School of Law Feature Stories

Alumni Profile: Ellie Faust, L'18
Ellie Faust found the field of compliance to be the perfect entry point to her career as in-house counsel in the health law arena.
September 13, 2021
Law Spiders Honored in Virginia 500

Virginia Business’ annual list of influential leaders includes a number of Richmond Law Spiders in its ranks – including Dean Wendy Perdue and Professor Carl Tobias.

September 3, 2021
Impact and Skill Combine in Environmental Law Internships
Five students share their experiences in environmental law internships.
August 30, 2021
Law School Announces Bridge to Practice Fellows
Fourteen recent graduates, interested in public sector careers, make up the Class of 2021 Bridge to Practice Fellows.
August 25, 2021
Troutman Pepper Selected as Next Innovator-in-Residence
The Richmond Legal Business Design Hub will partner with Troutman Pepper as the 2021-2022 Innovator in Residence for the Legal Business Design Challenge.
August 24, 2021
Distinguished Faculty Honored
Richmond Law is proud to announce the recipients of this year’s Distinguished Scholar Award and the Distinguished Educator Award for the School of Law.
August 19, 2021
Richmond Law Welcomes Emroch Lecturer Mehrsa Baradaran
The University of Richmond School of Law will host Mehrsa Baradaran as the 2021 Emroch Lecturer. A professor at UC Irvine School of Law, Baradaran writes and teaches about banking law, financial inclusion, and racial inequality.
August 18, 2021
A Service-Focused Start to Law School
The New Student Orientation kicked off with the biggest ever orientation service project at sites across the Richmond area.
August 6, 2021
DOJ for the Summer

The Department of Justice’s competitive summer internship program for law students draws thousands of applicants every year. Three Richmond Law students landed spots in various sections for summer 2022.

August 4, 2021
Juvenile Justice in the Children's Defense Clinic
Karena Eidum, L’21, helped a client receive a reduced sentence through courtroom advocacy with the Children’s Defense Clinic.
July 23, 2021
An Accessible Approach to Renewable Energy Policies

Professor Joel Eisen’s new book, Advanced Introduction to Law and Renewable Energy, offers a fresh and comprehensive overview of the laws that regulate – and accelerate – the growth of renewable energy.

July 20, 2021
Law School Welcomes New Associate Deans
Richmond Law announces the apppointment of Professors Alllison Tait and Laura Webb to associate dean positions.
July 16, 2021
Richmond Law's Summer Fellowships Reach 131 Students
Over one hundred students were awarded a Summer Public Interest Fellowship to pursue interests in the public sector this summer.