Sherrilyn Ifill '87, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, gave a stirring speech at this year's NYU Law convocation, urging graduates to infuse civil rights work into their careers. Read more
Winston Ma MCJ '98, the managing director of China Investment Corporation, one of China’s sovereign wealth funds and the fourth largest in the world, was a recipient of the NYU Alumni Association's Distinguished Alumnus Award, which honors alumni for "embodying the spirit of distinction that brings pride to the university." Read more
New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman '68, who has been a passionate advocate for civil legal services and equal access to justice, sits down to discuss the subject of his 2014 Justive William J. Brennan Jr. Lecture on State Courts and Social Justice, "The Judiciary as the Leader of the Access to Justice Revolution."
With a new mayor in office, Zachary Carter '75, Gladys Carrión '76, Stacey Cumberbatch '86, Carl Weisbrod '68, Vicki Been '83, and Steven Banks '81 have all been named to top positons in the city.
Alumni News in Brief
On September 2, President Barack Obama named Jenny Yang ’96 chair of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Yang, who was appointed vice chair of the commission earlier this year, has...
Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. ’72 completes term as chair of the ABA Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the BarSolomon Oliver Jr. ’72, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, recently concluded his term as chair of the Council of the Section of Legal Education and...
To the uninitiated, Early Interview Week (EIW) sounds as hectic as Black Friday: NYU Law students racing from interview to interview—the average 2L has 21 meetings—with top law firms, crammed into...
Lawrence Byrne ’84, most recently a partner in the White Collar Litigation and Investigations Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton in New York, has been named deputy commissioner for legal matters of...