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Archive for January, 2014

Priscilla Johnson McMillan ’50 Interviewed by Frontline

Posted January 16, 2014

Prior to the winter break, the nation marked the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy. Among those interviewed by PBS Frontline for their coverage of the anniversary was Priscilla Johnson McMillan ’50, who was a reporter in Moscow in the 1950s and interviewed  Kennedy assassin Lee Harvey Oswald shortly after his […]

Elisa Paster ’94 Named Attorney Partner at Los Angeles Firm

Posted January 16, 2014
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Elisa Paster ’94 was named a partner at Gilchrist & Rutter PC, a Los Angeles-based commercial real estate and business law firm. Paster was one of four newly named partners. According to the press release, Paster represents developers, landowners, investors, and municipal governments in all aspects of land use and entitlement matters. She obtained her Juris […]

Therese Pritchard ’75 Named First Female Chair of Bryan Cave LLP

Posted January 16, 2014
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Therese Pritchard ’75 was selected as the first female chair of international law firm Bryan Cave LLP. “I think the playing field is leveling out, and I think firms can select leaders from a more diverse talent pool than ever before,” Pritchard said in an interview for The Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog. “I do […]

Book by Rivvy Neshama ’63 Makes Redbook Magazine’s Book Club Pick for January

Posted January 13, 2014
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Recipes for a Sacred Life: True Stories and a Few Miracles, the recently published book by Rivvy Neshama ’63, was selected by Redbook magazine as its Book Club pick for January 2014. Neshama is a first-time author who has previously written for Ms., Glamour and the New York Times. Of its selection, Redbook editors wrote: […]