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A portrait of Nat Pernick, ’86. A portrait of Nat Pernick, ’86.

Impact Summer 2024

Nat Pernick, ’86: Forging a Path in Computers and Medicine

From a young age, Pernick has had a propensity for mathematics and science, which would pave the way for his future in computers and medicine. He recently set up a scholarship to support students interested in the intersection of law and medicine.

Nadine Gartner, ’06 Nadine Gartner, ’06

Class Note Winter 2020

Nadine Gartner, ’06: Combatting Anti-vax Misinformation

Nadine Gartner, ’06, knew as early as middle school that she wanted to do something to make her community better. She founded Boost Oregon, a nonprofit organization that provides direct education to parents who are unsure about vaccines.

Harold Kennedy III, ’77 Harold Kennedy III, ’77

Class Note Fall 2016

Harold Kennedy III, ’77: A Groundbreaking Legal Career

From record-breaking verdicts to the Supreme Court to the Civil Rights Act, the career of Harold Kennedy III, ’77, has been transformational for North Carolina and the United States. 

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Briefs Fall 2022

News in Brief: Fall 2022

Santa Ono becomes the University of Michigan’s 15th president  |  Professor Jim Hathaway retires  |  Professor Sam Bagenstos confirmed as HHS GC  |  and more...

Pixelated and digitized image of Lady Justice holding the scales. This is the cover image for the story "Can COVID-19 Help Expand Access to Justice?" Pixelated and digitized image of Lady Justice holding the scales. This is the cover image for the story "Can COVID-19 Help Expand Access to Justice?"

Cover Story Spring 2021

Can COVID-19 Help Expand Access to Justice?

When you arrived for a hearing at Michigan’s 36th district court before 2020, the most important question you might face was: where do you put your phone?

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Cover Story Fall 2020

COVID in the Quad

On a Thursday morning, stacks of The Michigan Daily carried a front-page proclamation from the president of the University of Michigan: Effective immediately and in response to the spreading global pandemic, all students, faculty, and staff must wear face masks while on campus, walking on nearby streets, and at all University events until further notice. The announcement came on the heels of an order the previous weekend from the Michigan governor that banned all public gatherings until the escalating public health crisis was resolved.

Christopher Burtley Christopher Burtley

In Practice Fall 2020

Chris Burtley, ’15: Reimagining Supply Chains After Historic Disruption

Months before COVID-19 became a global pandemic, Chris Burtley, ’15, was called into the first of what would become a series of meetings about a novel coronavirus that was emerging in Wuhan, China, and beginning to threaten global supply chains. “When a client asked me in January to join calls related to the coronavirus, we thought of it as a small project to keep an eye on, not something that would become the biggest issue we have seen in decades.”

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In Practice Fall 2020

Carla Newell, ’85: Riding a Tech Boom in Silicon Valley—Again

As public interest in consumer genomics has exploded in recent years, Carla Newell, ’85, found herself at the center of the industry’s boom as the chief legal officer and chief risk officer at Ancestry, a leading family history and consumer genomics company.

Craig Kramer Craig Kramer

In Practice

Craig Kramer, ’87: Mental Health Ambassador

“My overarching goal is to help transform mental health care worldwide. It’s broken everywhere, and it is a global problem,” says Craig Kramer, ’87, Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) first mental health ambassador. But raising awareness about and erasing the stigma of mental illness were not part of his plan as a Michigan Law graduate—nor was it where he started.

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Cover Story

A Seat at the Table: Legal Careers in the Food Industry

From Texas Roadhouse to Massachusetts dairy, we profile alumni working across the food industry's varied legal landscape. This includes a food lawyer who, “has participated in the development of virtually every law and regulation affecting the food industry in the last four decades,” an environmental lawyer advocating for sustainable meat production, a food writer, and a fast-food franchise owner.