News@NYU Law

9/28/2010
Colin Reardon '10 wins LexisNexis competition for paper on Twombly and IqbalColin Reardon '10 has won LexisNexis’...
9/24/2010
On September 20, Martha Coakley, the attorney general of Massachusetts, presented the 14th annual Attorney General...
8/27/2010
Micah Berul ‘00 was lead attorney for the National Labor Relations Board in an important labor law ruling. On...
8/9/2010
Shawn Pelsinger '09 (LL.M. '10) has had a very busy year. After finishing up his graduate degree in Law and the Global...
8/6/2010
On August 4, David Boies (LL.M. '67) scored a major victory when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of...
8/6/2010
On August 3, Nicholas Bagley '05 testified before the Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts of the...
8/3/2010
On July 19, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve named Herbert Kelleher ’56 chair of the Federal Reserve...
7/28/2010
On July 6, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the selection of Eloise Gore '79 as acting media legal...
7/3/2010
Since taking office in January 2009, President Barack Obama has been calling upon numerous NYU Law alumni to join his...
6/30/2010
As part of celebrating its 50th anniversary, the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey has added an item to its...
6/25/2010
Skadden Fellow Lauren Burke '09 has a key to the city. Thanks to a new public-art project, Burke and other urban...
6/25/2010
Legal ethics expert Steven C. Krane '81 died at age 53 on June 22. A former president of the New York State Bar...
6/16/2010
The White House named Kenneth Feinberg '70 as the administrator of a $20 billion fund that BP is creating to pay claims...
6/11/2010
On June 9, Steven Banks '81 and Michael Rothenberg '91 were selected to join the Task Force to Expand Access to Civil...
6/9/2010
Daryl Levinson, who is rejoining the NYU School of Law faculty in Fall 2010 after five years at Harvard Law School,...
6/2/2010
Law School Trustee Paul Francis '80 has joined New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s gubernatorial...
5/25/2010
On May 25, the Women’s Bar Association (WBA) of the District of Columbia honored Nancy Duff Campbell '68 as the...
5/19/2010
Jesse Wegman '05 has been named a Soros Justice Fellow for 2010, with a $45,000 stipend that will allow him to spend a...
5/19/2010
On May 5, Equal Justice Works (EJW) announced that Kristin Connor '08 and recent graduates Mindy Friedman '10 and Alisa...
5/18/2010
On April 26, Seth Diamond '88 took over as the Department of Homeless Services commissioner for New York City. Diamond...
5/13/2010
As the U.S. Senate is hashing out an overhaul of the nation’s financial regulatory system, Anne Milgram ’96...
5/10/2010
The 2010 Who’s Who Legal survey has named David Katz '88 and Martin Lipton '55 to their list of the top...
5/5/2010
On April 29, the New York State Crime Victims Board (CVB) announced the confirmation of Mary Haviland '94 as a...
5/5/2010
On May 3, at a 2010 Law Day speech in Albany, Jonathan Lippman '68, chief judge of the New York State Court of Appeals...
5/3/2010
NYU Law alumni named among 2010 Dealmakers of the Year by the American LawyerNYU Law alumni Matthew Feldman '88 and...
4/30/2010
On April 20, the United States Senate confirmed the nomination of Marisa Demeo '93 as an associate judge on the...
4/30/2010
A paper by Daniel Moeritz (LL.M. '09), a former Arthur T. Vanderbilt Scholar, has been cited by a German lawmaker...
4/15/2010
Jennifer Hainsfurther ’08 has won a 2010 Helton Fellowship from the American Society of International Law. The award...
4/13/2010
Charles D. Klein ’63, an NYU School of Law trustee and a managing director of American Securities for the past 30...
4/13/2010
All politics, it has been said, is local. And if you ask Anthony Foxx ’96, starting local is a great way to get into...
4/7/2010
Lauren Burke '09 was recently interviewed by the producers of "Following the Snakehead," a...
4/6/2010
On March 26, the Black, Latino, Asian Pacific American Law Alumni Association (BLAPA) held its annual Spring Dinner to...
