman of the Federal Election Commission (The Salt Lake Tribune) More

December 8, 2015

Justice David Chandler '04 Resigning from SCOMISS to Oversee Foster Care (Clarion-Ledger) More

December 8, 2015

Judges Remove 'Interim' From US Attorney John Horn '96's Title in Atlanta (Daily Report) More

December 3, 2015

Tommy Goodman ’06 Helps Pitch Baseball in Cuba (The New York Times) More

November 23, 2015

Gerald Lee ’97 Launches Modern Logistics in Brazil (Bloomberg Business) More

November 18, 2015

David Baldacci '86: 'My 5 Best Novels' (The Telegraph) More

November 3, 2015

Will Shortz '77 and the Ping-Pong Prodigy (The New Yorker) More

November 2, 2015

Former Judge Margaret Spencer '72 Honored with Humanitarian Award (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

October 29, 2015

Departing Federal Prosecutor Andrew Boutros ‘01 Wanted to Give Back (Chicago Sun-Times) More

October 22, 2015

Jackie Lee '00 Named to Head Immigration Lawyers Association D.C. Chapter (The Korea Times) More

October 22, 2015

Jake Olcott ‘05 Discusses Cyber Risks and How Companies Assign Value (Forbes) More

October 1, 2015

PETA Lawyer Jeffrey Kerr '87 Discusses Monkey's Copyright Suit over Selfie (ABA Journal) More

September 29, 2015

Global Automakers Hires Charles Haake '97 as Director and Assistant General Counsel (PR Newswire) More

September 28, 2015

UVA's Miller Center Releases Sen. Ted Kennedy '59 Oral History (WVTF) More

September 9, 2015

Michael Hollander ’08 Named 2015 ABA Journal Legal Rebel (ABA Journal) More

September 3, 2015

NBC to Produce Comedy Pilot of Kassia Miller '06 (Deadline Hollywood) More

September 1, 2015

John Gleeson '80 Among Judges Taking New Look at Punishment (The New York Times) More

August 28, 2015

Bob Inglis '84 Awarded 2015 JFK Profile in Courage (The Island Packet) More

August 25, 2015

Elizabeth Garrett ‘88: Time to Look at Higher Ed. Through Different Lens (The Washington Post) More

August 24, 2015

David Leitch '85 of Ford: 'I Don't Try To Define Law Firms; I Try To Solve Problems' (Forbes) More

August 21, 2015

Mike Slive LL.B. ‘65 Will Miss Camaraderie of Being Commissioner ( More

August 21, 2015

Raqiyyah R. Pippins ‘06 on Black Lawyers Becoming Partner (New York Times) More

August 21, 2015

Ryan Coonerty '01 Called to Serve (Santa Cruz Sentinel) More

August 5, 2015

Andrea Dvorak '06 Ready to Take on The UCI World Cycling Championships (Charlottesville Newsplex) More

July 29, 2015

Meet Jim Gilmore '77: Everything You Need to Know About the Potential 2016 Presidential Candidate (ABC News) More

July 29, 2015

TIAA-CREF Names Keith Morgan '76 as EVP, Chief Legal Officer (TIAA-CREF ) More

July 28, 2015

Elisabeth Custalow ‘09 Fights for Animal Rights (William & Mary) More

July 27, 2015

McAuliffe to Name Jane Marum Roush ‘81 to Virginia Supreme Court (Roanoke Times) More

July 16, 2015

Donald Jackson ‘90 May Help Player Get to Virginia More

July 7, 2015

Rebecca Vallas '09 Says Criminal Records Drive Job Seekers Into Poverty (PBS Newshour) More

July 6, 2015

Jim Neale '98 Explains How Innocence Project, Norfolk Inmate Helped Change Exculpatory Evidence Law (ABC 13 Norfolk) More

July 1, 2015

Maria Smith ‘83 Featured in Story on 'Justice Gap' (American Lawyer) More

June 12, 2015

UVA Names Rusty Conner '81 as Next Vce Rector (The Daily Progress) More

June 11, 2015

Eric Taylor '88 Elected California Judges Association President for Second Time (Metropolitan News-Enterprise) More

June 9, 2015

Louise Sams '85 Named to Princeton Board of Trustees (Princeton University) More

June 3, 2015

Whittington W. Clement ‘74 Among New UVA Board of Visitors Members (The Daily Progress) More

May 14, 2015

Top FBI Official Chuck Rosenberg '90 to Helm DEA (The Washington Post) More

May 11, 2015

Frank Stevenson '80 Selected as State Bar of Texas President-Elect (Focus Daily News) More

May 11, 2015

Cynthia Kinser ‘77, Former Va. Chief Justice, Joins Gentry Locke (The Roanoke Times) More

April 29, 2015

Chuck Robb '73 Took Long View on Gay Marriage (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

April 28, 2015

Kelly Currie '93 Named to Replace Loretta Lynch in Eastern District (The Daily Progress) More

April 20, 2015

Q&A with Calvin "Woody" Fowler '87, Williams Mullen’s New Head Honcho (Richmond Biz Sense) More

April 15, 2015

Jack W. Gravely '72 Named Interim Head of Va. NAACP (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

April 1, 2015

Radford President Penelope W. Kyle '79 to Retire (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

