• Fellow Kenneth G. Standard received a 2017 Spirit of Excellence Award from the ABA Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession during an award ceremony luncheon on Feb. 4 at the ABA Midyear Meeting in Miami.
  • Fellow Stephen M. Murphy was appointed to a judgeship in the San Francisco County Superior Court by California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.

  • Fellow Jay D. Roth was selected by The Directors Guild of America as the recipient of its Presidents Award for service to the guild.

  • Fellow Cynthia Nance was selected by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as one of five University of Arkansas faculty members to serve on its Arkansas Advisory Committee.

  • Fellow Philip A. Miscimarra was named Acting Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board by President Donald J. Trump.

  • Fellow William B. Cowen has been named the new Regional Director for the National Labor Relations Board’s Region 21 Office in Los Angeles.

  • Fellow Don Slesnick was installed as the Orange Bowl Committee's 79th President and Chair. He will oversee the Committee’s continued commitment to the South Florida community, including a full slate of events, highlighted by the 84th Capital One Orange Bowl on December 30, 2017.

  • Fellow Paulette Brown has been selected by the Boston Bar Association to receive the Beacon Award for Diversity and Inclusion for her efforts to increase diversity in the legal profession.

  • Fellow Beth Walker was sworn in as the newest West Virginia Supreme Court Justice after her victory last May. She also received the 2016 Leadership West Virginia Distinguished Alumnus Award in November. The ceremony is part of Leadership West Virginia’s 25th Anniversary celebration. Walker, a member of the 1999 Leadership West Virginia class, was elected to the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia in May, becoming the first Justice elected in a nonpartisan race. She will take office Jan. 1.

  • Fellow Larry Casey has been recognized as a 2016 Massachusetts Super Lawyer.

  • Fellow Wendi Lazar was named one of the New York Law Journal's 2016 Top Women in Law.

  • Fellow George Nicolau was presented with a special award at the Fall meeting of the National Academy of Arbitrators in September. Mr. Nicolau received an award from the Board of Governors “in recognition for his singular prominence in our profession, his outstanding service to the NAA, and his mentorship and friendship to all.”

  • Fellow Arlene Switzer Steinfield was recognized in D CEO’s special edition, The Dallas 500. Steinfield was one of only six honorees recognized in the area of “Law-Labor and Employment.” D CEO celebrated this year’s honorees with a reception in November. The Dallas 500 is a special print edition of D CEO that celebrates the most influential and powerful business leaders in North Texas.