4/1/2010
On March 25, President Barack Obama nominated Todd Edelman '94 to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia as an...
4/1/2010
On March 24, Governor Chris Gregoire of Washington named Michael Spearman ’81 to the state’s Court of...
4/1/2010
Warren J. Sinsheimer (LL.M. '57) has received the 2010 Diane Lipton Award for Outstanding Educational Advocacy on...
3/12/2010
On March 11, President Obama nominated Raymond Lohier Jr. '91 for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit....
3/12/2010
Judith Kaye ’62, former chief judge of the New York Court of Appeals, was appointed by New York Attorney General...
3/9/2010
After more than a decade with the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project, Jennifer Dalven ’95 will become its director...
3/9/2010
On March 3, Paul Verkuil (LL.M. '69, J.S.D. '72) was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate as chairman of the...
3/9/2010
Natalia Sorgente ’96 has been named chief of staff and counsel in the Department of Justice’s Environment...
3/8/2010
Julie Brill ’85, the senior deputy attorney general and chief of consumer protection and antitrust for the North...
3/8/2010
On March 1, Christopher J. Meade '96 joined the Obama Administration as the principal deputy general counsel at the...
3/4/2010
The newest addition to the array of funding opportunities available at NYU Law gives one student every year the...
3/2/2010
The NYU School of Law’s $400 million capital campaign, “Where We Stand,” begun in 2002 and launched...
3/1/2010
Former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei (LL.M. '71, J.S.D. '74, LL.D...
2/23/2010
The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced on February 22 that Lady Barbara Judge '69 will...
2/23/2010
On February 22, New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo appointed Maria Vullo '87 executive deputy attorney...
2/18/2010
On February 18, NYU School of Law held the 16th annual Public Service Auction at Vanderbilt Hall. The auction...
2/8/2010
M. Patricia Smith '77, outgoing commissioner of the New York State Department of Labor, was honored as the Law Women...
2/5/2010
On February 4, President Barack Obama nominated David Fein '85 to become the new United States attorney for Connecticut...
2/4/2010
On January 29th, David O'Keefe '95 was awarded an inaugural Robert M. Morgenthau Award for Region One from the District...
2/3/2010
Jerrold Nadler, the Democrat who has represented New York’s Eighth Congressional District in the U.S. House of...
1/27/2010
A House subcommittee looking into the federal bailout of AIG heard testimony from a number of high ranking officials on...
1/15/2010
The Immigrant Rights Clinic recently won its case to prevent the deportation of a longtime lawful permanent resident to...
1/14/2010
Kenneth Feinberg '70 has been selected by the American Federation of Teachers to lead an effort to revamp public school...
1/14/2010
On January 4, Miriam Sapiro '86 took office as a deputy United States trade representative responsible for trade...
1/11/2010
Daniel Alonso ’90, a partner at Kaye Scholer since 2005, began a new job last week: chief assistant district...
1/8/2010
Professor Oren Bar-Gill spearheaded a January 6 conference, “Regulating Consumer Financial Products,” held...
1/5/2010
After four years as a commercial litigation associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in New York, Benjamin Stone...
1/5/2010
Lourdes Rosado ’95, a former Root-Tilden-Snow Scholar, and colleague Marsha Levick, attorneys at Philadelphia’s...
1/5/2010
NYU School of Law Trustee and alumna Rita E. Hauser has been appointed to the President’s Intelligence Advisory...
12/23/2009
Jeremy Marwell ’06 called it “an honor and great privilege" to serve as a law clerk for former NYU...
12/15/2009
New York State Governor David Paterson’s Task Force on Transforming Juvenile Justice, chaired by Jeremy Travis ’82,...
12/11/2009
In a recent dissenting opinion in a death penalty case written by U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and...
11/18/2009
On November 10 the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ), the Center on Law and Security, and NYU Press...
11/18/2009
On November 16, President Barack Obama announced the nomination of Julie Brill '85, a former Root-Tilden Scholar, ...
11/16/2009
Ignacia Moreno '90, nominated by President Obama last May to be Assistant Attorney General for Environment and Natural...
