UNC School of Law Announces Annual Alumni Association Awards
Four 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 and an exemplary
faculty member at its annual Law Leadership and Awards Dinner May 3, 2019, 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.
Four Alumni Association Awards will be presented:
John L. Sanders '54
D.C. "Mike" McIntyre '81
Jessica N. Holmes '09
Lissa L. Broome
John L. Sanders ’54, of Chapel Hill, N.C., a UNC School of Government faculty member from
1956-1994, will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award,
recognizing a lifetime career that has been highly distinguished, and
achievements and contributions that are widely recognized as significant and
outstanding in his field.
The Honorable D.C. “Mike” McIntyre ’81, of Hillsborough, N.C., a partner at Poyner
Spruill LLP and former congressman, 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
Jessica N. Holmes ’09, of Cary, N.C., an adjunct professor at N.C. State University and chair of the Wake County Board of Commissioners, will receive the Outstanding Recent Graduate Award for achievements that have brought credit to the school, the legal
profession or society.
Lissa L. Broome, of Chapel Hill, N.C., Burton Craige Distinguished Professor and
director of the UNC Center for Banking and Finance, will receive the Professor S. Elizabeth Gibson Award for
Faculty Excellence for embodying the outstanding qualities of
integrity, legal scholarship, exemplary teaching and commitment to service to
UNC School of Law and the University.
Read more about this year's winners
. Tickets to the awards dinner will be available for purchase in February. Contact Kelly Mann at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919.445.0170 with questions.
-January 7, 2019