March 25, 2015

University of Wyoming Hires Klint Alexander '99 as Law School Dean (University of Wyoming) More

March 20, 2015

David Baldacci '86 Says Law School Inspired Novel-Writing Career (Arrive) More

March 17, 2015

Eric Broyles '95: From Disengaged High-Schooler to Corporate Attorney and CEO ( More

March 17, 2015

Andrew D. Leipold ‘85 Explains Why Change of Venue Didn't Occur in Marathon Bomber Case (Jurist) More

March 17, 2015

Jeff Kreisler '98 Talks Comedy in Advance of Aspen Performance (The Aspen Times) More

March 3, 2015

The Man Behind The Speech: Judge Carlton Reeves '89 Takes On Mississippi's Past (NPR Code Switch) More

February 26, 2015

Edward J. Kelly, III '81 Named to MetLife’s Board of Directors (Rock Hill Herald) More

February 25, 2015

International Law Firm Partner Thomas E. Donilon ‘85 Joins Delta Board (The Financial) More

February 20, 2015

Brendan Johnson ‘01, South Dakota's Top Federal Prosecutor, to Resign (Associated Press) More

February 20, 2015

Michael McCann ‘02 on How LeBron James' New Role Could Impact NBA (Sports Illustrated) More

January 27, 2015

VBA Installs Harry M. “Pete” Johnson III ‘88 (The Virginia Bar Association) More

January 26, 2015

To Understand Russell Wilson’s Heart, Understand His Late Father, Harrison Wilson III '80 (New York Post) More

January 15, 2015

John A. Horn ‘96 has assumed acting leadership of the Atlanta U.S. attorney’s office. (Main Justice) More

January 14, 2015

With Elizabeth Garrett '88’s Ascension to Cornell Presidency, Women Will Lead Half of the Ivy League (The Washington Post) More

January 9, 2015

Williams Mullen Law Firm Elects Calvin Woody Fowler Jr. '87 CEO and President (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

January 9, 2015

Virginia Supreme Court Gets New Chief Justice, Donald Lemons '76 (The Roanoke Times) More

January 7, 2015

Thomas Saylor '04 Sworn in as Pa.'s 56th Chief Justice (Pittsburgh Business Times) More

January 6, 2015

Law & Policy 30 Under 30: Emily Renzelli '12 (Forbes) More

January 6, 2015

After 21 Years on Supreme Court Bench, Ronald D. Castille ‘71 Retires (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) More

January 6, 2015

An Attorney with the Heart of a Musician: W. Scott Street III ‘68 (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

January 6, 2015

McGuireWoods Scores 3 New Former U.S. Supreme Court Clerks: Katherine Mims Crocker '12, Brian Schmalzbach '10 and Rebecca Gantt '11 (Richmond Times-Dispatch) More

December 29, 2014

Kelly Currie ‘93 in Running for Top Federal Prosecutor's Slot in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Bloomberg) More

December 18, 2014

U.S. Senate Confirms Amit Priyavadan Mehta ‘97 as a Federal Judge (NDTV) More

December 8, 2014

JPMorgan Exec Katherine Keating '87 Named Commonfund CEO (ThinkAdvisor) More

November 24, 2014

Bob Trammell '99 Elected to Georgia General Assembly (Newnan Times-Herald) More

November 17, 2014

Burson-Marsteller C.E.O. Donald Baer '81 Named Chairman of PBS Board (Capital) More

November 5, 2014

Mark D. Martin '98 LL.M. Wins N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Seat (Charlotte Observer) More

November 4, 2014

Karl Racine '89 Wins First-Ever Race for D.C. Attorney General (The Washington Post) More

Cynthia Hogan '84 Goes from White House to NFL as League’s Washington Representative (The Washington Post) More

Tea Party Favorite Ken Paxton '91 Elected Texas Attorney General (Breitbart) More

October 31, 2014

Joseph Saveri '87, 'Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar,' Saw Potential for Class Action Against Tech Giants More

October 7, 2014

The Colbert Report features alumna Allison Orr Larsen ‘04 and the Virginia Law Review. (Colbert Report) More

October 6, 2014

The Minority Media & Telecommunications Council has named Kim Keenan '87 president and CEO. (Broadcasting & Cable) More

October 1, 2014

The Cornell University Board of Trustees unanimously elected Elizabeth Garrett '88, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Southern California, Cornell's next president. Garrett will assume the presidency July 1, 2015. (Cornell University) More

September 23, 2014

Doubts about corporations and their CEOs linger after the 2008 financial crisis, and more work needs to be done, says Don Baer '81. (The Wall Street Journal) More

September 18, 2014

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System, the largest U.S. pension, has picked Ted Eliopoulos '89 as chief investment officer. (Bloomberg) More

September 18, 2014

The National Football League has retained among its senior advisors Lisa Friel ‘83, the former head of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit in the New York County District Attorney's Office. (USA TODAY) More

September 18, 2014

The NFL has hired Cynthia C. Hogan '84, a former deputy assistant in the Obama administration, as its senior vice president of public policy and government affairs. (ESPN) More

September 12, 2014

After a graphic video surfaced showing a star running back knocking out his fiancée, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell asked Robert Mueller '73, the former FBI director, to conduct an independent investigation into the league’s pursuit and handling of evidence in the domestic violence incident. (New York Times) More

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