11/13/2009
The U.S. Olympic Committee has selected Paul Tagliabue ’65 to lead a panel examining the governance...
11/2/2009
Dorchen Leidholdt ’88 is the director of Sanctuary for Families’ Center for Battered Women’s Legal...
10/27/2009
When Judge M. Blane Michael ’68 of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit delivered the 41st annual...
10/22/2009
Adjunct Professor Kenneth Feinberg '70, who was appointed special master for executive compensation under the Troubled...
10/22/2009
As the U.S. government’s historic Wall Street bailout has inevitably led to efforts to curb executive pay,...
8/27/2009
Jeremy Marwell ’06 has become a clerk for new U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a former NYU School of Law...
8/20/2009
Raymond J. Lohier Jr. ’91 and Miriam E. Rocah ’97 have both been promoted at the U.S. Attorney’s...
8/11/2009
Three alumni noted in Black Enterprise magazineThree NYU School of Law alumni were included in Black Enterprise’s...
8/4/2009
Helaine Barnett '64, president of the Legal Services Corporation, the largest provider of civil legal aid for low-...
7/20/2009
Three Law School alumni included in  National Law Journal's "40 Under 40"Michael Desanctis '95, Christine...
6/24/2009
When Debo Adegbile ’94 appeared before the Supreme Court in April to argue against a constitutional challenge to...
6/11/2009
Former FBI Director Louis Freeh (LL.M. '84) and New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly (LL.M. '74) are among...
6/10/2009
In response to widespread public outrage over high pay at companies receiving taxpayer assistance, on June 10 the Obama...
6/2/2009
On June 1, New York Governor David Paterson announced an executive order renaming the State Justice Building in Albany...
5/28/2009
More than eight years after they battled over the outcome of the 2000 presidential election, David Boies (LL.M. '...
5/22/2009
Four NYU Law alumni named among the top 25 "Dealmakers of the Year" by the American LawyerFour NYU Law...
5/18/2009
Stephen Choi, Murray and Kathleen Bring Professor of Law, Samuel Issacharoff, Bonnie and Richard Reiss Professor of...
5/6/2009
Arthur J. Gonzalez (LL.M. '90), a U.S. bankruptcy judge for the Southern District of New York, is presiding over...
5/5/2009
Anthony Welters ’77, chairman of the Law School’s Board of Trustees, was profiled in Diverse Issues in Higher Education...
4/23/2009
The best lawyers in Medieval England were known as sergeants-at-law; upon their appointment, they received an elaborate...
4/20/2009
The economic downturn has led law firms around the country to defer start dates for their incoming first-year classes,...
4/13/2009
ElBaradei (LL.M. '71, J.S.D. '74, LL.D. '04) discusses with New York Times Iranian nuclear dilemmaIn an interview with...
4/8/2009
Carol Bellamy '68 receives the Légion d’honneur, France's highest decorationIn an April 7 ceremony in...
3/25/2009
On March 24, President Barack Obama announced his intention to nominate Marisa Demeo ’93 to be an associate judge on...
3/24/2009
At its annual Spring Fling on April 17, the New York City Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild will honor 38 tenants...
3/20/2009
M. Patricia Smith '77 nominated as solicitor of the Department of Labor, the New York Times reportsOn March 19,...
3/6/2009
9/11 mediator Sheila Birnbaum '65 settles 92 of 95 cases for $500 million, the National Law Journal reportsThree years...
3/6/2009
NYSE Regulation Inc., which regulates conduct at the New York Stock Exchange, announced on March 4 that its board...
3/6/2009
The Wall Street Journal profiles Neil Barofsky '95, the special inspector general overseeing the $700 billion...
3/3/2009
President Barack Obama has named U.S. Federal Trade Commission member Jon Leibowitz '84 the chairman of...
2/19/2009
The February 19 Wall Street Journal reports that the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority plans to name Richard...
2/18/2009
National Law Journal highlights pro bono efforts of Sternhell '02 on behalf of Guantanamo detaineesSince 2005, Michael...
2/18/2009
Students and alumnae gathered at the Law Women's 2009 Alumnae Reception on February 17 to celebrate the achievements of...

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