Jan. 12, 2018—McHenry's appointment was announced by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He has served as acting director of the office since May 30.
Jan. 11, 2018—Horn Boom has previously served as an assistant U.S. attorney for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. She is a partner at Frost Brown Todd in Lexington.
Jan. 11, 2018—Ney currently serves as chief deputy attorney general in the Tennessee Attorney General's Office.
Jan. 10, 2018—Judge Parker was confirmed by a unanimous Senate vote. He has a reputation "as one of Memphis' finest attorneys," said Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander.
Dec. 6, 2017—Sundby's $50,000 NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics will support his research project, "The Neuroscience of Evidentiary Rules: The Case of the Present Sense Impression."
Nov. 20, 2017—Ali is an international counsel at Bass Berry Sims in Nashville.
Nov. 17, 2017—Ali is currently serving as a law clerk for Judge Sri Srinivasan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit after clerking for Judge Amul Thapar on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky in 2016-17.
Nov. 8, 2017—Tanner, who now works in government affairs for Verizon, discussed his experiences working in the Department of Commerce and the Small Business Administration under Obama.
Oct. 30, 2017—Dickerson is Dean of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. She will receive the award Jan. 4 at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Oct. 23, 2017—Our sincere thanks to the class committees and party hosts who made Reunion 2017 fun and memorable! Class of 1967 Reunion Committee: Lee Cutcliff (BA’61), James Gooch (BA’65), Jim Cheek, Anna Fox Hinds, Tom Gamble and Jim Harris Party hosts: Jim ’67 and Nicky Cheek Class of 1972 Reunion Committee: Paul Kurtz (BA’68), Ron Feldman...
Oct. 18, 2017—Grantham has been a litigation attorney at the firm for almost 30 years. He will supervise the firm's operations.
Oct. 18, 2017—Dolbow’s paper addresses the Senate Appropriations Committee’s oversight over guidance documents.
Sep. 26, 2017—The TIPS-funded research team of Alexander Maki, Michael Vandenbergh, Jonathan Gilligan and Mark Cohen is exploring private-sector programs offering "employee energy benefits."
Sep. 18, 2017—Cochran currently serves on the law faculty at Belmont University.
Sep. 15, 2017—Amanda Rose, professor of law, who is president of the Vanderbilt Law School Chapter of Order of the Coif, has announced that 18 graduates of the Class of 2017 have been selected for membership in the Order of the Coif. Members of this prestigious organization are selected by faculty approval and represent the top 10...
Sep. 13, 2017—Leggett had previously served as policy counsel for the Senate Republican Policy Committee since 2012.
Sep. 13, 2017—Danly previously served as an associate at Skadden Arps, where he focused on energy regulation.
Aug. 25, 2017—Reder and his wife, Theresa, have established the Enterprise Chair at VLS through a significant gift. Retired from a 33-year legal career with Milbank Tweed in New York, Reder is now a professor of the practice of law at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 24, 2017—Stevenson was recently named executive director of the Tennessee Bar Association.
Aug. 23, 2017—Robinson's team of Turner Family Center for Social Ventures summer fellows won $15,000 at the 36/86 Student Edition Pitch Competition with their idea for a mobile banking service and researched countries where they will launch the new service. Their work will continue during this academic year.
Aug. 16, 2017—Augusta Dowd ’82, Brian D. (Buck) Rogers ’94 and Lucian Pera ‘85 are serving one-year terms as presidents of the Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee state bar associations, and Joycelyn Stevenson ‘01 was named executive director of the TBA.
Aug. 7, 2017—Thompson will work throughout the academic year to support HTI’s justice and advocacy efforts.
Jul. 28, 2017—VLS students and graduates will serve federal clerkships with a Supreme Court justice; appellate judges on the Third, Fifth, Sixth, Eighth, Eleventh, D.C. and Federal Circuits; a special master of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims; and district courts in 17 states and D.C.; and two state supreme courts.
Jul. 26, 2017—Aschkan Abdul-Malek JD/MBA’06 was living in Afghanistan, researching health care constraints in developing countries for the World Bank, when he learned how financially devastating those constraints can be. His Afghan cook, he discovered in a casual conversation, was spending six times his annual income to fly his wife to India for medical care. The cook’s wife...
Jul. 25, 2017—VLS welcomed back 460 alumni and guests from years ending in 1 and 6 Oct. 21-22. The festivities began with an all-class cocktail reception Friday night and continued with brunch and class parties on Saturday. We raised an impressive $1,530,912 in gifts and pledges thanks to class chairs Rob Ledyard ’66, Allen Lentz ’71, Mike...