Bluhm Legal Clinic 50th Anniversary

Bluhm Legal Clinic Anniversary

Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, September 19, 2019
6-10 p.m.

The Geraghty
2520 S. Hoyne
Chicago, IL 
Limited parking and complimentary valet. The Geraghty is an Uber hotspot.

Registration is now closed.  

Attendee list to date

Honorary Chairs
Neil G. Bluhm (JD '62)
JB Pritzker (JD '93)

Gala Chairs to Date
Myles Berman (JD '83)
Meredith Bluhm-Wolf (JD ’95)
Stuart Chanen (JD ’85)
Tom Cox (JD ’90)
Paul Danziger (JD ’93)
Kelly Deere (JD ’92)
Melody Dernocoeur (JD ’16)
Katie Dunn (JD ’96)
Sidney N. (Skip) Herman (JD ’78)
Alex Jacobs-Hajian (LLM '18)
Amy Kaplan (JD ’97)
Ivy Lewis (JD ’85)
Christopher Lind (JD ’94)
Lanny Martin (JD ’73)
Terri Mascherin (JD ’84)
Carter Phillips (JD '77) and Sue Henry (JD '77)
Steve Quamme (JD ’86)
David S. Ruder
Andrew Stroth (JD ’99)

Keynote Speaker
Neal Katyal

Performance by the Soul Children of Chicago

Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Bluhm Legal Clinic! This event will recognize the amazing accomplishments of the past five decades, while affirming our commitment to providing the highest level of clinical legal education and fighting for justice for decades to come.

Can't attend? Make a gift to the Bluhm Legal Clinic today!


Neal KatyalNeal Katyal 
Neal Katyal is a partner at Hogan Lovells in Washington D.C. where he focuses on appellate and complex litigation. He is a former acting solicitor general of the United States under President Barack Obama. In December 2017, American Lawyer magazine named him The Litigator of the Year. At the age of 48, he has also already argued more Supreme Court cases in U.S. history than has any minority attorney, recently breaking the record held by Thurgood Marshall. Katyal also serves as the Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law at Georgetown Law.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in firm or corporate sponsorship opportunities? Download our Sponsorship Prospectus (pdf) or email

 Interested in becoming a gala chair or getting involved? Contact Emily Mullin at