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Alum Selected to Lead Federal Trade Commission Bureau

Bruce Hoffman (JD 92) has been named Acting Director of the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition. Hoffman, who previously worked as a partner with Shearman & Sterling LLP, transitioned into his new role on Aug. 7, according to an FTC news release. “I am honored to be asked to serve at such a critical […]

UF Law Completes Record $4.5 Million Fundraising Initiative

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Gainesville, FL – More than 1,400 alumni and friends of the University of Florida Levin College of Law contributed $1.5 million to meet the Culverhouse Challenge, an initiative to unlock two $1.5 million matching donations. In total, more than $4.5 million will directly support students through scholarships, helping UF Law attract the very best and […]

Quarles & Brady cited as a Best Law Firm for Women

Quarles & Brady LLP, led by Firm Chair Kimberly Leach Johnson (JD 81), is standing out as a law firm where women attorneys thrive, according to several recent reports. Law360 cited the firm among the “Best Law Firms for Women” in their 2017 Glass Ceiling Report, ranking it No. 2 among firms with between 300 […]

UF Law Professor’s Research on “Reckless Discrimination” Nationally Recognized

From the Black Lives Matter movement to debate about adequate training for police officers, a national conversation about implicit bias is underway. But jurisprudence is sorely lagging when it comes to remedying implicit bias in the workplace and UF Law Associate Professor Stephanie Bornstein’s research underscores the need for change. She argues an employer not […]

OutLaw Students Attend LGBT Bar Career Fair and Conference

UF Law sent a group of students and alumni to San Francisco in early August to participate in The National LGBT Bar Association’s 29th annual Lavender Law Conference and Career Fair. Aaron Badida (JD 19) who has been named the regional chair of the Law Student Congress for the National LGBT Bar Association, will represent […]

20 UF Law alumni appointed to Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission

United States Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson have announced the full membership of the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission, and 20 of the members are alumni of the University of Florida Levin College of Law. The Judicial Nominating Commission reviews applicants for U.S. district judgeships and recommends lists for senators to review. For more […]

Professor Darren Hutchinson Named New Associate Dean for Faculty Development

Laura A. Rosenbury, Dean of the University of Florida Levin College of Law and the Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law, has chosen Professor Darren Hutchinson to serve as the Associate Dean for Faculty Development. Professor Hutchinson, who holds the Stephen C. O’Connell Chair, has taught at the College of Law since 2013, following […]

Construction Update #4

Construction is well underway at UF Law and that means the new school year will welcome upgraded amenities across campus. Below you’ll find our latest construction update. Project overviews can be found here. The cafeteria renovation now has a finished concrete floor and crews are continuing to hang up drywall. The fire sprinkler system has […]

Two UF Law Professors Cited by SCOTUS in Decision

UF Law Professors Michael Allan Wolf and Danaya Wright were both cited by the Supreme Court of the United States in Murr v. Wisconsin, a decision released June 23. Chief Justice John Roberts cited Wolf in his dissenting opinion, and Wright was cited by Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote the 5-3 majority opinion. Wolf was […]

UF Law Alumna Pursues Career in Mediation, Mentors Current Students

UF Law alumna Petra Pindar spends her days helping people through difficult times. Since October 2016, Pindar (JD 12) has served as mediation services coordinator for the 8th Judicial Circuit. In that time, she has worked as a family mediator on nearly 100 cases of divorce, custody and paternity rights. She also coordinates mediators working […]