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Annual Luncheon

Medal of Achievement

The Medal of Achievement is presented to an alumnus or alumna of the Law School who has a distinguished career in law or business.

 1952 Hon. John T. Loughran  1986 John R. Vaughan
 1953 George H. Coppers  1987 John D. Calamari
 1954 Andrew B. Shea  1988 Hon. John F. Keenan
 1955 Hon. Albert Conway  1989 James F. Gill
 1956 Louis Stein  1990 Hon. John M. Cannella
 1957 Hon. Thomas J. Brogan  1991 Frances G. Berko
 1958 Hon. Vincent L. Leibell  1992 Thomas R. Donahue
 1959 Edward B. Schulkind  1993 Andrew J. Maloney
 1960 Hon. Adrian P. Burke  1994 Patricia M. Hynes
 1961 Henry M. Hogan  1995 Constantine N. Katsoris
 1962 Hon. William C. Hecht, Jr.  1996 James E. Tolan
 1963 Hon. Sylvester J. Ryan  1997 Hon. Robert J. Callahan
 1964 Henry Mannix  1998 Hon. Loretta A. Preska
 1965 Hon. James B.M. McNally  1998 Thomas J. Kavaler
 1966 Hon. Malcolm Wilson  1999 Michael K. Stanton
 1967 Hon. Joseph W. McGovern  1999 Ernest E. Stempel
 1968 George A. Brooks  2000 William F. Harrington
 1969 Hon. John N. Mitchell  2001 William P. Frank
 1970 Hon. Irving R. Kaufman  2002 Thomas A. Moore
 1971 Hon. William H. Mulligan  2002 Hon. Jacqueline Silbermann
 1972 Caesar L. Pitassy  2003 George C. Ross
 1973 John B. Henrich  2004 Hon. Paul J. Kelly, Jr.
 1974 Donald M. Dunn  2005 Hon. Geraldine Ferraro
 1975 Denis McInerney  2006 Maureen Scannell Bateman
 1976 Hon. Louis J. Lefkowitz  2006 Hon. Denny Chin
 1977 William R. Meagher  2007 Denis F. Cronin
 1978 Harry J. McCallion  2007 Margaret M. Hill
 1979 Hon. David N. Edelstein  2008 Dennis J. Kenny
 1980 John D. Feerick  2009 John R. Costantino
 1981 Paul J. Curran  2010 Joseph E. Geoghan
 1982 Hon. Joseph M. McLaughlin  2011 John H. Wolff
 1983 Hon. Lawrence W. Pierce  2012 Hon. Arthur J. Gonzalez
 1984 Hon. Irene J. Duffy  2013 Mark H. Tuohey III
 1984 Hon. Kevin Thomas Duffy  2014 James Quinn
 1985 Archibald R. Murray  

Corporate Counsel Dinner

The Richard J. Bennett Memorial Award

The Richard J. Bennett Memorial Award recognizes corporate leaders with the highest standards of ethical conduct, moral purpose, and selfless commitment. It is dedicated to the memory of Dick Bennett ’42, who established himself as a nationally recognized corporate leader during his exceptional career at Schering-Plough Corporation, where he served as General Counsel, President, and Chairman.

Honorees:
1996 Eugene F. Murphy ’59
1997 Joseph E. Geoghan ’64
1998 Mary M. McDonald ’69
1999 Dennis J. Kenny ’61
2000 John J. Higgins ’58
2001 Maureen Bateman ’68
2002 Paul Soden ’68
2003 John Costantino ’70
2004 Michael Saperstein ’65
2005 Finbarr O’Neill ’76
2006 Mark Walsh ’84
2007 T.J. Maloney ’79
2008 Paul Tanico ’80
2009 Robert A. Ferris ’66
2010 James Leitner ’82
2011 Don Urgo ’62
2012 Eric Grossman ’93
2013 Andy Hinton ’89

Fordham-Stein Prize Dinner

The Fordham-Stein Prize

The Fordham-Stein Prize is a national prize that recognizes the positive contributions of the legal profession to American society. The Prize honors individuals whose work exemplifies outstanding standards of professional conduct, promotes the advancement of justice, and brings credit to the profession by emphasizing in the public mind the contributions of lawyers to our society and to our democratic system of government. The Prize consists of a stipend and a commemorative sculpture designed by Tiffany & Co.

1976 Henry J. FriendlyClick this button to review the Fordham-Stein Prize 2014 Call for Nominations
1977 Edward H. Levi
1978 Warren E. Burger
1979 Wade H. McCree, Jr.
1980 Archibald Cox
1981 Warren M. Christopher
1982 William H. Webster
1983 Potter Stewart
1984 Edward Weinfeld
1985 Edward Bennett Williams
1986 Shirley M. Hufstedler
1987 Lewis F. Powell, Jr.
1988 Robert M. Morgenthau
1989 Marian Wright Edelman
1990 William Hughes Mulligan
1991 William P. Rogers
1992 Sandra Day O’Connor
1993 Cyrus Vance
1994 Milton Pollack
1995 Lloyd N. Cutler
1996 Gerald Bard Tjoflat
1997 Charles Alan Wright
1998 George J. Mitchell
1999 William H. Rehnquist
2000 William T. Coleman, Jr.
2001 Ruth Bader Ginsburg
2002 Judith S. Kaye
2003 John D. Feerick
2004 Patricia M. Wald
2005 Griffin B. Bell
2006 Joseph M. McLaughlin
2007 Robert B. Fiske, Jr.
2008 Stephen G. Breyer
2009 John F. Keenan
2010 Theodore B. Olson
2011 Kenneth Feinberg
2013 Jack B. Weinstein

The Fordham-Stein Prize was not awarded in 2012 due to Hurricane Sandy.

Golden Rams Luncheon

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Fordham Law School Lifetime Achievement Award honors a graduate who, in a lifetime of extraordinary achievement, has embodied the Law School’s highest ideals of excellence and service.

Honorees:
2007 Ernest E. Stempel ’46
2008 Emil “Mike” Dominianni ’57
2009 James F. Gill ’56
2010 Edward Greason ’58
2011 Dennis J. Kenny ’61
2012 Eugene Souther ’59
2013 Stephen J. Fearon ’63