With spring in full bloom, 12 classes from 1956 to 2011 returned to the Law School to celebrate Reunion 2016. Events throughout the weekend included academic classes, dining, special alumni organization receptions, and an all-reunion dance. Four alumni were also honored by the Law Alumni Association. 

The Public Service Award, which recognizes alumni who forge careers in public service and honors those who profoundly affect society, was given to US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx ’96. Appointed to his current position in 2013, Foxx previously served as the mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. 

Wayne Perry LLM ’76, CEO of Shotgun Creek Investments, was honored with the Alumni Achievement Award, recognizing his professional achievements and commitment to the development of the Law School.

Deborah Schenk LLM ’76, Ronald and Marilynn Grossman Professor of Taxation Emerita, received the Legal Teaching Award, honoring her scholarship and extraordinary dedication to the education and training of law students. 

Dean Trevor Morrison presented Andrew Hudson LLM ’06 with the Recent Graduate Award. Hudson is executive director of Crisis Action, a nonprofit organization that works to protect civilians from armed conflict around the world. 

Posted September 2, 2016