M. Ann Reed ’71, Jay M. Goffman’83, Mary L. Irvine ’12
UNC School of Law Announces Annual Alumni Association Awards
Three will be recognized for their significant contributions to the legal field.
The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Law
Alumni Association will honor three exceptional graduates at its annual Law
Leadership and Awards Dinner May 4, 2018, at the Carolina Inn.
The awards recognize members of the UNC School of Law community
who embody the law school’s mission to serve the legal profession, the people
and institutions of North Carolina, the nation and the world with ethics and
dedication to the cause of justice.
Three Alumni Association Awards will be presented:
M. Ann Reed ’71, of Raleigh, N.C., who retired as senior
deputy attorney general at the North Carolina Department of Justice in 2010, will
be presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award for accomplishments and
contributions that have enhanced the school and the profession of law at the
local, state, national and international level.
Jay M. Goffman ’83, of New York, partner and global co-head
of Skadden’s corporate restructuring group, will be presented with the
Distinguished Alumni Award for accomplishments and contributions that have
enhanced the school and the profession of law at the local, state, national and
Mary L. Irvine ’12, of Raleigh, N.C., executive director of the
North Carolina State Bar Plan for
Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts (IOLTA), will receive the
Outstanding Recent Graduate Award for achievements that have brought credit to
the school, the legal profession or society.
“Our alumni are a treasured part of
Carolina Law. Being able to recognize their contributions to the legal
community and to our school is a true honor,” says Martin H. Brinkley ‘92, Dean
and Arch T. Allen Distinguished Professor of Law at UNC School of Law. “Each of
these award winners embodies the law school’s mission and through their work
inspire others to serve the legal profession, the people and institutions of
North Carolina, the nation and the world. We are proud of their accomplishments
and celebrate their contributions to the legal profession.”
Read more about this year’s alumni award winners.
The Leadership and Awards Dinner is part of Law Reunion Weekend, held annually in the
spring for classes marking another five years since law school graduation. Dinner tickets are available for purchase. Contact Kelly Mann at firstname.lastname@example.org or
919.445.0170 with questions.
-February 20, 2018