October 01, 2017

ABA Annual Meeting Recap

The Section met for business meetings and social events at the ABA Annual Meeting in New York in August. A summary of the Council actions can be found here.

At the Chair’s Dinner, held at the Hunt & Fish Club, outgoing Council members Jane Aiken, Christine Durham, Paul Mahoney, and Ed Tucker were recognized for their service to the Section. Greg Murphy, the Section’s 2016-2017 chair, also received accolades for his work.

Managing Director Barry Currier presented Greg Murphy with a copy of the 1969 letter written by Notre Dame President Theodore Hesburgh in response to student protests on campus.

On Friday evening, Edward Tucker received the 2017 Kutak Award at a reception held in his honor.

Seven past Kutak Award recipients joined the celebration. (Left to right: Robert Walsh, Talbot (Sandy) D’Alemberte, Jeffrey Lewis, Ed Tucker, Nina Appel, Erica Moeser, James White, Gerald VandeWalle)

Also on hand were members of Ed’s family: brother Michael Tucker, sister-in-law Jill Eikenberry, wife Barbara, and son Matt.