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Listmakers recognize talent among Law School faculty

Over the last few months, a number of law professors have been singled out for praise. Miguel A. Méndez, the Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law, was named one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics for 1997 in the October issue of Hispanic Business magazine. Assistant Professor Richard Ford was one of California Law Business' 25 "youthful" attorneys who will "be a bridge to the state's future." Newsweek included Paul Goldstein, the Stella W. and Ira S. Lillick Professor of Law among its 100 people to watch as America prepares for the next millennium. Kathleen Sullivan, the Stanley Morrison Professor of Law, was on California Lawyer's honor roll of "Legal Eagles." Joseph Grundfest, W.A. Franke Professor of Law and Business, and Paul Brest, Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and the school's dean, were among the National Law Journal's 100 most influential lawyers. Corporate Practice Commentator cited a recent article by Ronald Gilson, Charles J. Meyers Professor of Law and Business as among the 10 best corporate and securities articles of 1996. Professor Michael Klausner was also cited by Corporate Practice Commentator for co-authoring another top 10 article. William Gould the Charles A. Beardsley Professor of Law, was cited for the second year as one of Ebony magazine's 100-plus "Most Influential Black Americans and Organization Leaders." Professor Pamela Karlan, a voting rights champion, was singled out by the American Lawyer as one of "The Public Sector 45" in the publication's January/February 1997 issue.


By Elaine Ray

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