Harvard Law School has announced that Bertram Fields, one of the nation’s most renowned entertainment lawyers, has made a gift of $5 million to Harvard Law School to endow the Bertram Fields Professorship of Law. Fields, a native of Los Angeles, California, received his law degree from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, in 1952.
The Harvard Law Review has elected Rachel Miller-Ziegler ’15 as its 128th president. Miller-Ziegler succeeds Gillian Grossman ’14. “The Law Review is going to have a superb year under Rachel’s leadership,” said Grossman. “An outstanding editor and an exemplary member of the Review community, Rachel distinguished herself from the start through her brilliant work, her […]
The oldest building on Harvard Law School’s campus underwent a major transformation this year. Gannett House, the porticoed Greek Revival structure that has housed the Harvard Law Review since the 1920s, has been brought into the 21st century. Beginning in December 2012, construction crews gutted and redesigned the building’s interior to accommodate an elevator, central […]
The Harvard Law School Library Blog, “Et Seq.,” frequently publishes historical documents and images from the law school’s archives. For a recent post, they showcased a historical image of the editorial board of Volume 51 of the Harvard Law Review celebrating a successful year outside of Austin Hall.
Barry Volpert J.D./M.B.A. ’85 is chief executive officer of Crestview Partners, a private equity firm he co-founded in 2004 after retiring from Goldman Sachs, where he was head of the Merchant Banking Division in Europe. Based in New York City, Crestview has about $4 billion in assets under management. “We like to focus on complex and difficult situations,” he says, “that many other private equity firms tend to avoid.”