Alumni Weekend



  

 

Reunion registration is now closed. Walk-in registration will be available.


Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations and Development at

 (312) 503-4410 or law-alumni@northwestern.edu if you have questions. 



Alumni Weekend and Reunion: October 5-7, 2017




Thursday, October 5, 2017

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
16th Anniversary of the Tax Program | Lowden Hall | Northwestern Law
​Join fellow tax alumni, current students, and faculty to celebrate the 16th Anniversary of the Tax Program.

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 
Bluhm Legal Clinic Reception | University Club of Chicago | 76 E Monroe St.
Join us for an evening with classmates, colleagues and faculty for a celebration of the Bluhm Legal Clinic. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.


Friday, October 6, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Registration and Check-in | Northwestern Law Hospitality Suite Open 

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Alumni Career Advising | Northwestern Law | LM124
The Northwestern Law Career Strategy Center is excited to provide career advising to alumni by appointment. Please email career-strategy@law.northwestern.edu to request a time.

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
MSL Alumni Career Advising | Northwestern Law
We are excited to provide career advising to MSL alumni by appointment. Please email kettil.cedercreutz@law.northwestern.edu to request a time.

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Alumni Awards Luncheon | University Club of Chicago | 76 E Monroe St. | $55 per person 
Join us for the Law Schools 5th Annual Alumni Awards Luncheon. The awards luncheon acknowledges the significant impact of our esteemed alumni in the legal and business communities. Registration includes pre-reception and lunch. 

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
MSL Lunch | Northwestern Law
MSL alumni are invited to meet and mingle with current MSL students while enjoying lunch. 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Law School Building and Art Tour | Northwestern Law
Join a guided tour of the Law School featuring the building’s history, renovation projects and an art walk exploring the Law School’s unique art collection. 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Global Café | Lowden Hall | Northwestern Law 
LLM and LLM-K program alumni are invited to join current students at our Global Café reception.

 
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Prioritizing Pro Bono | RB 140 | Northwestern Law
Join the Northwestern Women's Leadership Coalition and panel of talented alumnae making a difference in the world through their pro bono practice. This panel is pending approval of a professional responsibility credit in the state of Illinois.
 
Panelists: 
Laurie S. Elkin (JD '92)
Senior Trial Attorney at U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 
Katherine W. Shank (JD '01)
Interim Executive Director at LAF Chicago
Terri L. Mascherin (JD '84)

Partner at Jenner & Block
Anne D. Harris (JD '12)
Associate at Jones Day
Moderator:
Juliet Sorensen Harry R. Horrow Professor in International Law
Associate Dean for Clinical Education
Director, Bluhm Legal Clinic

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
In the White House – A Northwestern Perspective | Thorne Auditorium | Northwestern Law 
A Retrospective of the Obama Years from a Northwestern Perspective with Neil Eggleston (JD ’78) and Tina Tchen (JD ’84), moderated by Dean Daniel B. Rodriguez. This panel is approved for 2 general CLE credit in the state of Illinois.

4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. 
Town Hall Meeting with Dean Daniel B. Rodriguez | Thorne Auditorium | Northwestern Law
Dean Daniel B. Rodriguez will discuss current happenings at the Law School and welcome questions from the alumni community. 

5:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 
Alumni Weekend Welcome Reception | Atrium | Northwestern Law 
Kick off the weekend and celebrate with festive cocktails, music, and bites while you catch up with faculty, friends, and students.
 
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
MSL Friday Night Alumni Reception | Faculty Commons | Northwestern Law

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 
Black Law Alumni Association Reunion Cocktail Reception | Warwick Allerton | 701 N Michigan Ave
The Black Law Alumni Association invites alumni, students and guests to a cocktail party celebrating our African American alumni community. 

Friday Night Class Parties 
Informal class gatherings are just that – informal Friday night gatherings where you get to reconnect with your classmates at the Law School or designated Chicago locations. There is no fee associated with attending; however, each attendee is responsible for their own food and beverage. 

