News Subscribe to RSS Feed

UF Law Professor Recognized Statewide for Child Advocacy Work

The Florida Guardian ad Litem program is recognizing UF Law Professor Meshon Rawls (JD 98) for her outstanding work advocating on behalf of special-needs children. The Guardian ad Litem program honored 21 attorneys across the state – one from each circuit – but selected Rawls as the only statewide honoree. The honorees will receive scholarships […]

Sanchez turns reigns to Hawkins to chair LCA Board

University of Florida Levin College of Law is pleased to welcome Scott Hawkins (JD 83) as the newly installed chairman of the 2017-2018 Law Center Association Board of Trustees, which has been led by Oscar Sanchez (JD 82) since 2015. Sanchez, a Triple Gator, is the founding member of OAS Mediation in Miami. He is […]

130 Law Schools Discuss Employment Outcome Reporting at Event Convened by UF Law

Nearly 50 deans from law schools across the country convened at University of Florida Levin College Law on December 4 to discuss a recent proposal by the American Bar Association to change employment outcome reporting. The deans participated in-person on UF Law’s campus in Gainesville and from one of six remote locations nationwide. They were […]

UF Law Faculty and Program Highlights

University of Florida Levin College of Law faculty are producing cutting-edge research, influencing national and international debates, and enriching the academic vibrancy at UF Law. Below are highlights of our scholarship, programs, and activities: Recent and Forthcoming UF Law Scholarship Celebrating 40 Years of Tax at UF Law UF Law: Leaders in Environmental Law UF Law’s Global Reach Dispute […]

Alum’s Legal and Legislative Expertise Aids Efforts to Honor Civil Rights Leader

Even before attending UF Law, Gunster attorney Derek Bruce (JD 98) knew he wanted to use his law degree to help give back. “I had different ideals at the time on what that may look like, but I knew in my practice and in my occupation I wanted to act somehow,” said Bruce, a Triple […]

Students Win Top Petitioner and Best Oral Advocate at National Latino Moot Court Competition

The UF Law Latino Law Student Association took home high honors from the 2017 National Latina/o Law Student Association Moot Court Competition and Conference held in Atlanta earlier this fall. During the conference two UF Law students were also elected to NLLSA’s executive board. UF Law students Daniel Batista (JD 18) and co-counsel Harold Lemoine […]

UF Law Professor Elizabeth Rowe Elected to American Law Institute

University of Florida Law Professor Elizabeth Rowe has been elected as a new member of The American Law Institute. Rowe is an internationally recognized scholar in intellectual property, patents, trade secrets and trademark law. Her work has been published in numerous top journals, including the Alabama Law Review, Boston College Law Review, George Mason Law […]

UF Law Announces Gerald A. Rosenthal Chair in Labor and Employment Law


University of Florida Levin College of Law is proud to announce the newly-endowed Gerald A. Rosenthal Chair in Labor and Employment Law. The new chair, designed to recruit a nationally-recognized expert in labor and employment law, is made possible through a $2 million gift from Gerald A. Rosenthal (JD 73) and his late wife, Ingrid […]

UF Law Names Admissions Office in Honor of Gerald (JD 65) and Joanne Schackow’s $500,000 Gift

Photo of unveiling

University of Florida Levin College of Law is proud to name its admissions office the “Gerald Schackow Admissions Office” in recognition of a $500,000 gift from UF Law alum and local attorney Gerald “Jerry” Schackow (JD 65) and his wife, Joanne. An unveiling celebration took place on Friday, Oct. 13, in the Marcia Whitney Schott […]

UF Law Professor Teaches Short Course in Japan on U.S. Antitrust Law

UF Law Professor D. Daniel Sokol taught an eight-day short course on U.S. antitrust law this summer to a group of Japanese, Chinese and Korean students at the University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics. According to Sokol, the laws in Japan and the United States involving these practices are similar, but his […]