Shaun A. Campfield ’07 was an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. He passed away on May 28, 2009, at the age of 28.
Born and raised in Madison, Wis., Campfield received a bachelor’s degree in both English and political science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He
came to Columbia Law School in 2004 and served as a summer associate in the
New York office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. At the Law School, Campfield was also involved in the creation of an online system that will allow
the legal community to assess the potential collateral consequences of crimes. In
2007, he graduated as a Kent Scholar and joined the Wilmington, Del., office of Skadden, Arps.
Family and friends will remember Campfield for his easy-going and fun-loving nature, as well as for his willingness to help anyone in need. He is survived by his parents, Alan and Sue Campfield, and five siblings.