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Largest law school gift ever will support scholarships, public interest initiatives, entrepreneurship, and multidisciplinary education

Pritzker Gift Event

Law School Dean Daniel B. Rodriguez, M.K. Pritzker, J.B. Pritzker JD ‘93, Northwestern President Morton Schapiro, and William Osborn, Chair of the Board of Trustees, on October 22, 2015, the date the gift was announced. (Photo Credit: Jim Prisching)

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Northwestern University School of Law alumnus J.B. Pritzker and his wife, M.K. Pritzker, made a $100 million gift that will significantly advance the mission and vision of Pritzker’s alma mater, one of the nation’s leading law schools.

The 156-year-old school will be named the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.

The Pritzkers’ gift is the largest single gift ever to any law school.

Northwestern President Morton Schapiro and Law School Dean Daniel B. Rodriguez made the announcement during an event at the Law School on October 22, 2015. More...