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Alumni Win Highest Discharge Upgrade For Veteran

September 05, 2019
Danica R. Gonzalves, JD '16, Courtney Lutz, JD '19, and Kelly Cournoyer, JD '19, won their client a fully "Honorable" discharge.
A photo of Alexandra Utech, Professor Sean Murphy, and Hayden Pendergrass

GW Law Students Work At UN International Law Commission

August 30, 2019
Alexandra Utech and Hayden Pendergrass assisted in drafting statements to tracking proposals for consideration for Professor Sean D. Murphy in his work at the UN International Law Commission.
GW Law Alumna Dara Lindenbaum, JD '11

"I Am the Crazy Person Who Went To Law School To Do Exactly This"

August 28, 2019
During 2018, Dara Lindenbaum served as General Counsel for Stacey Abrams’ Georgia gubernatorial campaign. After Abrams' campaign was over, Ms. Lindenbaum's work was far from over.
Assistant Director of Financial Aid Christopher Pollard

Pollard Makes Financial Aid Presentation on the Hill

August 23, 2019
Assistant Director of Financial Aid Christopher Pollard spoke to congressional staffers and higher education advocates on Capitol Hill about the basics of financial aid programs.
Person playing an esports game with alternate reality glasses in front of a computer.

Diversity in Esports: A Q&A with Ellen Zavian

August 19, 2019
Professorial Lecturer in Law Ellen M. Zavian is set to lead an esports and data science session at the 2019 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week Conference in September.
Photo of Jordan Jean, rising 2L at GW Law

Jordan Jean Awarded Prestigious Morgan Lewis Diversity Scholarship

August 16, 2019
The Morgan Lewis Foundation awarded GW Law student Jordan Jean, a rising 2L, a Diversity Scholarship. Mr. Jean is one of eight recipients of the diversity scholarship this year.
Photo of the Moon. Photo credit: Greg Revera

Lawyer By Day, Astrophotographer By Night

August 14, 2019
On a dark, clear night in 2010, Greg Revera, JD ‘99, captured a photo of the Moon that now appears on a US Postal Service (USPS) Forever Stamp.
Bottle and syringes

Cahn Speaks About Issues Facing Future of Fertility Industry

August 09, 2019
On August 7, 2019, reproductive law expert and Professor Naomi R. Cahn provided legal insight for a lawsuit brought by an Ohio family against a fertility clinic.
Thomas Lodwick, JD '13

Lodwick, JD '13, Helps North Carolina Tenants Fight Evictions

July 29, 2019
In his work with Pisgah Legal Services, Thomas Lodwick, JD ‘13, provides emergency legal aid for underserved residents in Western North Carolina.
Charlotte Kress, JD '19

Kress Awarded Year-Long Privacy Law Fellowship

July 26, 2019
The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) awarded recent GW Law graduate Charolotte Kress, JD '19, the 2019 Elise Berkhower Memorial Fellowship. During her fellowship, Ms. Kress will track new privacy legislation, watching for major state players and trends.
Photo of current DC Bar President Susan M. Hoffman

A Legacy Grows in the DC Bar

July 19, 2019
Since the 1980s, alumni continue to find new ways to shape, improve, and leave their mark at the DC Bar. Most recently, Susan M. Hoffman, JD '77, was elected as the 48th president.
Photo of Anja Siebert-Fohr, '00 LLM, '04 SJD

Alumna Elected Judge of European Court of Human Rights

July 17, 2019
On June 27, 2019, the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) elected Anja Seibert-Fohr, LLM '00, SJD '04, as judge of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in respect of Germany.
Alfredo De La Cruz stands with his family after being recognized by the Hispanic Bar Association Foundation

Graduates Recognized by HBA-DC Foundation at PASOS

July 10, 2019
Three GW Law graduates were recognized at the Hispanic Bar Association of DC (HBA-DC) Foundation’s annual graduation event, PASOS, where they spoke about their accomplishments and their family's sacrifices that helped them achieve their degrees.
Professor Naomi R. Cahn and Cynthia Lee gather for a photo at AALS.

Professors Present at AALS New Law School Teacher Workshop

July 08, 2019
Professors Naomi R. Cahn, Lisa M. Fairfax, Roger A. Fairfax, Jr., and Cynthia Lee presented at the Association of American Law Schools' 2019 Workshop for New Law School Teachers.
Professor Sean D. Murphy speaking at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

Sean Murphy Serves as Ad Hoc Judge for Law of the Sea Case

July 01, 2019
Manatt/Ahn Professor of International Law Sean D. Murphy was chosen by Nigeria to serve as an ad hoc judge for a proceeding before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea.

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