Jillian L. (Strominger) Schumacher

Jillian L. (Strominger) Schumacher, LA09, was named Outstanding Young Lawyer of Houston, an annual award given to one attorney in Houston under the age of 36 who best demonstrates professional proficiency and service to the bar and the community. These same accomplishments earned Schumacher the Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas award.

Jessica Kronstadt

Jessica Kronstadt, LW09, was recognized by the Los Angeles County Bar ­Association as one of its Women’s History Month ­Honorees in March. She is deputy district attorney at the Los Angeles County ­District ­Attorney’s Officeandimmediate past president of Women ­Lawyers Association of Los ­Angeles. ­Washington University School of Law ­r­ecognized her accomplishments with a ­Distinguished […]

David A. Shapiro

David A. Shapiro, LA09, shifted fields in his legal career, leaving the Maryland Office of the Public Defender after almost seven years to join the Maryland Energy Administration as an assistant attorney general. Shapiro is excited about the opportunity to help combat climate change.

Fiona Turett

Fiona Turett, EN09,was selected as one of four flight directors for NASA in 2021. ­Following training in technical ­information and ­leadership skills, she will work in the ­Mission Control Center of NASA’s ­Johnson Space Center to lead teams of flight ­controllers, engineers and other ­professionals. Turett will oversee human spaceflight ­missions to, from and aboard the space […]

Vir Singh

Vir Singh, LA09, achieved board certification in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and was named co-director of the Emergency Medicine Clerkship at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine. Singh was also named medical director of Rio Grande Regional Hospital ER 24/7 in McAllen and San Juan, Texas, […]

Andia Augustin-Billy

Andia Augustin-Billy, GR09, GR15, GR15, was granted tenure at Centenary College of Louisiana, the first Black professor at the college to achieve the standing in its 196-year history. An award-winning associate professor of French and Francophone studies, she leads students on trips to Paris and to Haiti, where she grew up as the daughter of […]

Lainie Turkish

Lainie Turkish, FA09, an interior designer at Gensler in Atlanta, was named by Visual Merchandising + Store Design magazine as one of its 2021 Designer Dozen. The award recognizes retail’s rising stars ages 35 and under who are making a mark on the industry. For more: lnkd.in/dDWEb7G

Lauren Kupersmith

Lauren Kupersmith, LW09, SW09, shared news of the birth of a daughter, Kaycen Dalia. The family lives in the Washington, D.C., suburbs, where Kupersmith works as a federal prosecutor in the Department of Justice’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section.

Jessica Kronstadt

Jessica Kronstadt, LW09, became the 101st president of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles. Her parents, The Hon. John Kronstadt and Justice Helen Bendix, administered the oath and swore her into office. The organization advocates for women attorneys, women judges, persons of color, the disadvantaged and the underrepresented in Southern California. Kronstadt is a […]

Vir Singh

Vir Singh, LA09, completed a residency in emergency medicine in the University of Central Florida Ocala Emergency Medicine Residency Program. He then began his career in Brownsville, Texas, where he is working in emergency department administration and operations. 
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