Congratulations to the New President of Duquesne University

Spilman is thrilled to congratulate Ken Gormley, J.D., on his installation as Duquesne University’s 13th president.

Ken has had a long and distinguished legal career and follows in the footsteps of other attorneys turned presidents including University of Pittsburgh’s Mark Nordenberg, West Virginia University’s E. Gordon Gee, St. Vincent College’s James Towey and John Murray, Duquesne’s 11th president.

With Ken at the helm, Duquesne is poised for continued growth and success.


Congratulations to Prof. Nancy Perkins at Duquesne University School of Law

Congratulations from all of us at Spilman to Nancy Perkins, J.D. who has been named the Interim Dean of Duquesne University’s School of Law.

According the University, “Interim Dean Nancy Perkins has served Duquesne University School of Law for more than more than 20 years. After teaching at Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center as a legal writing professor, Perkins joined Duquesne University School of Law in 1993 and began researching and teaching in the areas of property and environmental law. Her scholarship explores the intersection of the two, with a special focus on sustainability, equity, and feminism.  She is an academic advisor to students pursuing the school’s energy and environmental law concentration.”

We wish her the best of luck!

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