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Alumni in the News

March 24, 2014

John W. Van Lonkhuyzen ’83 to Lead Verrill Dana’s Fraud and White Collar Defense Teams

Verrill Dana is pleased to announce that John W. Van Lonkhuyzen ’83 has joined the firm as a Partner.
March 22, 2014

John Keker '70 and Jan Nielsen Little '81 Receive White Collar Criminal Defense Award from NACDL, Stetson Law

On Saturday, March 22, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) presented both John Keker '70 and Jan Nielsen Little '81 with the 2014 White Collar Criminal Defense Award at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla.
March 14, 2014

Russell H. Carpenter ’68 Endows Teaching Program at Moses Brown School

Russell H. Carpenter ’68, a 1959 graduate of Moses Brown School, has generously made a $3.6 million gift to his alma mater. The gift constitutes the single largest contribution to the school’s endowment in its 230-year history
February 27, 2014

Pace University Appoints David Yassky '90 as Law School Dean

Starting in April, Pace University's law school will be led by David S. Yassky, who served as taxi commissioner under Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and greeted all riders from their seat-back televisions.
February 24, 2014

Senate Confirms Jeffrey Meyer ’89 for District Court

Jeffrey Alker Meyer ’89, a law professor at Quinnipiac University and former federal prosecutor, was confirmed by the Senate as a U.S. District Court judge in Connecticut.
February 12, 2014

Judith Areen '69 Named Seventh Executive Director of AALS

The Association of American Law Schools has appointed Judith Areen ’69 of the Georgetown University Law Center to the position of Executive Director. Areen has been serving, since the fall of last year, as Interim Executive Director of the association.
February 10, 2014

Chambers USA Recognizes Edward Steiner '83 as a Leader in his Field

Thirteen attorneys at KMK Law have been selected for inclusion as “Leaders in Their Fields” in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers®, published by Chambers & Partners Publishing. Among those 13 attorneys is Edward E. Steiner, a 1983 Yale Law School graduate.
February 9, 2014

The Toronto Star Recognizes Jamil Jivani '13 for Community Safety Initiative

On Sunday, February 9, 2014, The Toronto Star showcased the work of Jamil Jivani '13. Jamil is the founder of the Policing Literacy Initiative, a group of 20 young leaders in the city bridging research and advocacy to improve police services and community safety in Toronto. 
February 5, 2014

Logan Beirne '08 Named Washington Historian Winner of 2014 William E. Colby Award

Norwich University officials have named Logan Beirne ’08 the 2014 William E. Colby Award winner for his book, Blood of Tyrants: George Washington & the Forging of the Presidency.
January 21, 2014

Professor Nancy Marder '87 Inducted into the Warren E. Burger Society

Kent College of Law Professor Nancy S. Marder ’87 was inducted into the National Center for State Courts’ (NCSC) Warren E. Burger Society in ceremonies held in Washington, D.C. Professor Marder is being honored for her work with National Center for State Courts’ conference panels and jury projects.
January 7, 2014

Michael D. Gadarian '05 Elected new Member at Bousquet Holstein PLLC

Bousquet Holstein PLLC is pleased to announce that Michael D. Gadarian ’05 has been elected a new Member of the firm.
August 19, 2013

Watch Live: Secretary Hillary Clinton ’73 to Receive Award of Merit Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

The 2013 Alumni Weekend will feature panel discussions led by YLS faculty, tours of the Lillian Goldman Library, and an address by Hillary Rodham Clinton '73 who will be receiving the prestigious Award of Merit.
August 14, 2013

President Bill Clinton ’73, Patricia Wald ’51 to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Former President Bill Clinton ’73 and appellate judge Patricia Wald ’51 have been named as recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.