1,000,000 + Attorneys and Legal Staff - Legal employers hire more people on LawCrossing than any other site.
Pre-Law Students Prefer Law School Ranking in Decision-Making
Pre-Law Students Prefer Law School Ranking in Decision-Making
19 More Law Schools Joining US Patent and Trademark Office Program
19 More Law Schools Joining US Patent and Trademark Office Program
Affiliation Between Cooley and Western Michigan Moves Closer
Affiliation Between Cooley and Western Michigan Moves Closer
Vermont Law Professor Cheryl Hanna Dies Unexpectedly
Vermont Law Professor Cheryl Hanna Dies Unexpectedly
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Job Listings

Northwestern School of Law Receives Donation from Grad

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

The Northwestern University Law School has received a $1 million donation from corporate attorney David Savner and his wife, Libby, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. The donation was made to help fund a new technology classroom.

“When we considered making a gift to Northwestern Law, we became intrigued with contributing to new ways of learning in the law school setting,” Savner, who is an alum of the law school, said in a statement. “The idea of creating a classroom and technologies geared to interactive and collaborative learning became very exciting to us.”

The donation from the couple will be used to purchase hardware and software upgrades for the computers in the classroom as well as audiovisual equipment. Others items that will be purchased include flexible seating and mobile LED screens. The remainder of the money will be saved for tech upgrades to Savner Hall and tech training for employees.

The dean of the law school Daniel Rodriguez, said, “The principal objectives of our technology strategies, strategies assisted by great gifts such as this one, are to improve student learning and support innovative legal education.”

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


Savner obtained his law degree from Northwestern in 1968. He works at the Chicago law firm of Jenner & Block. He practices in the areas of buyouts, mergers and acquisitions. Savner worked as the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of defense contractor at General Dynamics Corp. from 1998 to 2010.

Northwestern School of Law Receives Donation from Grad by
facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Tagged:

Posted by on February 6, 2014. Filed under Law School News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
ATTORNEY
USA-MO-Saint Louis

St. Louis-based commercial/industrial real estate company seeks attorney with 5 or more years experience .  Successful candidate must have experience negotiating and drafting purchase and sale co...