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Chris Giancarlo ’84, chairman of U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, to deliver Sims Lecture April 13

Mar. 15, 2018—Giancarlo's talk will address ongoing efforts to reform over-the-counter derivatives marks in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.

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Augusta Dowd ’82 honored as a 2018 Yellowhammer Woman of Impact

Mar. 9, 2018—Dowd is among 20 Alabama women honored for their professional achievements and impact by the Yellowhammer News.

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Laura Dolbow ’17 wins 2018 Law360 Distinguished Writing Award through Burton Awards Program

Mar. 9, 2018—Dolbow was honored for her Note, “A Distinction without a Difference: Convergence in Claims Construction Standards,” published in the 2017 Vanderbilt Law Review.

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Read Salt Lake Tribune profile of Assistant U.S. Attorney Stewart Walz ’76

Mar. 8, 2018—Walz, who retired at the end of February, spent 42 years in government service, and had served as his office's senior litigation counsel since 1999.

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Legal First Responders panel highlights ways to use legal skills in crisis situations

Mar. 7, 2018—Thomas Castelli of the ACLU of Tennessee, immigration lawyer Andrew Free ’09 and election law expert Junaid Odubeko ’04 discuss how lawyers can respond to legal emergencies.

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Read Above the Law column highlighting VLS’s Program on Law and Innovation

Feb. 28, 2018—Columnist Kelly Twigger also interviews Professor Larry Bridgesmith about the Summit on Law and Innovation scheduled at VLS April 30.

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Yesha Yadav nominated to Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s Technology Advisory Panel

Feb. 15, 2018—The CFTC, chaired by Christopher Giancarlo ’84, exists to protect market participants and the public from fraud, manipulation, abusive practices and systematic risks related to derivatives

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Emily Grand ’19 and Claudia Stantzyk-Guzek ’19 win 2018 Bass Berry & Sims Moot Court Competition.

Feb. 14, 2018—Finalists were Josh Landis ’19, who was named Best Oralist, and Claire Fox ’19. Lauren Stern ’19 and Sarah Grimsdale ’19 honored for Best Brief.

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Eli Richardson ’92 nominated to seat on U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee

Jan. 24, 2018—Richardson is a partner at Bass Berry & Sims in Nashville, where he focuses on government investigations involving allged white-collar crime or criminal civil violations.

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Jeremy D. Kernodle ’01 nominated to seat on U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Jan. 24, 2018—Kernodle is a partner at Haynes and Boone in Dallas, where he founded and chairs the firm's False Claims Act practice group.

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Ganesh Sitaraman named to 2018 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows

Jan. 23, 2018—Sitaraman joins 17 colleagues from across Vanderbilt in two-year program for highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty members.

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James R. McHenry III, JD/MA ’03, appointed director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review

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.

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Paul Ney, JD/MBA ’84, nominated as counsel to U.S. Department of Defense

Jan. 11, 2018—Ney currently serves as chief deputy attorney general in the Tennessee Attorney General's Office.

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Thomas Parker ’89 confirmed to seat on the Western District of Tennessee

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.

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J.D./Ph.D. in neuroscience student Chris Sundby receives National Institute of Justice Fellowship

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."

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Samiyyah Ali ’16 will clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in 2018

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.

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Justin Tanner ’05 speaks as part of Princeton’s Woke Wednesday podcast series

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.

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Darby Dickerson ’88 wins 2018 AALS section award for lifetime contributions to legal research writing

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.

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Thanks to Reunion 2017 volunteers and party hosts!

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...

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Jeff Grantham ’89 named managing shareholder of Maynard Cooper & Gale

Oct. 18, 2017—Grantham has been a litigation attorney at the firm for almost 30 years. He will supervise the firm's operations.

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Laura Dolbow ’17 wins ABA Section of Administrative Law’s Gellhorn-Sargentich Essay Competition

Oct. 18, 2017—Dolbow’s paper addresses the Senate Appropriations Committee’s oversight over guidance documents.

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Climate Change Research Network blog post addresses private-sector response to climate change

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."

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Don Cochran ’92 (BA’80) confirmed as U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee

Sep. 18, 2017—Cochran currently serves on the law faculty at Belmont University.

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18 members of the Class of 2017 selected for Order of the Coif

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...

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