Jan. 7, 2016—Blumstein honored as a "Trailblazer" and Boyd as a "Community Supporter."
Jan. 7, 2016—Hooker honored by Nashville newspaper for his high-profile career and accomplishments.
Jan. 4, 2016—Stevenson is the first African American woman to lead the NBA.
Dec. 8, 2015—The Senate voted 89-0 in favor of McDonough, whose nomination was endorsed by Tennessee Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander.
Dec. 2, 2015—Culpepper is a registered patent attorney whose practice has focused on advising technology clients.
Nov. 30, 2015—Listen to Ali's interview with WPLN Radio's Emily Siner about diplomacy related to the conflict in Syria.
Nov. 1, 2015—Our sincere thanks to the volunteers who did so much to make 2015 Reunion a huge success! Class of 1965 Jack Colvin; Fundraising Chair Bill Wilson; Promotion Chair Reunion Committee Members: Joe Brown, Larry Harrington, Gail Pigg and Carol Rasnic Class of 1970 John Webb; Fundraising Chair Jim Sanders; Promotion Chair & Class Party Host...
Oct. 22, 2015—The event, sponsored by the Branstetter Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program and the Social Justice Program at Vanderbilt, is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-seated basis.
Oct. 19, 2015—A three-time ambassador, Adams persuaded Lt. Gen. Prosper Avril, the Haitian military ruler and a protégé of the ousted dictators Francois Duvalier and his son, Jean-Claude, to abdicate and leave the country in March 1990.
Oct. 12, 2015—Holmes brings 25 years of experience with commercial litigation, restructuring and insolvency matters to the bench.
Oct. 8, 2015—Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi highlights a class-action settlement mandating the creation of homeowner assistance programs and credit counseling in cities hit hardest by bank foreclosures and robosigning.
Oct. 5, 2015—As second-in-command of the Office of the Tennessee Attorney General, Andrée Blumstein has helped explain the legal reasons why Tennessee can't make the Bible the state's official book, how private companies can't ban guns in public parks they help operate, and how a measure passed by Nashville voters requiring locally hired construction workers violates state law.
Sep. 18, 2015—Theros was previously a partner at Butzel Long in Detroit.
Sep. 16, 2015—Members of this prestigious organization are selected by faculty approval and represent the top 10 percent of the class.
Sep. 14, 2015—Headquartered at Vanderbilt and directed by New York Alumni Chancellor's Chair in Law Owen Jones, the MacArthur Research Network focuses on the use of neuroscientific evidence in criminal law and of neuroscientific insights to improve the fairness and effectiveness of the criminal justice system.
Sep. 10, 2015—Tipps was previously a partner with Levine Orr & Geracioti in Nashville.
Sep. 9, 2015—Smartt becomes the first black judge at the county or circuit level in Florida's 19th Circuit.
Sep. 9, 2015—Newsom's appointment announced by Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam September 3.
Sep. 8, 2015—John D. Buchanan ’89 has been named executive vice president of legal affairs for Comerica Inc., a financial services company based in Dallas. Buchanan had previously served since March 2012 as senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Buchanan will be a...
Aug. 26, 2015—Zimmerman joined Taft in 1999 and has spent his entire career at the firm.
Aug. 21, 2015—"The Tough Road to a Waterfront House: A tenacious attorney spends years wrangling regulations to build on Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay."
Aug. 3, 2015—Summer 2015 Branstetter Fellow James Alexander, Class of 2016, is featured as a J.D./M.Div. dual-degree student.