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E. Burch featured in New York Law Journal

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Kirbo Chair Elizabeth Chamblee Burch was featured in the New York Law Journal regarding her thoughts on GM's upcoming bellwether trial and trial record in cases over its ignition switches. The article titled "GM's Bellwether Victory in NY May Not Predict Future of Ignition Switch Litigation" was written by Andrew Denney and published 8/2/17.


School of Law's Veterans Legal Services Clinic featured in Daily Report

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The establishment of the law school's new Veterans Legal Services Clinic, which will provide veterans in Georgia with legal assistance, with particular regard to denied or deferred claims before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, was featured in the Daily Report. The clinic is funded by a lead gift from renowned trial attorney and alumnus James E. “Jim” Butler Jr. in memory of his father, Lt. Cmdr. James E. Butler Sr. The article titled "UGA Law Launches Clinic to Help Veterans Vie for Benefits" was written by Meredith Hobbs and published 8/2/17.


School of Law creates Veterans Legal Services Clinic; Renowned alumnus, son of Navy pilot contributes lead gift

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

The School of Law is establishing a Veterans Legal Services Clinic funded by a lead gift from renowned trial attorney and alumnus James E. “Jim” Butler Jr. in memory of his father, Lt. Cmdr. James E. Butler Sr., who was a fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy. Butler Sr. was also the grandfather of James E. “Jeb” Butler III, a 2008 graduate of the law school. The new clinic will provide veterans in Georgia with legal assistance they might not otherwise have access to or be able to afford, with particular regard to denied or deferred claims before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. It also includes an educational scholarship component. 


Rodrigues featured in American Banker

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Associate Dean and Kilpatrick Chair of Corporate Finance and Securities Law Usha Rodrigues was featured in American Banker regarding initial coin offerings being used by startups. The article titled "SEC takes jab at startups while leaving the big banks alone" was written by William Michael Cunningham and published 7/31/17.


School of Law summer public interest fellowships and Scherr featured in Daily Report

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The growing interest in the law school's summer public interest fellowship program and Associate Dean Alexander W. Scherr were featured the Daily Report. The article titled "Summer at a Big Firm? No Thanks, These Law Students Say" was written by Meredith Hobbs and published 7/31/17.

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