Iowa Law News


Student Spotlight: Katelyn Larossa’s lifelong interests come full circle

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
From literary adventures to legal pursuits, 3L Katelyn Larossa navigates the intersection of passion and purpose
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Iowa Law School announces faculty appointment for Lorraine Gaynor

Monday, April 8, 2024
The University of Iowa College of Law is pleased to announce that Lorraine Gaynor, who earned her law degree from the Iowa Law School in 2011, will join its faculty as assistant professor of legal analysis, writing, and research. Professor Gaynor currently serves as senior staff attorney for Iowa Legal Aid, a nonprofit organization that provides legal assistance and education to low-income and vulnerable Iowans. She will begin her appointment in August 2024.
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Iowa Law named a Top 50 Go-To Law School for Big Law jobs

Friday, April 5, 2024
For the 4th consecutive year, the University of Iowa College of Law has landed a spot on the Go-To Law Schools: Big Law report. This annual report ranks the top 50 law schools by percentage of 2023 juris doctor graduates who took associate positions at the nation’s 100 largest law firms.
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Iowa Law welcomes Megan Graham to the faculty

Thursday, March 28, 2024
The University of Iowa College of Law is pleased to announce that Megan Graham has joined the faculty as clinical associate professor and director of the Technology Law Clinic. Professor Graham is a nationally recognized expert in technology and surveillance issues as they relate to the criminal legal system. Before coming to Iowa Law, she served as clinical supervising attorney for the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic at the School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.
Exterior of Boyd Law Building on a sunny day.

Iowa Law excels in National Moot Court Competition

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Iowa Law's Moot Court team of third-year students—Isabelle Breitfelder, Mike Hegarty, and Kameron Reed—submitted the nation’s top-scoring Respondent’s brief, tied for second place overall for briefs, and made it to the quarterfinals in New York City.
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Jobs preview: Iowa Law grads land jobs throughout Iowa and the nation

Monday, March 11, 2024
For the graduating class of 2023, 99.8% have secured full-time jobs within ten months of graduation—another strong year for employment. Iowa Law has seen near perfect job placement numbers over the last 3 years years with 98.1% job placement in 2022, 99% job placement in 2021, and 100% job placement in 2020.
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Iowa Law hears final arguments from Appellate Advocacy students, next year's competition teams announced

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Congratulations to the Iowa Law students who showcased their skills in the final competitions of the Appellate Advocacy Program!
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Benjamin Louviere (23JD) wins Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Benjamin Louviere (23JD) is a recipient of the 2024 "Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award" for his article entitled Time for a Tune-Up in America’s Healthcare Market: Securing the Right to Repair for Medical Devices, published in the Journal of Corporation Law (JCL).
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Iowa's Environmental Law Moot Court Competition Team Results

Monday, March 4, 2024
In the oral arguments at Pace University in February, each Iowa Law team member won Best Oralist in preliminary rounds of the oral arguments competition. The student team consists of advocates Spencer Culver (3L), Sophia Gustafson (3L), Samantha Savala (3L).
A group photo of all those in attendance at Back to Iowa in Chicago.

Back to Iowa: Connecting Black alumni and students for real talk about the legal profession

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Tiffany Ferguson (06JD) organized the first Back to Iowa in 1996 and has watched it grow into a Hawkeye institution—an annual gathering that blends educational seminars, professional networking, and happy reunions of old friends.