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A portrait of Eric R. Lamison, ’95. A portrait of Eric R. Lamison, ’95.

Impact Fall 2023

Eric R. Lamison, ’95: Alumnus Establishes Fund for Law Quad Preservation

Eric Lamison describes his experience at Michigan Law as nothing short of an awakening. “Being in the Law Quad, the classrooms, Hutchins Hall, the Lawyers Club, the Reading Room, and the library below truly impacted me,” he says. “I always felt grateful to be there.” 

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Class Note Fall 2020

Colleen Hilton, ’07: Marketing “Marvelous” Streaming Media at Amazon Studios

When the marketing team at Amazon Studios wanted to recreate the Carnegie Deli to mark the new season of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, they turned to Colleen Hilton, ’07, for legal advice.

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Cover Story Fall 2022

The Evolution of the General Counsel

Traditionally, general counsels were relegated to a niche role that addressed the specific legal needs of an organization—such as overseeing litigation, executing contracts, or advising on legal risk. But the role has transformed during the past few decades, and has evolved from a narrow legal resource to the center of an organization’s creative problem solving.

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Impact Fall 2022

True Partners at Home and in Giving Back

With a shared love for Michigan sports, an appreciation for the power of education, and a philosophy of giving back, Rochelle “Shelley” Alpert, ’75, and Steve Greenwald, ’73, have been thick as thieves since they first met at the University of Michigan.

A man in glasses stands in front of a U.S. Olympics sign. A man in glasses stands in front of a U.S. Olympics sign.

In Practice Spring/Summer 2018

A Case of “Five-Ring Fever”

There is such a thing as “Five-Ring Fever,” and Chris McCleary certainly has it. He first caught it at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, and he’s never lost it. It’s what you would expect, given that McCleary is the general counsel for the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC).

Fred Nance with comedian Dave Chappelle Fred Nance with comedian Dave Chappelle

Features

Fred Nance, ’78: A Career Beyond His Wildest Expectations

“I’ve had so many marvelous adventures during my career,” says Fred Nance, ’78. “One leading to another and resulting in a career representing celebrities, reshaping my hometown, and holding pioneering leadership roles in a mega law firm.” Nance is the new global managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs (U.S.) LLP, which includes 36 offices in 16 countries.

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Cover Story Fall 2015

Independents’ Day: Michigan Law Alumni Expand Indie Movies’ Reach

Fans of indie movies once had a difficult time getting to see the films they loved: they were shown at arthouse theaters in big cities, then released much later at some video rental stores. Today, by contrast, is a relative heyday for indies and the audiences that love them, thanks in no small part to Michigan Law alumni.

Reality TV star and former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, arrives at the United States Courthouse for a news conference. Reality TV star and former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea, arrives at the United States Courthouse for a news conference.

Cover Story Fall 2015

Heather Dietrick, ’07 JD/MBA: Defending Gawker and the First Amendment

Whether it’s allegations of the Toronto Mayor’s crack habit or the publication of a Hulk Hogan sex tape, the legal issues that come to Heather Dietrick, JD/MBA ’07, at Gawker Media might tempt less ardent supporters of the First Amendment to toss their copies of the Constitution.

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@UMICHLAW Fall 2015

Kauper, Yamakawa Honored as Distinguished Alumni

The Law School honored two outstanding alumni with the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Awards, presented at a September 25 ceremony. This year’s recipients are Professor Emeritus Thomas E. Kauper, ’60, and Yoichiro Yamakawa, MCL ’69.

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Features Fall 2015

Broadway in China, and China on Broadway

Fifteen years ago, Robert Nederlander Jr., ’89, began exploring opportunities to take Broadway shows to China—something that had never been done at that time. Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment, of which he is president and CEO, would go on to fulfill that promise by becoming the first foreign entity allowed to form a joint venture and operate in the Chinese performing arts industry.