Tulane Law announces 2016 Hall of Fame class
More than 250 alumni and friends gathered at the New Orleans Downtown Marriott on June 3 as seven exemplary leaders of the legal profession were inducted into the Tulane Law School Hall of Fame.
The 2016 honorees are U.S. District Judge Martin L.C. Feldman (A&S ’55, L ’57); Robert Force, Niels F. Johnsen Chair of Maritime Law and director emeritus of the Tulane Maritime Law Center; Margot Lampe Mazeau (L ’58), the first female lawyer hired by Phelps Dunbar in New Orleans and later an international arms control specialist; Alabama Attorney General Luther J. Strange III (A&S ’75, L ’79); and A.N. Yiannopoulos, Eason-Weinmann Chair Emeritus and Tulane Law School faculty member since 1979.
Posthumous honors went to McGlinchey Stafford co-founder Dermot S. McGlinchey (A&S ’54, L ’57) and National Organization for Women co-founder Sylvia Roberts (L ’56).
The Hall of Fame was created in 2012 with the support of an endowment gift by Lake Charles attorney Mike Veron (A&S ’72, L ’74) and his wife, Melinda.
Read more about each of the inductees here.