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Robert J. Grey Jr. '76L Honored for Commitment to Diversity

Robert J. Grey Jr. '76L

Former American Bar Association president Robert J. Grey Jr. was honored by the organization’s Forum on Construction Law for his “extraordinary leadership and lifetime of commitment to moving the meter on diversity and inclusion” during its October meeting, in Chicago.

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Annual Law and Literature Seminar to Explore Shakespeare’s “King Lear”

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Now in its 24th year, the seminar on Oct. 14-15 will focus on the Shakespeare classic “King Lear.”

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W&L Law Review's Corporate Law Symposium to Honor Professors Johnson and Millon

David Millon and Lyman Johnson

The Lara D. Gass Symposium will focus this year on corporate law and governance, honoring the scholarship of two of the law school’s longest-serving faculty members, Lyman Johnson and David Millon.

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Sherry A. Fox ’06L Named a Leader in the Law

Sherry Fox '06L

Sherry Fox, an attorney with ThompsonMcMullan, has been named to the 2016 class of Leaders in the Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.

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W&L Alumna Linda Klein ‘83L Named President of the American Bar Association

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Linda Klein, a 1983 graduate of Washington and Lee's School of Law, becomes the seventh W&L Law alumnus to lead the ABA.

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Utah Lt. Gov. and W&L Law Alumnus Spencer Cox ‘01L Receives National Attention for Orlando Vigil Speech

Spencer Cox '01L

Spencer Cox, a 2001 graduate of Washington and Lee University School of Law and Lt. Governor of the State of Utah, is receiving national attention for a speech he delivered on Monday in Salt Lake City at a vigil for the victims of the Orlando shooting.

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William Toles ’92, ‘95L Named Top Lawyer in Dallas

William P. Toles

William Toles, a 1992 graduate of the College and a 1995 graduate of the School of Law, was named a “Best Lawyer in Dallas” by D Magazine.

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School of Law Honors Graduates at 2016 Commencement Ceremony

Commencement speaker Reggie Aggarwal '94L with President Ken Ruscio during the procession.

The Washington and Lee University School of Law celebrated its 161st commencement on Saturday, May 7, awarding 93 juris doctor degrees.

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Gail Deady ’11L Represents Transgender Student in Virginia Restroom Case

Gail Deady '11L

Gail Deady, a member of the law class of 2011, played a role in the landmark Title IX ruling issued recently by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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W&L Law Presents Alumni Awards during 2016 Reunion Celebration

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Walt Kelley ’77, ‘81L received the Outstanding Law Alumnus award and Neil Millhiser ‘11L received the 2016 Volunteer of the Year award.

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