From Dean Dan
The American Law Institute is the country's leading independent organization that produces scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and improve the law. By participating in the ALI, members influence the law's development in existing and emerging areas; collaborate with other distinguished lawyers, judges, and academics; and give back to the legal profession.
This week the American Law Institute announced the names of its newly elected members, drawing from judges, lawyers, and law professors from around the country. I am delighted to report that two out of the 72 members elected nationwide are part of the Boyd community. Congratulations first to our alumna Rosa Solis-Rainey '01, a partner at the Morris Law Group who has been selected to join this prestigious organization. Congratulations also to Nevada State Senate Minority Leader Aaron Ford, who has served as an adjunct faculty member at Boyd and spent his last year of law school here (so he is an honorary alum, too!). Both are among the newest members of the ALI.
These outstanding lawyers join others from the Boyd faculty, including: Professors Chris Blakesley, Leslie Griffin, Francine Lipman, Thom Main, Nancy Rapoport, Keith Rowley, and Jeff Stempel.
Congratulations finally to the other new members from Nevada who have joined this highly selective and important organization, David A. Hardy, Chief Judge, Second Judicial District Court, Washoe County and Phyllis Ann James, International Vice President, Special Counsel & Chief Diversity Officer, MGM Resorts International.
Dean & Richard J. Morgan Professor of Law