Law School Honors Four Distinguished Graduates

Spring 2014

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New York State Court of Appeals Associate Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam ’77 and Rolando T. Acosta ’82, a judge for the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, each received the Lawrence A. Wien Prize for Social Responsibility this past autumn. Three months later, Ira M. Millstein ’49 and Edgar G. Rios ’77 received the Medal for Excellence during the 2014 Winter Luncheon. Millstein is a senior partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, specializing in government regulation and antitrust law. Rios is the co-founder and managing partner of SHD Oil & Gas, and co-founder of the Los Padres Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping economically disadvantaged Latino youths.

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