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Alumnus who paved the way for African Americans in law honored
For his lifetime commitment to diversity in the law profession and to his peers, Tulane Law alumnus Wayne Lee (L’74) received the Martinet Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award at their annual gala in early September. Lee, a distinguished litigator who serves on the Tulane Law Dean’s Advisory...
The Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society and the New Orleans Martinet Legal Foundation will honor two Tulane Law School alumni and a third-year law student for their contributions to the organization’s mission at their annual Scholarship Gala and Jazz Brunch Sept. 29. Receiving the... Read more
Continuing a decades-old Tulane Law tradition, alumnus James “Jimmy” Coleman (L’68) capped off a festive evening reception Wednesday welcoming several dozen newly arrived international students with a generous gift of $250,000 to support international education at Tulane Law School. The gift adds... Read more
New Orleans veteran appellate lawyer Barry Ashe (A&S ’78, L’84) has been confirmed to a lifelong judgeship on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.Nominated in September by President Donald Trump, and recommended to the administration by La. Sen. John Kennedy, Ashe has... Read more
A long-time New Orleans federal prosecutor and associate professor in Tulane Law School’s Trial Advocacy program has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to lead the Eastern District of Louisiana.Peter Strasser was confirmed Aug. 28 without objections as the new U.S. Attorney for the New Orleans-... Read more
With fewer resources in the courts and Americans’ confidence in the justice system eroding, legal practitioners must take on the responsibility to ensure access for all, writes Tulane Law alumna Judy Perry Martinez (L’82), the president-elect of the American Bar Association. “We have failed to... Read more
Judy Perry Martinez (L’82) became the president-elect of the American Bar Association earlier this week at the organization’s annual meeting in Chicago, assuring that a Tulane Law alumna will lead the nation’s largest professional legal organization beginning in 2019.  Martinez, a dedicated... Read more
Andrew Taylor, a third-year student at Tulane Law School and pro bono advocate, recently published an article in Environmental Law Reporter, a major environmental law periodical. Taylor’s article, “Union of Concerned Scientists v. Pruitt: Can EPA Purge Its Academic Science Advisors?” analyzes... Read more
When the boys of summer come to New Orleans, there’s one law professor they often seek to help them blend together into a cohesive team: Tulane Law’s Joel Friedman. For years, Friedman has worked with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ minor league managers and coaches to help them improve teaching and... Read more
Tulane Law Professor Adam Babich has been elected as a Fellow to the prestigious American College of Environmental Lawyers. At Tulane since 2000, Babich has been a distinguished voice for environmental law, serving until last year as the director of the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic. He teaches... Read more
One of the 11 “pioneers” of Tulane Law School’s Master of Jurisprudence in Labor and Employment Law (MJL) has been named president of the cement division of a global building materials company, just weeks after receiving her degree.Monica Manolas (MJL’18), has joined CRH Materials America as... Read more
Following an expansive international search, Tulane Law School welcomed five new faculty members this summer. The new faculty include three highly accomplished scholars recruited from other law schools, a new Clinical Instructor in Tulane’s Domestic Violence Clinic, and a new Forrester Fellow... Read more
Tulane Law Adjunct Professor Ross Garber, a nationally-prominent impeachment law expert, has joined the network CNN as a legal analyst. Garber tweeted out the announcement in early June, saying he was “thrilled to be joining the @CNN team as a Legal Analyst. Hoping to help make sense of the day’s... Read more
Professor Sally Richardson has been elected secretary of the Association of Law, Property and Society (ALPS) for the 2018-19 year at its annual conference, which was recently held at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.The organization brings together more than 150 international... Read more
Tulane Law alumni and federal Judge Luis Felipe Restrepo (L'86), paid homage recently to America's immigrants at an event honoring community leaders in Philadelphia.  Restrepo, who was born in Colombia and migrated to the United States in 1962 with his parents, spoke at the “I Am An American... Read more
Tulane Law Associate Dean for Experiential Learning and Public Interest Programs Stacy Seicshnaydre participated Wednesday in the NOLA 300 Forum for Progress and Prosperity, an event sponsored by the Data Center and the New Orleans Business Alliance.Seicshnaydre discussed the April report, “... Read more

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