Annual Dean’s Dinner for Student Scholarships The Seventh Annual

Dean's Dinner took place at the St. Regis Washington, D.C. Jeffrey S. Puertz ’81, retired partner, Dechert LLP and Chair, Board of Visitors, delivered welcoming remarks. Sarah H. Duggin, Professor of Law and Director, Compliance, Investigations & Corporate Responsibility Program, offered the invocation. Click here to view photos from this event.

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Previous Dean’s Dinner Events

The Dean’s Dinner began as a fundraiser in April 2013, honoring Daniel F. Attridge, during his inaugural year as Dean of the Columbus School of Law. The contributions supported the law school’s general student scholarship fund. A group of approximately 70 people attended the rooftop reception and dinner at Fiola, a highly-regarded restaurant on Pennsylvania Avenue. Click here to view photos from this event.

The Second Annual Dean’s Dinner was held at Washington D.C.’s Army and Navy Club on April 10, 2014. Hosted by many members of the law school’s Board of Visitors and other donors, the cocktail hour and dinner featured Paul D. Clement, a partner at Bancroft PLLC and former U.S. Solicitor General, as the guest speaker. Click here to view photos from this event.

The Third Annual Dean’s Dinner, which doubled in size from the previous year, also took place at The Army and Navy Club on April 9, 2015. Once again hosted by many members of the law school’s Board of Visitors and other donors, the cocktail hour and dinner featured White House Counsel, W. Neil Eggleston, as the guest speaker. Click here to view photos from this event.

The Fourth Annual Dean's Dinner took place at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C, on April 21, 2016. The special guest speaker was Kenneth R. Feinberg and photos from the event may be viewed here.

The Fifth Annual Dean's Dinner was held at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., where there was a reception and dinner featuring keynote remarks from Daniel M. Gallagher, Jr.,’99, the former Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission and newly announced Chief Legal Officer of Mylan N.V., a global pharmaceutical company. To learn more about this event click here.

The Dean’s Dinner has become an annual spring tradition at CUA Law as a means of raising scholarship support for students. On Thursday, April 19, 2018, the Sixth Annual Dean's Dinner took place at the St. Regis Washington, D.C. The special guest speaker was Francis X. Coonelly '86, President of the Pittsburgh Pirates. To learn more about this event click here.