Mr. Kohn, JD '84, joins 19 attorneys across the country who were honored for their leadership roles at their respective firms who achieved extraordinary results over the past year.
Dean Blake D. Morant recently sat down with Mary Schapiro, JD '80, Former Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, to discuss her time at GW Law, her career, and her role in shifting financial regulations in the United States.
Janine Brookner, JD '98, left her 24-year career at the Central Intelligence Agency to get her law degree and fight sexual harassment in government agencies.
"One of my first weeks at GW Law, I heard Justice Ginsburg speak on campus for Constitution Day. My 3L year, Justice Alito judged the Van Vleck Moot Court Competition, and I got to meet him. It's easy to have that kind of access and ease here."
Amy Pearlman, JD '17
"I think we all realize that 10-15 years from now, we’ll be partners in the same legal community and we’ll rely on each other. That sense of collegiality really starts here."
Caleb Raymond, JD '17
"The professors here have an open-door policy for students. Even if your goals are not necessarily in their field, they’re truly interested in helping you along your path."
Maria Soledad Sternke, JD '17
"As evening students, we get a lot of resources from the administration. They’re cognizant of our concerns and flexible in helping us keep good relationships with our employers but still focus on our school work."
Patrick Eagan-Van Meter, JD '17