Class of 1967
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Bluhm Legal Clinic | Northwestern Law
$35 Registration includes premium cocktail service, appetizers, and dinner
 
Class of 1972
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | 52Eighty Rooftop Lounge |166 E Superior St.

Class of 1977
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. | Giordano's Greektown | 815 W Van Buren
$22 Registration includes dinner and a cash bar

Class of 1982
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | The Windsor | 160 E Huron

Class of 1987

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Home of Adam Cooper (JD ’87) and Melanee Cooper | Location information will be sent to classmates who register

Class of 1992

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Drumbar | 201 E Delaware Place

Class of 1997
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | The Ritz Carlton | 160 E Pearson St. at Water Tower Place

Class of 2002
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | D4 Irish Pub & Cafe | 345 E Ohio St. 

Class of 2007
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Timothy O’Tooles | 622 N Fairbanks

Class of 2012
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Timothy O’Tooles | 622 N Fairbanks

Class of 2016
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Hubbard Inn | 110 W Hubbard St.


Saturday, October 7, 2017


8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Registration and Check-in | Northwestern Law Hospitality Suite Open

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast | Atrium | Northwestern Law
 
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
MSL Breakfast + Discussion on the Future of the MSL | Getz Courtroom
Reconnect with MSL alumni and friends and join Leslie Oster for a breakfast and discussion on the future of the MSL Program.

9:30 a.m.  Shuttle leaves Northwestern Law
11:00 a.m. Game
Northwestern vs. Penn State (Homecoming) Game 
Join alumni and friends at Ryan Field to cheer on the Wildcats! We have a limited number of football tickets available for purchase.  If you need a ride to the game, we’ve got you covered there too!
$25 Single Game Ticket
$30 Single Game Ticket and Shuttle transportation to and from the game
*Purchased tickets are available for pick up at the registration desk in the Law School Atrium*

10:00 a.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art Guided Tour | 220 E Chicago Ave.
Spend the morning touring one of the nation’s premier museums.
$18 per adult | $14 per senior | $12 per student


11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Law School Building and Art Tour | Northwestern Law
Join a guided tour of the Law School featuring the building’s history, renovation projects and an art walk exploring the Law School’s unique art collection. 

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
MSL Alumni Reception | Cantina Laredo | 508 N State St
$20 Registration includes hors d'oeuvres, and beer/wine. 

Saturday Night Class Parties

Class of 1967
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Lowden Hall | Northwestern Law
$70 Registration includes premium cocktail service, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and coffee bar

Class of 1972
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Spiaggia | 980 N Michigan Ave.
$130 Registration includes premium cocktail service, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and coffee bar

Class of 1977
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Leighton Faculty Commons | Northwestern Law
$70 Registration includes premium cocktail service, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and coffee bar
 
Class of 1982
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Bluhm Legal Clinic | Northwestern Law
$70 Registration includes premium cocktail service, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and coffee bar

Class of 1987
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Mia Francesca | 200 E Chestnut St.
$110 Registration includes premium cocktail service, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and coffee bar

Class of 1992
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Thorne Lobby | Northwestern Law 
$70 Registration includes premium cocktail service, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and coffee bar

Class of 1997
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Farmhouse | 228 W Chicago Ave.
$110 Registration includes premium cocktail service, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and coffee bar

Class of 2002
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Hubbard Inn | 110 W Hubbard St.
$110 Registration includes premium cocktail service, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert, and coffee bar

Class of 2007
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Carnivale | 702 W Fulton St.
$100 Registration includes premium cocktail service and heavy hors d’oeuvres

Class of 2012
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Sub 51 | 51 W Hubbard St.
$80 Registration includes premium cocktail service and heavy hors d'oeuvres

Class of 2016
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. | Jake Melnick’s | 41 E Superior St.
$50 Registration includes heavy appetizers and unlimited beer/wine and signature cocktail upon arrival

 

Hotel information

As a reminder, the Chicago Marathon is October 8th and hotels are sure to fill up quickly. For information about special rates for Northwestern Law Alumni at nearby hotels, visit our FAQ.