Two Pitt Law students finished ahead of 20 teams to win the Great Case competition, held Oct. 5 at the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. The event, which required graduate students to address a fictional case study involving fiduciary ethics, featured teams from the Katz School, Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, and Penn State University.
Anne Burger, ’94, was presented with the 2012 Jeffrey A. Jacobs Award at the 2012 Defense Community Dinner at the Rochester Institute of Technology. The award recognizes a criminal defense attorney who exemplifies fierce advocacy, dedication to clients, perseverance and a commitment to fair justice.
Kevin Abbott, ’81, was recently awarded the Pittsburgh Business Times Energy Leadership Award, presented to individuals and organizations for their impact on the business of energy in Western Pennsylvania. Eleven individuals and three companies from around the region’s energy industry were honored on May 17, 2012 night.
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded a 10-week summer fellowship to Amanda Bundick, a second year student at University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Ms. Bundick will spend the fellowship working at United Steelworkers in Pittsburgh, PA. The application process is highly competitive, and the award was based on her outstanding qualifications.
Professor Harry Flechtner has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to support teaching and research as a Visiting Professor at the University of Salzburg (Austria) in spring 2012. The grant, part of the Fulbright U.S.
Dean Mary Crossley has designated as Distinguished Faculty Scholars six Pitt Law faculty members: Professors Deborah Brake, Ron Brand, Pat Chew, Vivian Curran, Larry Frolik, and David Harris. This title reflects the recognition of each individual as a scholar and expert at the very highest levels of his or her field.