The Cape Gazette reported in July that Abby Adams (LL.M.’02) was sworn in as commissioner of the Court of Common Pleas for the State of Delaware. Adams has served as a deputy attorney general in the appeals section of the criminal division of the Delaware Department of Justice since September 2007.
John A. Coleman (L’90) was quoted in The Real Deal, a source for New York City real estate news, regarding a state judge’s ruling on May 22 ordering a development and realty group to pay $5.8 million in interest to 40 former condominium buyers. Coleman represents 33 of the former buyers.
Rep. John Delaney (L’88), D-Md., appeared on Washington, D.C.’s “NewsTalk with Bruce Depoyt” on ABC on June 25, discussing topics including immigration reform, the conflict in Syria and the NSA investigation.
The Connecticut Law Tribune reported in May that the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity has selected Filipino-American Superior Court Judge Nina F. Elgo (L’90) as this year’s recipient of the Edwin Archer Randolph Diversity Award.
Judge John M. Facciola (L’69) was featured in an article in Law Technology News called “Judge John Facciola Steals the Show at Georgetown Law.” The article, by Patrick Oot (LL.M.’05), discussed Georgetown Law CLE’s Electronic Discovery Academy, held at the Law Center in June.
The New York Times reported in April that John J. Farmer Jr. (C’79, L’86), dean of Rutgers School of Law-Newark, has been named senior vice president and general counsel of Rutgers University.
The Puget Sound Business Journal reported that Bernel Goldberg (L’87, G’87), in-house counsel for the Seattle Symphony and the Seattle Art Museum, was named Outstanding Corporate Counsel for a Nonprofit Organization in the publication’s 2013 Corporate Counsel of the Year Awards.
A piece by Kat Griffin (L’03), “Read This Before You Embarrass Yourself at a Summer Associate Lunch,” appeared in Above The Law in June.
The Times and Democrat reported in May that newly elected South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison (L’04) will become the first African American to lead a major political party in South Carolina.
USA Today announced in April that reporter Brad Heath (L’11) has been selected as the recipient of Investigative Reporters and Editors’ Tom Renner Award for his criminal justice reporting.
The Patriot News reported in June that retired Vice Admiral James Houck (LL.M.’93), former judge advocate general of the U.S. Navy, has been appointed as interim dean of Penn State’s Dickinson School of Law.
Forex Magnates, a news source for the brokerage industry, reported in April that Sarah E. Josephson (C’98, L’01) has been appointed director of the Office of International Affairs at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Main Justice reported in April that Peter Kadzik (L’77) has been named principal deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the U.S. Department of Justice.
In March, Ian Kysel (L’11) discussed teenagers in solitary confinement on NBC’s “Rock Center with Brian Williams.”
In April, a story in the Boston Globe entitled “An ‘Ordinary’ Guy Raises $1M for Charity” featured Tom Nealon (C’70, L’74), who has been running marathons to raise money for the American Liver Foundation.
Deputy Brooklyn District Attorney John O’Mara (L’78) talked to CBS News in May about the importance of seeking justice through the Conviction Integrity Unit.
Sandeep Parekh (LL.M.’97) was recognized in March as one of “10 Young Indians Who Dared to be Different” by Silicon India News.
The National Law Journal named the US Foods legal department, led by general counsel Juliette Pryor (L’91, G’91), as the Chicago Legal Department of the Year.
A Q&A with Uberoffices founder and chief executive Ray Rahbar (LL.M.’08) appeared in the Washington Post in June.
The Jewish Week reported in June that Eric Rosenthal (L’92), the founder and executive director of Disability Rights International, is the 2013 recipient of the Charles Bronfman Prize. A story on Rosenthal’s work appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of Georgetown Law.
A Q&A with Michael Sapir (L’82), founder and chairman of ProShares, appeared in the Washington Post in April.
“Schumacher maintains focus on the future,” a profile of Sen. Paul Schumacher (L’76) of Columbus, Neb., who just completed his third session in the state legislature, appeared in the Columbus Telegram in June.
The Williamsburg Yorktown Daily (Virginia) reported that Todd Stottlemyer (L’91) has been named the next rector of the College of William and Mary.
An op-ed co-authored by Mark V. Vlasic (B’96, L’00) called “When Museums Do the Right Thing: Cambodian statues, Mongolian dinosaurs and the fight against stolen antiquities” appeared in the New York Times in May.
The Puget Sound Business Journal reported that Bart Waldman (L’78), executive vice president of the Seattle Mariners, was named Outstanding Corporate Counsel for a Small Company (fewer than 2,500 employees) in the publication’s 2013 Corporate Counsel of the Year Awards.